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Tropiquaria Zoo

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Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
+44 1984 640688
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I visited Tropiquaria a few days ago and paid for the 'Keeper For The Day' experience. I can't... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
FairyFloat
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Bath, United Kingdom
Good for a visit

We came here yesterday after running out of things to do at Butlins I really enjoyed it, it’s small... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
tonijo1990
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“puppet show” (83 reviews)
“radio museum” (42 reviews)
“pirate ship” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I visited Tropiquaria a few days ago and paid for the 'Keeper For The Day' experience. I can't praise the staff highly enough. From the very start, they were friendly and welcoming. As I visited during a weekday at a quieter time of year, there...More

3  Thank FairyFloat
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We came here yesterday after running out of things to do at Butlins I really enjoyed it, it’s small but ok for young children My boys loved the animals and the play area The food was lovely and great portions Staff were friendly but it...More

2  Thank tonijo1990
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were really unsure of what to expect when visiting today after reading very mixed reviews but almost instantly we got good vibes as we were welcomed at reception! The lady on the reception was very helpful and really welcoming, she told us where everything...More

1  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the zoo as a family, it was very disappointing to say the least. The place is tired and in need of some serious improvements in just about every department. The animal enclosures are needing repair and the animals are few and far between....More

Thank HKing385
Reviewed 15 October 2017

knowedgeable keepers as we missed a show they brought animals snakes giant insects out for to hold if people think 8 pound is expensive stay home all staff very helpful and loved the animals

1  Thank Annette B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Delightful place to visit. Animals well looked after and enclosures well set out. Lots to see and do. Aquariums had some lovely fish displays. Staff were informative and friendly. Didn't eat but had a coffee in the clean and welcoming cafe. Nice shop where I...More

1  Thank levelaine
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A small place but great to visit for a few hours of activities. Staff are great and keen to talk to you.

1  Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Went with my daughter and 3 young grandchildren they had the best time so much to keep them active the pirates ship was a winner and the then animals especially feeding time we spend all afternoon there and not a bored child also the indoor...More

1  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Whilst appearances can be deceptive, this is a really lovely place to while away a couple of hours. Granted the entrance could do with some TLC, a bit of litter picking and some new signage to brighten things up but you can't fault the staff...More

1  Thank Revolutionbekki82
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Been visiting the are since i was a child and now I've got children myself a 2 yr old and a baby I was looking forward to visiting tropiquaria which i visited myself several times as a child. The tropiquaria hasn't changed which I loved....More

1  Thank Rhibee24
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Don K
20 April 2017|
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If eligible for state pension £8.75, if not £10.25.
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Christine W
30 July 2016|
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In fact the pirate play area is wheelchair accessable if you ignore the steps (the original BBC steps from the 1930s and approach via the agouti enclosure or through the gardens to the East of the entrance. The only area... More
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Yes of course any of the ones normally acceptable within the UK
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