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Zoo des Sables d'Olonne

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Lovely little zoo. There were just enough animals and not a great deal of walking we stopped by the... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Alison L
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Great small zoo

My kids love this place. Very small by zoo standards - you can comfortably walk around the whole... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Nature lovers, the Sables d'Olonne zoo is expecting you within walking distance from the ocean! Wild flora and fauna have found here their island dedicated to biodiversity research and conservation. Alongside 100-year old trees and lush vegetation...more
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Route du Tour de France, 85100, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
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+33 2 51 95 14 10
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

My kids love this place. Very small by zoo standards - you can comfortably walk around the whole zoo in a couple of hours, but good variety of entertaining animals.

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited the zoo with our 2 year old and to be fair, he enjoyed seeing all of the animals. The menagerie with various species of parrots was good and being able to get up close with the goats was a nice touch. However, some...More

Thank Simon J
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful day out, that will be treasured for years. A small but densely packed zoo, bursting with wildlife to be discovered. Well presented, engaging and jam packed with amazing creatures. Very affordable and particularly suitable for young families.

Thank James G
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited with our 21 month old in September. The zoo is smaller and perfect for little ones, as you can see everything in 2-3 hours. On a cooler day out of the main tourist season it was fantastic. Really enjoyed looking at the gibbons,...More

Thank Mareli A
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The zoo is really well done. Enclosures are well designed animals looking happy and appear to have space they need. The aviary works really well. Spider monkeys roaming free in the zoo

Thank rrogerscott
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little zoo. There were just enough animals and not a great deal of walking we stopped by the goat petting area for ice cream which was nice as the children got to play on the small playground area while we had a sit down....More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were staying in nearby St Julien des Landes, and planned to spend the day at Les Sable d'Olonne splitting our time between the zoo and the beach. We spent the morning at the zoo and it was lovely. Lots of free parking available close...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Set in an attractive area this little niche zoo is well worth a visit for a couple of hours. Birds, monkeys, reptiles, giraffes, lions and so forth, but no elephants, rhino or buffalo and the like. Buy a 1 euro pot of nectar on the...More

1  Thank celticchough
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Only small zoo not like some we had visited across France ,plenty of animals to see at the kiosk you could purchase some nectar for the birds which we did, got so close to them we watched a demonstration but it was only in French...More

Thank gayethompson
Reviewed August 16, 2018

children wanted to go , price was reasonable , quite small and manageable for all , a little disappointing really . had a nice snack .

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