Featuring various habitats and rich ecosystems, Rotterdam Zoo houses more than 10,000 animals, representing 600 species from around the world. Spread across 12 hectares (30 acres) of densely cultivated land, the zoo features swamps with trees and suspended bridges, dark humid caves and steppes, and a massive aquarium. You'll see animals ranging from the tiniest mice or fish to gigantic 6 m (20 ft) octopi, wild cats, and elephants. Walk along a 22 m (72 ft) underwater tunnel surrounded by sharks and oceanic critters, tour large African savannahs, and come face-to-face with polar bears in a frozen cave. Put Rotterdam Zoo and other Rotterdam attractions into our Rotterdam day trip planning tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
Rotterdam Zoo Reviews
Horrible zoo. Extremely crowded and it seems like every visitor comes with at least 5 screaming children. It gets so loud in the ocean area that you have trouble hearing each other when talking at nor... more »
We spent a day Rotterdam's Zoo - highly recommended. The animals looked well cared for and content. Well worth a visit. more »
Very nice and interesting place, where the visitors can see the animals in their almost natural surroundings. It is very much child friendly and stroller accessible, with lots of stations for rest. Multimedia features are present in between the sections. There is a great parking lot in front of the zoo. Nice and clean restrooms everywhere. Well spent day here.
They might always be working on something but they are always trying to become a nicer zoo. After 4 years of almost monthly visits we still can't see everything in 1 day. Great zoo.
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