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Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti

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Libearty Bear Sanctuary is the biggest brown bear sanctuary from Europeand has the largest surface in the world. Here, 75 bears found a nice home in this 5 stars welfare facility. Here you can see happy bears in their natural environment, after a...more
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| DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075, Romania
+40 268 471 202
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You could see bears in the wild by getting up before dawn and going to an expensive hide-out with one of the local operators (starting at 50 €)... If you don’t want to do so, or cannot afford it, this sanctuary is the next best...More

Thank DavidYonatan
Reviewed yesterday

n six wolves. You get taken on a guided walk to see some of the rescued bears. We were lucky to see two splashing about and playing so happily in a pond. Also the youngest bear trying hard to get something edible from outside its...More

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place, the whole idea of saving bears from life in small cages, in zoos or for touristic photography reasons are really heart touching. It really looks that the bears are in the first place and the visitors can only watch from safe distance. Just...More

Thank Tamir M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very dedicated people are permanently taking professional care of about 100 bears saved from different bad and very bad situations (one of them was kept for 12 years in a small cage with all the walls and the floor made of steel grates). The bears...More

Thank Teodora-Ileana
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed every moment there. Learned so much about bears in a positive way and the amazing things people there do for them. The kids had a great time watching these amazing creatures so close. Two important things: 1. The road that leads there is...More

Thank Guybajour101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find via a gps like Google maps. Advised to go at 11. Wonderfull guide with a passion for the animals. It breaks your heart that this is necessary but great that things are changing for wildlife finally. First a 7 minute interesting movie....More

Thank lagid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the bear sanctuary and we enjoyed the tour alot. They do great work there. The guides are funny and informative. They do 3 tours a day when they are open at 9,10 and 11. The road to the sanctuary is very bad...More

Thank Waelkhalifa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for giving up time, money in order to help these beautiful bears. What a wonderful place. Read reviews on here before going - people, stop moaning, tours leave on time, get there. Your going to have to depart early, the road is 2.5km...More

Thank chillledout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit to Liberty Bear sanctuary. Not v well sign posted but if you put in town in sat nav and look out for signs on the road you will find. It's up a long stoned road not great in a hire car....More

Thank angela18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The organization is doing an amazing job helping mistreated wild animals. See bears, wolves and deers live, learn about their story and the efforts done to get them to the sanctuary. The animals are well treated and have a lot of space to roam. The...More

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Response from m50lws | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is open throughout the winter see the website (ampbears) but only 2 tours per day. As it is remote if the weather is inclement it could be difficult to get to.