In December of 1991, the St. Maarten Zoo opened its doors to the public, and today it is the largest zoo and playground in the Caribbean. Families love to explore the hundreds of animals that live on property, including birds, reptiles, and mammals.
Monkeys are a favorite at the St. Maarten Zoo, but other exhibited animals include birds and a host of mammals. The reptile and bat houses are not only educational, but a welcome reprieve from the hot sun, and a petting zoo is beloved by children of all ages.
Also on property is the Captain Hodges Playground, which is shaped like a pirate ship and is a fun spot for kids to get their energy out.
Located in , always welcomes local residents and travelers rooming in this part of St. Martin. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider stopping by for some fun in the sun.
Just a few minutes drive from the cruise shop port, the St. Maarten Zoo is located just across the Salt Pond in Philipsburg on Arch Road.
St. Maarten Zoo is situated in Philipsburg, a town near Marigot;
If the time you spend visiting this zoo leaves your stomach stomach growling, don't fret -- you'll discover a wide variety of local restaurants within traveling distance. Anand's Philipsburg are some more food and drink options near St. Maarten Zoo. At Anand's Philipsburg you and your companions will want to eat some Indian food and enjoy the St. Martin scene.is a great restaurant to dine at before visiting St. Maarten Zoo, and will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Vermeer Cafe & Restaurant is a brief ways off, but far enough that you might want to arrange for taking advantage of a viable type of transport to get there. and
Other kinds of nearby activities include Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, which is another attraction not far away., which is within driving range in Philipsburg. Furthermore, you can consider making the trip to
If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.
|Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit||Museum||--||--||Philipsburg|
|Historic Site||--||--||1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg|
|Other Attraction||0.9 mi. (0.4 km)||S||Philipsburg|
|The Courthouse||Historic Site||1.0 mi. (0.2 km)||S||Philipsburg|
|Other Activities/Excursions||1.0 mi. (2.5 km)||W||Saunders|
|Wathey Square||Other Attraction||1.0 mi. (0.2 km)||S||Philipsburg|
|Emilio Wilson Historic Park||--||1.1 mi. (2.7 km)||W||Saunders|
The St. Maarten Zoo is open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The cost of admission into the zoo is $10(USD) for adults and $5(USD) for children between the ages of three and 11. Anyone younger than three is granted free access.
Arch Road, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
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