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Philip's Animal Garden

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Address: Alto Vista 116, Noord, Aruba
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+297 593 5363
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Philips animal garden is a nonprofit organization. We do not rely on...

Philips animal garden is a nonprofit organization. We do not rely on governmental support and get our resources entirely out of tours, theme-days and donations. The funds acquired will be solely and fully used to guarantee the wellbeing of the animals in several ways, such as:

The safety and cleanness of the environment (habitat).

All the required and necessary (expensive) vaccines that differ per animal.

To provide for the specific maintenance and specific diets which are required to guarantee health and longevity of the species.

Veterinarian care.

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Amazing place!

Make this your number one priority in Aruba! They have a tour that goes through called Around Aruba Tours and a big percentage of the tour goes to the sanctuary. Worth going to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
Rachel S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Make this your number one priority in Aruba! They have a tour that goes through called Around Aruba Tours and a big percentage of the tour goes to the sanctuary. Worth going to the Animal Garden for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here during the week, lots of cute animals. Let the alpaca eat from your hand feels funny. Would go again.

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Thank Darnits
Rochester, New York, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We saw all sorts of animals and as this was located at the Around Aruba Tour offices, our guide, Dave, knew all about the animals and showed us how to interact.

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Thank Andrea R
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

Andrea R, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden, our all animal rescue habitat. More 

Bow, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very typical mini-zoo with animals in small cages, hardly looked after. We were ready to leave after 10 min. The bathrooms were disgusting.

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Thank NHTraveler03301
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

NHTraveler03301, Not s typical "mini zoo" far from it. An all animal rescue habitat that is maintained better then most big city zoos. No further comments won't waste my time. More 

Doral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a zoo fan. But, I will have to say the animal garden was an interesting place. I was there with my 5 year old son and 3 year old niece. They both loved it, and it was all of our first time EVER handfeeding animals. Seeing the kids get through the mental fence of putting the food... More 

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Thank dawnthezeta
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

dawnthezeta, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden a habitat for rescued animals of all species. Glad that you and the kiddos had fun hand feeding some of the residents. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The idea of this zoo is very good. To take care of exotic animals that has no other place. But the feeling when visiting is that there is so much that needs attending. Cleaning as one thing, it is very dirty. Some animals clearly needs vet help.

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Thank annica s
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

annica s, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden. All of our rescued residents are all routinely examined by our on staff vet team and are all well cared for, in addition daily cleaning and upkeep of the residents homes is done without failure. More 

Montgomery, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first stop on the ATV tour. There are hundreds of animals living in the garden. You get a bad of good to feed the animals and they recognize the bags. We watched the camel steal a bag from an unexpecting passer by and eat an entire bag of food, bag and all. The animals range from snakes, camels, mini... More 

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Thank DKISS76
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

DKISS76, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden our all species rescue habitat. You are right, have to keep an eye on those sneaky camels they are always looking to get a little extra treat!!!! More 

Merelbeke, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place where the animals can breath ! Only the austrich part was too small, 4 birds in one cage. Donkeys, goats, sheep, lama's and dromedaries had quite some space, also the apes

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Thank Jan v
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

Jan V, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden and for your comments. We are currently building a new home for the ostrich's, so please visit us again to see them in their new home. More 

Oranjestad, Aruba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not compare this zoo with US or EU standards, but its nice for a hour to walk around, the entrance price is less incl food for the animals, the worked on the area it looks much better than a year ago, its not possible to buy drinks for yourself etc and go early its not so warm and the... More 

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Thank wouter94
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

wouter94, Thanks for stopping by Philips Animal Garden and touring our all animal rescue habitat. More 

Dallas, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the starting point for our UTV tour so we got to see it as part of that. Many different animals here which you can feed. They even have birds that talk (at least one does) and peacocks that roam free.

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Thank Juneper
MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this review

Juneper, Thank you for choosing Around Aruba Tours, currently the only tour company that tour Philips Animal Garden as part of their tour experience. Their are 4 rescued birds that will converse with you. More 

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