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Reykjavik Family park and Zoo

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A lovely afternoon out

We purchased the Reykjavik City Card which gave us entry to the zoo. The zoo was a lot better than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melanie C
via mobile
nice animal park

My wife and her Icelandic friend wanted to do some shopping for a special dinner and dropped me and... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
schmidtmg
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Engjavegur, Reykjavik 104, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The animals are in terrible conditions. They have half the space of the childrens play area and are stuck in tiny dirty pens in tiny sheds. The seals swim the same small loop for hours exhibiting captivity stress behaviour, all the animals try to hide...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased the Reykjavik City Card which gave us entry to the zoo. The zoo was a lot better than I thought it would be. We had a really enjoyable couple of hours wandering around. We particularly liked the seals, reindeer and arctic fox. The...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed August 17, 2018

My wife and her Icelandic friend wanted to do some shopping for a special dinner and dropped me and my daughter at the Reykjavik family zoo. I did not have too many expectation, but it turned out to be an entertaining 75 minutes. The 'zoo'...More

1  Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The zoo area is mainly populated by farm animals. It's not really a petting zoo, so don't try to stroke them! They do have seals, foxes and mink as well. I see comments about welfare conditions on here. I accept others' points of view however...More

Thank VeniVidiViaje
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I went with my two young kids (boys aged 6 and 4) during our weeks vacation to Iceland. What was originally intended to be a 1 hour visit on a rainy morning turned into spending most of the day there and having to drag my...More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed June 14, 2018

I would rate this 3 1/2 stars if that is possible, if not then a 4 Why a 4. First do NOT expect zoos like in the West- big ones with exotic animals- like rhinos, hippos (the only hippo I found here was a wooden...More

1  Thank bigwawao
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This zoo is really small but cute. We went during the week and it felt like we had the place to ourselves. You can get really close to the animals and even pet them if you are brave enough. We fell in love with the...More

Thank hawkinsphd
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This Zoo has Icelandic animals only - a good chance to see Arctic Foxes, seals, etc., and is almost a petting zoo. Animals seem well cared for.

Thank snowdevil4
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

DO NOT VISIT THIS PLACE! Its absolutely terrible for the animals! They smaller animals have small small cages with no daylights, walking at concrete. The seals has a small water cage with no where to hide. It’s like a zoo from the 90th and I...More

1  Thank Emmaram
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t cost a lot to get in here but that’s not surprising given the fact there are barely any animals to see here. The very few that are here you can pet so that’s nice but I feel the animals should be living in...More

1  Thank CharleyH99
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