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Zoo Lujn

Acesso Oeste, Km 58 | Lujan, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lujan, Argentina
+54 2323 43-5738
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Lujan
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Zoos
Owner description: El Zoologico de Lujan abrio sus puertas un 24 de noviembre de 1994, en un principio la coleccion inicial de ejemplares de la fauna silvestre y... more » Owner description: El Zoologico de Lujan abrio sus puertas un 24 de noviembre de 1994, en un principio la coleccion inicial de ejemplares de la fauna silvestre y domestica estaba integrada por un mono, dos burros, dos pony, llamas y ciervos, una pareja de leones y pavos reales. Luego, se comenzo a recibir muchas especies provenientes de donaciones, canjes con otras especies y compras a criaderos de fauna, en especial aves, mirlos y guacamayos. El predio ubicado en el historico partido que le da su nombre, sobre el acceso oeste ocupa una superficie de 15 hectareas conformando un amplio espacio natural con una particular fisonomia determinada por los sectores arbolados que lo caracterizan y donde el publico encuentra un lugar para disfrutar de la naturaleza, contemplar e interactuar con algunas especies de animales y vivir momentos de convivencia familiar en ese entorno. Se trata de un zoologico donde los animales conviven con los humanos desde su nacimiento y todo el transcurso de su vida, lo que se logra mediante un dedicado proceso de amansamiento que fue lo que caracterizo a este zoologico desde su fundacion. Rememorar los tiempos pasados y el vivir el presente, nos llevan a mencionar historias de amor a los animales, historias de trabajo en equipo, un enorme entusiasmo por hacer las cosas de modo diferente y el de colocar al parque entre uno de los mejores zoologicos de la Argentina. Adoptando los cuatro principios u objetivos que rigen la actividad de los zoologicos modernos -recreacion, educacion para la conservacion, investigacion y conservacion de las especies- tiende a convertirse en un centro de conservacion de grandes felinos amenazados no solo de America sino del mundo entero y donde la gran cantidad de pumas, tigres y leones que forman parte del plantel zoologico, producto de los planes de reproduccion que se llevan a cabo en la institucion, aseguran la existencia de un banco genetico de especimenes que en algun momento de la historia de estos grandes felinos, podra ser un reservorio que asegure la supervivencia de estas especies en peligro de extincion. A 19 anos de existencia, el Zoologico de Lujan no solo se ha convertido en un lugar de alto atractivo para los visitantes provenientes de toda la Argentina, sino que ha trascendido fronteras al ser reconocido internacionalmente con visitantes provenientes no solo de los paises limitrofes sino de otros continentes que lo visitan atraidos por la modalidad de manejo que se practica con nuestros ejemplares. « less
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Please don't support this zoo. It will make an interesting picture but it's just not worth it. The animals deserve so much better.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This zoo is inhumane and made my stomach turn the entire time I was there. Yes, you can get close enough to pet a tiger or ride a lion but the animals are obviously sedated and if you have ever seen these beautiful creatures in the wild it is obvious. I will echo what one review here said it is... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

It may be difficult to have an experience like that in any part of the world. I've never been so close to animails like lions, tigers, elephants, snakes and so on. You can touch then and take pictures, all with safety. It's worth to say about the attendants, which are extremely kind. I'm not a animal specialist but, they don't... More

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ZOO L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Zoo Lujn, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu visita. *Bruno N*. Saludos desde el ZOO Lujan. More

Cancun, Mexico
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17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

When they sell you the idea of visiting it sounds amazing and i think its their fault cause youe expectancy level is high but once you get there theres a darker side to it, these animals appeared to be out of it, not all of them but the tigers, even the little ones looked like they smoked to much ganja... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The zoo is amazing. Being able to be close animals like lion, tiger, elephants and snakes is fascinating. I love it from start to finish.

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ZOO L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Zoo Lujn, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión, “vacaciones” Te esperamos pronto, seguinos en Facebook, o por la WEB para enterarte de novedades.... More

Los Angeles, California
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76 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

the Lujan Zoo is amazing.. i got to meet so many friendly animals and even hugged a tiger...wow... i highly recommend this zoo to everyone. it is one of a kind....and pablo, you are a great tour guide by the way......thank you for everything.....howard paul shore

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

If staying in Buenos Aires, a must-do trip for your family. Kids (and adults!) loved interacting with the animals. Enjoy a full day there. Snack bar isn't bad. Plenty of photo ops and reasonably priced photos that the park takes professionally.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

AMAZING IS THE ONLY WAY TO DESCRIBE IT! THE FACT THAT THEY HAVE SO MANY VARIETIES LIVING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY WITH EACH OTHER AND HUMANS IS LIKE ANOTHER WONDER OF THE WORLD! THIS PLACE HAS MADE DREAMS COME TRUE FOR MANY PEOPLE AND I LOVE IT! Marie3131...Unfortunately your opinion of taking the "wild" out of the wild animals is VERY... More

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Muchas gracias por tus comentarios ACTUALLY-WENT, se nota que disfrutaste mucho de nuestro parque, que orgullo para nosotros, Un gran... More

Lima, Peru
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Definitely a fav experience in South America! Couldn't bring myself to research too deeply into how the animals were trained (just in case it's terrible) but loved watching the way the big cats interact with the dogs - fascinating training! You can get up close, pat and sometimes hand feed elephants, lions, tigers and bears...we even got to hold little... More

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ZOO L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Zoo Lujn, responded to this review

Thanks, I appreciate your comments, this zoo is something you never forget, see you again I hope. The Lujan ZOO. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The only reason my husband and I traveled from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires was to visit this zoo. It was the most amazing experience. For $40 American dollars we visited the zoo, bought food & tipped the staff (important if you want to stay in cages longer and get great pics). It was the best part of our trip.... More

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ZOO L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Zoo Lujn, responded to this review

Thanks, appreciate your comments ,hope you have also been an educational visit. Thanks for coming. The ZOO Lujan. More

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