Monte Selvagem - Alentejo, Portugal
in Zoos
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paisagista
N 38° 48.015 W 008° 18.351
29S E 560276 N 4294839
Quick Description: Safari like animal park. A day spent at Monte Selvagem is an unforgettable adventure for grownups as well as for little ones. It is an opportunity to have fun combined with the learning of many things about animals, plants and regional games.
Location: Évora, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/7/2010 2:22:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM8J1J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 13

Long Description:
A visit to Monte Selvagem is composed of three different parts:

1. Walking tour
- Area of 5 hectares
- Oak and holm - oak grove, typical from Alentejo
- Free walking tour or fallowing our suggestion, indicated by information displays
- Various species of wild animals in perfect condition of animal well-being
- Little farm with small domestic animals when it is possible to have a close contact with the animals
- Leisure equipment for children and adults

2. Tractor Ride
- It takes around ½ hour
- Area of 12 hectares
- Animal in semi-freedom in a wide area

3. Pedagogic Project “Wilderness Education”
It is implemented in the whole park.
- Objectives: - Educate and make one aware of environmental issues
- Conservation of biodiversity
- Stimulate the liking of learning in contact with nature and the respect for the environment, animals and plants
- Methods: - Educate by following the example (by Keeping animals and plants in well-being conditions; rational usease of natural resources an reduction of wastes; stimulation to separate wastes; association and support to education and preservation projects.
- Information signals and educational games spread all over the park
- Pedagogical activities orientated towards primary schools by means of supplying educational material developed by the park.

and…

- Bar/terrace with light meals
- Pick nick area
- Zones of birthdays parties or other events (available for rent with or without catering)
- “Wild showers” for hot day
- Free coach and cat parking
- The park is prepared for people with reduced mobility
- Shop


Opening / Closing Hours

Opened from February to March: 10am - 7pm

Opened from April to October: 10am - 5pm

Closed on Mondays, except public holidays

Closed from November to January, except for groups with reservation


Prices

Adults 11€

Families 31€

Children 8€

Pensioners 9€

Discounts for schools and groups (reservation required)
Zoo Website address: [Web Link]

Admission Cost: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

Visit Instructions:
Please tell us a story about your visit to the zoo and the date of your visit. Additional photos, especially animals, are appreciated, but not required.
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