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La Reserva de Fauna

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Address: Highway east from town, Piriapolis 20200, Uruguay
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View native animals, including penguins, vultures, ostriches, owls and...

View native animals, including penguins, vultures, ostriches, owls and several varieties of stags, at this beautiful nature reserve.

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A good autochthonous attraction

Our visit was on a cloudy autumn day as part of a tour and we were well surprised about the variety of species there. It is perfect for families.

Reviewed 11 June 2015
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super nice people, friendly and helpful. The Zoo is rustic which is part of it's charm. There are several hiking paths that take you to different areas with animals. The Leopards are incredible. The Puma looks super powerful.

Thank Rob N
Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This attraction is located on the footstep of Pan de Azucar . So , if you are going to visit Pan de Azucar or Piria castle , you can also cover this . Animals like Jaguar , Puma is there along with various kind of interesting birds . Kids should enjoy it . Not recommended for those , who seek... More 

Thank Santanu S
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

Our visit was on a cloudy autumn day as part of a tour and we were well surprised about the variety of species there. It is perfect for families.

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Reviewed 14 January 2015

It is so sad the conditions of the birds and other animals there. It needs more attention, more care. The park for kids on the other hand is ok, also if you plan a picnic in family.

2 Thank FranyMarie
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Lovely property. A good walk and for hikers, there is that option, also. Of course, you have to believe these animals need protection and thus being caged is for their own good. But it is hard to see large, elegant animals like owls and puma with absolutely no room to fly or run. Doubly upsetting to see people calling at... More 

3 Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

Some of the animals are in really small cages without any activities. You can see all the animals on a slow 1h walk through the reserva. There's a small cafe where you can buy snacks and drinks. We did not walk on top of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, so cannot tell anything about that.

1 Thank FIN_C0uple
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

It is a well run reserve, just average in terms of how it is laid out. But of course it has quite a number of Uruguayan wildlife species, and a good place to see it all in one. It was a bit run down when I was there it might have changed for the better or maybe not...

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