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The Papanack Zoo

#1 of 1 things to do in Wendover Features Animals
150 County Road 19, Wendover, Ontario K0A 3K0, Canada
+1 613-673-7275
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Three of us went in July to visit on the way back to Ottawa from Hawkesbury. The animals' living... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Francine C
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Fun to have a zoo in our region. The place needs improvement. It looks old, poor and doesn't look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rockland, Canada
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150 County Road 19, Wendover, Ontario K0A 3K0, Canada
+1 613-673-7275
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Three of us went in July to visit on the way back to Ottawa from Hawkesbury. The animals' living spaces are too small, the animals look neglected and some even look like they know they are emprisonned. I don't have a clue why they haven't...More

Thank Francine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to have a zoo in our region. The place needs improvement. It looks old, poor and doesn't look inviting. The place needs to be refreshed. Love to see different animal not far from home. Went ounce and will not return soon. It needs more...More

Thank gdcorbeil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just visited the Papanack zoo yesterday. While we have been in the area for 16 years it was our first and won't be our last. While the landscape needs improvement the new management are doing an excellent job at managing with their resource available....More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were at the Zoo 5 years ago and back then we were never to go back. Wanted to give it a second shot with the new administration. I am convinced that the workers do there best to keep,this place alive, but honestly it should...More

4  Thank medic851
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The zoo staff is super nice and friendly! The zoo is well taken care of and the animals are from bunnies to lions so lots to see. If you are going though think about bringing water boots if it had rained a lot because I...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I've lived in the area my whole life so I have been to Papanack many times since it opened. A few years ago there was a change of ownership and they have done nothing but improvements to the park for all of the animals' well...More

2  Thank Steph L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Went there with three seniors, a 4 year old, a new born and two adults. Easy to get there from Ottawa. Had read the negative reviews but decided to take a chance. Overall, it was a great half day. Got there around 10:30 and left...More

3  Thank koss123
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was a GREAT place for a family outing. Me and my fiancé brought our almost two year old. When I saw the reviews, I got disappointed because there were a lot of the reviews saying it was a horrible place. When I got there,...More

1  Thank b0bt874
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I call it my little piece of heaven! Happy helpful staff! Beautiful setting and gorgeous well cared for animals! I have been to this zoo many times and I never get bored! It's a new adventure every time!!

2  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We built a visit to Papanak Zoo into our Cub Scout program. It is a great place to see, and learn about, animals that the kids don't normally see. As much as possible, the containment facilities resemble the natural habitat. The staff is knowledgeable and...More

2  Thank Rob L
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