Safari Park, Gelendzhik
(4.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Learn about Russia's wildlife and visit the furry residents at Safari Park, the first animal rehabilitation center on the coast of the Black Sea. The animals sheltered here have been found wounded or motherless or were brought in from Russian circuses. The park keeps them in comfortable, open-air cages. The ride on a chairlift to the top of the ridge offers views of the city and the bay from 640 m (2,100 ft) above sea level. Check out the exhibit From the Depth of Ages and Waters at the marine museum, and visit the first artificial cave in Russia. Plan your Safari Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Gelendzhik using our Gelendzhik family vacation planner.
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  • Great review, cableway to the Summit of markothskogo mountain range, contact zaopark where it will be interesting for children and adults, you can feed the animals, unique nature!
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  • Safari Park in Gelendzhik reside on the edge, but it itself is large and beautiful zoo. There are a lot of predators, birds and even rabbits. Be sure to hit with the kids and spend the time perfectly.
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  • Safari Park is the first item in our entertainment programme on arrival in Gelendzhik, go here everytime with pleasure, while interest continues unabated, vice versa, every year you receive something new. The Park created excellent conditions for both inhabitants and visitors. Very upset that the chimpanzee died John, the most picturesque local character, as a sign of mourning in the Aviary put portrait of John and mourning of cloves. But Ciani appeared, elephant with amazing destiny, power, shy Lady in retirement. By the way, I advise you to inquire about the ups and downs of the life of the inhabitants of the Park, from this visit here will become even more crowded, suggestive. Every animal has a story, sometimes tragic, but fortunately with a happy ending. Do not pass the Maritime Museum, it was updated and supplemented the artifacts, roomy, comfortable, informative. The cave also welcome, a little scary, but this place and attracts. It is necessary to climb the biggest on the Black Sea coast of cableway, top offers stunning views of the Gelendzhik Bay captures the spirit. Below see grazing deer fattened and handsome lazy porosja. Note that the top tier in addition to dinosaurs, dolmen recommend go longer for dolmen on outlandish pristine forest, make sure "and trees grow on the rocks". Exhibition of butterflies and reptiles is also interesting. In General, the Safari Park remains a sea of impressions and in two words cannot describe them, it is necessary to go in the morning and for the whole day. I have not mentioned a glass bridge and a huge variety of vegetation. Been here in summer and late autumn, the Park is beautiful at any time of the year. Grab your camera, will tell friends.
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  • Positive: Nice park, all animals look good and veries (tigers, bears, pumas etc )It is very clear and decorated well (a lot of flowers, tuya, pines). There is a spectacular view of Gelendzhik Bay from the top point of safari park. Tickets a little bit expensive even for off season time and working days. Lift to 620 meter point is included a safary ticket - cost about 1400 rubles. Negative: If you choose to left up on carusel to observe the bay without viziting safari they will charge you 2000 rubles!! What a scheme. another minus safari is located on the side of the hill so if you are elderly it is not a good place to visit. cafe menu are poor and not tasty. (better take sandwiches with you) and bottle of water is double priced.
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  • A wonderful park. Purely interesting. There is something to see. Really enjoyed dining at the teiritorii Park, the best in town, tasty and friendly, highly recommend. Wonderful Black Sea Museum and cave. One drawback is the road to the Park. If you come by taxi, and will have to leave too by taxi only three expensive. "Free shuttle buses" are free if you bought the ticket from the dealers, and beg the driver bus and another pay him as there is no other transport. Little trifle but not nice.
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  • Here's what's important visit if you come on holiday in Gelendzhik and its surroundings! Lots of positive emotions. A wonderful Safari Park with many exotic animals. Making good Park. And be sure to visit the ropeway. Such emotions I haven't experienced before. And when you come to the party and adorable review of Gelendzhik, bays and an awareness of what you're worth 640 meters above sea level, is neperedovaemye.
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  • No normal parking! If you go in the direction of Novorossiysk, the most logical to wrap the pointer to the right and then it turns out that the car is no place to put. Those five places that there are already busy. And the type of "parking" in the form of macadam on reclaimed land, was left on a course of movement, and turned it denies conceded. and just two lanes, and solid. Single tickets .... well a typical tourist industry, main snatch. I was in the Safari Park three times already. I brought the child to see animals, I don't want to go to a museum or a cave. It used to be better when tickets just for logging in the park itself, and other museums paid then separately, well if anyone wants to see. Upstairs to do nothing except eat Chowder and watch from the heights of the Bay. Oh and take a ropeway:) Well, as the ZOO .... Here I wonder what to look for and who to look at. In General, visit the Safari Park worth.
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