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Parque Animaya

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Address: Calle 60 numero 866 | Por 95 Fraccionamiento Ciudad Caucel, Merida 97135, Mexico
06:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 18:00

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The kids loved it...

... and so did we. Always ambiguous when it comes to the topic of zoological parks, we quite enjoyed this one due to its open concept with most animals roaming free (more or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maximilian H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... and so did we. Always ambiguous when it comes to the topic of zoological parks, we quite enjoyed this one due to its open concept with most animals roaming free (more or less). The nice playground and especially the water park were a perfect change to the city heat for the kids. And, no entrance fees whatsoever, kudos Mérida!

Thank Maximilian H
Miramichi, Nb. Canada
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314 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a huge fan of Zoos in general.. I think when this one is completed it will be a must see.. You are in the cage ( so to speak )..riding in a wagon pulled by a truck.The animals are literally surrounding you or ignoring you.. Right now....there are none of the larger animals, such as lions, tigers etc..( they... More 

1 Thank Victoria477
Waterloo, Canada
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Anamaya on a warm day, but not too hot. We took a boat ride, Safari ride and rode the elevator to the top of the tower. Not a huge zoo but you do get close to the animals. There's also a nice splash pad where everyone can cool off. Overall a great outing and everything is free!

Thank CanadianDeb
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56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It's not a real big zoo, but it is nice. You want to get there kinda early to get the Safari ride and the boat ride. There is an observation tower when you first come in, which is pretty cool, but go to the right and get your safari and boat tickets, because sometimes they run out of tickets. There... More 

Thank ellijay1
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This impressive zoo has many animals for the kids to see and enjoy. And it is free to all people like locals and tourists. It is a well worth adventure for the whole family. It has a huge monument that you can take an elevator up to look out and see the whole zoo as well as the local homes... More 

Thank KevC46
Northampton, England
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Travelling to various places I always expect things that are free to be just ok, nothing special, especially if they've been there for a while, so I didn't have high hopes for Animaya. How wrong I was. I kept getting the feeling that I must have blagged my way into the paid bit. From the boat trip around the lake,... More 

3 Thank tim_foster5mpu
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The line is longer than the ride around but very fun and very cool seeing the animals wander around with you in the truck.

3 Thank tommygunsf
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I had a lot of fun there. Is a nice place to spend time with the family. Great guided tour (like a safari)! There are food and water vender machines. Recommend to wear sunblock and natural fiber clothes (is a very very hot place)

3 Thank Eilen M
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Take a boat ride or safari bus ride right in where the animals are. Fun! This is a different kind of zoo. Ride the elevator up the tall tower in the middle of the park and you can see for miles!

3 Thank yucatandeaf
Cancun, Mexico
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88 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

You should know than is really far away from the city, it's very good cause the animals really looks like healthy, you have 2 ways to enjoy the park, walking or minibus (you should reserve this) I been there on Sunday and I have nothing to pay, I am not very sure if everyday is free, but is a good... More 

2 Thank Ivan A

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