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Cerza, Hermival-les-Vaux
(4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Meet rare and endangered animals at Cerza, a 60 hectare (150 acre) zoo and animal conservation center. Two footpaths and a safari train bring you through diverse areas that imitate the natural environments of the African plains, a tropical rainforest, and a mini-farm. Tour the tropical greenhouse to see alligators, snakes, tropical fish, and turtles, then visit the kangaroos in the contact space "Down Under." You can take a break by watching a 3-D film in the cinema, or having a picnic at a lakeside table. Make Cerza part of your personalized Hermival-les-Vaux itinerary using our Hermival-les-Vaux itinerary builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The zoo is beautiful! Great Plains or we can see animals Frolic and there are many points of view to observe. It was a real pleasure for the big and the small.
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  • With my husband and my 6 year old daughter we rented a zoosbservation for 2 nights! With small very hearty breakfast! Awesome! Get up with the monkeys, have fun with the walabis! HUGE SURPRISE in the very beautiful park, we had booked private visits with giraffes and lemurs. The Park offers free safaris, the train. Anyway very nice weekend near Paris!
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  • This Park (and not a zoo) is just beautiful. The animals are visible very ready, in a beautiful setting in full nature. The courses are very well thought out and very nice animations to do. Great place to spend a nice family day. PS: the great pagoda brasserie meal.
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  • Incredible place, filled with all sorts of exotic animals that are clearly well kept and loved. Many sections have an interactive element where you can either see the staff interact with the animals, or, for the less dangerous varieties, interact with them yourself (the ring tailed lemurs are great). Junk/quick food is expensive there, as is expected of places like this so it is good to either take a picnic hamper or enjoy the very nice restaurants.
  • A large, well kept and pleasant zoo. Entry price is a little high and food prices from the various eateries are very high, so I would suggest taking a picnic. There is a significant amount of walking involved in seeing everything - the notional time is 2:30 (read about 4 hours with young children)
  • Lot of animals with lot of space. Everything is neat, proper and properly organized.
  • We loved it, a good walk on a nice day and look at animals at the same time! Cheap to rent a stroller that can get over the toughest terrain (not that you need that, our Quinny Yezz could go anywhere at the park). The food at the restaurants are good and the train ride is nice when little feet are tired. Awsome experience for us who have never seen safari animals.
  • Wonderful, magical, awesome. Having already visit the zoo two years ago, we have marveled at the new features of the Park. The taste of giraffes is exceptional, a moment unforgettable. The route of the train seemed to us changed in the face of our memories and we can now see many more animals. The pens are all very well designed, great animals. Everything is designed for a great family day. Point one negative, the price of ice, sandwiches, etc... who could be offered a little cheaper.
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