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Rotterdam Zoo

#3 of 191 things to do in Rotterdam Features Animals
Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 1857
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Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 1857
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited here using the voucher from my Rotterdam Welcome Card booklet. This gave me a 25% saving of the entry fee of €23. S check out the Welcome Card, as if you only visit the Zoo, you will save yourself money!! Anyway, back to...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I travelled by train from Amsterdam specifically to see the animals and the surroundings of this zoo. We were not disappointed at all. Our four day vacation from the UK (N.Ireland) was topped off by this visit and the weather was glorious...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my own city so that is lovely. Easy to come with bus or tram as well. Nice place in comparison with a couple of years ago. A lot changed in a better way and you can see the animals very well. Recommended for tourists!

Thank Sasha v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In terms of the variety and amounts of animals on display and the size and condition of their enclosures this the best zoo I have ever visited. Other areas such as café facilities and signage were slightly lacking but this did not reflect badly on...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful zoo in the Netherlands. Only 15 minutes walk from another great attraction of Rotterdam's Central Station

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to the zoo as it's walkable from the Centraal station. Areas divided into Asia, Europe, Africa etc with a large Oceanarium, rain forest area and nicely arranged gardens. Downside is that it is badly signposted and you have to search for particular...More

Thank tarka00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice zoo, with a lot of animals. Well, what else... Very nice aquarium part, and an elephant info show. Missed some maps in the park, there is no clear route. But still, a very fine zoo

Thank jeroenj1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This zoo is gorgeous. The animals live in their "natural habitat" (areas created like their natural environment) and seem to enjoy it. The aquarium is so pretty. The zebra's are my favorite. Spend all day here and will sure go back again when I m...More

Thank MariaG1995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit with 15 people in 1 family. Great zoo with lots of different animals You get a free map at the entrance Also there is a free app to download

Thank erikdeleeuw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful zoo.. we visited the famous gorilla Bokito. The layout of the zoo is really nice and its easy to find your way around with the maps they provide.

Thank ellyandedgar
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20 June 2017|
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Response from Flyingramses | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed.
18 October 2016|
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Response from lcampbe1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is on the other side of the zoo from where we entered but there is an entrance/exit there. Plenty of parking spaces.
25 August 2016|
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