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

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Lots of jungle animals

We went to the jungle for a week and saw almost not animals. Thank goodness we found out about this zoo. They had tapirs, anacondas and a big lake where capibaras, crocodiles and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Firstly, I have nothing against good zoos, where the animals are looked after well. However, this zoo was an utter disgrace. We went to the zoo and first thing we see are some tucans in a tiny cage, who looked depressed. It was a look I never thought birds could have, but Quistacocha zoo proved me wrong. Some enclosures were... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went to the jungle for a week and saw almost not animals. Thank goodness we found out about this zoo. They had tapirs, anacondas and a big lake where capibaras, crocodiles and turtles all lived happily together. We even saw how the crocodile caught fish and chomped them loudly. All kinds of cool birds were flying around. There were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A group of 8 took a break from our shamanic journey in the jungle to do a bit of sight-seeing. Not a stellar example of what I would call a zoo, but the animals were exciting. The beach is OK, the food at one of the beach-side restaurants was excellent. Great atmosphere and a really great price. I travelled in... More 

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to visit, inexpensive, not too far away from town. It is in dire need of maintenance and upkeep. Great variety of animals from the Amazon jungle and some places to eat nearby but one feels like you'd eat at your own risk. All in all, this could be a classy place if they fixed it up.

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Iquitos
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

There are so many wild animals that you can observe around Iquitos, it's a pity to have a zoo in that place. Better a rescue center. Animals are in bad conditions, it's a shame.

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Durham, North Carolina
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 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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Address: Carretera Iquitos-Nauta Km 6.5, Iquitos, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Loreto Region  >  Iquitos

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