Zoológico de Quito, Guayllabamba

#4 of 16 in Zoos & Aquariums in Ecuador
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Make some furry friends at Zoológico de Quito, home to over 130 species of animals native to Ecuador. The zoo prides itself on being a safe haven for animals rescued from harmful living conditions. The maintenance and care for the animals on display, the camps and interactive exhibits, and the relocating of rescued animals into sanctuaries across the country are all part of the zoo's conservation efforts. On a self-guided tour of the zoo you'll see lions, monkeys, bears, and turtles. There is a small cafeteria halfway through selling snacks. Add Zoológico de Quito and other attractions to your Guayllabamba trip itinerary using our Guayllabamba itinerary planner.
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  • It was a bit difficult to reach from a hotel near the Quito Airport, so I took a taxi for $30 (about 25 minutes). On the way back I took the bus, which took longer (about 1 hr 40 minutes), but it was....  more »
  • Rather desultory zoo with animals displaying the ritualistic behaviour in captivity. Easy and cheap to get there from Quito, it's a 75cent bus ride from La Ofelia bus terminal on the bus to Cayambe...  more »
  • Great family place and good food near by
  • A day with family, walking through nature and animals, fresh air, close to Quito.
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