Rotterdam Zoo, Rotterdam

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Featuring various habitats and rich ecosystems, Rotterdam Zoo houses more than 10,000 animals, representing 600 species from around the world. Spread across 12 hectares (30 acres) of densely cultivated land, the zoo features swamps with trees and suspended bridges, dark humid caves and steppes, and a massive aquarium. You'll see animals ranging from the tiniest mice or fish to gigantic 6 m (20 ft) octopi, wild cats, and elephants. Walk along a 22 m (72 ft) underwater tunnel surrounded by sharks and oceanic critters, tour large African savannahs, and come face-to-face with polar bears in a frozen cave. Put Rotterdam Zoo and other Rotterdam attractions into our Rotterdam day trip planning tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Had a great pre noon at the zoo, with animals from all the continents. Enjoyed the Oceanium the most! Lots of walking =) 
    Had a great pre noon at the zoo, with animals from all the continents. Enjoyed the Oceanium the most! Lots of walking =)  more »
  • Nice zoo with many and different animals, perfect place to spend time with kids. I always come here when i visit Rotterdam 
    Nice zoo with many and different animals, perfect place to spend time with kids. I always come here when i visit Rotterdam  more »
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  • Great zoo which is located not far from either the motorway and public transportation facilities. The zoo is relatively large with a great selection of animals found across the continents. The animal have nice enclosures and there is a lot of information offered through signs or through zoo staff. Plenty of restaurants on-site but a variety in menu's could be nice. They also provide breeding programs for different species. Overall a nice zoo.
  • Very enjoyable zoo, however I found it incredibly difficult to find my way in the back part of the zoo. Also the food stall personnel isn't very quick leading to lines even on a quiet day. Management might need to increase motivation by providing better pay or proper training. Aquarium is very cool

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