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Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti

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| DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075, Romania
+40 268 471 202
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Libearty Bear Sanctuary is the biggest brown bear sanctuary from Europeand has the largest surface in the world. Here, 75 bears found a nice home in this 5 stars welfare facility. Here you can see happy bears in their natural environment, after a bad life in circuses and zoo cages. The tours are guided by trained animal welfare experts and the visitors can see brown bears really close.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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| DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075, Romania
| DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075, Romania
+40 268 471 202
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A real asset to Transylvanian tourism, Libearty demonstrates its care of the bears and I was excited to support their mission! It was a sad but informative talk as we walked around, and I enjoyed watching the animals. My only complaint would be that I...More

1  Thank Anastaszia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place where few people had a great idea to help bears in distress. They are rescue from cages, zoos and back yards where they were mistreat and here they have a chance for a better life. You can even adopt a bear for a...More

1  Thank vtc2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of touring the bear sanctuary with a fantastic English-speaking guide while on vacation with my college age kids. First off I want to say once you get there the views are breathtaking and then while on the tour the stories are...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The Libearty Bear Sanctuary does AMAZING work protecting the bears and they should receive more support from the government and from international organisations. First thing to note is this is NOT a zoo. This place does not exist to amuse tourists and to please people....More

1  Thank ViajanteForadaCurva
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

If you love animals and are in the Brasov area, don't hesitate to go visit the beautiful brown bears in their largest sanctuary in the world. The park was set up to rescue mistreated brown bears that were brought up in terrible conditions, whether they...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great tour. it snowed so cold. Saw the lovely bears and the guide spoke great English and was clearly passionate about her job and answered any questions They do amazing work. Make sure that you buy stuff from their gift shop to support them. Also,...More

2  Thank bobblehead35
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I really wanted to see the Libearty Bear Sanctuary. I had heard so much and the work they are doing is fantastic. This is still true and if you have the opportunity to go, then definitely go. BUT call the sanctuary, don't trust the website...More

Thank UpturnedSuitcase
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived for the 10am tour, two groups split with one being in English. The tour guide was great with interesting insights and explaining the amazing work they are doing. We got to see several young cubs as well as adult bears. It’s hard to...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I was so happy to be able to experience Libearty during my trip to lovely Romania. We made sure to get there early for the 1st group with an English guide. It was a wonderful experience and brings such joy to know the story behind...More

1  Thank Vanessa V
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic job Libearty are doing. A Charity doing their utmost to rescue bears not just frim the circus but peoples homes from all over the world. Very informative and the grounds are lovely.

2  Thank hoaret
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12 January 2018|
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Response from m50lws | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is open throughout the winter see the website (ampbears) but only 2 tours per day. As it is remote if the weather is inclement it could be difficult to get to.