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“A great and very cheap day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cocodrilo Park zoo

Cocodrilo Park zoo
Ranked #19 of 382 things to do in Gran Canaria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The only animal recue centre in the Canaries. COCODRILE PARK is home to many animals brought by individuals or seized governmments. Many have terrible stories of abuse and neglect before coming here.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A great and very cheap day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

This place is simply amazing.
At the risk of sounding like a tree hugger, the animals look happy here.
It's very cheap, costing just €28 for 2 adults and 2 kids. Calling it crocodile park is is slightly misleading though. They do have hundreds of crocs and alligators all on display but it is the monkeys, chimps and apes that are amazing. You can buy a big bunch of bananas for 1 euro and feed the monkeys. You are close enough to pass them the bananas and watch them peel and eat them. The whole experience is one that my 4 year old will never forget. The staff are friendly and great with the kids.
I would normally be the first to pack a picnic for a day out like this but the cafe serves pizzas, chips, burgers etc for less than you could imagine. We had change out of 20 euros for 4 lunches with drinks.

Visited July 2013
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Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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“Would love to go again.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

Poorly sign posted, it takes a little skill to find if driving there yourself but very much worth it.
A great selection of animals especially reptiles and mainly crocodiles.

You even get to touch a crocodile [but no need to tell your friends and family it's just a juvenile.]

Bear in mind this is a private run place like a charity rescue home and not an actual zoo.

It's cheap to go in, worth every penny and then some.

UK companies like Thomas Cook don't bother with this place so they really are missing out.

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Visited November 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Visited here 14th June amazing little place .We arrived at 10 o'clock just as the park was opening so had the place virtually to ourselves.Theres lots of crocs and quite a few other animals .The cafe is cheap I think it was about six euros for fries , pizza and a drink.The animals are amazing and it does make you wonder at the cruelty of some people. Keep your eye out for the huge tortoise walking about , got some good pics with him.You can buy bananas and apples for a euro and feed the animals , we fed the apples to the horses and the bananas to the chimps who are simply gorgeous and so funny.We had a funny ,relaxing morning here and would highly recommend it.We went by taxi and it cost 30 euros each way and 10 euros each admission as there was four of us it cost us 25 euros each ... Well worth it.There is a free bus service that picks up outside various hotels on Tuesdays , Thursdays and Sundays .Hope this has been helpful hope you go and hope you enjoy it.

Visited June 2013
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South Petherton, United Kingdom
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“Lovely little park, home to the biggest croc in Europe!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013

This is a great park, it is one of the smaller of the parks but well worth a visit. You would only need a half day here but it will be a great visit. As well as being home to the biggest croc in Europe there a baby crocs that you can stroke and loads of other animals and birds and a big tiger as well.
Very clean and tidy park.

Visited June 2013
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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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“Best bit of the holiday!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

We went to Cocodrilo Park whilst holidaying in Playa Del Ingles, I personally thought it was the best part of the trip. You see soapy different animals and get to interact with them...I fed a chimp!! It is sad seeing some of te animals as some have had a bad past but seeing them here makes it better. There is a nice little restaurant on site. I would recommend going about midday as it takes a while for them to get set up and a few shows are on.

Visited June 2013
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