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Abenteuerland Walter Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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A Zoo so close to home with such amazing animals and great staff. One really sees that the staff... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Marion S
Very nice little zoo

We really enjoyed ourselves at this Zoo today. The animals are very close, but still have the... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
DomRom85
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Neuchlen 200, Gossau 9200, Switzerland
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

A Zoo so close to home with such amazing animals and great staff. One really sees that the staff love their animals, knows them a lot and they have fun on the job. The shows and presentations are very interesting for adults and children

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marion S
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed ourselves at this Zoo today. The animals are very close, but still have the possibility to hide in privacy. Kids can ride on camels or ponies. We had a delicious soup and pizzas for lunch with a view of the tigers. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DomRom85
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, a lot of activity with animals, good place for family with childrens, pretty theater show

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pioneer777624
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Visited the zoo last sunday. It wasn't overcrowed. All the animals were outside and we even got to see all the baby animals who were born this year. Tigers, chimps, meerkats, kea chicks etc. And there are a lot more species. The exhibits are accurate...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DeNi84
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Visited this small zoo outside holiday season thus rather quiet. Some functions outside closed. Tigers can be approached closely. Nice chimpanzees area, both outside and inside. New Savanna house just opened a few weeks ago. Great building, warm inside, nice design. Overall nice compact zoo

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Micy01
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Have been here before many years ago and we came back for a visit and it was a great experience to see the animals in exhibits and so close up. Wonderful kept and taken care of Zoo. Congratulations

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BMW902
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Small zoo w carefully curated exhibits. Built on hillside so be ready to climb up and down. Wonderful chimp house with self composting flooring, enrichment activities to keep the chimps engaged. Amphitheater seating so you can watch them in relative comfort. Chimps have a food...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

Our Hobby Cooking group had a fantastic evenings entertainment here. Good eating and a show by the members of the Zoo , made it an evening to remember!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank upspin
Reviewed June 8, 2016

We've been a few times with our granddaughter and our dog. There's lots of animals to see up close and the kids can ride camels and Ponys. If you go early, you can find a good parking space, but there aren't very many, especially on...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank JoyceMS
Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

After moving to Gossau my husband and I spent a very nice Sunday at this zoo. It's definitely worth a visit and I plan on taking my family when they visit.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank MandaKP
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