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Address: Washford Cross, Washford TA23 0QB, England
Phone Number: 01984 640688
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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I had read a few negative reviews before we went, so wasn't sure what to expect. We thought it was lovely there! We went in about 20 mins before the first animal encounters, so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
keeley h
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Glos
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fascinating small zoo with plenty of interesting play facilities and even puppet shows to occupy small children while parents chill out. My two kids are teenagers now but are still loyal visitors when we're nearby. Now they spend longer learning about the range of animals and reptiles and even communicating with the amazing macaws. I never thought... More 

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England
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's okay at best. £43 for 2 adults, 2 ten year olds and a three year old. They enjoyed the pirate ships they could play on. Animals are okay, but it is no zoo. Food hall food is poor, fast food only, nothing healthy. I'd say it's worth a visit for half a day at best. The whole venue is... More 

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Thank EnglandFamilyGuy
Kingsteignton, Devon
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in the area and want a day out that is good value for your money - here is where it is well spent. Great kids areas for playing, the food is really good and great value, and the animals are clearly well looked after. The staff are a pleasure to be around and happy to help all... More 

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Thank Gorillaz1982
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited 24th July with the kids as my daughter got a free family ticket from her school,upon arival seeing the prices if we had payed we thought it must be good and full of excitement we went in, first impressions count for a lot and it wasn't good the man running the entrance gate was helpfull but then started... More 

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Cuxton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At first I wondered what on earth we had brought our family to. Parts of the zoo are a little tired in places, but on the whole we had a good time. The children enjoyed the different play areas. The food was mostly good, however the meat pasty was not so nice. We enjoyed meeting all the animals, especially the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on holiday in the area and thought it would be fun to take our daughter to Tropiquaria. Unfortunately we were disappointed. The place was quiet with little atmosphere, the building quite drab and the aquarium was very limited. The staff were friendly and we enjoyed the animal talk. However there wasn't enough there to keep us all entertained... More 

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

We don't really know who we are responding to as the identity of a "Trip Advisor Member" is a little generic. However I would make the following observations: "The building is a little drab" It is a grade 2 listed building, (a decision made by the government, not us), it is such because it is a classic example of an... More 

Wiltshire
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed nearby so decided it was worth a visit. Unfortunately the place was far smaller than the leaflet we had seen implied and left after a few hours. In that time we walked around twice (very slowly as we had a disabled 4 year old who walked some of the time), played on the pirate ship, played in the... More 

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

What a shame you didn't stay for the afternoon, during July and August, every weekday afternoon there is - Otter talk at 1.30pm, Meerkats at 2.45pm Lemurs 3.30, Ferret racing at 12.30 and 3.30, Plus inside talks at 2pm, 3pm and 4 pm on request, as well as puppet shows. These will have been advertised on the map you were... More 

forest of dean
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited tropiquaria whilst on holiday in the area. Its the weirdest place I have ever been, the puppet show was very strange indeed and really boring. There was a funny smell inside too. The animals cases like where the tarantulas were kept all had dust on the top so hadn't been opened in a while. The animals looked miserable bless... More 

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Thank emboj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read a few negative reviews before we went, so wasn't sure what to expect. We thought it was lovely there! We went in about 20 mins before the first animal encounters, so the children enjoyed looking at the reptiles and birds while we waited. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable, we had hands on encounters with a... More 

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2 Thank keeley h
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are on holiday in the area and decided to take the kids to see the animals. Wish we hadn't bothered now. The animals are very sparse to be honest and their enclosures look totally neglected. We had finished going round the place in less than an hour. The indoor area is very poor as well, although they do bring... More 

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