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#1 of 70 things to do in Kristiansand Features Animals
Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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Great zoo.

Best zoo in Norway. Maybe the best in scandinavia. Quite expensive but i guess it costs to run this... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2016
Niklas A
Probably one of the best zoo's in Europe

Our family visited Dyreparken in june '16, and spent 7 hours in the park. (You could very well... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
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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.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Best zoo in Norway. Maybe the best in scandinavia. Quite expensive but i guess it costs to run this great place.

Thank Niklas A
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our family visited Dyreparken in june '16, and spent 7 hours in the park. (You could very well spend twice as much time if you want to) It is obvious that the animals in the zoo are well taken care of, and have evrything they...More

Thank tihauga
Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you have been to Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World or any major theme park in the US, you will leave in despair after spending time at this park. The park can be best summarized as follows: 20% decent zoo, 20% water park (if...More

1  Thank ABQfamilyguy
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We visited the park over two days. The animal presentations were a highlight. We really thought the lion trainer was a great presenter. We knew traveling outside of the school vacation meant few lineups which was great for the rides as we could ride as...More

Thank can-nor
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Calm and clean Animals looking well taken care of A mix of different Norwegian farm and wild animals, reptiles, African and Asian animals (among others) Absolutely professonal and service minded personell Swimming area open in summertime Restaurants and ice bars -all open in summertime Big...More

Thank Bardutt
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stopped in Kristiansand for one night on our way to Denmark, and of course we had to visit the zoo. I have been there as a child so only good memories about it. When we started the day it was raining a lot, but...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

When you pay 40 euros per adult and 35 for children while Disney land Paris is 47 & 40 euros / day you expect a bit of satisfaction against the money you paid but unfortunately you will be deeply disappointed!!!! Comparing to parks in Europe...More

1  Thank Josef L
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The park offers a wide selection of animals, as well as beautiful forrest walks. You'll se several characters and scenes from beloved Norwegian children tales and there have their own shows during summer season. A beautiful park I would love to return to.

Thank InaMP
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing place for any ages. The staff here is realy takibg good care of the animals who is living in this park. And not only that.. But its also a amusment park at the same time.. Talking about saving time ;) And every summer they...More

Thank Roseth H
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I've been to this zoo quite a few times in different seasons and it's always nice. The animals have a lot of space and I think they thrive there. Of course it's best to attend this zoo in summertime when the place is most active....More

Thank Aleksandra L
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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