It is the only zoo in Crete the Amazonas Park is very clean and well-kept. The staff is very nice and answers any questions. The owner, a young man from Luxembourg of Portuguese descent, has built the Amazonas Park without any help. He wants to save species from South America on Crete from extinction.
Is a private zoo in the northeast of the island of Crete.
The focus of the zoo is the animals from South America, especially parrots and monkeys. There are also some domestic animals like donkeys and goats. is a wonderful and unforgettable experience for the family and children who have the opportunity to feed monkeys in the cage and take a walk with them.
What to see in Amazonas Park
In many aviaries (large bird enclosures) you can see parrots from Latin America and cockatoos from Australia. One aviary in the Amazonas Park is particularly big, here are the larger parrot species. In several parts of the zoo are monkeys, most from Latin America and Madagascar. Probably the largest attraction in Amazonas Park is a very large enclosure with monkeys and goats. Visitors of the zoo can walk in. One monkey species are the well-known monkeys from Gibraltar (barbary apes). They jump on the shoulders of the visitors. If another person is nearby, they jump from person to person