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Zoologico de Vallarta

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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We enjoyed our second visit to Zoologico de Vallarta more than the first. This is a zoo that gets... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2019
Citrus Heights, California
Great for humans...not sure about the animals

I’m going to preface this by saying I had a total blast. The enclosures however seemed a little... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Camino al Eden 700, Mismaloya 49421, Mexico
+52 322 228 0501
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

Well, the animal enclosures seem small. This, of course, gets you right up and close the animals, so if you don't care that they are kept in small cages, I guess this is alright. The "wolves" are actually just Siberian huskies. Real wolves are much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Theodore H
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

The zoo itself isn’t US standards, but the animals seem well cared for and love eating the food from the visitors. The highlight by far is the baby cub experience! Well worth the $85. You get entrance to zoo, food for animals, beverage, souvenirs, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kristine B
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

This is the best zoo that I have found that allows you to get close to the animals. For around $70 you can play with baby leopards, tigers and panthers.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019

We enjoyed our second visit to Zoologico de Vallarta more than the first. This is a zoo that gets you very close to the animals. We bought the bag of food for the animals. I only realized the day after that the bag showed what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Beary_Nice-Kins
Reviewed February 25, 2019

We have been to the zoo 4 times over the last 10 years. This last time with our grandchildren, and it’s was disgusting. The bathrooms didn’t flush, sinks were missing, no paper towels and in the upper bathroom at the snack bar, there was no...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

When we got there the guy at the desk told us all about the zoo. He was super friendley and spoke great english. He let us walk the zoo on our own as we like to do our own thing. The animals looked great and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank madness t
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

What an awesome up close and personal experience with animals. From hand feeding monkeys and giraffes to holding lion and jaguar cubs. Some of the sights were a little sad but all zoos tend to have those. I would definitely go again!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank reneeh811
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Our tour operator told us the zoo was not worth going to see, then we visited with a couple in the pool that had been there who said it was awesome. So we walked over from the Barcelo Hotel, about 20 minutes and spent a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I’m going to preface this by saying I had a total blast. The enclosures however seemed a little small and a tad unkempt, but I’m not an expert and none of the animals seemed distressed or unhealthy. It just seems as if the staff is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DanS_2728
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We went to this zoo. They had an amazing assortment of animals. Unfortunately, the poor animals were kept in small spartan cages with no toys are objects to amuse them. I felt sorry for these poor animals. One reason is this place has very few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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April 9, 2019|
Response from Shane S | Reviewed this property |
we were there March 28, 2019 and they had a lion, tiger and 2 jaguars. the lion was 4 weeks old, tiger ?? and the jags were 4 months.
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Response from AlbertaRN | Reviewed this property |
It’s $85 per person.