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Address: Carretera 108 Miradero, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: (787) 834-8110
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The only large-scale zoo in Puerto Rico, this 45-acre tropical attraction...

The only large-scale zoo in Puerto Rico, this 45-acre tropical attraction is home to a wide variety of animals including elephants, hippos and exotic birds and reptiles.

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A day at the Mayaguez Zoo

After reading the reviews about the zoo on TripAdvisor I was leary about going. We drove for 1.5 hours to get there from our Condo. The people we encountered that worked there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2015
Carl J
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Seguin, Texas, United States
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154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a full 2.5 hours at the zoo in the morning. It was a great experience for all 3 of us. Almost all of the exhibits were full and the animals out and quite visible! We took our two year old and she loved it! Bring a stroller, water, and snacks. Maybe some bug spray if you want to... More 

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1 Thank MartySF1001
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo now is the only Zoo in the Island and is locate at the western side of the island. You can enjoy many amusement and a very beautiful country in the Island

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Thank carlosacamuy
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

I went to The Zoo of Puerto Rico, located in Mayaguez, a few times this year (since I live close to it) and it's just wonderful. The animals are very well taken care of and the staff is super friendly. I love animals, and they seem pretty happy over there. I hope they keep expanding their facilities. You should try... More 

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Thank Roxy0001
Seguin, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

After reading the reviews about the zoo on TripAdvisor I was leary about going. We drove for 1.5 hours to get there from our Condo. The people we encountered that worked there had great cutomer service and seemed to enjoy the work they did. The exibits are in need of some updating (paint and some cleaning). The animals were in... More 

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Thank Carl J
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Animals were sad, only 2 special attractions and they are only open a few hrs during the day (we didn't know about that), overall was not well kept, restrooms were in bad shape. It is a shame. There is so much potential for this zoo....hope they bring this zoo to the current times with more attractions and fun things overall.

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Thank Jennie L
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a small zoo and the only zoo in PR. Is a nice place to visit for local, but if you come to PR for vacations I recomend to beach activities or visit the tropical forest.

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1 Thank Tesla09
Reading, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The Mayaguez zoo is not a spectacular zoo but it has many animals and the kids enjoyed it. It was sad however how some animals seemed not maintained as such. Many of the animals looked run down but the heat in Puerto Rico is not light either. The Zoo maintenance could of been better for the animals sake but overall... More 

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Thank WnyCoqui
Humacao, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Went with my family the animals need more attention and the area is very dirty it was a good experience for our 3 year old son will visit again in the future but hope they clean up more and take better care of the animals

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Thank ivan m
New York City, New York
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224 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This zoo needs improvement ASAP. Some of the animals look sad and not taken care of. Not too many species to look at. It can get better.

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2 Thank Mac2105
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It is a nice place to go with your family specially with the little ones. The animals... well they are okay. Need to improve in some areas.

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Thank Leishla M

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