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Address: Royal Botanic Gardens | Zoo Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Animal Lovers and children's fun day

Nice range of animals from local and international countries Plenty birds, snakes, monkeys. A range of wild cats, fishes and other critters. Wednesdays are the Snake Feeding... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
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Chaguanas, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I haven't visited the zoo since childhood but was so surprised when i visited. More room for the animals. The area was clean. I got a good excercise by walking lol. I did not even get to see the deer but will on my next visit.

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Thank Krystal R
Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful day at the zoo with my husband. Parking was $20. TT and Tickets where $30. TT per adult. There is also a canteen. It was a nice experience. We had so much fun that we decided that at least once for the yr we would go visit.

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Thank ssc19922016
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find my every visit to the zoo absolutely soothing , i love to just sit quite and listen to the sounds of nature and the animals .It's in the city but yet it feels so far from the hustle of everyday life . Plus the staff is so very well informed and always willing to take the time out... More 

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Thank Phyllis M
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great little zoo! The admission was $5 USD. We spent about 3 hours here. The giraffe feeding and the flamngos were the best parts.

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Thank willowtigris
Chaguanas, Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nice range of animals from local and international countries Plenty birds, snakes, monkeys. A range of wild cats, fishes and other critters. Wednesdays are the Snake Feeding day. But if you go before lunch time, you can get the opportunity to see other Zoo handlers feeding other animals too.

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Thank CassimsComputing
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We spent around 3 hours in the zoo looking around the exhibits. There are new ones currently being built as a lot of the old enclosures are small and not really fit for purpose with a few of the animals looking distressed. The real downside for me was the staff. Many were just sat playing on their phones and messing... More 

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Thank Aidan W
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I'll let you in a little secret about us - we love animals and visit zoos everywhere we go! The Emperor Valley Zoo is well maintained and the animals are happy. The new chimpanzee, tiger and giraffe enclosures are spacious and awesome. The monkey cages need some improvement, which is in the works. You can feed the giraffes 4 times... More 

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Thank kristina g
Bridgetown, Barbados
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you love zoos and animals, this is the place to go. Extensive refurbishments, added attractions, look to spend the day.

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Thank _bajanrose_9
Diego Martin, Trinidad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Go in with low expectations and you may just have a good time. There are definitely tons of exhibits! I personally enjoyed the flamingos, and most especially the giraffes. The place isn't really maintained that well, but overall it's still not the worst thing in the world. It's a decent time on a weekend when you have nothing better to... More 

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Thank Johnny L
Colorado
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9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My visit to the local zoo was amazing..After paying a small entrance fee. We immediately started observing the animals. The kids were quite excited to see the Giraffes and Lions. There is a lot to see and learn. On our last visit, one of the lions celebrated his birthday, on our return this year we heard of his passing. The... More 

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Thank karyn M

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