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Zoologico de Vallarta

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Camino al Eden 700, Mismaloya 49421, Mexico
+52 322 228 0501
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A big disappointment

I was quite excited when I learned there was a zoo in Puerto Vallarta. I am quite disappointed in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Winnipeg, Canada
Referred by others with poor judgement

If you believe that the world is here for the full enjoyment of humans and at the expense of all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robb F
West Kelowna, Canada
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“feed the animals” (171 reviews)
“baby tigers” (99 reviews)
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Camino al Eden 700, Mismaloya 49421, Mexico
+52 322 228 0501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was quite excited when I learned there was a zoo in Puerto Vallarta. I am quite disappointed in this zoo. It is definitely not on the level of a North American zoo. The pens are quite small and there is no effort made to...More

Thank Marcie-Van-de
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you believe that the world is here for the full enjoyment of humans and at the expense of all else, you will probably enjoy it. I’m no bleeding heart liberal, but it is obvious to me that this place is not nice and a...More

Thank Robb F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You will just end up feeling sorry for the animals. They force breed tigers to have a cubs, what do they do with all the cubs when they grow? Inhumane.

3  Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zoo is much different than North American standard. With admission you are given a feed bag to feed animals consisting of peanuts, feed pellets, carrots and bread Do feed the giraffe he’s very friendly and will take carrots if you hold them in your teeth...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second visit and we enjoyed as much as our first time. Our 3 year old grandson loved being able to touch some of the animals and chase the ducks!! There is a special event you can book that allows you to hold...More

Thank tnnrbc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was amazing! The regular pass to the zoo works out to about $20 CAD for a couple; but if you get the package $170 for a couple this comes with 2 bottled drinks each, a souvenir of your choice in the gift shop, and...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here expecting to be able to pet the zoo animals; have monkeys climb on me or a snake wrap around my head or pet baby tigers like advertised on their website, but none of this was possible. All animals, with a few exceptions,...More

Thank maboscel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first visited this zoo 2 years ago, and then again last week. We had a great time both visits. This is not your typical zoo! There are animals there that I have never seen in a zoo. Their habitats aren't necessarily the best, and...More

1  Thank Katie F
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit to the PV zoo today- ending with a one-on-one visit with a panther and jaguar - each a baby. While this latter experience was costly it meant the world to my daughter

1  Thank msh1111
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Cute animals, kind employees, fun experience. Holding baby animals is fun, and feeding the bunnies is really exciting. Lots of hostile ducks and a couple geese, but luckily they don’t follow you far. The animals are gentle and clearly well-fed. Overall fun experience.

Thank lilbabydoll
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Cathi L
January 16, 2018|
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Response from girlnyelm | Reviewed this property |
You will get off the bus at Mismaloya and cross the street. From there you will walk the dirt road to what seems like you are going to no where (it's not very far, though). The tequila places along the way are nice to... More
January 3, 2018|
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Response from WRASLN | Reviewed this property |
Credit card: Yes. $85 includes entry: Yes. ... I felt the $85 was a lot of money... HOWEVER... ... 1. We didn't go to Mexico to SAVE money. (We would have SAVED money by staying HOME.) 2. Not EVERYONE needs to hold the... More
Heather B
December 5, 2017|
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Response from kingofsling | Reviewed this property |
about $3 from the bus stop in Mismaloya to the zoo.