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Amersfoort Zoo

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Address: Barchman Wuytierslaan 224, 3819 AC Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 33 422 7100
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great zoo

Animals have plenty of space to wander and children have the time of their life being here. Yet, it's a not a very big zoo, you can easily visit the whole zoo in a day. Location... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Animals have plenty of space to wander and children have the time of their life being here. Yet, it's a not a very big zoo, you can easily visit the whole zoo in a day. Location is also great and easy accessible by public bus. If you think of what to do in Amersfoort with your kids, this is a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it has happened may times, we went to the DierenPark last weekend. After about a year of not visiting the zoo (since before we had a yearly subscription), we missed going there, the zoo park is indeed very nice especially for kids. But I was unpleasantly surprised that some things have changed, namely: a) there are less animals in... More 

Thank Dariel
Chiang Khong, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had another great visit to Amersfoorts Dierenpark. Such a great zoo. Especially with kids. Besides the wonderful animals one would expect in a zoo the playgrounds are also very nice, safe and well done. Some zoo's are just too large and you keep on carrying your tired kids around. In Amersfoort they can walk it all! Also very friendly staff... More 

Thank WesselUt
Sao Paulo, SP
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time in this zoo and this was a very good visit. It was much bigger than I expected and for that reason I recommend you set aside about 4 hours to visit the zoo. If you have just a short period of time you could take the little train which takes you through the major exhibits.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Also known as DierenPark Amersfoort in Dutch, the Amersfoort Zoo is a great place to bring kids, and where the enclosures are reasonably sized for the animals housed within them. I loved being able to go inside the budgie, cockatiel, and other bird enclosures, and the gift shop actually has affordable prices for their stuffed animals, though they're not as... More 

Thank Katie J
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

I visit here regularly, most recently with my 6-year old niece. The animal enclosures are very well done (well maintained, reasonably large) and the 'Climb everything' route is fantastic for the kids. The number of animals on display is great, and combined with a few nice playgrounds and restaurants this zoo makes for a great day out.

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Last visit was about a year ago, they have revamped a lot of places, including the restaurants and especially the terraces. Well done, nice atmosphere. My little guy (6) loves the Dino part

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Lyngby, Danmark
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I dont know why but all bigger zoos of the country are good. The same goes for this. It has all the regular animals like elephants, giraffes and chimps as well vs a big section with Dinosaurs (one of the best in entire Europe)

1 Thank woaqzo
Bussum, The Netherlands
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Very nice visit. This wonderful garden is very peaceful and the animals are in a very good shape. Useful and cosy for my grandchildren

Thank wimpie10
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great Zoo and added bonus of a Dinosaur Park. You can walk and climb through select areas with animals above and around you. Glass walls make you feel that both animals and visitors are close and well looked after. Plenty of places to eat, activities to keep all ages happy - perfect day (even in rain)

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