Sunday, August 1

The best options to get close to lions, giraffes or tigers without leaving Spain

The search for plans for this summer has already started, and getting close to animals such as lions, giraffes or tigers is once again among the preferred options of families. The spaces Bioparc designed under the concept of zoo-immersion immerse the visitor in a careful recreation of some of the most beautiful and threatened wild habitats and allow you get closer to animals, vegetation and scenery like never before, without any type of visual barrier.

Located within three major cities touristic destinations —València, Fuengirola and Gijón—, offer a proposal for enjoy with family or friends of an experience “for all audiences” and, furthermore, to do it with all the comfort, security and tranquility.

“Leisure with a cause” and the most unknown animal species

In the center of Fuengirola we found a Outdoor “oasis” that houses a careful recreation of the rainforests of Africa, Asia, the island of Madagascar and the Indus Pacific with more than 200 species of wild animals.

Bioparc Fuengirola is the most visited animal park in Andalusia and allows us look at great primates such as gorillas, orangutans, and chimpanzees, as well as lemurs, Sumatran tigers, and almost unknown species like the tapir, the mouse deer, the rhinoceros hornbill or the impressive Komodo dragon.

All the magic of Africa without leaving the city we found it in Bioparc Valencia. An outdoor tour to behold 160 animal species that allows you to explore the extensive savanna with rhinos, antelopes and giraffes under the watchful eye of the lions.

Between gigantic baobabs and beautiful waterfalls you can see the exciting bathing a herd of elephants. In the lush forests there are the families of gorillas, chimpanzees, beautiful bongos and leopards.

The Kitum cave hides the only one underwater view of hippos in Spain, with the “baby” who has just turned one year old. And on the exotic island of Madagascar you can stroll between different species of lemurs.

Giraffes are one of the most visited species in Bioparc València. ED

In a unique enclave facing the Cantabrian Sea, Bioparc Aquarium of Gijón let us know in detail the most amazing fauna of the world’s oceans and seas. Recreations of the bottoms of the Cantabrian coast, the Caribbean Sea, the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Red Sea, the African Indian Ocean and the South and Subtropical Atlantic are the scene where huge bull sharks, hypnotic jellyfish, precious loggerhead turtles, schools of piranhas, striking clownfish, octopus, rays and up to a total of 350 species await the visitor.

Avoid biodiversity loss it is one of the most important challenges we face. The spaces Bioparc aim to motivate a change of attitude in society to live in harmony with nature.

In addition, they participate very actively in about 100 international programs for the conservation of endangered species. Through the Bioparc Foundation if it acts in situ in the habitats of origin of animals with the collaboration in important projects, among which is the Jane Goodall Institute, Save The Rhino O Borneo Nature Foundation.

A specimen of loggerhead sea turtle at Bioparc Acuario de Gijón. ED

Things not to miss this summer

On Bioparc Fuengirola, the opportunity to see the baby gorilla who was born in November of last year. Enjoy of Europe’s first nocturnal animal park It is possible with two proposals: “The nights in the jungle” in July and August with the park open until 11 pm and “The dinners in the jungle”, a gastronomic experience with the menu of the award-winning young promise of Spanish cuisine Lara Roguez.

Bioparc Fuengirola offers a unique experience for visitors. ED

On Valencia Biopark the offspring of this spring provide us with unforgettable images so as not to miss the gorilla family with the little eight-year-old Ebo, four-year-old Virunga, three-year-old Pepe and two-year-old Félix. Very close to the chimpanzee “babies”, Coco about to turn three years old and Djibril, two years old, have become the protagonists of a exciting story with happy ending.

On Bioparc Aquarium of Gijón the “american spaceWith the axolotls, red-eyed frogs, rainbow boas and crocodile fish it is a mandatory stop. As an activity it is necessary to emphasize Hidden Aquarius to know all its secrets, in one fully personalized visit that includes breakfast and la cafeteria Kraken Beach Bar.

Thus, this summer discover Bioparc and enjoy your trip to wild nature.

Where can you find Bioparc in Spain?

BIOPARC Valencia

Av. Pío Baroja, 3, 46015 Valencia, Valencia

+34 960 66 05 26

BIOPARC Aquarium of Gijón

Playa De Poniente, S / N, 33212 Gijón, Asturias

+34 985 18 52 20

BIOPARC Fuengirola

Calle Camilo José Cela, 6, 29640 Fuengirola, Malaga

+34 952 66 63 01

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