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Zoo de Santillana

#6 of 20 things to do in Santillana del Mar Features Animals
Avenida del Zoo Santillana del Mar, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
+34 942 81 81 25
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Shocking should be closed down

The zoo does not have the concept of animal welfare, the orangutang cage has concrete floor and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rdsp430
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Fife, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pleasant few hours visit

We thought that it could have been a bit expensive at €20, but it's well worth it. A large area... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Dennis C
,
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
2 weeks ago
“Shocking should be closed down”
26 May 2017
“Pleasant few hours visit”
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida del Zoo Santillana del Mar, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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+34 942 81 81 25
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo does not have the concept of animal welfare, the orangutang cage has concrete floor and nails projecting, bear cage concrete floor, enclosures not big enough for the type of animal, social animals held alone. There is a stream with a concrete channel through...More

Thank rdsp430
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We thought that it could have been a bit expensive at €20, but it's well worth it. A large area with an excellent variety of animals.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

No words to describe this awful run down zoo .Animals in horrific conditions , small dirty enclosures hence very smelly !! Rabbits in wire bottomed cages no food, peeing etc onto the concrete floor underneath them what a stench ! No grass or runs for...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Although the weather was not cooperating we had so much fun in that zoo! Animals are displayed so that you can see them well and even interact with some. Monkeys are especially funny. My kids have been in many zoos around the world and I...More

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Massive zoo! Strongly recommend to visit if you are somewhere around!:) also it have couple cosy cafe places and refreshments!

Thank Dija N
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The birds and smaller animals are all ok and the zoo has a nice atmosphere. The problem is that all the large mammals look like they are in concrete cages built 30 years ago. Very small enclosures badly in need of replacing. The male chimpanzee...More

Thank Ewen Cameron Z
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Your kids will love this zoo. But I'm not sure that the animals in the zoo agree. If you want to discuss animal welfare this is the place to do it.

1  Thank Bradsted
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

The animals are living in the smallest cages I have ever seen, they are also not eating what they are suppose to be eating, the bears are fed just bread. It was 40 degrees today and the animals did not have any shade to go...More

3  Thank fertheunicorn
Reviewed 26 July 2015

There is a wide range of animals here, particularly birds, many of which I haven't seen before. The butterfly house is magical, and we spent ages in there. We also witnessed a snake laying her eggs and a massive brown bear taking a bath, and...More

Thank babsdela
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

First, this zoo is placed within a very hilly area and there are relatively steep walkways to traverse; it was not designed with mobility-impaired people in mind. However, the paths are paved. Second, the animals appeared to be in more or less satisfactory conditions. We...More

Thank Jerandnanc
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