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Address: Les Augres Manor, La Profonde Rue, Trinity JE3 5BP
Phone Number: +44 1534 860000
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Founded in 1959 by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, Durrell Wildlife...

Founded in 1959 by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, Durrell Wildlife Park was officially renamed in his honour in 2006, having previously been known as 'Jersey Zoo'. It's 32 acres of beautifully landscaped park and farm lands are home to over 130 species of animal, many of which are endangered or vulnerable in the wild.

The park serves as a sanctuary, captive breeding and research centre, and is the 'base' for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust's worldwide efforts to save species from extinction. The onsite facilities include a YHA accredited hostel, luxury 'wildlife camp' and Durrell Conservation Academy - which to date has trained over 3,500 conservationists from 135 countries.

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Lovely day out.Very interesting.

We got a £1 off voucher in the brochure at the hotel, as it is quite expensive, but really interesting.We wished we had checked out The Keepers talk times before we visited. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Cheryl H
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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got a £1 off voucher in the brochure at the hotel, as it is quite expensive, but really interesting.We wished we had checked out The Keepers talk times before we visited. The first one starts at 11am.When they are being fed, some of the shyer animals come out. Otherwise they are hard to spot. The reptile house and the... More 

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Thank Cheryl H
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely place With lots of animals to see. With a little bit of cutting back within the enclosures you could probably see a lot more. Disappointed as we did not see the bears. We travelled a long way to see them. We were on site for 3 hours and kept checking back. But nothing!? I noted moles... More 

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Thank Marie L
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A really good place to visit.a very interesting place to visit if you want to learn about different type of animals.the durrel wildlife park is in a very pleasant surrounding and easy to get too.

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Thank holldolly
england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Generally a very pleasant & informative day out. Especially good for families as there are lots of feeding sessions & talks by knowledgable & enthusiastic keepers. Plenty of rare & endangered species on show in excellent conditions plus praiseworthy attempts to reintroduce animals to the wild where possible. Not inexpensive for a family of 4 say, but entrance fees going... More 

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Thank hairyengland
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beautiful reserve has lots of interesting wildlife in a superb environment. The keepers are full of enthusiasm and there are lots of talks given throughout the day so there should be something to appeal to everyone. It's easily accessible and even the cafeteria is to be highly recommended. I loved it and would definitely go again.

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Thank jillwright32
Skegness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very interesting place all about trying to breed endangered species took about 4hrs to go round about 30 mins from st helier

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Thank Tim N
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was nice to see the animals in as near natural habitat as possible. It was very interesting and informative about how endangered each species are.

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Thank djay112
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of space for the animals who are so well cared for and you learn such a lot. I do not like any animals in captivity but here is an exception.

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Thank Michael W
Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived quite early in the morning. We had reserved a mobility scooter for my husband, which was waiting ready for him. First stop was the bears enclosure. Beautiful baby bears! Had a great visit and something to eat in the DoDo restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyable and good to see the animals in such good surroundings.

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Thank 397ValH
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is set up to help save endangered species. The animals and birds have very large areas. It is worth a visit and children are welcome

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