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Newquay Zoo

Trenance Gardens, Newquay TR7 2LZ, England
44 01637 873342
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Ranked #12 of 23 Attractions in Newquay
Type: Zoos
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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

An entertaining and educational day out for us all. The grandkids enjoyed the quiz trail and seeing all of the animals

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Trowbridge, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

although there are lots of animals to see and we went in october we were very dissappioted to see lots of messy and animal free cages and enclosures. there was a lot of building work going on with tractors and diggers. the lions were the most shocking thing with the male pacing about and the female locked up in a... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Very good price, especially with the 7 day return ticket, which we used. Not very big but there are still some good animals to see like the red panda and penguins, the lion didn't seem too happy at the time and paced around a lot but I don't think it was to do with the conditions it was in as... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We have being going to Newquay Zoo for years and the kids really love it. Yes it is small but always a nice couple of hours out. Just thought we should report the excellent little café by the entrance. Good value food all cooked to order. Pretty reasonable too. Mean ham egg and chips. Recommend.

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the great comments. We're thrilled to hear you love our Zoo...and our food! We pride ourselves on using local suppliers and fresh ingredients - over 70% of the produce we use comes directly from Cornish suppliers, ensuring quality and freshness. We really appreciate your support over the years. All the money you've spent here has enabled... More

Stafford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had a great few hours out here - can't see what the niggly complaints were all about. Some great exhibits including Meerkats, Mongoose and Red Pandas and all animals seemed to be out. Staff were friendly and knowledgable, animals well looked after and the zoo had conservation at heart. A lot of money also seemed to have been put back... More

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the lovely comments which we really appreciate. You're absolutely right in saying that conservation is at the very heart of everything we do here at Newquay Zoo. We have critically endangered animals here and are involved in important conservation breeding programmes which are part of the international effort to protect threatened species from extinction. All our... More

Lakenheath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visited Newquay Zoo on the last day of our family holiday with our three year old. It did not meet our expectations and I felt it was very small despite the entry price. Our daughter is small for her age and struggled to see many of the animals. The penguin area was by far the best with viewing panels... More

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We always appreciate feedback from our visitors. We're sorry to hear that your recent visit failed to live up to your expectations. Newquay Zoo is home to more than 1,000 animals and their enclosures are deliberately designed with plenty of space and vegetation to enable the animals to hide from public view if they wish to.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Really surprised at this small zoo much more than we expected, good clean enclosures and great hands on experiences. maybe not a full day but certainly worth the entrance cost.

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comments. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Our 13-acre site is home to more than 1,000 rare and exotic animals, all cared for by a team of highly experienced and dedicated keepers. Our keeper talks, feeding sessions and close encounters with animals are highlights of the day for many of our visitors. We feel our... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

What an amazing little zoo! We arrived shortly after opening while the zoo was still very quiet and began our walk around, I would say the best thing about this zoo is the size because the only animal we didn't see was the lynx. It's nice to go to a zoo and be able to see the red panda and... More

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review. We're so glad you had such a wonderful time here at Newquay Zoo. One of the special things about our Zoo is that visitors have the chance to get so close to our 1,000 + animals. Our keeper talks and close animal encounters are always particularly popular with visitors. It's a shame you... More

Norfolk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Was expecting a really smart zoo but it was a bit of a let down. Not particularly large and some enclosures seemed empty? The animals we did see were lovely. And you have to pay to park which is a nit of a joke!

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We always appreciate feedback from our visitors. Our 13-acre site is home to more than 1,000 rare and exciting animals from lions, lemurs and wildebeest through to exotic tropical birds and all kinds of weird and wonderful creepy crawlies. The enclosures for our larger animals are deliberately designed with plenty of space and vegetation to allow... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I work with animals so can be a bit funny about things. However you could see the animals were all happy here, we even heard monkeys calling and the lionesses talking to the lion next door. There was a mongoose that seemed to have got loose and the keeper said it happens all the time, maybe something should be done... More

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NewquayZoo, Marketing Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments which are much appreciated. It's true our animals are healthy, happy and well cared for by a team of dedicated keepers who are totally passionate about their welfare. You obviously came across our resident escape artist during your visit! We have a mongoose who had already been named Houdini before he arrived at Newquay Zoo... More

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