Reserve Zoologique de Calviac, Calviac-en-Perigord

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Zoo / Aquarium Nature / Park
For some up-close and personal time with small animals, visit Reserve Zoologique de Calviac. This small zoo on 1.2 hectares (3 acres) features 100 animals from 25 endangered species. You'll walk through the habitats of lemurs, monkeys, foxes, wallabies, mink, and other creatures spread out over four zones. You can go inside the animals' enclosures to see them--but it's recommended that you only look, never touch. The reserve emphasizes the need for conservation and preservation; the entrance fee is used to support their conservation work. A visit to Reserve Zoologique de Calviac represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Calviac-en-Perigord holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We spent an afternoon here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The lemurs and fossas were a highlight and the overall laidback feel to the place added to the experience. Staff were helpful and friendly. We wer...  more »
  • If on holiday near by this is something worth doing if you love monkeys. The animals here have great enclosures allowing you to walk through and see them up close. We were lucky enough to get especial...  more »
  • You have to really look to find the animals but that makes it all the more worthwhile. You can see that they really care for the animals, the enclosures are very good and not just cages like at some z...  more »
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  • Really enjoyed our visit a good selection of animals plus with it being on the side of a hill it's a good bit of exercise too will definitely be returning later this year.
  • Very nice little zoo, it has a lot of endangered species.
  • Nice little zoo to visit with the kids. Some animals that I'd never before seen in any other zoo. Just make sure to leave you stroller in the car. As this zoo is situated on the side of a hill you'll be working up a sweat if you decide to take it.
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  • Not the biggest zoo in the world, but I really enjoyed it. The peculiar hillside arrangement, the unusual variety of animals and especially the walk-in lemur enclosure, made it a great day out. It's quite unusual to see maned wolves, fossas, margays and wolverines too, even in the bigger zoos. Recommended.