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Greater Vancouver Zoo

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5048 264 St, Aldergrove, British Columbia V4W 1N7, Canada
+1 604-856-6825
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A nice ride around the zoo

I took my bicycle around the zoo as it looked quite big on the map. Although it was coming into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael M
One of the best zoos I have ever seen

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is one of the best zoos worldwide I have ever seen.And I have seen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Open year round and located only 45 minutes from Vancouver, Step Into The Wild at the largest zoo in BC! Discover the sights and sounds of over 140 species on 120 acres in the beautiful Fraser Valley! Experience the Zoo your way by bringing your own wagons, roller blades, bikes, skateboards, and picnic lunches. The playground and large picnic areas are great for birthdays, company BBQ's, group events or family picnics. In the summer, spend a Night In The Wild as you camp overnight inside the Zoo, and be sure to sign up for one of our popular Junior Zoologist Day Camps! Since 1970, the Greater Vancouver Zoo is focused on education and conservation.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“bring your own” (10 reviews)
“lion feeding” (16 reviews)
“grizzly bear” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5048 264 St, Aldergrove, British Columbia V4W 1N7, Canada
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+1 604-856-6825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my bicycle around the zoo as it looked quite big on the map. Although it was coming into spring there were not many animals out and about. The price of entry didn't really seem fair for the lack of animals when I went....More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is one of the best zoos worldwide I have ever seen.And I have seen hundreds of zoos! The zoo has a wonderful landscape and in April full of blossoms. The animals have so much space.The hippopool is the biggest I have...More

Thank reisenderzoofan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure if we were going to visit with the heavy rain in the morning, but as the day continued on the weather improved so we opted to go. The crowds were minimal due to the time of year and weather but we were...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My second trip to Vancouver Zoo, a little colder this time but still lots of animals to look at, the bear was friendly and came up close which was great and the younger one enjoyed seeing the tiger within reaching distance! It still needs some...More

Thank CVBrad
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We have enjoyed visiting this zoo a few times. The enclosures are well looked after and cater to the needs of the animal. Such a great experience to see how these animals walk, eat, play and more! Lots of great educational opportunities, different talks and...More

2  Thank CCgetoutside
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

If you remember the old zoo, you’ll be surprised. All those old cages already my the sides are gone. They are in the process of rebuilding many exhibits. They just put in an enormous new badger exhibit that is just beautiful. The old small enclosures...More

2  Thank Disneygroupie
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is a great outdoor zoo and be prepared to walk a lot. Go when it's cool because I went when all the animals were sleeping because of the hot sun. Except for the zebra family that came out to entertain us and that was...More

1  Thank ahha2014
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

A zoo in the cold? Yes! We even had snow flurries. But at 10:00 on a Sunday morning, there were few people and we saw plenty! Black bear cubs climbing trees, grizzly, lions, camels, red panda, wolf, giraffe, peacock, flamingo, and zebra. Check check check....More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I have gone a few times. I have three kids one was about 8 the other two were 4 and 6. We went as a family once , another time as a church group full of families. It always was a great experience. It is...More

Thank Carolturkia
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit there. All the bad press is has gotten is overrated. The animals were cared for, and the price is about the same as Science World or Aquarium (which also has caged animals). My only suggestion is to bring a wagon...More

Thank Ryan051
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Trekkerchel
26 April 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure there is a great way. The zoo is a good distance from downtown.
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Shelley B
7 April 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
I would say that the vast majority of it is very wheelchair accessible.
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