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Tropiquaria Zoo

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Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
+44 1984 640688
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This place is great for the family not that big but there are quite a few animals to see this will... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
ian s
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Swindon, United Kingdom
via mobile
A lovely attraction that exceeded our expectations.

My wife, daughter and I visited on Monday 25th July. From the promotional leaflet we were not sure... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Andrew B
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“puppet show” (83 reviews)
“pirate ships” (73 reviews)
“play areas” (48 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
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Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
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+44 1984 640688
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This place is great for the family not that big but there are quite a few animals to see this will keep you entertained as well as the talks they do and feeding times They have a cafeteria which is not badly priced as well...More

1  Thank ian s
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My wife, daughter and I visited on Monday 25th July. From the promotional leaflet we were not sure how long this attraction would hold our interest. We ended up staying most of the day. First impressions were less good - the building looks a bit...More

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a fascinating small zoo with plenty of interesting play facilities and even puppet shows to occupy small children while parents chill out. My two kids are teenagers now but are still loyal visitors when we're nearby. Now they spend longer learning about the...More

2  Thank GoSlowLynx
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It's okay at best. £43 for 2 adults, 2 ten year olds and a three year old. They enjoyed the pirate ships they could play on. Animals are okay, but it is no zoo. Food hall food is poor, fast food only, nothing healthy. I'd...More

1  Thank EnglandFamilyGuy
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area and want a day out that is good value for your money - here is where it is well spent. Great kids areas for playing, the food is really good and great value, and the animals are clearly well...More

1  Thank Gorillaz1982
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited 24th July with the kids as my daughter got a free family ticket from her school,upon arival seeing the prices if we had payed we thought it must be good and full of excitement we went in, first impressions count for a lot...More

1  Thank Sparkymarky84
Reviewed 24 July 2016

At first I wondered what on earth we had brought our family to. Parts of the zoo are a little tired in places, but on the whole we had a good time. The children enjoyed the different play areas. The food was mostly good, however...More

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We were on holiday in the area and thought it would be fun to take our daughter to Tropiquaria. Unfortunately we were disappointed. The place was quiet with little atmosphere, the building quite drab and the aquarium was very limited. The staff were friendly and...More

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

We don't really know who we are responding to as the identity of a "Trip Advisor Member" is a little generic. However I would make the following observations: "The building is a little drab" It is a grade 2 listed building, (a decision made by...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed nearby so decided it was worth a visit. Unfortunately the place was far smaller than the leaflet we had seen implied and left after a few hours. In that time we walked around twice (very slowly as we had a disabled 4 year...More

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

What a shame you didn't stay for the afternoon, during July and August, every weekday afternoon there is - Otter talk at 1.30pm, Meerkats at 2.45pm Lemurs 3.30, Ferret racing at 12.30 and 3.30, Plus inside talks at 2pm, 3pm and 4 pm on request,...More

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Visited tropiquaria whilst on holiday in the area. Its the weirdest place I have ever been, the puppet show was very strange indeed and really boring. There was a funny smell inside too. The animals cases like where the tarantulas were kept all had dust...More

Thank emboj
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Don K
20 April 2017|
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Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
If eligible for state pension £8.75, if not £10.25.
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Christine W
30 July 2016|
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Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
In fact the pirate play area is wheelchair accessable if you ignore the steps (the original BBC steps from the 1930s and approach via the agouti enclosure or through the gardens to the East of the entrance. The only area... More
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LiionsofAfrica
30 May 2016|
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Yes of course any of the ones normally acceptable within the UK
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