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Address: 2230 Boulevard Du Jardin, Saint-Felicien, Quebec G8K 2P8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 418-679-0543
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The Zoo sauvage of St-Felicien invites you to come live an unforgettable...

The Zoo sauvage of St-Felicien invites you to come live an unforgettable experience among the Borealie species. Come witness the proximity of almost 1000 live animals in natural wide open spaces. Get on board our caged train to discover the splendour of the Nature trail Park. Continue the adventure by walking along our pedestrian section accessible to the entire family. Meet with Gobi, our Bactrian camel, observe the animals' snacktimes, enjoy our differents activities. One of the 10 most beautiful zoos in the world according to lexpress (France).

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I must say I'm not a fan of zoos because I don't like to see animals in cages, however I read so many good things about this one that I had to go. The zoo is basically divided... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I must say I'm not a fan of zoos because I don't like to see animals in cages, however I read so many good things about this one that I had to go. The zoo is basically divided into 2 parts, one where you walk and another one where you take a train. The walking part of the zoo is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect before coming to this zoo but it's so amazing! Coming from London (UK) I thought London zoo is pretty good, but this is much better! I love being in the train going through the forests and all the animals are walking around freely! Saw many bears !! Some swimming in the lake and some... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

We are touched by your comment. We read them all and take every comment into consideration in order to improve our Zoo. Your comment encourages to continue to be ahead of the crowd and improve the product for the benefit of our visitors, but also for the well-being of our animals. Thank you for your visit. More 

Levis, Canada
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This zoo is a great family activity. All animals are from boreal forests, which means that they are all adapted to the local climate (no sad tropical animals). The train is highly recommended for all ages.

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

You are right to point out that it makes sense to have species adapted to the cold climate that we have. This is why our niche is composed of animals from the north part of the planet only. Thank you for your comments. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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29 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

That´s the place I never expected to find. A wild zoo, where rare and exquisite animals can be seen free in the nature. The total area were the zoo is located is kept as natural as possible, giving you the feeling you are in an expedition. Fantastic.

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

Your words sound like music to us. You described what is our main objective: present animals in large and natural surroundings in the boreal forest. We are a Zoo different from the others in that regard. Thank you for your visit and comment. More 

London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We loved the ride on the train where you can see the animals in the wild, lots of bears and bison, the buildings gave a sense of life in a bygone era. The animals in the rest of the park were lovely, many Canadian animals. The Polar bears tend to show off which was quite amusing, you can see them... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

All comments are read and appreciated. Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to comment. It is a good description of our facility. More 

Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Wish I lived closer to visit at least once per season. It is amazing to see species I wouldn't otherwise, enclosed in a place where the animals get the space they deserve. I greatly appreciated my stay in Mastheuiash but if I can recommend you one thing, it i to keep 2 days for the visit of the zoo because... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

We read every message and comments, and yours is a tribute to the vision we have and the hard work done by our employees. You’re right. Each season gives a new picture of our boreal world. Come visit us again! Thank you for taking the time to write. More 

Montreal, Canada
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124 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Went to the Zoo with the family and it was great nay exceptional!!! It doesn't feel like a zoo at all because all enclosures are in the forest essentially...and enclosures are extensively large. On top of that the enclosures are well maintained and look exactly like in the wild. There are a few exceptions of course such as the polar... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

Thank you for all the comments and the nice words. As for the polar bears. They are one of the challenging species to keep in captivity. They need to walk (and they do it). They are made to walk long distance. There are no habitats in captivity that can give that to them. Nonetheless, we plan to double the space... More 

montreal
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87 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

That's not a standard zoo, but it's built around an amazing set up First part is a bit standard but with emphasis on local ( quebec ) animals. The second part is the train that goes through various part of the borealis forest and animals are loose and you're in a protected cage ... The staff are dedicated and very... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

We are proud to offer to our animals a high standard life quality. This passes through natural and vast habitats. Gobi is indeed a must to see for all visitors. He loves people. We are a not-for-profit organization, so we accomplish our mission with the entrance fees, the restaurant and the souvenirs shops. Without any help for the day to... More 

Lanton, France
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

What a way of getting up close and seeing the local wild life - Worth the visit! There is a canteen like restaurant on site and for those non-French speakers the staff speak English and the signs are in English as well. All the animals were in tip-top form and looked happy. I was hoping to see the magnificent Mousse... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. The welfare of our animals is very important for us. We give them a lot of space and something it means that a species is not visible. Not always, but it happens sometimes. Thank you for your visit. You help us accomplish our mission. More 

Portland, Maine
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108 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This St-Felicien zoo is very different from most of the other zoos as it was built in the middle of a boreal forest. The animals are not in cages but in large enclosures. It is divided in 7 sections. A train takes visitors on an extensive tour of the free range space where bisons, black, kodiak and grizzly bears, deers... More 

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Marie-Helene_Zoo, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Felicien, responded to this review

You gave a good description of our zoo. We want the animals to live in large and natural habitats without any visible bars or mesh between the visitors and the animals. We are proud to offer good habitats to our animals. However, we suggest to take around 5 hours to visit, especially with kids. Thank you for your comment and... More 

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