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Zoo de Castellar

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 20:00
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Not bad at all.

For €17 this is a pretty good afternoon out. Some of the enclosures (especially ones with water... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
via mobile
They are focused on the animals.

The Main thing for us visiting were to see the tigers and the other big cats. I have no complains... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Stathelle, Norway
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cerro Del Moro S/N | GPS Settings, 11350 Castellar de la Frontera, Spain
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed with my visit today. 1- glass windows are all very dirty, which makes it hard to take a good photo of the animals 2- all animals have a very small living space 3- crocodiles have hardly any water and the water they do...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

For €17 this is a pretty good afternoon out. Some of the enclosures (especially ones with water) definitely need more attention and look run down but the animals were all so friendly, and you can tell that they are well treated. The bird enclosure was...More

Thank Beffymo
Reviewed 11 September 2018

€17 entrance fee well worth this zoo as far as we as a family were concerned. Enclosures for the amount of animals in them was adequate. Large area for 2 crocodiles containing more than enough water. Animal encounters were amazing. From the lion cub, bit...More

Thank Mobile166595
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We visited as a family and I have left with some concerns that are elsewhere in the reviews. I completely understand that this is a different type of zoo and that the aims may well be well founded and I salute that work . It...More

Thank Leroquoz
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Appalled by the treatment of the animals at this ‘rescue centre’. The animals are exploited to provide entertainment to visitors. On arrival we witnessed a lion cub being forced to lie on the ground while visitors pet him. When we asked where he was rescued...More

1  Thank Afton94
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Main thing for us visiting were to see the tigers and the other big cats. I have no complains about the animals. But the cafeteria was bad, bring your own food.

Thank haralddo
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely day here! Staff are friendly & animals well cared for! You can feed them as you walk round & my husband was let into the bird cage (they let him out tho 😢) Animals know you have food and are friendly but...More

Thank HevMax
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This petting zoo was recommended to us by our resort manager. Entry was 17 euros adult and 11 euros for a child. You could buy a bag of food from reception and feed the monkeys and birds as you went round the zoo. We arrived...More

1  Thank Claire P
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I am not a fan of zoos but this one is different. The animals are all rescued. You can see visible signs of the abuse they have escaped thanks to this organisation. I have been there twice now, and the animals all look very happy,...More

Thank Venerina
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This zoo likes to present themselves as a rescue center, but treat their animals like cash machine's. The first thing we witnessed walking into the zoo is a baby jaguar chained to the wall and lying in a dirty bed while 5 small children are...More

2  Thank Jennifer M
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Ste C
14 July 2018|
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Response from 8427Abi | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not. But it's still worth a visit!
Annemarie O
24 March 2018|
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Response from SandiHo | Reviewed this property |
It would be extremely difficult by public transport (impossible?). Easy by car and well worth a visit.
Melanie M
15 July 2017|
Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
It is about an hours drive. Take the toll road or the coast road following the signs for Algeciras and Cadiz. If you come off the toll road and then head on the coast road you will see signs for "Valderrama". Go up that road... More