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Address: Yaverland Seafront, Sandown PO36 8QB, England
Phone Number: 01983 403883
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Description: The Isle of Wight Zoo is home to one of Britain's largest collection of...
The Isle of Wight Zoo is home to one of Britain's largest collection of tigers, many of whom are rescue animals. With several superb new enclosures modeled on natural tiger habitats in India, the zoo is a fantastic place to see these wonderful animals relaxing. A number of other animals also live there, including lemurs, jaguars and lions. Family friendly with disabled access throughout.
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Beautiful lions worth a visit

34.00 for a family of 4 and they give a receipt to put in your car. Very well presented even though the zoo is small still lovely to watch the animals and read about them. Lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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redhill surrey united kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It's clear there is some investment in updating the enclosures but too many enclosures are empty. This reduces the value for money. The free talk on the big cats was informative and the staff are clearly dedicated. The new meerkat enclosure is excellent. The vegetation around the enclosures needs a lot of work especially removing the nettles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of the best zoo's we have been to. Good selection of animals. Interactive things for the kids. Keepers very knowledgeable and not over priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We went here as a day out on a holiday, and went back again later in the week. We had a good look round and saw the pluto pumps and the animals on site. There is a pets corner on site where staff allow you to feed the goats under supervision. Also you can hold and stroke meerkats and see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great visit, especially to the Capuchin enclosure- such amazingly cute and interactive monkeys. Other attractions are white lions, albino tigers, spider monkeys, iguana, etc and you can get really close to the animals unlike other zoos. I have never seen a tiger so close up - it was amazing. The Meerkats were super cute. I did think the Leopards enclosure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

34.00 for a family of 4 and they give a receipt to put in your car. Very well presented even though the zoo is small still lovely to watch the animals and read about them. Lots of talks about all the different species and feeding times as well. You have the opportunity to feed the animals at certain times which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the Zoo a couple of weeks ago and had arranged for out two sons to have a Lemur Feeding Experience as part of their 18th Birthday celebrations. This was a fabulous experience which they thoroughly enjoyed. This was made even better thanks to Kerry who is clearly dedicated to the well being of the animals, and very knowledgeable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Arranged this as a birthday present for my daughter who is animal mad! It was fabulous. She was able to get up close with her favourite animals, hand feed and go behind the scenes and take part in all the action! The zoo guide Lisa was brilliant, all staff were friendly and they made her day really special! Value for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The zoo could be better but i dont think its VFM. Photo opps are poor because of the cage designs and if you wait long enough you may see the white tiger.Saw 2 tigers but no lion. Other animals to see but a 2 hour visit was enough for me. Did buy 2 tiger t.shirts from the nice gift shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great visit today included my lemur feeding experience which was well worth the cost, especially as it includes a donation to conservation for them. The staff and especially our guide were wonderful, they were very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Yes some of the other animals were in smallish enclosures for them but currently they seem to be refurbishing and rebuilding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Arrived on a wet Wednesday morning, staff were welcoming and very honest, told us the animals were most probably inside so if we wanted to postpone our visit they would understand. I commend their honesty! We did see plenty of animals and the keepers were very knowledgeable and clearly had a love of their jobs! It is a little zoo... More 

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