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Zoologico de San Martin

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San Martin, Banos 010151, Ecuador
+593 3-274-1966
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We Enjoyed the Zoo

We had a pleasant time here. It's nothing fancy. Just a relaxing time with some cool... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Your typical zoo

It was interesting to see exotic animals but all the animals looked so sad. I really felt bad for... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Williamstown, New Jersey
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San Martin, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had a pleasant time here. It's nothing fancy. Just a relaxing time with some cool animals. Make sure you take the 30 minute walk from town. There's some super cool river gorges near the zoo.

Thank Brandon8080
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It was interesting to see exotic animals but all the animals looked so sad. I really felt bad for all of them. All the animals needed more space.

Thank Sandritaa8
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to the zoo, after having our expectations on developing-world zoos turned on it's head by the zoo in Cali, Colombia (which was excellent for a developing country standards, and on par with several North American zoos). Unfortunately the zoo in...More

3  Thank RobbH204
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A very nice place you can see the wildlife close enough clean affordable and safe. Take some water it gets hot depends of the time you visit.

Thank carrasroc
Reviewed 20 February 2017

On vacation in Banos for two weeks. We decided to go to the zoo. WOW and double WOW is all I can say. This zoo has the most breathtaking views high up in the mountain tops. It is not wheel chair friendly but is for...More

1  Thank Don84101
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Baños Zoo houses the number of species of animals that are found in the diverse terrain of the Orient and Sierra regions of Ecuador. The zoo is located at the base of the Tungurahua Volcano and some of the main enclosures have been built...More

1  Thank polita1015
Reviewed 18 December 2016

My holidays are very good and now I went to Ambato to visit new places and the zoo that in years I haven't visited. To living the experience of being there zoo was wonderful,knowing several kinds of animals and a very climate pleasant . I...More

Thank Chiqui G
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We hired a guide for $5.00 to take us through the zoo. Very limited amount of animals. Should not be on your list, if you are short on time. If you have visited any big zoos in the states, you will be disappointed.

Thank BocaGuy1234
Reviewed 14 September 2016

There are many animals that also exist in the wild in Ecuador but are endangered. Educational trip. Zoo needs a little maintenance.

Thank EduardUtrecht
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Small zoo good to spend 1 hour with species you don't see in European zoo's. When coming out of the zoo walk a few hunderd meters between the big rocks in front to see people who risk their lives flying/ hanging on a cabble.

Thank RobNetherlands
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