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Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark

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Antoon van Hooffplein 1, 6816 SH Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 442 4534
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Beautiful zoo with lots of green

A pleasure to walk through the park, many beautiful plants. Many atractions are inside and that is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter S
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Loved the different areas.

Nice zoo in beautiful location. Easy access by public transport About 15 minutes from Arnhem... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PacificFreak
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The Netherlands
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On March 31, 1913, Faisanterie Buitenlust, the forerunner of the current modern animal park Burgers' Zoo, opens its doors to the public for the first time. Since its foundation by Johan Burgers, the first owner and the one who named the animal park in Arnhem, the park has always remained a real family business. Already from its inception the zoo caused a sensation due to its daring new organisation, which naturally is in the way the animals' accommodations are shaped as well as in the way the experiences for the visitors are created. Burgers' Zoo has a rich history, which has shaped the zoo into the way it is today, and as you can still find it now in the wooded area just north of Arnhem.
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Antoon van Hooffplein 1, 6816 SH Arnhem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasure to walk through the park, many beautiful plants. Many atractions are inside and that is perfect in bad weather. I enjoyed the Dessert, the Bush and the Mangrove most. We were lucky that it was not very busy on this day. I do...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice zoo in beautiful location. Easy access by public transport About 15 minutes from Arnhem central station (bus 3), it stops in front of the entrance.Staff is very helpful. Restaurants are a bit expensive but the coffee tasted great and the food was fresh. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here with my family. I've already been in other zoos in The Netherlands(Rotterdam, Amersfoort,Apeldoorn), so I knew what to expect. Burger'zoo is quite big and I liked how all the different zones of are represented. Really nice "the bush" ,with the tunnels like...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Just spent two days at Burgers as part of a photography workshop run by Chameleon Photography in the UK, the first day was pretty much torrential rain so we stayed in all the innovative indoor areas, the "Bush" which is setup like a Rain Forest...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Great selection of animals and perfect viewing points for visitors. The Ocean section is better than most aquariums you find scattered around. Highly recommended

1  Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I went with my 9 and 7 year old boys and they were amazed "this is awesome" we walked around for about 5 hours. The zoo is incredible. The Mangrove with the Manatees and Crabs was excellent. The underground mine between the bush and desert...More

1  Thank infoH255KV
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The best ZOO I visited so far. A variety of animals and environments to see and all soo beautiful to take pics of. Was an amazing day. Its a good place to go on sunny AND rainy days too.

Thank Arthur W
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The second visit of the year and i have to say this time the weather played ball. We went on a monday which was brilliant, very quiet so everywhere we went was relaxed and table spaces and viewing places were always accessible. All the animals...More

Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We are living in Germany and we went for a one day trip to Burger‘s zoo in Arnhem. It was a nice day , specially that the weather was good. The zoo is nicely organized. There is something for all age groups. My kids are...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Definitely one of the best zoos in the world. Professionally created enclosures after enclosures. Fantastic day out for the family. We spent five hours at the zoo but could have easily spent double that (we arrived in the afternoon so couldn’t). A must see attraction...More

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lornalevack
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Near the entrance. Go ahead past the penguins slightly to the left (not to the right from the entrance, which leads to the children's restaurant and playgrounds) and they're on your left.
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