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Fuengirola zoo

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Fuengirola zoo

Hi we are staying at arcosur apartments benalmadena. We woud like to visit the zoo in fuengirola during our 2 week holiday. How far is the zoo from our apartment and how far a walk is it as we might walk it if not to far. Or are there buses that go directly there. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.



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hi Ger nice to see your keeping the D.Es on the Benalmadena forum busy you must have atleast another few hundred questions fir them lol!!! Fuengirola zoo great topic that does crack me up when i think of you & zoo

have a great hol :)))


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Fuengirola is around 12km from Benalmadena, so quite a walk. Doable but dont try it in peak season temp`s.

The Principe apartments are close to the sea front where the bus stop is close to the end of Palm tree Av. The bus to Fuengirola is the 110 and runs half hourly costing 1.40 € ish. Get off the bus at the bus station in Fuengirola, cross the road towards the train station, turn left and walk around 800m. The zoo or Bioparc as it is now named is on your right. Blink and you will miss the entrance, as it seems very strange to have a zoo bang in the middle of high rise apartment blocks etc.

You can also walk inland up Palm Tree Av to Arroyo and board the train to Fuengirola. Trains will shortly run every 20mins. just follow the directions above then to the zoo.

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Landmarks on the route: Library, Cinemas, Bioparc entrance.

In the summer they have late openings so you can see the nocturnal animals come out to play and usually an entertainment with an African theme. Well worth going to for a 'different' zoo visit.

If it matters I think 12 kms might be a little on the high side.

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Catch the train to Fuengerola and the zoo is just along the road (in the same direction the train was heading). Get there early cos it is only small and gets packed out by the afternoon.

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You could always get the ferry from Benalmadena Marina and then walk up through Fuengirola town to get there. Makes a great day out.

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Most visitors (me included) to the Fuengirola zoo are very surprised to find such a great and animal friendly (yet small) zoo.

I still recall my first visits to the zoo when I was a kid, long before its bankruptcy and later re-opening. It was a sad place...

Have fun.

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The zoo web page says that they are open every day no exception. So does that mean open on Christmas and new years?

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Hi there

I think they are, however you could email them and ask just to be on the safe side: info@bioparcfuengirola.es


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