BioParc - Fuengirola Zoo
BioParc Fuengirola is an award winning zoo with animals of many species, all kept in state of the art enclosures which provide the public with amazing views and sights in antastic Jungle themed surroundings, but also the animals with the most amazing homes to live in
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The zoo has lots of animals to see from Lemurs and Flamingos, to the popular Orangutans and Gorillas. It is also home to beautiful Tigers, both Sumatran and the stunning White Tigers (they alternate in the enclosure between day and evening so be sure to ask if there is one in particular you want to see).
(Above) The beautiful White Tiger at BioParc Fuengirola!
(Below) The enclosures for the animals, here is the Tiger enclosure is amazing.
The park is located in Fuengirola town, just 10 minutes walk from the central train & bus stations - simply walk west from the train station and main taxi rank on the roundabout there along Avenida Jesus Santos Rein and you will find the Zoo! If you have a car, there is also 2 underground car parks beside and close to the zoo making it an easy place to visit for all!
Below you can see a map of he area and the location of the Zoo. Tickets cost from €10 - €20 depending on the time of the year and the Zoo is open late into the evening in Summer months! Visit their website at http://www.bioparcfuengirola.es/en/ to see more!
Selwo Aventura - African Safari Park in Estepona
Selwo Aventura is a Safari Park filled with African Wildlife, from Cheetahs and Lions to Giraffes and Hippo. Situated in Estepona, around 45 minutes drive from Fuengirola (past Marbella) it offers the chance to get close to some of the most amazing creatures on the planet, without having to go on an African Safari
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The park is very large hence its location just outside Estepona, further West from Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol. It is easy to reach by car, simply follow the coastal road until just after Marbella, Puerto Banus & San Pedro - Selwo is in between there and Estepona just off the main coast road.
You can walk around much of the park, but also queue to get on one of the open-air Safari Trucks which guide you around parts of the park and allow you to view the animals in their large spacious enclosures
There are many different species of animal kept at Selwo, including the most popular of the African wildlife such as Lions, Cheetah, Zebra, Hyena, Elephants, Hippo and the fabulous Giraffes
(Above) Giraffes, (Below) Cheetah
Selwo is slightly more expensive than the other Animal Parks on the Costa del Sol but it is an experience unlike any other on the Costa del Sol and well worth a visit
Sea Life Centre Benalmadena Port
The Sea Life Centre is located right on the lovely Benalmadena Port and is also surrounded by many restaurants, bars & cafes, plus shops making it a great day out for the family!
Easy to reach by bus, taxi, car or even via the Ferry which runs between Fuengirola & Benalmadena Port.
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Things to Do at Sea Life Centre Benalmadena
- Feeding demonstrations all day
- Rockpool Experience - Hold a crab & touch starfish!
- 36 spectacular displays (incl. Sharks, Giant Turtles & Rays)
- Over 2,000 creatures
- Watch Sharks feeding (Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday)
- Walk through our amazing underwater tunnel
- Children's soft play area
- Sea view café