Zoo de Guyane, Macouria

4.3
#1 of 8 in Outdoors in French Guiana
Get up close to endangered wildlife in captivity at Zoo de Guyane, located within authentic Guyanese jungle. Recognized as the only zoo in Guyana, the institution shelters over 70 exotic (and mostly endangered) species, including pumas, jaguars, ocelots, anacondas, macaws, and iguanas. Trails through the jungle lead over suspended trees and among tall, shady canopies. The zoo enjoys a reputation for its highly responsible approach, though visitors who find the sight of animals in captivity upsetting should approach with caution. Take the guesswork out of planning a Macouria vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • October 1, 2017
    If this activity can seemed expensive €16.50 per person for passing visitors, for the inhabitants of Guyana c is the same price but valid ticket a year. However this zoo in its typical local green is a must to get a great idea of Guyanese fauna.
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  • September 28, 2017
    Well nice, clean Zoo which gives a good overview of Guyanese fauna. This gives the opportunity to see the animals up close you can see later in the forest. Walk on the rope bridges was very friendly also
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  • September 23, 2017
    Guyana zoo is very well organized. There are many species, all in a place where there is calm. We can thus enjoy the natural sounds... A small passage on a suspended bridge (there!) to enjoy wetlands and its special flora. I would highly recommend.
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  • May 23, 2017
    This place is fabulous! Such a great experience. Definitely worth it.
  • September 18, 2016
    Great little zoo, with a nice variety of local fauna, including tapirs, toucans, caymans, capybara, ocelot, and many many more. The capuchin monkeys were particularly entertaining. Plan to spend around 90mn.
  • April 11, 2017
    it stinks so bad
  • July 2, 2017
    Open year-round, neat, attractive price in the year (for children who don't remember that their first quarter of an hour)
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  • March 8, 2017
    A very good way to discover French Guyana wildlife and so to vent the frustration of not more "Critters" cross during the walks in the forest. On the way to the monkey bridges to work... with monkeys precisely. Allow two hours for the ride, a great way to see some wild species is to go there two hours before closing: the animals know that they will be fed... The entry is not given but lets go back to will for a year...
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