Loro park or the parrot park in English is a private zoo on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands (off the coast of Morocco). It features an extensive collection of animals and tropical plants. Loro park is one of the top things to enjoy with children in Spain.
The Loro park was created in 1970 by two German immigrants, Wolfgang Kiessling y and his father. The zoo opened to the public on December 17th, 1972. The original park spanned over 13.000 m² and looked to mimic the animal’s natural habitats. The park was home to over 150 macaws and offered the first parrot spectacle in Europe.
Over the years the park has grown and now occupies over 135.000 m², and since the park opened, has welcomed over 50 million guests. The zoo has also been named “world’s best zoo” twice by Trip Advisor.
Loro park has something better than just a map. The zoo offers an amazing 360º tour of the premises, click here to check it out.
If you buy you tickets at the zoo or on their website, it costs 36€ for adults, 28€ for children from 6 to 11, and kids 6 or younger get in for FREE.
Lora park is home to six Orcas or Killer Whales and offers a daily exhibition designed to create awareness for these animals and keep them healthy and in good physical condition.
If you are interested in whale watching in Spain, you can check out our article on the subject here or if you are only interested in Orcas, you can read about Spanish Killer Whales here.
Loro Park is located on the island of Tenerife which is one of the Islands of the Canary Island archipelago, a Spanish territory off the coast of Morrocco. It is located in the town of Puerto de la Cruz, on the western coast of the Island.
Here is a list of some of the more exciting animals you will find at Loro Park:
How to get to Loro park from Adeje?
The best way of getting from Adeje to Loro Park is by car. There is public transport that will get you there but it will take you at least 3 hours to make the trip, which is probably not an option for you. Here is a map with the best rout to Loro Park from Adeje:
Getting from Playa de las Americas to Loro Park is pratically the same as if you were traveling from Adeje. We will leave a map bellow with the bets rout:
Loro park is pretty big and there is a great number of enclosures and spectacles to enjoy. You should set aside at least 4 hours to properly see the park and get to know all the animals.