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RioZoo - Rio de Janeiro's Zoo

#156 of 721 things to do in Rio de Janeiro Features Animals
Parque Quinta da Boa Vista | Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20940-040, Brazil
+55 21 3878-4200
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Not coming back

The animals are in tiny cement boxes with no shade from the heat. Having animals from snowy... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
PatyMello
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Perth, Australia
via mobile
Absolutely apauled

The animals were pacing in the tiny cement cages no shelter from the sun no play toys the water was... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
dontwannamissathing
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
19 Jan 2017
“Not coming back”
15 Jan 2017
“Absolutely apauled”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Parque Quinta da Boa Vista | Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20940-040, Brazil
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+55 21 3878-4200
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The animals are in tiny cement boxes with no shade from the heat. Having animals from snowy countries such as the Siberian tiger is cruel when there is no shade or protection from the sun. The big cats, wolves and most of the monkeys are...More

3  Thank PatyMello
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The animals were pacing in the tiny cement cages no shelter from the sun no play toys the water was rancid that the hippos and bear had only one of each animal kept on their own. We took no pictures and one point I was...More

2  Thank dontwannamissathing
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The zoo is so sad; the animals are in tiny cement boxes with no shade from the heat. Having animals from snowy countries such as the Siberian tiger is cruel when there is no shade or protection from the sun. They have dozens upon dozens...More

5  Thank GeorgiaRSwift
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This zoo has many animals, and it will be very interesting for you children. You can make only one trip in a morning or afternoon with this zoo, the museum, the park "Quinta da Boa Vista".

Thank 01marilia
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This is a depressing place for animals. The big cats, wolves and most of the monkeys are in little cement boxes that have no trees, fresh vegetation or enrichment toys. The owls have no logs in which to hide during day (left in sun) and...More

10  Thank TedBear10
Reviewed 28 June 2015

For an entry fee of R$10 per person you can visit the zoo. Parking will set you back R$15 as well. There are a variety of animals but also a lot of cages under construction. Many cages are not well maintained and there is a...More

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

- and it is not my favourite. Animals tucked together in cages. Well. But as we are in a zoo, it was clean nicely kept, fairly interesting and not too bad. The entrance fee is 6 reais. This is great as the zoo is crowded...More

1  Thank Anjaelise
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Nice place for see South American animals, nice place for rest. But not enough open fields for animals - for photographing and watching. Price good - Only 6.00 Brazilian Reals There are some food pavilions in the zoo - but you must think before buy...More

Thank Sergey6683
Reviewed 12 July 2014

When you visit Zoo like this one in Rio is when you wonder where are the people who campaign for animal rigths or where are the Brazilian authorities who allowed to keep animals in such poor and appalling conditions??? I do not think that Rio...More

21  Thank Margarita703
Reviewed 4 June 2014

This is not so big ZOO placed in the park near the National museum. The entrance fee is OK. You can see here mainly South American animals (really a lot of birds and monkeys). This is normal good ZOO, but nothing extra special. If you...More

7  Thank Ondrej N
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Response from Adriano C | Reviewed this property |
Esta aberto, porém muito triste o local, pelos os animais. Já teve dias melhores. Valor em torno de R$ 10,00.
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22 April 2015|
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Response from TheoVanGogh | Reviewed this property |
Yes, R$ 6, somewhere around US$ 1,25.
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