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Newquay Zoo

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Set in lush sub-tropical gardens, Newquay Zoo is home to more than 1,000 of the world's rare and exciting creatures. Just a short walk from Newquay's town centre and world famous surfing beaches, the Zoo is both one of Cornwall's most exciting...more
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Trenance Park, Newquay TR7 2LZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cracking day out yesterday although weather wasn’t very good at all. There was a few areas under reconstruction (which you’d expect this time of the year) in preparation for the season. Great selection of animals to view. Had a quick cuppa and was well priced....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OneChrisGreen
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Thank you for leaving us such a lovely 5 star review. It is very much appreciated. We hope that you will choose to visit us again soon. Kind regards The NZ Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited today for my daughter’s birthday. We didn’t book or arrange anything in advance and were planning to just pay to get in and have a nice day out. We had a cake with us and asked if we could put it somewhere which...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hollielouise953
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you so much for leaving us such a wonderful view. I am glad that our staff were able to help you and accommodate you. It is our aim at Newquay Zoo to provide visitors with a great day out and it sounds...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited here we thought we would see everything within an hour but were mistaken. Lots of walkthrough and indoor areas which made this a really good zoo to explore. Keeper talks were good plus a few lesser seen animals like Civets, Armadillos and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking to the time to leave us such a lovely review and 5 stars. It is very much appreciated. We do have some of the more unusual species here at Newquay and as you have correctly highlighted the civets, armadillo...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my kids here during half term - they had a great time. The Lions are a big crowd pleaser and the talk is very interesting and feeding time. We also enjoyed the meerkat talk and feeding. The play park areas are good and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you so much for your lovely review. We am delighted that you enjoyed your day with us and stayed to listen to our Lion Talk at 2.30pm. We hope that you found it not only fun but also educational. We hope that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Havent visited the zoo for a couple of years and the grandchildren were really excited at coming again. A lovely day added to the relaxed sense of the place and we were kept busy for the whole afternoon. The lunch facilities ofer a simple choice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alan P
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am glad to hear that you had an enjoyable day with us. I hope to welcome you back to Newquay Zoo again in the near future. Kind Regards The NZ Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a small zoo among houses and a sports centre in Newquay. I would say 2-3 hour maximum visit. For me the disappointing and upsetting aspect of this zoo is the lion enclosure which appears far too small for 3 large lions ( that I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Please be assured that our lions are in good health and are provided with plenty of enrichment and stimulation. They actually came to us from Longleat Safari Park and are a sibling...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So Newquay zoo today had a brilliant time with my family this zoo has so many animals and they look very happy and healthy, loads of info as walking around , the kids enjoyed watching the lions playing , the dragon maze and the Tarzan...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your lovely review. We have had a very busy half term with lots of visitors I think not only to the zoo but to Cornwall in general. As you correctly pointed out the car park to the zoo is free...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Newquay Zoo a couple of days ago. It is a very small zoo but there was still plenty to see. We ended up spending a couple of hours here. Luckily, due to the time of year we visited, parking was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your review. Its great to hear that you had such a great day here at Newquay Zoo. Our three lions boss, semira and amahle are very special to us all so I am glad you got to see them active...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were surprised how we managed to spend so much time at this zoo as it seemed so small at first, but the children were kept entertained and informed by the brilliant meet the animal sessions, the numerous play areas inclding a maze and assualt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda K
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your lovely review. Its great to hear that you had such a great day with us. Although we are only a small zoo in comparison to some of the larger zoos in the country we do try and ensure that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo was clean nice day out for young kids, but a very small zoo, Big display on birds, staff nice and friendly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susan L
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your day with us and I hope to be able to welcome you back to Newquay Zoo again in the future Kind Regards The NZ Team

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17 February 2019|
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Response from Katherine S | Property representative |
Good Morning A majority of our birds are in enclosures however we do have a few birds that are free roaming. These include peacocks, bantams and occasionally the ducks wander about. The tropical house does have free flying... More
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joyceanndixon
17 November 2018|
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Response from Katherine S | Property representative |
Good Afternoon. My apologies for the delay in responding. Disabled access around the zoo is very good with 90% of the zoo being accessbile There are only a couple of areas, upstairs in our tropical house and the childrens... More
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joyceanndixon
17 November 2018|
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Good Afternoon and may I apologise for the delay in responding. The zoo is I would estimate 90% accessible for anyone with disabilities. There are only two areas that would not be accessible and these are the children's... More
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