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Address: Royal Botanic Gardens | Zoo Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Phone Number: 868-622-3530
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$35*
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Port of Spain City Tour

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Zoo time

The zoo is in a perfect location and the lights are pretty. There are no recommendations I need to go there sober

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Brooklyn
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Brooklyn
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The zoo is in a perfect location and the lights are pretty. There are no recommendations I need to go there sober

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Brampton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The entrance fee I believe was $35TT and it is situated next to the Botanical Gardens (which is free to visit). I expected to see more room for the animals but was disappointed space was limited. The lions and tigers cage are very small which can cause aggravation to the animals. The alligator does not even move but will open... More 

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Geraldton, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This establishment could use some help. The day I visited seemed to be kids day as they were all over the place but much to my surprise they were very well behaved well done to their teachers.The staff are excellent and try their best but....the living quarters for the "guests" is very cramped, old and in need of some TLC... More 

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Umberleigh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Some cages and compounds have recently been "upgraded but there is a way to go yet. A good collection. well done Trinidad in producing two tiger cubs on 10 January 2015.

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This zoo is the largest on the island and smaller than those in bigger countries (for obvious reasons). The educational value is good for little children and there is food and bathroom facilities throughout this location. Always a good location for an afternoon stroll if you dont mind the heat (or rain). Parking is sometimes a hassle but generally safe.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

First trip to Trinidad and this attraction was mind damaging. The animals look dehydrated, starving with no care. Some animals are on the verge of going insane because of the lack of mental stimulation due to the area of the cage. It is very easy for these animals to become aggressive due to their environment. PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a small zoo, well maintained and gives a good selection of both native tropical species as well as those from other continents. It is a nice easy stroll, can be enjoyed by children and adults. The local fauna of the mainly shaded footpaths make for a delightful few hours. If you expect the sanitized versions of a zoo... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I am here twice or three times a year and I am most definitely here for my son birthday, since he was three this is where he wants to go for his birthday. With all the new attractions coming in, he is more incline to tell me we are going zoo again this year.

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Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Every destination I go to and if I know they have a zoo I will mark it in as one of the things I want to visit and support. I was so shocked at this place that I had to walk out after 20 minutes. The fish tanks are filthy with algae and the walls are filthy, all the reptile... More 

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98 reviews 98 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is an attraction that can be enjoyed by the young and not so young. Great for a date or a family day out. They have these two giraffes now that will blow your mind. We got to see supper time for the lions. It was a great experience.

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