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Outstanding Nordic Forest Section

Dyreparken has a Nordic Vilmark (wilderness) section which is outstanding. Although it is huge and... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2019
Chris P
Alexandria, Virginia
1 day is never enough

Very huge fun place. We need to extend the entrance ticket for the next day. A lots of attractions... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2019
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Kristiansand Dyrepark is the number one tourist attraction in Norway, attracting close to 1 million visitors each year. It consists of more than 150 different animal species, entertainment, shows, amusement park as well as a seperate water park...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

Dyreparken has a Nordic Vilmark (wilderness) section which is outstanding. Although it is huge and provides a large habitat for its animals, I saw moose, wolves, wolverine, otter, lynx, and Arctic fox. The entire park is made for families and kids. Very well done.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Very huge fun place. We need to extend the entrance ticket for the next day. A lots of attractions to see to enjoy to experience. Nice summer wheather. Helpful and friendly staff. Love it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I've lived my entire life in Kristiansand, and the park is the pride of the city. It takes about 20-30 minutes from the city, and i recommended downloading the App "Akt Billett" (ticket in Norwegian), and buy it from there if you're taking the bus...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Stroller friendly. The local animals stole the show. Wolves were my favorite. All others were icing on cake. Really really great icing. Not a visit I'll soon to forget.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We went on a monday. It was very very quiet and felt like we had the park to ourselves. The park rangers were able to tell us, in English, all about the animals during the ‘dyrenpresentasjion’ sessions Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We spend a nice quality day in this wonderful natural park, surrounded by animals! A huge place. As you enter, your eyes starts running around without knowing where to start from. A wild nature spot where humans just adapted to a zoo without ruining it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We were there for two days. First one was nice and sunny so it was really great day, even if I missed some animals . Second day was rainy but luckily we went to see animals witch are kept inside. But overall its really good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IvanaT16
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We visited as a port excursion on our cruise ship. It is very near the cruise ship port. The landscape is amazing. The habitats are built into the landscape of the area, so everything is very natural (no man-made cliffs, etc). We enjoyed just walking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Dyreparken was one of the few interesting options offered by Disney as a port adventures on a recent cruise - and it turned out to be one of the most interesting "planed" excursions for this trip. As part of this excursion, we were greeted to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This was our fourth visit to Dyreparken with our kids. They still love it! Visited late this summer season, and the full Hakkebakkeskogen experience was over. We did book tickets for the current train ride, but honestly it was a waste of time. We experienced...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Hautom | Reviewed this property |
Hi The main taxi stand and busterminal is about 10 minuts from, cruise port, so that should be a breeze. A taxi would probably cost around 250 NOK. It´s about 15 minutes with taxi, depending on the traffic. You can also... More