We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Predator Center in Kuusamo

Features Animals
Keronrannantie 31, Kuusamo 93700, Finland
+358 8 861713
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Short visit

Small park with 5 different predators; although they said that there is translation in English, the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Marc S
,
Sandweiler, Luxembourg
Disappointed

I was expecting a bigger centre We have been unlucky as both the foxes and lynxes where not... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Tiziana D
via mobile
Read all 45 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“normal zoo” (2 reviews)
“bears” (14 reviews)
“mutta” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Keronrannantie 31, Kuusamo 93700, Finland
CONTACT
Website
+358 8 861713
Write a ReviewReviews (45)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Small park with 5 different predators; although they said that there is translation in English, the translation was very very summary and you didn't learn anything but the names and ages of the animals :-(

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I was expecting a bigger centre We have been unlucky as both the foxes and lynxes where not visible during our visit Adorable bears and wolves

Thank Tiziana D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Predator center is nice place for visit. If you want to show your kids great beasts like bear there's no other place. Here you can see a fully grown bear from close range and survive it. :) There isn't plenty of animals but they are...More

1  Thank PasiArmas
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The animals are not living in acceptable conditions and it is quite a depressing place. The cages are way too small and the animals are simply waiting by the fences to be fed.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We can highly recommend this place! Entry 10€/5€ and tour is 45-60minutes, length is about 500meters. Tour is without rush, you have time to look and take pictures! Original place indeed! Voimme suositella Suurpetokeskusta kaikille! Mukava paikka ja kiireetön kierros. Läheltä pääsee katsomaan karhuja ja...More

Thank NinniTrip
Reviewed 19 June 2017

If you want to see bears and other forest creatures then go to the Predator Center. There are several bears, foxes, lynxes and wolf dogs to see. It's not a large center but just a interesting way to spend a hour or more. There is...More

Thank niinan2
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

It is very impressive to see these amazing animals so close. It also seems that the bears seem to be better treated than in a normal zoo. Still they are locked in and we were not really convinced about the allegedly main purpose of this...More

Thank Kickadvisor
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a rare jewel worth visiting because there is no other place like it the world. The collection of orphaned carnivorous local wildlife is a testament to the dedication of these two wonderful nature sensed brothers

Thank gyoergykalmans
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is not anything like a normal zoo. It is a place where man and bears are the heart of friends. Unbelievable experience to see how a man treats bears like they are dear members of his family as they are in fact.

1  Thank Juha K
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Tänne pitää vartavasten ajella, mutta kyllä kannatti. Suomen suurpedot, karhujen lisäksi ilves teki muhun vaikutuksen. If you want to see Finnish brown bears, saved by a family after thei mother had died, and thus very friendly still towards their carer, this is the place to...More

Thank JaanaS682
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Pizzeria Ruka
94 reviews
53.32 km away
Colorado Mts. Bar & Grill Ruka
149 reviews
53.85 km away
Lammintupa
35 reviews
52.51 km away
Classic Pizza Ruka
110 reviews
53.80 km away
Nearby Attractions
Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours
69 reviews
47.66 km away
North Trek
6 reviews
48.28 km away
Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours
20 reviews
53.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Predator Center in Kuusamo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit