The Guyana National Zoo, Georgetown

#5 of 10 in Parks in Guyana
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
See over 100 species of tropical and exotic wildlife at The Guyana National Zoo, including the main tourist draws, the manatees and harpy eagles. You'll have the opportunity to see lots of interesting animals up close, which may especially delight younger visitors. The zoo focuses on conservation and education, and many of its residents are rescue animals. That said, approach with caution if seeing animals in captivity at a zoo in relative disrepair is likely to upset. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Guyana National Zoo by using our Georgetown road trip planning app.
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  • This zoo is an abomination! The poor leopard is kept chained and in an enclosure so tiny it can only pace back and forth with no floor padding on the bare concrete which is terrible for the soft...  more »
  • I came here for a school trip and there were only a few mammals, birds and reptiles. It's not a zoo that tourists would be interested in visiting due to that lack of diversity. The place could be...  more »
  • It's a great place for every body and it's very nice to see the different kinds of animals and learn from them more so if you never check it out go on and check it out it's great every body 'll love this place
  • The Guyana zoo is a relatively small zoo, but it hosts a diversity of local wildlife, including several protected species, such as the Scarlet Macaw, Jaguar, Giant River Otter, Harpy Eagle, and West Indian Manatee. The also hosts a petting zoo where animals rescued from abusive environments are rehabilitated and housed, and persons are allowed to buy food to feed these animals. Additionally, there is a portion of land in the adjacent Botanical Gardens that is set aside for the zoo's monkey island, where several capuchin monkeys live outside of enclosures.

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