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Newquay Zoo

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Fun day out

Perfect for families with children. Quite a lot to do saying that it is a small zoo. Was very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle F
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Southam, United Kingdom
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Family trip

Well kept zoo, very good day out , granddaughter loves it, especially the face painting and play... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cheryl m
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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Set in lush sub-tropical gardens, Newquay Zoo is home to more than 1,000 of the world's rare and exciting creatures. Just a short walk from Newquay's town centre and world famous surfing beaches, the Zoo is both one of Cornwall's most exciting...more
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Trenance Park, Newquay TR7 2LZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perfect for families with children. Quite a lot to do saying that it is a small zoo. Was very impressed with all the different areas. The feeding and dinner talks on the animals were great. And a nice little cafe aswel!More

Thank Michelle F
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your day with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Newquay Zoo again in the near future....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well kept zoo, very good day out , granddaughter loves it, especially the face painting and play areasMore

Thank cheryl m
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Thank you so much for your great review. I am glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your day here. I hope your granddaughter had fun on our new Tarzan trail play equipment its proving to be very popular. We look...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved seeing the animals it was just a very small zoo saw everything in just over 1 hour so didn’t feel it was that good value for money and having to pay a very high price for parking we felt this should have been free.More

1  Thank Gemma H
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I am disappointed to hear that you only spent an hour here, most visitors do spend on average 3 to 4 hours. The parking is owned by Cornwall Council and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lions, buffalo, zebras are the biggest animals in this small Zoo It’s ok with animals looking in good condition and helpful and friendly staff. Felt very end of season with only the main restaurant open for refreshments. Its a bit under stocked we felt -...More

Thank Neil A
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Thank you for your feedback and review. Due to visitor numbers at this time of year it is only viable to have one catering outlet open. We are open all year around and only actually close on Christmas Day. It may also be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a good zoo, on the small side so only spent a couple of hours here, my daughter loved seeing the lions up close. Cafe was reasonably priced. Would go againMore

Thank megan e
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Morning thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely 5 star review. That's very much appreciated. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your day and we look forward to you visiting us again in the near future Kind Regards The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely four hours here. This is a delightful small zoo wit ha varied collection of animals. Everything appeared to be well looked after and happy. Not a great many larger animals but there just isn't the room for the size enclosures they'd need....More

Thank Mike W
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you so much for your lovely review. it is very much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your day with us and that you also had one of our very nice cream teas!. I hope you will choose to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to spend a few hours. Great exhibits, well cared for animals. Lots of information. Mix of ABC animals like lions and meerkats with many unusual ones too. Several great exhibits for birds like Gems of the Jungle, plus excellent Tropical House including lots...More

Thank Malcolm H
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thanks so much Malcolm for that amazing review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your day with us and that you chose to leave us such great feedback. that's very much appreciated. I hope that you will choose to visit us again in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo is very small and doesn’t take long to go around at all. We were there less than two hours even with a sit down coffee in the cafe included. It all needs updating a bit and you can’t help but feel as you...More

1  Thank Hayley H
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your day with us. The zoo is constantly being updated with new exhibits, new enclosures and new signage. Please be assured that our animals are not sad in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little zoo can make it last a day out plenty off animals to see and watch in activities. Shop at the end of the tour with plenty to choose from

Thank Lea B
Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your day with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Newquay Zoo again soon The NZ Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entry fee seemed a bit expensive until I realised we could return for free. Something we took full advantage of. Our first visit was a coolish day and the lions were insid3 a lot, it was a fast day for them but they still...More

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Katherine S, Manager at Newquay Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. It sounds as though yourself and your family had a lovely few days at the zoo and that is great to hear. I hope that you will choose to visit...More

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It's the same price online as it is at the entrance
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I think it’s cheaper online but you don’t have to book a specific day which is handy!
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