Trip Planner: South America / Colombia / Atlantico Department / Barranquilla / Zoologico de Barranquilla
Watch pink flamingos frolick at Zoologico de Barranquilla. Opened in 1956, the zoo houses several rare species, including one of the few remaining white tigers in the world. Walk through the small zoo's jungle paths to admire a range of native and exotic animals, kept in environments designed to replicate their natural habitats. While many of the animals live in reasonable conditions and are well attended to by zookeepers, several of the enclosures, such as those housing elephants and big cats, seem cramped and insufficient. Before you head to Barranquilla, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Barranquilla tour itinerary builder app , to make sure you see all that Barranquilla has to offer, including Zoologico de Barranquilla.
Zoologico de Barranquilla Reviews
The zoo is nice but needs better care. I went with my family and we enjoyed our time there. Nevertheless, cages should be bigger and better maintained because they seem a little dirty and animals... more »
This is a very small zoo but it is clean and with plenty of helpful staff. Bathrooms are clean and there are some vendors with basic food items. more »
Nice place to share with children. Helpful employees. Little zoo situated in industrial zone, 5 minutes from shopping center Villa Country.
It’s an interesting place, could use a lot more space, specially the ostrich enclosure and the elephant could use some trees. But they’re doing what they can with the resources they have. Plus the student volunteers are really helpful!
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