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Zoo de Castellar

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Baby lion - sooo cute!!!

This petting zoo was recommended to us by our resort manager. Entry was 17 euros adult and 11... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Claire P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great excursion from Estepona

I asked the Facebook group ”Swedes in Estepona” what to do in nearby area from Estepona with a 2... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Peter W
Varberg, Sweden
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cerro Del Moro S/N | GPS Settings, 11350 Castellar de la Frontera, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day here! Staff are friendly & animals well cared for! You can feed them as you walk round & my husband was let into the bird cage (they let him out tho 😢) Animals know you have food and are friendly but...More

Thank HevMax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This petting zoo was recommended to us by our resort manager. Entry was 17 euros adult and 11 euros for a child. You could buy a bag of food from reception and feed the monkeys and birds as you went round the zoo. We arrived...More

1  Thank Claire P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a fan of zoos but this one is different. The animals are all rescued. You can see visible signs of the abuse they have escaped thanks to this organisation. I have been there twice now, and the animals all look very happy,...More

Thank Venerina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo likes to present themselves as a rescue center, but treat their animals like cash machine's. The first thing we witnessed walking into the zoo is a baby jaguar chained to the wall and lying in a dirty bed while 5 small children are...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this wonderful zoo today with my husband, 12 year old son and my Father. We were a little apprehensive as we only know basic Spanish but it was not a problem! The man who greeted us was very welcoming and did his best...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went and thought it was great because they are a "rescue" zoo, but the fact that they attract business via allowing the ignorant public to come and take pics and hold the baby tigers etc...is repulsive! If a human is able to hold and...More

2  Thank Rosealee A
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I asked the Facebook group ”Swedes in Estepona” what to do in nearby area from Estepona with a 2 year old child. And this was the thing we got and we all like it very much. It was a charmy Place with good staf. Alots...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

At first I was quite sceptical about visiting this zoo as I heard it was a rescue zoo. I was worried that the animals may not look well etc. However, I was completely wrong. All the animals looked healthy, happy and looked after. It was...More

1  Thank 8427Abi
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We had a great time here as a break from the beach. There was a school trip there while we were there, but it didn't impact on our visit. There are a range of big and small animals and birds (tigers, panther, lions, flamingos, ostriches,...More

1  Thank PRGirlLondon
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst the staff were very pleasant the conditions nearly all the animals were kept in was appalling. If they have been rescued it must have been bad for this place to be a better option. Whilst there are good reviews if you look past some...More

3  Thank Damion N
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Ste C
15 July 2018|
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Response from 8427Abi | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not. But it's still worth a visit!
Annemarie O
25 March 2018|
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Response from SandiHo | Reviewed this property |
It would be extremely difficult by public transport (impossible?). Easy by car and well worth a visit.
Melanie M
16 July 2017|
Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
It is about an hours drive. Take the toll road or the coast road following the signs for Algeciras and Cadiz. If you come off the toll road and then head on the coast road you will see signs for "Valderrama". Go up that road... More