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Planet Exotica

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Not a bad way to spend a few hours.

Two adults to children family ticket is about €45 so is not extortionate. There's lots of snakes... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Fin F
Well worth a visit

Had a great time. A pity no English spoken. Good value. Well worth a visit. Very interesting and... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Paul H
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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19 Aug 2018
“Not a bad way to spend a few hours.”
3 Aug 2018
“Well worth a visit”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5 avenue des Fleurs de la Paix, 17204, Royan, France
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+33 5 46 38 00 99
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Two adults to children family ticket is about €45 so is not extortionate. There's lots of snakes and creepy crawlies for the kids to shriek at and that's followed by a decent walk which will tire them out a little bit. The thing my kids...More

Thank Fin F
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time. A pity no English spoken. Good value. Well worth a visit. Very interesting and informative. Don’t understand the negative reviews. Great crocodile presentation. Family friendly. Spend some hours easily.

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

What a horrific place to take anybody, not just children. Don't take your children here, go to zoo palmyre instead. The exhibitions are scruffy, the go karts are all smashed to bits, not a single one was working, the big goat in the petting area...More

3  Thank oatesdaniel1
Reviewed June 24, 2016

it was a wet day so the reptile and snake house were good .The outside was poor plastic dinoursours boat trips not on gardens a bit drab . Small staff in resturant so limited menu

1  Thank CondacSean
Reviewed August 24, 2015

charming place that is truly spectacular. Really enjoyed this p,ace, especially the Japanese garden. The reptile area is big and lots to see.its a child friendly centre, with .lots of activities for the children to play on. Would love to have this place at home,...More

2  Thank Rachael P
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

A lot of snakes but many are very similar with seemingly plastic plants in the cages... The dinosaurs were very popular but uncared for and with missing parts. Also very unrealistic (especially in size). The only place where the kids could play was on a...More

Thank karenmvsenl
Reviewed May 1, 2015

Easily signposted and plenty of free parking. Great for half a day out, lots of snakes and reptiles to see, the gardens are lovely. The staff are friendly and during the holidays they do informative shows with snakes and crocs. The handsome chap who does...More

4  Thank Lynn W
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Like so many reviewers before us, we visited Planet Exotica only to be disappointed by the changes made to the once beautiful Jardins du Monde. The vivarium was interesting, the butterflies lacking in numbers and species and the orchids decidedly faded. The Japanese/Bonsai expo remains...More

2  Thank Mollymook
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We are regular visitors to Royan and we wanted to bring our children to the Jardin du Monde which we have previously visited lots of times. The last time ever came (2012), there was the addition of many inflatables for kids. It seemed a little...More

3  Thank Munchonko
Reviewed July 14, 2014

We visited this recently June 2014 while on holidays in the area. It advertised snakes and a butterfly farm along with dinosaurs (large reproductions).The charge was 12.50 euro each adult, I cannot recall the charge for children. We felt it was very over priced, its...More

3  Thank Lisleen
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