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Great day in a wonderful place

We spend a nice quality day in this wonderful natural park, surrounded by animals! A huge place. As... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marius A
Bucharest, Romania
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Perfect day for children

We were there for two days. First one was nice and sunny so it was really great day, even if I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stavanger, Norway
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Kristiansand Dyrepark is the number one tourist attraction in Norway, attracting close to 1 million visitors each year. It consists of more than 150 different animal species, entertainment, shows, amusement park as well as a seperate water park...more
Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a nice quality day in this wonderful natural park, surrounded by animals! A huge place. As you enter, your eyes starts running around without knowing where to start from. A wild nature spot where humans just adapted to a zoo without ruining it....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for two days. First one was nice and sunny so it was really great day, even if I missed some animals . Second day was rainy but luckily we went to see animals witch are kept inside. But overall its really good...More

Thank IvanaT16
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We visited as a port excursion on our cruise ship. It is very near the cruise ship port. The landscape is amazing. The habitats are built into the landscape of the area, so everything is very natural (no man-made cliffs, etc). We enjoyed just walking...More

Thank EAG73
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Dyreparken was one of the few interesting options offered by Disney as a port adventures on a recent cruise - and it turned out to be one of the most interesting "planed" excursions for this trip. As part of this excursion, we were greeted to...More

Thank ottwatrvllr
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This was our fourth visit to Dyreparken with our kids. They still love it! Visited late this summer season, and the full Hakkebakkeskogen experience was over. We did book tickets for the current train ride, but honestly it was a waste of time. We experienced...More

Thank PernilleK2
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to go in non season time (July to mid August) then pick Saturdays, other than that it will be ghost town. If you interested in the zoo only then it doesn't matter a lot, but if you wish to play the games...More

Thank Jasem A
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

There is no greater place to visit for families when in southern Norway. The park is well situated just outside Kristiansand city. The park had plenty of activities to do, waterpark, animals, a pirate town and so on. The kids will love it, so will...More

Thank SteffanTvete
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The park is as exiting as it's always been, so it must be improving (as I am getting older). This year I noticed that it has been a low maintenance budget, especially in the water park.

Thank Trond N
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Kristiansand Zoo is more than a regular zoo: There's an amusement park and a water fun park, as well. Great care is taken to make sure that the animals have plenty of space, and that's good for the animals. Sometimes it´s not so good for...More

Thank phillipka
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a park where you need more than one day to get around. The zoo part is really great, with a lot of exotic animals- especially impressed with the giraffes- which came close enough to touch. Impressive. Riding "Tømmerrenna" is a must do thing...More

Thank Bjørnar H
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Response from Hautom | Reviewed this property |
Hi The main taxi stand and busterminal is about 10 minuts from, cruise port, so that should be a breeze. A taxi would probably cost around 250 NOK. It´s about 15 minutes with taxi, depending on the traffic. You can also... More