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Tsimbazaza Zoo

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
+261 20 22 311 49
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I walked from my hotel. A hot and dusty 20 minutes . Not expensive to get in at 10,000 ariary... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Kuching, Malaysia
A Guide is essential

This is a wonderful way to see Madagascar's trees from all parts of the island in one place. We had... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
+261 20 22 311 49
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I walked from my hotel. A hot and dusty 20 minutes . Not expensive to get in at 10,000 ariary ($3.30). pleasant walk. The highlight is the egret nesting site. Hundreds of them roost and nest here protected from human deprivation. There are other birds...More

Thank itineranti2015
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a wonderful way to see Madagascar's trees from all parts of the island in one place. We had a wonderful guide who spoke very good English and described everything in great detail. The lemurs are amazing, some nocturnal - obviously sleeping, but others...More

Thank 111avril
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Visited by private tour.The Zoo is central to the city and at the time was obviously popular and well patronised by many Tana families. We were shown around by a Zoo guide who despite her youth was well experienced, knowledgeable and spoke English, French &...More

Thank aussie1928
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The Hotel Le Lourve arranged for a taxi to the zoo, which was 15 minutes away; wait for me for 3 hours, take me back for 50K ariary. On this Saturday it was full of happy families having a lovely time, not only looking at...More

Thank craj11_11
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Despite your concerns, reservations and issues with zoos, this gives you an opportunity to see some of Madagascar's most amazing fauna, flora and animals you would have a challenging time to see in a limited time period otherwise. The largest bonus were being able to...More

Thank Gabriela J
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

You should definitely get a guide to show you round the zoo. One advantage was I got to go behind the scenes and hand feed honey to the lemurs, amazing! There is a lovely layout which includes a series of burial tombs from each part...More

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Wide variety of animals. Perfect place to visit for a day outing with friends, family or colleagues.

Thank TerrificTina85
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We didn't have much time and came here for the lemurs. This was a real highlight for us! We were able to go in the back and the lemurs came out to greet us. They seemed healthy and friendly. They were absolutely adorable! The zoo's...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Firstly, let's put things in perspective. This is a 3rd world city. I am not a lover of zoo's and would always prefer to see animals in their natural habitat. However, dispirited from 2 days of walking the streets and being hassled every inch of...More

5  Thank Furbrain2015
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

As a zookeeper for many years, I can't bear it when people are overly critical of zoological collections. The Tana zoo is very concrete and some of the enclosures are pretty small, but this doesn't mean to say that the animals are having the worst...More

3  Thank Annette G
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