Cabárceno Wildlife Park

Contact details

39693  Obregón, Villaescusa, Cantabria  (Cantabria)
Tel.:+34 942 563 736
Fax.:+34 942 564 150




Types of park:


This nature reserve is in a man-made setting created on a karstic landscape on 750 hectares of an old open-cut mine.

Conceived with the purpose of educating, promoting cultural and scientific knowledge, and for recreation, it has become one of Cantabria's most popular tourist attractions. It is home to about 100 animal species from the five continents, which can be seen practically in the wild, as they are housed in large areas in completely natural settings. The circuit is designed to offer a sighting of all the animals, and features 20 kilometres of roads which enable visitors to reach all the park's large enclosures both on foot and by car, with views of beautiful gorges and peaceful lakes on the way. It also has an environmental classroom and a reptile house with numerous varieties of snakes. There are several car parks, recreational areas, picnic areas, viewing points, botanical routes, restaurants, children's play park …

Schedules and prices


  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Friday From 10:00 to 17:00
  • Public holidays and Weekend From 09:00 to 18:00
  • Closed: 24, 25, 31 December and 1 January.
  • From Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Sunday From 09:30 to 18:00


  • High season (1 April to 30 September, bank holiday weekends, Easter week, weekends and public holidays): General admission: €25.00. Groups: €20.00. Children (6-12 years): €15.00. Groups: €12.00 Low season (rest of the year): General admission: €18.00. Groups: €15.00 Children (6-12 years): €12.00. Groups: €9.00 For information on prices check the park's website



  • Cafetería
  • Restaurante
  • Parking
  • área de juegos restringida para niños


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