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“Educational but perhaps for kids 5+”
Review of Selva Viva

Selva Viva
Ranked #86 of 565 things to do in Santiago
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We went on a weekday and there were still lots of kids from school trips but luckily got in with a small group. The whole tour takes about an hour. Maybe my kids are more impatient than others but they wanted to move through faster than each guide allowed. Also, since it's guided the kids weren't allowed to go back and see animals twice. Its a neat place but not a big fan of the "tour".

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Located inside a huge park, the facility is a small building. It includes a guided tour to see and touch animals (including lizards, birds and snakes). Good place to visit with kids.

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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Unfortunately we don't speak Spanish so ALOT went over our heads, re video and introduction, so we left our guided group and wandered around by our selves, but a couple of the staff ( not guides but keepers) spoke some English and spent time with us, in very broken English its was awesome. The butterfly keeper was English speaking so told us ALOT about her charges and the lizards too. Even if no one had it was way worth it just to see little caimen and toucan up close , not a ideal life for the critters but an excellent way for the schools to teach about conversation, and this is what is was geared for... kudos to the amazing staff and the gorgeous fauna and flora too.

Thank frangii
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

For just 13USD you`ll have a 40min guided tour in Spanish seeing amazing animals from snakes, birds, chameleons, butterflies, etc.
I would recommend avoiding the crowds on the weekend to get a better experience.
Attraction for all ages.

Thank jlasauy
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

The place is a short experience of a real forest. They have made this place feel real. Great option as a start for kids who have never seen or been in a forest.
Well informed guides with great skills in delivering the information to kids.

Thank ajvatva
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