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3041 JG Rotterdam
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Awards for Rotterdam Zoo

Rotterdam Zoo proudly received several awards.

Most beautiful zoo in Benelux

For the third year in succession, Rotterdam Zoo has been awarded as the Most Beautiful Zoo in Benelux by ZooSite, an independent zoo information website. In addition the birth of black rhino Mara (Dec. 2017), won the award for the Best Birth in an EAZA zoo.

Awards for restaurants and the birth of Indian rhino Karuna

Our Terraszaal restaurant has been rewarded in 2018 with an award for the ‘Best zoo restaurant in Belgium and the Netherlands’, in 2017 restaurant Poort van Azie won this award. Indian rhino Karuna (born February 2017) as the ‘Most beautiful animal birth in the Netherlands & Belgium’. This recognition by the international Diamond Themepark Awards reflects the appreciation of our visitors.


Yearly Tripadvisor gives us the Certificat of Excellence. Tripadvisor gives this Certificate to companies that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.