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Amaru Zoologica, Cuenca
(4.3/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Visit Amaru Zoologica, a spacious zoo in a natural environment where many of the animals are free to roam the grounds. The rustic complex is located on the side of a mountain and to explore it thoroughly takes a couple of hours of hiking. Roam the lush green area and view hundreds of animals wandering freely or in large enclosures. You'll have the chance to see pumas, Andean bears, vibrant parrots, jaguars, llamas, condors, and numerous other native species in a scenic natural setting overlooking the city. To visit Amaru Zoologica and other attractions in Cuenca, use our Cuenca trip builder.
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  • The animals are in very good condition and it is a beautiful experience with young children despite the hike. They do a great job in conservation not only in the Zoo, but in the field as well.
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  • A place full of nature, animals from different parts of the country. A recommended place to learn whether family, with children or with friends...
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  • I was surprised how good this zoo is. It had a guhe diversity of animals and not like a comun zoo. It more like a safari i would say, since you walk through the mountain and get to experience more nat...  more »