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Great zoo

A cool zoo with a lot more things to do than just watch animals, it's a great place to visit and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SupEvan
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Norway
Number one destination for families with kids

We spent 3 days in the park and 2 days in the waterpark. There are so many activities in these two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
arnet467
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Bergen, Norway
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“amusement park”(30 reviews)
“all ages”(24 reviews)
“two days”(20 reviews)
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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
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Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
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+47 970 59 700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A cool zoo with a lot more things to do than just watch animals, it's a great place to visit and spend a day.

Thank SupEvan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 days in the park and 2 days in the waterpark. There are so many activities in these two parks, we could have stayed for a whole week. The staff are young polite and very friendly. Kids love them. Parents too. This is...More

Thank arnet467
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All of attractions were available, staff was very polite. The only down is that everything is expensive.

Thank Ivana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit place, family and handicapped friendly, great staff, brilliant food, great attractions. It is actually a local-to-go for families in Kristiansand. Most of the families take yearly pass as its the most fun place for kids to visit multiple times a year. If...More

Thank ansh001
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Coming here with family, kids enjoying and learning is just great. If you have the season pass to just go on a plain Sunday for a nice walk is fantastic.

Thank enurweb
Reviewed 26 May 2018

hotel says dog friendly Its not, dogs are only allowed in rooms and not outside, the balcony was filthy and the plastic glass was covered in limescale, they have a no smoking policy in all public areas but people were smoking and nothing was said...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Superb place to visit with small and young children, a moderate amount of people this time of year even though most of the restaurants I side were closed making it quite difficult to find actual food on site. The queue system was rather sketchy even...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Love this place, wide selection of animals and lots of space for them to live. Good zoo keepers full of knowledge and they love to tell and answer questions. Zoo part fun for all ages, amusement part best for the smaller ones 3-6 yrs.

Thank nilsenb
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

My best friend lives over in Norway and he knew I wanted to see wolves so he took me here. It was a rainy day but it didn’t ruin the experience. It was incredible. We did lots of walking but seeing all the animals in...More

1  Thank chaos-lolli
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Grandma, parents and two young children - we all enjoyed our day at Dyreparken, even though we had to dodge the showers. There's a variety of entertainment here - animals big and small, trains to sit on to watch the unfolding adventures in the woods,...More

1  Thank CarolJ436
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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
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