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Rotterdam Zoo

#3 of 194 things to do in Rotterdam Features Animals
Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 1857
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Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 1857
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rotterdam zoo Diergaarde Blijdorp (Stichting Koninklijke Rotterdamse Diergaarde, Foundation Royal Zoo of Rotterdam) is a zoo in the northwestern part of Rotterdam, one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands. In 2007 it celebrated its 150th anniversary. we were lucky because a vet was escorting...More

Thank Amin G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I Liked this zoo a lot. It has a great variety of animals and Bokito is an attraction on its own. He's big!

Thank Coen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great exhibits, modified from time to time. Lots of trees and greenery, like walking through a park. Great aquariums, salt water and fresh water. We enjoy it every year.

Thank 1Mansouri1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zoo in my hometown. Visited it many times now and it gets better everytime. They continue to make improvements to make the lives of the animals better and the education and experience for the visitors more great. Good restaurants, lots of indoor possibility if its...More

Thank Heleen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This city zoo is excellent. If you want to visit Rotterdam with children you must not skip this. It is rather a big zoo with animal shows. There is also a playground and of course there are restaurants where you can the famous Dutch poffertjes...More

Thank Hiranya B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super zoo you can get really close to some animals such as zebras my daughter was only couple inches away from one and no glass in between just beside it and she loved it. Very pleasant to walk around. Aquarium was great has a lovely...More

Thank Nambarie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Rotterdam from the UK and spent a day at the zoo, It's one of the nicest zoos I have visited, the enclosures were spacious and clean and the animals seemed very well cared for, I don't think I will ever see a polar...More

Thank kazziekats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a good place to take the family. Children young and old have a great selection of interesting things to do. The standard of care for the animals and birds is very high, the environment appears caring and the welfare respected. There are many things...More

Thank peter g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here using the voucher from my Rotterdam Welcome Card booklet. This gave me a 25% saving of the entry fee of €23. S check out the Welcome Card, as if you only visit the Zoo, you will save yourself money!! Anyway, back to...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I travelled by train from Amsterdam specifically to see the animals and the surroundings of this zoo. We were not disappointed at all. Our four day vacation from the UK (N.Ireland) was topped off by this visit and the weather was glorious...More

Thank David J
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Ibrahim L
31 July 2017|
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Response from Stephan V | Reviewed this property |
Entry is normally very quick. I do not think you will have to que up very long IF there is any que.
Judith F
30 July 2017|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
The height might not be the problem at the big carpark, but the narrow road might be.... Although with a little skill you should be able to manage!
20 June 2017|
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Response from Flyingramses | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed.