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La Garenne

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route du Bois Laurent 1, Le Vaud, Nyon District 1261, Switzerland
+41 22 366 11 14
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Very small, very expensive,

Very small, very expensive, great infrastructure for very few animals to see; we had hope for much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephan M
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Tirol, Austria
Beautifully landscaped zoo with endangered local species

A great opportunity to learn more about local fauna, many of which we never see or are endangered... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
flowersui
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“animal park” (3 reviews)
“play park” (2 reviews)
“restaurant” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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route du Bois Laurent 1, Le Vaud, Nyon District 1261, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small, very expensive, great infrastructure for very few animals to see; we had hope for much more to see than fancy infastructure...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great opportunity to learn more about local fauna, many of which we never see or are endangered. The lynx are the star atraction but also the otter, Ibex, vultures. A mix of shady walkways above the cages give more opportuities to see the animals...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Nice easy park. The wolves are the best. Also the huge vulture cage to walk in. Nice playground in middle. Good for 2 hrs. Best in the morning, when animals are active

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The animal park La Garenne moved from its cramped facilities to a new location with vastly improved facilities and animal enclosures across the street about two years ago. It is more of an animal park than a zoo, and showcases animals from the region. The...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small zoo with few animals from the region. The staff is very friendly and happy to explain (with special animations for children). We will certainly be back...

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I wouldn't class this place as a zoo, it is more of a wild animal park. A nice selection of animals from farm animals like pigs, chickens etc to Lynx and birds of prey. It was a very hot day when we visited so didn't...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Maybe we have been spoiled by other zoos we have been to but we weren't particularly impressed with this one. It was quite expensive for the number and variety of animals we saw. Lots of areas appeared to be empty (animals sleeping??). The play area...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This zoo is an ideal place to visit with kids. It is very calmed and easy to navigate. Our toddler was able to walk all around by herself (meaning no stroller) with no fear of getting lost or pushed away by crowds. It is possible...More

Thank Gatolin
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Although zoos are not my favorite hang-outs, la Garenne is a great place! Lovely enclosures, tucked into woodland, not too big and not too small. A perfect birthday party venue, the children loved their day out and the ranger explained everything so well, and in...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We visited out of curiosity as the zoo was relocated not long ago and we wanted to see what had changed. It would be a great visit for young children as there is a decent playground. However, for adults it is maybe lacking some infrastructure....More

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ParcLaGarenne, Directeur général at La Garenne, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you very much for your message and remarks which are always useful to us. Could you please tell us what kind of infrastructure is lacking for adults? As far as we are concerned, there is a restaurant, a shop and a projection room where...More

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