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Zoologico de Barranquilla

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Nice zoo in the middle of the city

This zoo in the middle of the city, have a lot of nice animal, is very well conserve. Service... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Francisco L
via mobile
City Zoo In The Neighborhood

Within a short walk I found myself at the city zoo. Good value with plenty of shade trees and an... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Trapper J
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Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla 080014, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the saddest things I ever seen. I guess it’s not even just this zoo but the animals seemed very sad and lifeless. There aren’t that many animal options

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This zoo in the middle of the city, have a lot of nice animal, is very well conserve. Service people are very nice, they explain how to see all the animal.

Thank Francisco L
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Within a short walk I found myself at the city zoo. Good value with plenty of shade trees and an easy walk to see the exhibits. Many local animals that I have never seen before with many locals also enjoying the sights. Visit early morning...More

1  Thank Trapper J
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Good zoo but for sure needs to expand the facilities. Way too small of space for the elephants and the ostrich. Spend 2 hrs and price seem reasonable bring your cédula and it will be cheaper.

1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Went to the zoo on the recommendation of Tripadvisor. It is small but well taken care of and we had fun. One young man named Daniel that worked for the zoo approached us and said he could answer questions because he spoke English. He was...More

2  Thank txtfa001
Zoobaq, . at Zoologico de Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

HI! We love you enjoyed your visit and that you have learned some things about the animals. We hope you come back very soon.

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The lion and the elephant are in such small enclosures. The puma too. Some unique animals endemic to Colombia. I hate to say that there is an advantage to such small cages. Young kids can easily walk around the whole zoo in the heat.

1  Thank dutchblonde
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My in laws live 3 blocks from the zoo. We enjoy taking the nephews there it can be seen in 1 - 2 hours for easy stroll. Most animal displays are good. When the heat is high sometimes it is difficult to see the animals....More

1  Thank JDfromTitusville
Zoobaq, . at Zoologico de Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you so much for visiting us!

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It's small but has interesting animals. They sell nice empanadas in the back of the zoo. Make sure to apply mosquito repellent because it's ideal that you will get bit.

1  Thank Dayana C
Zoobaq, . at Zoologico de Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Dayana! Thank so much for visiting us, it's so nice you liked it.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The zoo is small, not too big but it has a lot animal to see between birds , monkeys, lions , tigers, snakes. It takes around 2 hours to see everything , and only Spanish information, nothing available in English.

Thank SANTA MARTA DIV... A
Zoobaq, . at Zoologico de Barranquilla, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for visiting us.

Reviewed 8 June 2017

There are two postings here for the same place. This is the official name of the zoo. Good place to see, I have additional comments under the other posting.

Thank Richard M
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