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“Great day out with the family at Newquay Zoo!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo
Trenance Gardens, Newquay TR7 2LZ, England
+44 1637 873342
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Ranked #9 of 18 Attractions in Newquay
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Owner description: Set in lush sub-tropical gardens, Newquay Zoo is home to more than 1,000 of the world's rare and exciting creatures. Just a short walk from Newquay's town centre and world famous surfing beaches, the Zoo is both one of Cornwall's most exciting visitor attractions and a leading conservation charity. It's the only place in Cornwall where you can see lions devour their lunch before taking a leisurely stroll through a tropical rainforest, surrounded by free flying birds. Keeper talks and animal feeds take place throughout the day but if you fancy an even closer animal encounter we offer visitors the chance to meet and feed our cheeky lemurs, friendly penguins and impossibly cute meerkats! See wildebeest, waterbuck, nyala antelope and zebra roaming in our African Savannah and enjoy some familiar faces in The Village Farm - one of our most popular exhibits which includes many children's favourites such as pot-bellied pigs, African pygmy goats, turkeys and striped squirrels. And if all that isn't enough to keep the kids amused, we also have activity trails, face painting, a children's play area, dragon maze...and much more. Besides enjoying a great family day out, when you visit Newquay Zoo you'll also be supporting our vital education, research and conservation work, all designed to protect endangered animals from extinction. We're playing a key role in the international effort to save animals through conservation breeding.
Nottingham, England
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“Great day out with the family at Newquay Zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

This was a thoroughly enjoyable family day out. The zookeeper, Pippa, who gave the talks at various enclosures was enthusiastic, interesting and very funny. Members of the public were involved and encouraged to interact. My two sons, aged 7 and 3, loved feeding the penguins and the meerkats. The zoo was clean with plenty to do. A great family day out, we will certainly be returning during our next visit to Newquay!

Visited October 2012
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Oxted, United Kingdom
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“Great Zoo but not the biggest”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Fors: Caters for all age groups, good selection of animals, good facilities.
Againsts: Quite Expensive and Won't take you long to get round

Visited February 2012
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Cornwall
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“Very pleasant Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Not a large scale zoo but well maintained. Get to see the keepers feeding ome of the animals which was great. Cafe on site.

Visited November 2012
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“A nice little zoo.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This has continued to improve year by year.They have a good range of interesting animals to see, lions being very popular. Educational areas & lots of special days throughout the year. There is a play area & maze, cafe & shop.

Visited October 2012
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Truro, England, United Kingdom
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“Small area but worth the visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is a zoo focus mainly on the conservation of animals and also takes in animals that cannot be kept by other facilities, they did have lions that had been rejected by pride in a safari park in the uk. Its a small park however well worth a visit

Visited March 2012
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