From Loro Parque, we would like to congratulate our Discovery Tour team, the staff and guides of the #1 zoo in Europe and #2 in the whole world on celebrating their 15th Anniversary. Since 2001, when this new and thrilling way of getting to know Loro Parque better was implemented, more than 900,000 visitors have enjoyed their incredible and interesting tours. The Discovery Tour was written, and has been managed ever since, by Sandy K. Bate who joined Loro Parque Continue reading
Our love for the animals and the concern for their future and well-being require that we are very cautious about giving out opinions. Even so, with respect to the press release issued by SeaWorld on 17th March 2016, Loro Parque declares the following: Since the orcas are not the property of Loro Parque, we have to respect the decision made by SeaWorld. Presently, both the Spanish Administration and European Community Administration require that a zoological park presents a breeding plan Continue reading
A trip is a present that is always welcomed — but sometimes we run into issues of inconvenience. The typical: the dates do not match your schedule, or it is a long journey with many flight hours, or they lose your luggage. Don’t worry — this is what we are for! We love to offer you solutions. On this Father’s Day, we want you to gift him something special: a unique journey to some of world’s most unusual places. Don’t Continue reading
Dear Friends, With respect to the press release issued by SeaWorld on 17th March 2016, announcing the end of the orca breeding program, Loro Parque states that it has received, with a surprise, this declaration. As Loro Parque has an agreement with SeaWorld and maintains six orcas under its care, it has requested a meeting with SeaWorld´s management to see how this decision will affect the future of these animals.
oro Parque represents a true window to the nature that allows each and every one of us learn from this great ambassador for nature and, at the same time, enjoy a beautiful day in the park. So, this past weekend we received a famous Spanish actor, Juan José Ballesta, who did not want to miss the chance to visit Loro Parque’s facilities with his family. Juan is presently in Tenerife, forming part of the acting crew of the newest movie Continue reading
Today, 10th March 2016, very early in the morning, we welcomed seven baby Sandbar sharks. After a gestation period of 12 months, the female of the Sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) “Gara” gave birth to seven perfectly healthy pups. Sandbar sharks can live up to 45 years and will reproduce once every two years. These animals are viviparous, so the babies are born already completely developed and every female can give birth from 7 to 10 pups. Very few aquariums in Continue reading
This week, Loro Parque will be present at the ITB Tourism Fair held annually in Berlin. Just like every year, next to Siam Park and Hotel Botanico, Loro Parque will be unveiling the latest news of the company in 2016. The Hall 4.2, booth 206 is the meeting point where the company offers all the information, photos and news to the public regarding enjoyment, leisure, family tourism, nature and wellness. As novelties, Loro Parque’s stand presents such new exhibitions, as Continue reading
Between February and April this year, Loro Parque Fundación will provide awareness-raising sessions in various elementary and high school centres in the Canary Islands, thanks to an altruistic agreement signed Ministry of Education and Universities of the Canarian Government. This initiative, which started in the month of February and is part of Experts in Animal Welfare programme, comes as a Loro Parque Fundación’s project to raise awareness amongst young people about oceans’ preservation and, especially, about the risks that threaten Continue reading