Odense ZOO, Odense

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Odense ZOO houses more than 2,000 animals and 147 species from around the world including red pandas, endangered tapirs, Siberian tigers, and giant manatees. At the time of its opening, the zoo had two apes, a peacock, a deer, a mule, a magpie, and a guinea pig. Accompany an animal keeper, feed the giraffes, or spend the night at the zoo in your own savannah tent in the African camp. In 2001, the zoo opened the "Oceanium," featuring South American animal life. Amenities include plenty of restaurants and a children's playground with a jungle gym. Add Odense ZOO to your Odense travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Odense vacation route planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Have had a lovely trip to Odense Zoo today. It was a positive experience where we had seen the whole garden and all its animals. In particular, the monkeys were interesting to look at ☺ ️ We got a sandwich with chicken, pesto and mozarella cheese for 35 kr. Not the great taste sensation but fine for the price. In addition, there is a large parking lot across from the zoo, where it is free to keep ☺ ️
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  • August 12, 2017
    If you can get a discount coupon somewhere, this is a real treat! This synoptic (quickly getting around) Zoo is well organized, clean and family friendly. Over a wide area, but not so far you can't 'd...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Odense Zoo is decorated, so as not to just see what awaits the next corner. It gives a fairly adventurous effect-and the garden is really nice. It is as if someone has used their imagination better than they have in the Zoological Garden in Copenhagen. There are no elephants and rhinos, but both the Tigers, Lions, giraffes and petting. Small trips with the garden's small train is a hit for little legs. Warm recommendation.
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  • June 30, 2017
    Very nice zoo, everything is clean and tidy. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The animals seems happy. Over all one of the best zoos I have ever been to.
  • June 5, 2017
    Amazing zoo, love to go there. Definitely recommend and worth going. Expect 5-7hours for first timers, don't rush through it.
  • June 17, 2017
    I have been to give skood zoo. Compared to it odense zoo is ok ok..
  • April 12, 2017
    Quite nice new areas, whare you can visit the kangaroos and wallabies, and the red panda has gotten new facilities as well, to allow it better freedom of movenment. In the tropical house you actually walk among the animals and might meet a small monkey face to face.
  • June 16, 2017
    One if the best zoos I've visited. All the animals looked very healthy .

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