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Curacao Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Playground needs shade

The zoo is ok, highlight was the very old lion at the entrance... He didn't look very happy... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Jennefer P
Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten
Every milestone reached, is a victory.

This is a Zoo with a lot of memories and history. The Zoo is being reconstructed.And we cant wait... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
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We are currently doing renovations: May First 2017 we celebrated the 75 Anniversary of our national ZOO, during the past 6 years major changes are occurring on our grounds. For example becoming a member of the species 360 global zoological database...more
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Chuchubiweg z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I hate writing a bad review as it’s clear they are trying to redevelop the place but it’s pretty disappointing when you get there to be told that apart from rabbits and goats, the whole place is closed? Maybe have a notice on the website...More

Thank JonathanEllis84
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The zoo is worth a visit. Not many animals are on display however those who are seem to be well taken care of. There are donation boxes available to help the zoo in its renovation efforts, as the entrance is currently free. I also read...More

2  Thank Mihai T
Reviewed 15 March 2018

i spent some time reading the negative reviews of this place before writing this, and I must say that some of the things said are a little unfair. If you are expecting the San Diego or Taronga Zoo, that is not what is here. What...More

Thank Milligold
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a Zoo with a lot of memories and history. The Zoo is being reconstructed.And we cant wait to se our new Zoo. The staff and volunteers are doing an amazing job.A lot of work to do but not impossible.Keep up with the great...More

Thank Chenevieve
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

It's been a long time go i had been there. It was great, loving what they are doing with Curacao Zoo. It's a work in progress, but I could see and feel that they are doing their best with love and passion. Botanical garden in...More

Thank Geoffrey D
Curacao Z, Public Relations Manager at Curacao Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you for taking your time to give your review. We truly appreciate your support hope to see you soon

Reviewed 10 September 2016

The zoo is ok, highlight was the very old lion at the entrance... He didn't look very happy though. The playground looked cute but you could fry an egg on the equipment, no shade provided and it gets extremely hot.More

Thank Jennefer P
Management response:Responded 14 September 2016

Good day Jennefer,Thanks for your review... The poles are in place and shortly we will have the shading mesh for the small playground. The rest(bigger playground) will have shading of the big trees. You can see into our masterplan on our website. We hope to...More

Reviewed 13 June 2016

First off the place is currently under some sort of renovations, and most of it is closed to the public right now. That having been said, if you are coming from anywhere with any kind of reputable zoo, you probably shouldn't bother coming. The only...More

Thank djrudiak
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The zoo is kept clean. Sometimes they have movies nights. Sometimes they have carnival style games for the kids to play. Lots of lights everywhere. Food stands and a play ground.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This zoo is under renovations...for the next 15 years!! Seriously. It was such a sad zoo with many sad caged animals (monkeys, goats, ostrich, a puma, snake, birds, flamingos, pigs, donkeys). The place actually looked abandoned except for a dozing security guard. We asked "how...More

6  Thank doubleosting
Curacao Z, Manager at Curacao Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Good day, for your info our renovation plan is going on from 2013- 2023. so not 15 but 10 years. and in hte past 2 years maybe not for the common eye but internally alot has been done. to rebuild a 63 year old park...More

Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

The best way to spent a saturday night with the kids. It brought back so many memories. Zoovie nigth was awesome. Keep up the great job.

Thank MyrishadeLima
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