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Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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So much fun for young kids!

We went with kids ages 2, 6 and 9. There was something for everyone except the 2 year old was of... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Brooke S
via mobile
Nice park esp for families with children.

One star down for limited opening times for attractions (they open from 10 - 17, but atractions are... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Ivo D
Hillegom, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Kristiansand Dyrepark is the number one tourist attraction in Norway, attracting close to 1 million visitors each year. It consists of more than 150 different animal species, entertainment, shows, amusement park as well as a seperate water park called Badelandet.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“amusement park” (30 reviews)
“water park” (32 reviews)
“all ages” (23 reviews)
Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went with kids ages 2, 6 and 9. There was something for everyone except the 2 year old was of course too young for most anything. The kids LOVED the bobsled and we really wanted to do the water park but it was too...More

Thank Brooke S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

One star down for limited opening times for attractions (they open from 10 - 17, but atractions are opened from 11 - 16).

1  Thank Ivo D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is not only a Zoo! Although the zoo is worth the visit on its own, there is much more to be seen and experienced. The zoo has lions, tigers and cheetas, a lot of nordic animals as wolves, elks and so on. All are...More

Thank Odd Kristian P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The biggest zoo in whole Norway. It takes about 3 hours to observe and walk around. It is amazing who they took advantage of the forest and make it a zoo than can host the animals.

Thank Tasos K
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I allways enjoy an outing to Dyreparken!! Very helpful staff and the animals appear to be very happy👍

Thank emolnes
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Had a superb tome visiting the zoo, plenty to see and do which will keep you busy all day. Food and drinks are readily available and parking is a doddle. I didn't expect this place to live up to the hype from the locals, but...More

1  Thank ste ve e
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a great place for kids up to teen-age, and even further. There is a Zoo With both local and exotic animals, and a lot of Things to do for the kids. They have focused on the books of the Norwegian author Torbjørn Egner...More

Thank Nordkvinnen
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The design of hotel is really unique. Like cowboy style. I choose front beach 3bedroom villa. The room is small but cozy. Kids love it. I book pirates breakfast. So pirates boat pick us up fr hotel to restaurant. Cause we wait at wrong spot....More

Thank Arabelle N
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Been here two times. Happy both times. Little on the pricier side, but the biggest zoo in the country. All kinds of animals. Great for all ages, especially for kids. Animal lovers will be amazed. The animals have tons of space, are taken good care...More

Thank Willy W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A lot of activities for kids as well as animals from around the world. Especially fun if your kids are fans of the Norwegian author Thorbjørn Egner.

Thank Spinloop
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Response from Hautom | Reviewed this property |
Hi The main taxi stand and busterminal is about 10 minuts from, cruise port, so that should be a breeze. A taxi would probably cost around 250 NOK. It´s about 15 minutes with taxi, depending on the traffic. You can also... More