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Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin)

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Average12%
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“sea lions”(15 reviews)
“butterfly house”(14 reviews)
Large, well-defined zoo which houses a variety of species from giraffes to fish.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Koningin Astridplein 26, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 3 202 45 40
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All reviews central station sea lions butterfly house big cats animals seem different species few hours beautiful park located right worth a visit city centre sunny day enclosures elephants apes butterflies okapi
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

I spent more than four hours in the Antwerp Zoo. There is a variety of animals and birds in the zoo and everything is well decorated and organized. Particularly, the butterfly section is so attractive that I wish to go there again only to spend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Goutam R
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Never seen so many baby animals in my life: baby spectacled bear, baby koala, baby monkeys, baby meerkats, etc. Adorable. Beautiful butterfly garden.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Unbelievable to find this oasis aside the central station, in the middle of Antwerp city: a Butterfly-garden, a just born flamingo discovering the world , mother bear having trouble with her strong-headed young, ... The large variety of animals, huge trees, an archeological site, small...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gert W
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Went here to pass some time with my cousin on Sunday. It's a beautiful little zoo with a wide range of animals. Highlight for me was the sea lion show! Only negative I have is the lack of toilets and the entry price is very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ellie77337
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We went here using some tokens my grandpa had for free entry 40 years ago! I am pleased to say that they are still accepting them. The gift shop is on the outside of the zoo, which is convenient if you are like us and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank zeppgirl
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We were a bit taken aback to find a zoo in the middle of a city so weren't expecting much - we were sooo mistaken. This zoo is massive. They have lions, koalas elephants, apes and all sorts of other beautiful animals. They have one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 959sharong
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

A very well maintained zoo, very good value for money, could easily spend the whole day there, lots of animals that I had not seen before like koalas and armadillos, plenty of places to get a drink and a restaurant for food as well. Located...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ruthestanley
Reviewed June 27, 2018

the Zoo has beautifully changed, renewed, bigger, the nicest Zoo to visit, with higher places to see everything around you, cosy places, gardens that are very well done, really " the garden of Eden"

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank diane v
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The Zoo is not the biggest Zoo or the newest but they are workig hard on it. A lot of the animal cages are brand new. I especially liked the nighthouse and do not forget the aquarium. It also is not to big but beautifully...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank FlorisV88
Reviewed June 24, 2018

What a great experience! I really enjoyed my visit very much, despite the crowd. I particularly liked the butterflies house, the bear cub playing with its mum, the aviary and the new aquarium. I also appreciated the old buildings still standing that give a special,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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February 11, 2019|
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Response from Christel D | Reviewed this property |
Not a waste. Less people, almost all animals.
Anna M
April 13, 2018|
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Response from EddyPlatteeuw | Reviewed this property |
De ringstaartmaki's leven in een open domein maar kunnen niet aangeraakt worden. Is immers met alle dieren zo die in open pleinen leven. De dieren moeten in alle rust kunnen leven.
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May 10, 2017|
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