Den Lille Dyrehage "The Little Zoo" is located at Brokelandsheia just outside Risør.
In Den Lille Dyrehage ("The Little Zoo") you will find over sixty different animal species including monkeys, meerkats, reptiles and other animals.
The zoo has the largest indoor rainforest with exciting exotic plants and animal species. Outside you'll find "the little farm" with pigs, chickens and rabbits. Here there is a playground with a barbecue and great seating areas.
The small zoo has cafeteria, playroom, nursery and souvenir shop.
Special adaptable programs for groups and schools are available as well as birthday celebrations at the zoo. Please contact them for appointment.
To Gjerstad by train:
At Gjerstad train station, the trains stop to and from Oslo, Stavanger and Kristiansand. It takes 3 hours by train from Oslo, 2 hours from Kristiansand and 5 hours from Stavanger.