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Address: Carretera Iquitos-Nauta Km 6.5, Iquitos, Peru

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Interesting zoo, but ...

Some of the animals appeared to need more space. The otter in particular was upsetting as it was alone in a very small pool area and crying const

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had a nice beach with restaurants. But the zoo seemed cruel. Multiple jaguars in a small enclosure. A pink river dolphin in small pool alone. We wished we didn't go since the entry fee is supporting this kind of treatment of animals.

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Baden, Switzerland
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The only nice thing at that place is the beach. The animals are kept in very small cages, which are dirty. All animals look pretty sad and depressed. I didbt enjoy any minute there. The day after, I went to Pilpintuwasi, a friendly, educational rescue center and butterfly farm where the animals are loved. Better spend your money there.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Some of the animals appeared to need more space. The otter in particular was upsetting as it was alone in a very small pool area and crying const

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The animals are beautiful and up close so you can get a good look at them. They have a beach for swimming and a restaurant that was pretty good. They also have some gift shops.

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Cusco, Peru
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Well, this place is a complete scam. We were told that we could enter the zoo & lagoon separately so went along to swim in the lagoon & enjoy the beach. We have no desire to see animals trapped in prison. When we arrived, we were told that we needed to enter the zoo in order to get to the... More 

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a very small zoo that I took some local children to. I went quite some time ago - 1998. They LOVED showing me around. Some of the animals were loose - monkey with big incisors could chase you around! The bigs cats were in very small cages which was kind of hard to watch and a lot of... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I'm not sure the bone rattling journey is worth the effort. There are a good variety of animals though the conditions are hardly ideal.There is good signage and a pleasant place to swim as well as a few restaurants.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Their primary claim to fame are large snakes that they drape over your shoulders for pictures. It's a tourist thing.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was very impressed that Iquitos had a nice place to come for family fun and relaxation outside of the city away from the amazon open 7 days a week from 7am til 5pm. This is a zoo plus beach resort that cost very little ($3 for Foreigners; $.30 for kids under 12). Now I will say most Europeans and... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

..Its the whole area! The place is very nicely maintained...only some of the Cages should be bigger, and the Laguna with its beach bar is a treat! Had an excellent Paiche and some beers for a very good price. Very recommendable

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