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Faunia

Avenida de las Comunidades, 28 | Valdebernardo, Madrid, Spain
91 301 62 35
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Ranked #132 of 496 Attractions in Madrid
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The 140,000 square meters of this biological park are home to more than 1,500 different animals from different climates and ecosystems.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Egham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My husband and I visited with our 21 month old daughter and we are had a wonderful day. The park is not sign posted from the metro station which is a little confusing but it wasn't far when we asked for directions. It isn't a traditional zoo but has some animals you wouldn't often see ( I loved the manatees)... More

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Faunia P, Online Manager at Faunia, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thanks for your visit and we are glad to know how such more enjoy in our park with your family. We offer interesting discounts in order to save money in your ticket or menu. Hope you will visit us soon. Kind regards More

Espoo, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you're visiting with kids, this is the place to visit in Madrid! My kids enjoyed it. They liked the shows and the different ecosystems presented in this place.

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Faunia P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Faunia, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Thanks for sharing with us your experiences from Finland. On our website, on the tab By Faunia, we provide some useful tips for families with children between 0-8 years, 9-12 years and adults. We hope you have been enjoyed the four ecosystems and 15 themed areas of the park. Surely, the month of July is a great opportunity... More

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Faunia is a great experience. We had our son's 7th birthday party there and the kids had a lot of fun. The venom attraction and the "jungle" are the ones we liked most, as well as the sea lion show. Food is ok, typical fast food from a park. To find it, put in your GPS Avenida de las Comunidades,... More

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london
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Faunia is quite hard to find (even by car), and you do need to book online in advance otherwise it's quite pricey, but it's well worth a visit. The penguin attraction is huge, with a great range of different penguins (far, far better than the London Aquarium). The venom attraction has the largest display of poisonous snakes, spiders and frogs... More

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Mosta, Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We loved this park. It's quite different to your 'traditional' zoo...it doesn't have the usual lions, elephants, etc. Rather a variety of smaller animals a lot of which you can walk right near them and interact with them too. We even had little monkeys jumping on us at one point! Needless to say our 16month old son loved it and... More

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Hola, gracias por tu opinión, es muy importante para nosotros, ya que nos ayuda a mejorar cada día. Nos alegramos... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

For a young family, it's a great escape from the city, and yet so close. On a Thursday afternoon there was hardly anyone there. We missed the crocodile feeding at 2.30pm so they were all sleeping when we saw them. We arrived quite late in the afternoon so didn't see the full extent of the park, but did see a... More

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Hola, gracias por tu opinión, para nosotros es muy importante ya que nos ayuda a mejorar cada día. Nos alegramos... More

Surrey, England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This park was advertised as an ecological nature reserve and this is why I chose to go there. This doesn't appear to be the case at all. The animals are kept in tiny, and dirty enclosures. It made me very sad to see. I saw large birds of prey chained to the ground and crocodiles kept in tiny pools of... More

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Hola, gracias por tu opinión, para nosotros es muy importante ya que nos ayuda a mejorar cada día. Nos gustaría... More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I went to this park because I believed from reading reviews that it was a nature reserve, an ecological Sanctuary for animals. I was very mistaken. When you first enter faunia, it seams fine. The animals look like they have room to roam. Then I encountered an owl, vulture and eagle chained up on a very small chain and small... More

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Eilat, Israel
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The park is nice & not too big, a family can enjoy a relaxed 4-5 hours over there The highlight for sure is the show of the birds & sea lions Public transportation to the park is quite complicated...

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband, 7 year old and I enjoyed this park. We were there for 4 hours and didn't finish the entire park. You could spend a day here. Very clean, animals in good health (unlike the reviews of the Madrid Zoo I read), interesting exhibits. If you buy your tickets online the day before you visit, you will save 6euros... More

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