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Rotterdam Zoo

#3 of 188 things to do in Rotterdam Features Animals
Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 1857
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 1857
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Reviewed 29 March 2013

well this has to be one of the best zoos we have visited within traveling not too far it has two entrances the main one is easy to get to u catch a bus in rotterdam center no33 it stops just outside the zoo u...More

5  Thank 25gillian
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Big zoo with a reasonable amount of room for the animals compaired with some. Expensive to get in but very interesting.

Thank fussytraveler74
Reviewed 4 March 2013

We arrived at the zoo at around 14.30 from Belgium. We paid 21 Euros per person + 8 Euros parking fee. The first thing we visited was the Oceanium, which is quite spectacular. There, one can admire sharks, fish and other sea creatures. The corridors...More

1  Thank AmarGeti
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Blijdorp remain the best zoo in the the Netherlands. It is very large and has a large number of animals divided in Geographical regions. Although the Zoo is currently into financial problems due to decreased government subsidizing it still manages to improve quality and add...More

Thank Erwinsp
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Well looked after and lots to see. Well worth the 21 euros to visit.Walking distance from Central station.

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Zoo in Rotterdam divided in two area's. One area has a very big aquarium and several oceanic animals. The other and older part can be reach by a "zoo-train" or just with a brief walk. The Zoo is constantly relocating animals in new habitats. Always...More

2  Thank Dutchkathy
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Being a regular visitor I have seen a lot of development of this zoo. Where animals used to be put together by family (e.g. large cats), the zoo is changing more and more to more natural environments and they are well on their way to...More

1  Thank Erik Z
Reviewed 12 January 2013

This Dutch zoo was voted as the best Dutch zoo in 2011 and 2012, both times a bit higher rated than the Northern Zoo in Emmen. If you almost arrive by train at the Rotterdam Central Station (from The Hague and Amsterdam), you can have...More

3  Thank Neuteboom
Reviewed 10 January 2013

This Zoo evolved to one of the worlds finest. Beautifully styled, nicely organized in themes and with well presented information. Absolute must for Zoo lovers, but just as nice for everyone else. The kid inside will be grateful....

3  Thank JVR2732
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Blijdorp, as Rotterdam Zoo is beter known, is a great place for a day out. Whether you ar one or one hundred years old. All sorts of animals can be seen, as wel af many sorts of fish. I go there regularly, and each time...More

4  Thank Andy P
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Does anyone know if the zoo allows dogs?
20 June 2017|
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Response from Wim B | Reviewed this property |
No, not allowed also no guidance dogs
Is there a car park at the zoo is it easy to find
17 October 2016|
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Response from lcampbe1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is on the other side of the zoo from where we entered but there is an entrance/exit there. Plenty of parking spaces.
does this zoo have polar bears?
25 August 2016|
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