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Sao Paulo Zoo

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It's hard to find a zoo that creates a completely natural habitat for its animals, and the São Paulo Zoo is no exception. Still, staff try to provide a decent home for the more than 3,000 animals in their care, including local luminaries such as the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Miguel Estefno 4241 | Água Funda, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04301-905, Brazil
+55 11 5073 0811
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The zoo can be easily reached by public transport, through a metro to Jabaquara and then a special bus going back-and-forth to the zoo. In the zoo one gets a bit of feel for the nature that must once have flourished here. The park is...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very well organized, lots of animals with an easy sighting and multilingual signs for identifying them. Points to improve would be to make those animals signs larger and to redo the map (which they charge you for) it’s not that easy to read and definitely...More

Thank AlexandreN994
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a big enough zoo but there aren't too many animals and so sometimes you are stuck amongst a lot of people trying to see them. What I liked most was how many families were there and the opportunity to make a picnic afternoon...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This zoo is state-owned, and like any other public attractions in this country, it's barely average. There's nothing there you haven't seen yet in your hometown zoo. A couple of lions, elephants, monkeys, birds and stuff.

Thank Luiz L
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Through the years this zoo has lost a few animals, but still the best option in São Paulo city. For small children, animals are always an amazing things to see. Ant exhibit is always interesting, with sessions in the afternoon.

Thank 828isaacb
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Sao Paulo Zoo is located in a lovely area of Sao Paulo. It's a very nice place to go and take a few hours. We recommend to start the visit at 9am to avoid the hours where it would be so crowded.

Thank Cngouveia
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I have been there with my wife and my son which has 1 year and two months. Very difficult to find a family bathroom. There are a few in the zoo. To much vendors screaming and screaming in front of the zoo trying to sell...More

Thank Thiago C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I was very sad Because it is impossible to see any dangerous animal. All this animals Are in 3 times closed :( Waisting time

Thank Magic T
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Small cages. Not worth going, you just get mad and sad to see how the animals are treated. Very low standards...

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

little old and some parts aren't well preserved, but overall a great place to visit. very green, well accesible for trollies and so on and, most important, a great variety of animals. you pay extra for the safari tour ( worth it if you buy...More

Thank leenz2016
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5 May 2017|
Response from Niozetai | Reviewed this property |
Quase tudo fica no ar livre, então é melhor ir num dia sem chuva e o mais cedo possivel para aproveitar tudo.