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Selwo Safari Park
For something different to do, especially if you're travelling with kids, you may wish to visit the Selwo Safari Park.
It's just off the highway N-340, between Marbella and Estepona, less than an hour's drive west of Malaga. If you're taking the local bus, it will take about 1 hour and 50 minutes to get there.
The park is divided up into 5 areas, over more than 100 hectares of property. Animals from the 5 continents are featured.
The park is open daily, during these periods:
Oct 16 - Apr 14 = 1000 - 1730 hrs.
Apr 15 - Jun 16 = 1000 - 1830 hrs.
Jun 17 - Sep 17 = 1000 - 2000 hrs.
Sep 18 - Oct 15 = 1000 - 1830 hrs
Be warned, although there are buses to get you from some places to others, there is a good deal of walking that is unavoidable. So, bring a good pair of walking shoes.
As well, one of the rules of the park is that no food or drink are allowed in. However, you may wish to carry a bottle of water with you, since walking around in the heat can be quite draining.
Don't forget your camera too.
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Selwo Safari Park
Don't bother. Many animals have small enclosures that have turned to mud. The elephants are particularly tragic - their swimming pool is left empty and they mope around on concrete. The rhinos are even worse, with a smaller enclosure and even more concrete. It's not cheap either - children only count as children if they are between 3 and 7 years old. I ended up paying 130 euros for 2 adults, a 17 yr old, a 13yr old, a 9 yr old and a 6yr old. The food is expensive and is just burgers and pizzas.
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