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#1 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Zoos
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#2 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#3 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Aquariums
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#4 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Your family will love a day in Paradise . . . !This Award-winning wildlife sanctuary with JungleBarn indoor play centre... more » Owner description: Your family will love a day in Paradise . . . !This Award-winning wildlife sanctuary with JungleBarn indoor play centre offers so much for all the family, from amazing free flying bird shows, Fun Farm to Penguin photocalls and feed the little parrots.You’ll meet colourful birds including many rare and beautiful parrots, flamingos, toucans and red-billed Cornish choughs, plus owls, kookaburras and cranes. With over 140 species and a total of over 650 birds there is a stunning range to see. On top of this there are the animals in the Fan Farm including mini donkeys, pygmy goats, sheep, rabbits and guinea pigs. Then you have red pandas, red squirrels and otters with many species in conservation breeding schemes.Children love the penguins, especially the summer photocall at the end of the talk and feed sessions. During the summer ‘Flight of the Rainbows’ experience you can buy small pots of nectar to feed the forty plus Lorikeets that come swooping out from there enclosure down onto the awaiting crowd. It’s a fantastic experience!The amazing ‘Eagles of Paradise’ display (summer) gives you the opportunity to see birds like Archie the Bald Eagle and Saffron the Golden Eagle close up as they fly over and around you during these very informative and interesting flying displays.The ‘Free Flying Bird Show’ (summer) is an opportunity to see and learn about many other species including stunning Macaws as they fly over your head and in-between the crowds. With the large Otter Pool Cafe and the Bird In Hand Pub just opposite the entrance you can be sure of a wide and tasty selection of food and drinks.Paradise Park’s ‘JungleBarn’ indoor play centre is fabulous fun whatever the weather. With giant slides, challenging soft play and a special toddlers’ zone with ball fountain you and your kids will want to stay all day. There is a snack bar with daily papers available, balcony overlooking the gardens, plus jungle-themed rooms perfect for birthday parties. Try our new outdoor ‘Paradise Island’ adventure play area as well.And don’t forget their great value ‘Return Tickets’ if one day is not enough!Keep an eye on the website for the latest discount vouchers. « less
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#5 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: An intimate insight into a working sanctuary.The Monkey Sanctuary provides a home for different species of monkeys mostly... more » Owner description: An intimate insight into a working sanctuary.The Monkey Sanctuary provides a home for different species of monkeys mostly rescued from the primate pet trade. Come and see how they have flourished in their new homes with their monkey friends.See our monkeys, learn about primates, explore our wildlife gardens and take part in workshops for all ages. Treat yourself to an eco-friendly gift from our onsite Gift Shop and lunch in our Treetop Cafe. « less
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#6 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#7 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre offers a wealth of wildlife experiences, nature trails, falconry, night walks and rock pooling.... more » Owner description: Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre offers a wealth of wildlife experiences, nature trails, falconry, night walks and rock pooling. We are passionate about sustainability and the environment. We carry out recycling, energy conservation and community support, and believe that offering engaging wildlife activities for young people creates an awareness of man’s impact on the environment. We support the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and hold a David Bellamy Conservation Award. « less
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Newquay Zoo (Newquay)
#8 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Zoos
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#9 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos
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Mevagissey Aquarium (Mevagissey)
#10 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Aquariums; Bodies of Water
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Falmouth Aquarium (Falmouth)
#11 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: A Whistle-stop Visit… The aquarium is located in a four-storey town house in the heart of Falmouth teeming with colourful... more » Owner description: A Whistle-stop Visit… The aquarium is located in a four-storey town house in the heart of Falmouth teeming with colourful marine life including lionfish, clownfish, frogfish, moray eels, seahorses, garden eels, shrimp, starfish and pipefish --- The first floor -- emphasising the history on our doorstep – including a tank replicating a pier and what lives below it. This area currently displays tanks with sea bass, mullet as well as a 5ft adult sea porpoise skeleton as one of the feature exhibits, along with a large crawfish, large than you've ever seen! -- The second floor focuses on marine education and conservation issues around the world, complete with a life sized loggerhead turtle - demonstrating their grandness yet vulnerability around the world - as well as fossils, bones, artefacts and multimedia. We have two real shark jaws displayed, along with a loggerhead turtle skull. Make sure to watch the movie about unsustainable fishing around the world, and read on the walls about the history of the ocean through different prehistoric periods. ---- The third floor ---- is an open space ideal for classes, training, workshops, films and lectures. This is where you will find the Ocean Today multimedia exhibit, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institute.Ocean Today enhances museumgoers' understanding of the ocean realm through an enticing multi-media experience that illustrates both the ocean's influence on them and their influence upon the ocean. This enhanced understanding is called "ocean literacy."You will also see the exhibit of 30 x-ray photographs, from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, includes large mammals to small fish - portraying the beauty of fish and demonstrating why marine conservation is so important. « less
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#12 of 12 attractions in Cornwall
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Over 40 living displays reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep; from tropical sharks and lobsters to seahorses and... more » Owner description: Over 40 living displays reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep; from tropical sharks and lobsters to seahorses and tropical fish. At the aquarium’s heart is the ocean tank where an underwater walk-through tunnel offers incredibly close encounters with the stunning beauty of a tropical coral reef – home to hundreds of colourful fish, tropical sharks in all shapes and sizes and Omiros the rescued loggerhead turtle. Other displays are home to everything from giant Pacific octopus, trigger fish and nautilus to cuttlefish, turtles and terrapins. Don't miss the freshwater Amazon display which is home to a pair of Cuvier’s dwarf caiman. « less
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