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Ranua Zoo, Ranua

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#2 of 10 in Zoos & Aquariums in Finland
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ranua Zoo by using our Ranua planner .
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  • August 16, 2017
    A truly enjoyable experience. Together with our teenager children, we drove for 50 minutes from Rovaniemi. Weather was perfect - sunny but not too hot so animals were visible. Highlights were the pola...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    This one is for the families.....I wouldn't take young kids.....10 and over is better. Lots of walking and the weather at Christmas is cooooold! Minus 28 when we were there. We loved the polar bear ex...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    very nice zoo, animals are living quietly, i've done the "meeting with arctic foxes " and loved it. Staff is very friendly and the animal keeper who guide us was passionate by his job. so if you're in...  more »
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  • July 5, 2017
    Perfect location if you're visiting the zoo. Service building is small but well kept. Nice playground for the kids. And of course there are saunas.
  • March 21, 2017
    Awesome animals. Just beautiful
  • June 21, 2017
    Good!
  • April 10, 2017
    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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  • June 25, 2017
    Good bath every night and well taken care of clean area
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