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La Reserva de Fauna

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A good autochthonous attraction

Our visit was on a cloudy autumn day as part of a tour and we were well surprised about the variety... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2015
Lalita_Viajera
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fantastic place to visit for all ages!

This is a must see for any traveller to Piriapolis and the Pan de Azucar. What a fabulous little... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
hannabobanna
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Montevideo Department, Uruguay
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Aug 18, 2018
“Fantastic place to visit for all ages!”
Jan 11, 2018
“Very nice outing”
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View native animals, including penguins, vultures, ostriches, owls and several varieties of stags, at this beautiful nature reserve.
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Highway east from town, Piriapolis 20200, Uruguay
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must see for any traveller to Piriapolis and the Pan de Azucar. What a fabulous little flora and fauna park at the base of the Pan de Azucar walk. And it is free! We caught a local bus from Piriapolis, approximately 20minutes...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We enjoyed visiting the Reserva very much. It is nice and big. It took us about two hours to see everything - more than we expected. It was quite hot, but you can take breaks along the way. I definitely recommend going.

Thank Olivera J
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Super nice people, friendly and helpful. The Zoo is rustic which is part of it's charm. There are several hiking paths that take you to different areas with animals. The Leopards are incredible. The Puma looks super powerful.

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This attraction is located on the footstep of Pan de Azucar . So , if you are going to visit Pan de Azucar or Piria castle , you can also cover this . Animals like Jaguar , Puma is there along with various kind of...More

Thank Santanu S
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Our visit was on a cloudy autumn day as part of a tour and we were well surprised about the variety of species there. It is perfect for families.

Thank Lalita_Viajera
Reviewed 14 January 2015

It is so sad the conditions of the birds and other animals there. It needs more attention, more care. The park for kids on the other hand is ok, also if you plan a picnic in family.

2  Thank FranyMarie
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Lovely property. A good walk and for hikers, there is that option, also. Of course, you have to believe these animals need protection and thus being caged is for their own good. But it is hard to see large, elegant animals like owls and puma...More

5  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Some of the animals are in really small cages without any activities. You can see all the animals on a slow 1h walk through the reserva. There's a small cafe where you can buy snacks and drinks. We did not walk on top of the...More

1  Thank FIN_C0uple
Reviewed 10 April 2013

It is a well run reserve, just average in terms of how it is laid out. But of course it has quite a number of Uruguayan wildlife species, and a good place to see it all in one. It was a bit run down when...More

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