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Built in the end of 1997, the Lagos Zoo was inaugurated on the 16th of November 2000, with the sponsorship of Maria João Abreu and José Raposo.
The design of the spaces, the movement of land, planting trees, logs and rocks and extreme care in details according to the species, the Zoo Park Lakes, had the recognition that today enjoys the good animal welfare residents, architectural simplicity and call to reflection.

Conservation, education and protection are key principles of Lagos Zoo. Enjoy your day marveling at the colorful birds, monkeys, penguins, reptiles and wide range of wildlife. Visit the small farm where children have the chance to come into close contact with domestic animals.
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Parque Zoologico de Lagos
Skip the busy beaches and enjoy a family-friendly day exploring Lagos Zoo. See exotic birds, monkeys, reptiles, and more, while learning about the zoo’s conservation, education, and protection initiatives. Purchase tickets ahead of time to avoid disappointment, with under 3s admitted for free, and visit at a time of day that suits your schedule.
  • Enjoy a family-friendly day away from the crowded beaches

  • Discover over 350 different species from all over the world

  • No need to rush with extended summer opening times

  • Visit the small farm for an up-close experience with domestic animals
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A really nice experience

Well worth a visit. Well maintained, nice staff and lots of animals that often wanders around freely. An unique experience. We were positively surprised. We would defenitly go there again.

Thank A3519
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great staff, interesting animals and good value.

Young family members loved this trip to this very interesting and not large zoo. Free car parking across the road. Very dedicated and helpful staff. Good value and good lunch at the cafe. All the types of animals which entertain young children and keep the...More

Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Lovely place

Visited here recently with my younger children aged 9 and 5. Bought tickets online from the zoo’s own website. It was about €40 for the 3 of us. Taxi from Lagos cost me €14 to get there but €20 back?? The mind boggles..check if you...More

Thank TessIreland79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Actually quite nice

Well we firstly dont like seeing animals in captivity. Zoo marine was a disaster so we tried here as well. The animals are all well kept, theres lots of shade fro them to chill under and none of them looked worse for wear. The cages...More

1  Thank Sebastian W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
Nice, small (and expensive) ZOO

The ZOO itself is a bit small but has a lot of animals - parrots, flamingos (and many many other birds) ma, monkeys, wallabys (and other Australia animals), penguins and many farm animals. We arrived among the first visitors shortly after opening at 10am. We...More

1  Thank Matej L
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