Paramaribo Zoo, Paramaribo

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The only zoo in Suriname, Paramaribo Zoo has survived for 40 years to finally see an increase in visitors over the past decade or so. You'll have a chance to observe a variety of animals in captivity, including several monkeys, caimans, jaguars, red ibis, king vultures, boa constrictors, and anacondas. Pack your own supplies of snacks and drinks, as no kiosks or shops operate on site. Consider renting a bicycle for your trip to the zoo, which isn't far from downtown Paramaribo. Take the guesswork out of planning a Paramaribo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • September 14, 2017
    This was a surprisingly nice and beautiful visit. Great animals and laid back atmosphere. Especially with children a must!
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  • September 2, 2017
    Nice park to walk around. Not comparable to a zoo in Netherlands but with children. Entrance fee is a joke compared to en!
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  • August 15, 2017
    What afgrijzelijk. This they should ban it. Jaguars in far too small cabins. That the same 24-hour round of frenzied fun walk. The restaurant is very very expire and you eat here rather nothing.
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  • July 29, 2017
    In dire need of maintenance. Most signs are not readable because of their age. Most animals live in cramped cages.
  • July 3, 2017
    Come and see the beautifull Animals and enjoy with Snacks etc.....enjoyfulllll....
  • May 19, 2017
    Great zoo but for my next visit i would like to see more animals. some of the habitats were empty.
  • March 16, 2017
    Cool place to hang out. Lots of different animals here.
  • November 7, 2016
    this place is awesome and there are so many different kinds of animals

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Paramaribo is packed with guesthouses, which make this town an extremely appealing destination for backpackers. The least expensive option in town, some of these establishments offer very basic rooms and shared restrooms without hot water--ask about on-site facilities before checking in. Dozens of mid-range hotels provide a more suitable option for families with kids, business travelers, and anyone else looking for a few more perks. If you're planning to stay longer, consider renting a furnished apartment in a residential neighborhood.
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