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Northern Zoo - CLOSED

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Great afternoon spent

I was visiting family in the North and had never been to this one, had some discount vouchers so we... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2015
Pottsville, Australia
Very nice zoo, and brilliant butterflysection

The Emmen zoo does things differently. They have a nice central section with lots of animals all... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2015
Vlijmen, The Netherlands
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 14, 2018
“perfect location for family ”
Dec 31, 2015
“The last day!”
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Hoofdstraat 18 | Postbus 1010, 7811 EP Emmen, Emmen Municipality, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

we were really happy to be there again , kids can walk so free and I'm not afraid that they will fall down or walk inside the cages ;) really friendly, a lot of space, nice playground for kids and be honest good prices :)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Agata K
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Today was the last day of the northern zoo/ emmen zoo. After 80 years our zoo closed its doors. We got to close the zoo with the staff after one last round. Allways loved to go to the zoo as a child and going there...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank jelles
Reviewed November 8, 2015

I was visiting family in the North and had never been to this one, had some discount vouchers so we , 2 adults and 3 kids went for a Friday afternoon visit. What made it really nice were the zoo- volunteers that were walking around...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank cutelizzy
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing zoo one of the best I've been to lots to see .spent the whole day there would recommend visiting.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 107jamiew
Reviewed October 13, 2015

We visited the Zoo to celebrate the birthday of oud daugther. The Zoo offers the possibillity too visit the giraffen and hippo's behind the scenes. Because our daugther loves giraffes we planned a surprise at the Zoo for her. Great staff with lost of background...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Arie V
Reviewed October 3, 2015

The Emmen zoo does things differently. They have a nice central section with lots of animals all roaming in the wild, and visitor path levels vary, so you can e.g. come eye to eye with a giraffe. Their specialty is the butterfly section, which is...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank vsop-50
Reviewed September 26, 2015

This zoo has a long history but is in need of an upgrade soon. This will be achieved over the next couple of years. Currently it is a nice but not more then that zoo. Please check online tickets because they may have a substantial...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank RuurdvanElburg
Reviewed September 16, 2015

very good zoo lots of different animals. you need some time to walk trough the park because the zoo is very large.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank jorntc
Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Super nice zoo, even though we visited while they were still renovating and moving thr animals to the new zoo. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank deidre b
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Went here for a day. Total travel time from Amsterdam by car is approximately 5 hours. The park starts with a butterfly garden. You can see they are anticipating moving out of the city center. They aren't keeping it tiptop maintained. They have a couple...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Jerry O
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