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“Great Zoo”

Zoo des Sables d'Olonne
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Owner description: Nature lovers, the Sables d'Olonne zoo is expecting you within walking distance from the ocean! Wild flora and fauna have found here their island dedicated to biodiversity research and conservation. Alongside 100-year old trees and lush vegetation, 350 rare animals inhabit this oasis: Atlas lions, Kordofan giraffes, Amur leopards, monkeys, maned wolves, red pandas, giant anteaters, armadillos and other birds will have you discover a fascinating world.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Great Zoo”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Now normally I don't like zoo's in general but this one has enough animals on show to keep your interest young or old. i think someone mentioned the gibbons they are a hot watching them or as said watching us is quite right. if you have young one take a hat for them and you come to that it catches the sun there and if the sea breeze is coming of the sea you don't realize how how it is.parking now that was fun I would park in the streets leading up to the zoo if you can it will save headaches/or get the train from the prom land train that is.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank LordKPlymouth
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

we visited this zoo for the first time with our young daughters (2,3) and they both loved it, it wasnt too big so they didnt get bored but still plenty of animals to see. They both loved the giraffes and loved the fact that you could get up so close to them. We were staying in saint jean de monts so the journey took us about an hour as we had our own car but we got there in the morning so it wasnt too busy and seeing as the temperture was in the 30's most of the week the girls enjoyed it better while it was cooler in the morning, will defo go back when we go this year

2 Thank chezza0708
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Small but quality and interesting and good quality”
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

9 and 7 year old boys really enjoyed this, particularly the opportunity to hand feed the lorikeets. Gibbons also fun to watch. Or we're they watching us?

Visited September 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

In centre and easy to park. 11 year old classed as adult price. Gift shop pricey. Good picnic facilities. Baby merecats very cute. Not very big site but good for a cloudy half day.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank chandramama
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Pleasant small zoo”
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We enjoyed a pleasant half day visit to the zoo. It has a wide range of animals in natural enclosures all of them seemed well treated. I'm not usually a fan of zoo's but this was a treat for the kids who really enjoyed the visit. It is not too large meaning that attention deficit didn't set in.

The monkeys are real little cheeky stars make sure you check them out. There are also Lions and Giraffes and small animals too. The bird area is hands on as they land on you to feed from the pots you can purchase at the entrance. Its a pleasant way to pass a few hours if you want a break from the beach.

Visited August 2013
2 Thank Wakylj
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