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Address: Carretera Iquitos-Nauta Km 6.5, Iquitos, Peru
Phone Number: 51965306574
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Lots of animals - they need to upgrade

This is an outdated zoo - with lots of amazing animals in old cages. They desperately need money to upgrade cages and facilities. It is very sad to see a pink dolphin tangled up... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob W
Dublin, Ireland

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is interesting just to go and spend some time in the lake. Otherwise the money you have to pay in the entrance don't worth it because of the zoo. The jails were too small for some animals and the adaptation to the zoo environment wasn't good. It was so depressing! We called the staff after had noticed public-people... More 

Thank Karina M
Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an outdated zoo - with lots of amazing animals in old cages. They desperately need money to upgrade cages and facilities. It is very sad to see a pink dolphin tangled up in staff life jackets. A pair pumas in a 10 square meter cage. Jaguars going insane in their cages. Low roofs on Eagle enclosures. We paid... More 

Thank Rob W
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Fun oark and zoo on the outskirts of town.. Definitely worth a visit. The zoo itself is in need of maintenance and repair. I believe they are working on this aspect. There is a large lake where you can swim and rent boats. Sand for kids to play. Restaurants offer local dishes. Fun olace.

Thank Stephanie22m
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We are two biologists travelling the amazon river to see all of it's wonders. They had told us that this was a "rehab centre" for wild animals, like the pink dolphin that was captured when it was a baby and couldn't be released into the wild because it had a special bond with humans now. Fair enough, we belived the... More 

1 Thank Cristina G
Detroit, Michigan
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Animals are kept in really small fenced in areas and look unhappy. It was more depressing than entertaining. Not worth the drive. Has access to a beach and cafeteria.

1 Thank LitaPatel
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

4 Thank Kennedy O
Moscow, Russia
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

Thank Dina_Ov
Atlanta, Georgia
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84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 

Thank Russell H
Managua Department, Nicaragua
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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