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Isle of Wight Zoo

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Address: Yaverland Road, Sandown PO36 8QB, England
Phone Number: 01983 403883
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The Isle of Wight Zoo is home to one of Britain's largest collection of...

The Isle of Wight Zoo is home to one of Britain's largest collection of tigers, many of whom are rescue animals. With several superb new enclosures modeled on natural tiger habitats in India, the zoo is a fantastic place to see these wonderful animals relaxing. A number of other animals also live there, including lemurs, jaguars and lions. Family friendly with disabled access throughout.

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An intersting visit but due tto the heat of the day most of the big cats were asleep!!! We have been before and loved it which is why we took Katie there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The tigers are all getting on in years but seem happy in their surroundings. The monkeys are full of fun. The snakes not slimy. The Zoo is worth a visit.,it is at the far end of Sandown. Easily reached by bus. The bus network is excellent in the island.

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Thank catherine512016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an amazing day we had at the Isle of Wight Zoo. The price is reasonable and there is a lot to do to last the day there. They also offer a return visit for a £1 within a week of the ticket purchase. The staff are so friendly and really Passionate about the animals they look after and the... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to the Isle of Wight Zoo in early August 2016. Now, when you think of zoos, you think of the miles and miles of walking to see the animals. Not here at the IoW Zoo! It is such a compact but excellent zoo and we found it such great fun for the afternoon. The Meerkats, Tigers, Lions, Monkeys... More 

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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the big cat encounter as a present, it was brilliant. I was shown behind the scenes and I had the opportunity to spray the tiger Asia with a hose. This is something she clearly enjoyed as it was a very hot day. I also had a close encounter with Casper the white lion.The keepers are very enthusiastic and... More 

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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An intersting visit but due tto the heat of the day most of the big cats were asleep!!! We have been before and loved it which is why we took Katie there.

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Thank Gail K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Zoo today. very small zoo,took our time walked around, only took an hour to finished. Did see all the tigers and lions.book the zoo ticket when booking ferry have the best discount . IOW tourist card gets 50% off adult ticket but have to pay £10 for the card. didn't get it as not many businesses involved,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very average zoo, zookeepers nice but expensive for a visit that takes no more than an hour of your day

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Average Zoo which seems to do a good job for the animals. This is only worth a visit if you are close by and especially want to see the animals. Quite expensive for entry. Young children seem to like it. Not the most sophisticated of attractions. Large car park and café on site. The zoo was clean and staff enthusiastic.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you follow the free tours you can fill a day, but we saw everything in a few hours. The zoo does some great work with rescued animals and breeding programmes.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great day out at the zoo. The kids loved it. Never really sure how we feel about visiting zoos but they seem to be doing some good conservation work. Lots of easy parking

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