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Zoologico de San Martin

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Great to see the animals of the forest

Takes about a good hour or longer. It is a lot bigger than you might think. You will get some good... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Joel C
We Enjoyed the Zoo

We had a pleasant time here. It's nothing fancy. Just a relaxing time with some cool... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The zoo was big and with a variety of animals we have never seen before. It shows the animals behaving in their habitat as each of them have a huge space assigned for them. By the parking lot there is another area like aquarium where...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Takes about a good hour or longer. It is a lot bigger than you might think. You will get some good exercise as well, as there are a lot of stairs. The animals seemed well cared for. A good place to see Andean Condors. Though...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This little zoo is small but has a location on a mount,lots of stairs.it has a birds enclosure,loads of parrots,loras,even an owl! My favorite ones are mammals,adorable monkeys,tapirs,Galapagos tortoise,and others.The beautiful scenery of mountains,so much for only $3!,

Thank Florence A
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The facilities are too small for some of the animals and birds, especially the eagles, condors, bears and large cats. It was sad to see the condor walking in circles in a small enclosure. Also very sad to see a big tiger and bear pacing...More

4  Thank andreaB2853IR
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had a pleasant time here. It's nothing fancy. Just a relaxing time with some cool animals. Make sure you take the 30 minute walk from town. There's some super cool river gorges near the zoo.

Thank Brandon8080
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It was interesting to see exotic animals but all the animals looked so sad. I really felt bad for all of them. All the animals needed more space.

Thank Sandritaa8
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to the zoo, after having our expectations on developing-world zoos turned on it's head by the zoo in Cali, Colombia (which was excellent for a developing country standards, and on par with several North American zoos). Unfortunately the zoo in...More

5  Thank RobbH204
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A very nice place you can see the wildlife close enough clean affordable and safe. Take some water it gets hot depends of the time you visit.

Thank carrasroc
Reviewed 20 February 2017

On vacation in Banos for two weeks. We decided to go to the zoo. WOW and double WOW is all I can say. This zoo has the most breathtaking views high up in the mountain tops. It is not wheel chair friendly but is for...More

2  Thank Don84101
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Baños Zoo houses the number of species of animals that are found in the diverse terrain of the Orient and Sierra regions of Ecuador. The zoo is located at the base of the Tungurahua Volcano and some of the main enclosures have been built...More

1  Thank polita1015
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