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El Pantanal, Guayaquil
(4/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Closely observe a wide array of wildlife at El Pantanal, a zoo with something for all ages. Residents include endemic species like Galapagos turtles, jaguars, lions, and herons, as well as animals uncommon in Ecuador, such as zebras, emus, and humpback camels. Note that access here is exclusively by a guided, Spanish-language tour (bring a phrasebook if you don't want to miss out). Arrange your visit to El Pantanal and discover more family-friendly attractions in Guayaquil using our Guayaquil itinerary planner.
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  • This is one of my favorite places to go with my kids because they love to see the different animals that there are here like snakes, tigers, zebras, monkeys, birds, turtles etc. The guides are excelle...  more »
  • El Pantanal Zoo Is a little removed from the center of the city; But it is a place that is worth visiting. This place has excellent guides, educated, friendly and always ready to teach you all about t...  more »
  • It is a nice place and you can see a lot of autentic animals and nature of Ecuador.... if you are used to see big and international zologic gardens, maybe you will not apreciate very much...dont expec...  more »