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Address: Sawarienotolaan, Paramaribo, Suriname

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A zoo with lots of kiddie play areas

A clean and tidy zoo with reasonable accommodation for the animals. Nicely laid out, my wife and I went late in the afternoon and when I questioned the 6pm closing time, she... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A clean and tidy zoo with reasonable accommodation for the animals. Nicely laid out, my wife and I went late in the afternoon and when I questioned the 6pm closing time, she pleasantly replied that they would be open until sundown, later than 6pm. The peacocks put on a performance with three at a time in full display, one macaw... More 

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Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is the only zoo we have seen where there were wild animals trying to get in the cages. We went to this zoo several times in our eight months in Suriname. It is well kept and not expensive. It also is never crowded and the animals are well cared for. You can see a number of animals that you... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The zoo was recently upgraded, whereby the walkways were improved.This is a huge improvement. It is now much easier to push the strollers. The zoo is clean amd it is a great place to go and spent quality time with your kid(s) and family. They have a simple and nice kids play gound area also.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A nice little zoo in Paramaribo - and the entrance fee is very cheap. 10 SRD for an adult! We spent almost 2H, had a baby with us, so we had to leave, could easily have spent 3 maybe 4 hours. It's true that the cages is small, and for some of the animals the cages is to small!! But... More 

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Kendal, England.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Loved the variety of animals to see including tigers, anteaters and giant otters. Loads of parrots and birds too. a good zoo for a developing place like Suriname, would recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When visiting this zoo I was shocked to see the size of the cages that the big cats were living in... Workmen were laying new paths,this money would be better spent improving the living conditions of the animals...and maybe training for the staff in proper animal welfare.. Do Not Use the toilets DISGUSTING..

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This zoo is a fun place for especially children and tourists. Here we got a lot from the large forests in Suriname. A very great variety of birds, apes and snakes.

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København, Danmark
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Its small, but nice and cozy. When we visited they were working on renewing some of the paths, and it will be so nice, when they are done. Compared to other Zoos I have seen in this part of the world, this one really gives room to its animals. The Kwatta monkeys had a huge climbing construction, and the goats... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Sad to see cats held in such small cages....looks as though they are going stir crazy......and they have little experience of how to house such animals....basic toilet facility

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This zoo is a nice stroll but is not very well kept. It needs more attention to be held up to standards you would generally expect from a facility that holds animals. The cages are small and the animals seemed hungry when I visited, always searching their bowls for food. The variety of animals was good. They had different types... More 

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Address: Address: Sawarienotolaan, Paramaribo, Suriname
Location: South America  >  Suriname  >  Paramaribo District  >  Paramaribo

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