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Isle of Wight Zoo

Yaverland Seafront, Sandown PO36 8QB, England
01983 403883
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Sandown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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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maidenhead
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93 reviews 93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

A good little zoo with a variety of big cats and small animals. The keepers were very knowledgeable, giving regular talks on the animals throughout the day. Sad to think that the cats may be extinct in less than 10 years time. Well worth the visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

A nicely kept, cheap zoo, but very small and not a whole day out. Our 16 month old ran round this place more than once and we still managed to do everything in about 45 minutes. Polite and friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We visited on a child, wet and windy day with very few people in the zoo, but we had a wonderful time. The staff treated us like VIPs and by going to all the programmed talks and feeds we got really up close and personal with loads of the animals. Definitely worth the trip!

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

brilliant day out well worth the visit, the animals were contented, lots for kids to see and do, could do with a paint job in places, but as its ww1 shelters around and its by the sea i surpose it would do

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Visited during half term, October 2014. ( 27th) They specialise in Big Cats and you will not be disappointed as the animals are well cared for and in prime condition, as are all the other animals. The White Lion is incredible. Well worth a visit, and make sure you have your camera with you.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

nice to see the big cats, but couldn't spend whole day there, although you can return all week for free.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Not much to look at from outside but this is a brilliant place for all the family, really nice staff and great looking and well kept animals. one of the best zoo's i have been too. do not waste your money on some Isle of Wight so called attractions, the zoo is well worth a visit, and value for money.... More

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Brilliant day out. Fantastic big cats and really informative staff. Also, the original site for the fuel sent to France in WW11 - PLUTO. Great day out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It was a great little zoo to visit. The staff were friendly and it was great to see such a range of animals. The talks from the keepers were also excellent, you learned soo much

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

havent been here in years and i was surprised with ho good it was now there are so many animals here and its extended a lot. we really enjoyed our day here and my little girl loved it, glad we gave it a go again and will definately be going bak

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