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Ranua Zoo, Ranua

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Visit Ranua Zoo to see Finland's only polar bears in captivity near the Arctic Circle. The zoo is small because few species can live comfortably in the harsh environment. About 200 arctic animals call the zoo home, including lynx and wolves, and watching them play in the snow is a unique experience. The attraction is open year-round, even when the sun only appears for a couple of hours each day, and in the winter you can take a night safari through the habitats. Book a Ranua Wildlife Safari tour with a local guide to walk you through the habitats and to give you a chance to witness the animals feeding. Water-resistant winter clothing, lunch, a snowmobile ride, and transport to and from your hotel are all included in the safari package. To visit Ranua Zoo on your holiday in Ranua, and find out what else Ranua has to offer, use our Ranua vacation planner.
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  • You follow a walkway (2.8km long) that takes you around the zoo visiting each animal in turn. The room they give the animals to roam around in is absolutely brilliant. There are no lions or tigers as ...  more »
  • We visited in winter, and most of the animals were asleep. Have been there in summer as well, the zoo is probably a bit better at summer time. In summer, also the petting zoo is open with some domesti...  more »
  • We have spent about 4 hours at this Zoo. Collection for this zoo are different from other zoo because all animal was only can find in Arctic i.e Polar bear, Arctic owl, Arctic fox and many more. Is wo...  more »
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  • Awesome animals. Just beautiful
  • We thought that the animals had a bit more "free" or had larger cages. Overall though it is a nice Park, very big. Suitable for children.
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  • Here is a aktiiviteetteja.
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  • Beautiful and suggestive if you visit in winter with snow
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  • It just has such a high place.
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