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Rio Safari Elche

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Nice little zoo

Nice place to spend for half a day. No comparison to a large zoo, but good enough to spend a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bodegraven, The Netherlands
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Good for visitors of all ages

Good to get here early to enjoy all the displays. Look for the discount leaflets when you arrive at... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
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“sea lions”(44 reviews)
“swimming pool”(22 reviews)
“water park”(16 reviews)
Rio Safari Elche is an animal park situated between Santa Pola and Elche, in Costa Blanca. It is located in an oasis with more than 4000 palm trees. A good place for families and children. Visitors can enjoy a nice journey and relax. Enjoy Splash...more
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Carretera Elche-Santa Pola, 03203 Elche, Spain
+34 966 63 82 88
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All reviews sea lions swimming pool water park train ride parrot show feed the animals monkey nuts picnic area animal shows great family day swimming stuff bring your own value for money definitely recommend a visit cool down year olds pay extra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we loved it here! visited on the 27th December, not busy at all so we could leisurely stroll around the park at our own pace! inexpensive and all the photo merchandise was affordable compared to other places we have visited. Frieny staff, well kept animals...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend for half a day. No comparison to a large zoo, but good enough to spend a few hours and at a reasonable price.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DWak9
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Good to get here early to enjoy all the displays. Look for the discount leaflets when you arrive at the airport.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TysonLivingston
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great place can’t wait to go again especially now they have the water park too..more fun for the grankids

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marge C
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This a great day out for the whole family. Take a ride on the land train through the animal enclosures then walk around the park. On arrival you will be given a list of all the feeding times and show times The restuarant near the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mickdunckley
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We came here for a day out. I love this zoo, the animals have big enclosures although I would like to see all the birds in bigger cages and there are a lot of cracked glass enclosures which need to be fixed!! The animals you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dannithegirll
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Terrible place staff are so rude. 4e for a wheelchair user to sit and watch kids swim. Even tho the person in the chair was not swimming they still got charged. I found the staff very very rude and the food was disgusting. Burgers were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tanya F
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife went with our two kids, 11 and 4 year old. I have been to several zoos but no zoo has been that dirty before. The previous raining did not help whereas water on the non-concrete walk routes. We needed to wash...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 953k_rig
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

More like a Circus than a safari park. The animals are used to entertain the public.l was not impressed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carl E
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the park with an open mind and was pleasantly surprised. Being able to feed the lemurs and giraffes up close and personal was amazing especially when there was no extra cost for this. We also got to throw fruit to the orangutans and gibbons...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank skelly6768
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9 January 2019|
Response from Mabel_78 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this place can not public transport
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Response from skelly6768 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but it’s not the biggest and not for older kids I would say
18 July 2018|
Response from BrianFalk | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Thats not gonna be easy for you. You will need to take the Tram to Alicante, then bus to Santa Pola and then taxi to Rio Safari Elche. My advise would be not to do it. Beeing in Campello it’s a much better option for you... More