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Small but fun

Today I took my family along to Amazonia. I hadn't heard about it before at M&Ds but was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Barry J
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Very small

It’s an interesting area. The staff are knowledgeable and for a pound per person you get a handling... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Kayleigh M
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Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell ML1 3RT, Scotland
+44 1698 333777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a keeper for the day experience for son. He was able to feed the bats in their enclousure. Handled and learnt about reptiles and snakes in a private one on one handling session. Prepared some fruit for the multiple monkey enclosures and proceeded to...More

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Discover_Amazonia, Manager at Discover Amazonia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, really pleased to hear how much your son enjoyed the mini keeper experience! Hope to see you again one day! Sounds like you have a little zoo keeper in the making! :)

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Do not waste your money it’s nearly 50 pound for a family you can walk around it in 5 minuets and there is more stuff outside in a park that’s free. It’s dorty and very slippy no disabled access and staff don’t care if kids...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

First off all I think this place is hampered by being in a theme park. But it is also expensive (when bought separate from a park ticket) and isn't that big (despite being the biggest in the country). Small selection of snakes (albeit big ones),...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Today I took my family along to Amazonia. I hadn't heard about it before at M&Ds but was pleasantly surprised. You can get round the place pretty quickly but it was worth the small cost. You can pay an extra pound a head and it...More

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing when you get here ......you can get round all the exhibits in 20 mins as it’s just one room ........we arrived at 10:30 and paid for animal handling for all of us .....first session was at 1pm ..........so had a 2 hour wait...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

It’s an interesting area. The staff are knowledgeable and for a pound per person you get a handling experience of three animals/reptiles of the keepers choosing. The free talks are informative and butterflies fly around the enclosure. Only takes about half an hour to go...More

Thank Kayleigh M
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Kids loved it as the fish feeder gave out extra for free. Very humid inside. Every time I’ve been it’s bees the exact same. Never changes.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Nicely set out. The memeber if staff we met was very informative and knowledgable. Bit pricey though

Thank Grey70
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

2 adults and 3 kids ages 9 7 6 boys Older child now enjoying the information about the animals and spent more time looking around than last time Younger 2 love that the butterflies and ducks are free to move around and come close up...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Grandchildren loved it, (5 yrs and almost 3 yrs) especially the handling session when we held a bearded lizard, a small python and a tarantula. Female staff member very informative and went over hygeine and safety rules thoroughly. We went for a walk along Strathclyde...More

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20 September 2018|
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Response from Kayleigh M | Reviewed this property |
To quote another user on another question. Go to Buchanan bus station I think is easiest option. ‘there is are 2 options if the normal bus service x7 to MNDs isn't working. The first is an First X11 Express service, which... More
26 August 2017|
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Response from gemm1983mcm | Reviewed this property |
It's in the same bit. Literally 1 minute from the hotel
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Response from comfybedplease | Reviewed this property |
it's indoors but will only take 2 hours at most unless you walk like a sloth ;) so allow for something else in your day. food on site is a bit grim too.