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Zoo La Boissiere du Dore

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la Chataigneraie, 44430 La Boissiere du Dore, France
+33 2 40 33 70 32
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A wonderland of animals and birds

Well worth the visit, you could easily spend a whole day here walking around. Very wide selection... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
MerlotRouge
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful zoo where animals got space

Beautiful zoo. Plan the full day there. The only thing, picnic is not allowed outside of the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Claire-Alan
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
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  • Terrible1%
1 Sep 2017
“A wonderland of animals and birds”
2 Aug 2017
“Beautiful zoo where animals got space”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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la Chataigneraie, 44430 La Boissiere du Dore, France
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Well worth the visit, you could easily spend a whole day here walking around. Very wide selection of animals in relatively spacious surroundings. Don't miss the birds of prey show at the end of the day, it is spectacular. Best to bring a picnic, to...More

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Vimoto, Responsable relations publiques at Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Thanks for spending time to write your feelings about our zoological park. It's a real pleasure for the whole team to know that his work is much appreciate. See you soon

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful zoo. Plan the full day there. The only thing, picnic is not allowed outside of the parking area. Luckily sandwiches are not bad - not good either, but not bad. About the animals, we were amazed by the numbers of species and by the...More

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Vimoto, Responsable relations publiques at Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thanks for spending time to give your feeling about our park. All the team is very happy to have his work recognized. Hope to see you soon again

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good selection of animals in good enclosures and all the animals are in good condition and nor displaying any obvious signs of stress...quite the opposite with some of them (especially the snow leopard that high-dived my son through the window! The real magic list in...More

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Vimoto, Propriétaire at Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thanks for your kind words. Hope to see you another time :)

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Probably the best we've been to in all honesty. Wide range of animals, birds, reptiles etc, many of them in open enclosures, which makes it feel more like a small safari park than a zoo. The animals seemed much happier than in other zoos too,...More

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Vimoto, Propriétaire at Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Thanks for your message, regards.

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We live close to one of Englands best zoos so expectations were high and we weren't disappointed. A very clean well arranged zoo and you can get so close tot the animals you can touch some (especially the Giraffes). The tigers and gorillas are spectacular...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is a good zoo and well worth a visit if you are in the area. There was a large range of animals and you could get very close to some of them (with safety glass in-between!). the layout of the park has been thoughtfully...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2013

This is the second time in 2 years we've visited the zoo.The giraffes were, as the previous contributor said truly amazing and I concur with the layout and variety of animals. The staff were helpful and pleasant, but the 'piece de resistance' is the 'Spectacle...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

Lovely zoo, well laid out and lots of opportunities to see different animals being fed. Two highlight moments were the 'Spectacle des Oiseaux' where a host of birds of prey and other beautiful birds flew within centimetres of our heads. It was brilliant. And secondly,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2013

We took our grandchildren, one a teenager, and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Animals are well cared for. There is the children's animal area and a terrific bird display. We loved the fact that we could feed the giraffes as the walkway takes you up to...More

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