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CIGS Zoo

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Avenida Sao Jorge 750 | Sao Jorge, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69033-000, Brazil
+55 92 2125 6402
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Worth a visit

We found we were lost for ideas in Manaus other than seeing the square but our Amazon Tour guide... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Luke C
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Amazon Zoo!!

This is a Zoo that is maintained by the Brazilian Army, as they have a "War in the Jungle... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
AndreRezende
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Sao Paulo, SP
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice zoo” (4 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
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Avenida Sao Jorge 750 | Sao Jorge, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69033-000, Brazil
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+55 92 2125 6402
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We found we were lost for ideas in Manaus other than seeing the square but our Amazon Tour guide suggested this zoo. It only costs R$5 per person for entry. It has a range of animals from the Amazon with some being looked after as...More

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a Zoo that is maintained by the Brazilian Army, as they have a "War in the Jungle" Specialization Center in the region. The soldiers usually find and gather animals that have been harmed and need care, plus receive also animals found by other...More

Thank AndreRezende
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It was a zoo filled with animals some who had been wounded - so very nice they have been or are being rehabilitated. When I walked in the jungle I had not seen many of the animals since they are nocturnal so this was an...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The CIGS zoo has improved a bit in recent years apparently, but is still about the quality you'd expect for a zoo around the 1960s. The animals do seem healthy enough, but many of them are in very small and inadequate cages.

Thank MSStrome
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible via Bus #120- 20 approximately from downtown Manaus. Several indigenous animals including some birds such as macaws, a big eagle, toucans and others. Monkeys, a jaguar, caiman, turtles, tapirs, and other four legged cats etc. not a large area. Can be done in...More

Thank Itivdleq
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is not like the zoos I have visited in the United States, but it was still interesting to see some animals I have not seen before. The parrots and macaws were my favorite. The monkeys were interesting as there were several different species. Learned...More

Thank Vonnie J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Some of the exhibits are quite good, but many are dissapointing however you do get a chance to see a jaguar and other animals. Unfortunately the jaguars are bored and in dissapointing cages, which really need some attention. There are other animals and birds you...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great Zoo offering the opportunity to see local wildlife up close. I love the idea the Military who protect the Amazon maintains this Zoo, Really Nice!

Thank Senhorpowers
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I went to CIGS zoo to see the animals up close as I couldn't see them clearly in the Amazon jungle. My highlight was seeing the Toucan up close and interacting with the friendly soldiers in the area. When I visited, animals I remember present...More

1  Thank dannysea
Reviewed 2 December 2016

CIGS was easily accessible in central Manaus. I believe i became familar with the zoo and military compound after the unfortunate death of their jaguar Juma during the Olympic Torch relay ceremony. This did not have to happen and Rio Olympic committee failed to honour...More

Thank chrisevans1313
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savannah88
10 October 2015|
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Response from clouisep |
No. It is not. You must take a taxi from downtown.
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