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Nice little zoo

We visited Anamaya on a warm day, but not too hot. We took a boat ride, Safari ride and rode the elevator to the top of the tower. Not a huge zoo but you do get close to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
CanadianDeb
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Waterloo, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Anamaya on a warm day, but not too hot. We took a boat ride, Safari ride and rode the elevator to the top of the tower. Not a huge zoo but you do get close to the animals. There's also a nice splash pad where everyone can cool off. Overall a great outing and everything is free!

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ellijay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's not a real big zoo, but it is nice. You want to get there kinda early to get the Safari ride and the boat ride. There is an observation tower when you first come in, which is pretty cool, but go to the right and get your safari and boat tickets, because sometimes they run out of tickets. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This impressive zoo has many animals for the kids to see and enjoy. And it is free to all people like locals and tourists. It is a well worth adventure for the whole family. It has a huge monument that you can take an elevator up to look out and see the whole zoo as well as the local homes... More 

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Northampton, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Travelling to various places I always expect things that are free to be just ok, nothing special, especially if they've been there for a while, so I didn't have high hopes for Animaya. How wrong I was. I kept getting the feeling that I must have blagged my way into the paid bit. From the boat trip around the lake,... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The line is longer than the ride around but very fun and very cool seeing the animals wander around with you in the truck.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I had a lot of fun there. Is a nice place to spend time with the family. Great guided tour (like a safari)! There are food and water vender machines. Recommend to wear sunblock and natural fiber clothes (is a very very hot place)

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3 Thank Eilen M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Take a boat ride or safari bus ride right in where the animals are. Fun! This is a different kind of zoo. Ride the elevator up the tall tower in the middle of the park and you can see for miles!

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3 Thank yucatandeaf
Cancun, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

You should know than is really far away from the city, it's very good cause the animals really looks like healthy, you have 2 ways to enjoy the park, walking or minibus (you should reserve this) I been there on Sunday and I have nothing to pay, I am not very sure if everyday is free, but is a good... More 

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is the "new" zoo in Merida. The old one is quaint, but this one is improved and exciting to visit. Bring the kids, bring the whole family. Take the elevator to the top of the mirador to get a view of the whole place and to see the city. Very few places to do this in Merida. We loved... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is a great place to visit on a lazy day when you want to keep the kids busy. Best thing is it's free!!! Expected more of the local animals and was surprised by the number of giraffes, water buffaloes, hippos and various African wildlife. They offer short tours around the place by boat and on land. One "Must Do"... More 

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