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Phoenix Zoo

#11 of 228 things to do in Phoenix Features Animals
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Desert Zoo

Lots of desert animals and animals from around the world in a desert setting. It is a very unique... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David C
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Great day or half day

Great way to spend a few hours. The layout and design is perfect. Don't miss the new tiger... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karla J
Phoenix, Arizona
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of desert animals and animals from around the world in a desert setting. It is a very unique zoo and should be seen if coming to Phoenix, Arizona.

Thank David C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great way to spend a few hours. The layout and design is perfect. Don't miss the new tiger encounter. We prefer to go early in the morning when the animals are active and eating.

Thank Karla J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to a few zoos. The Phoenix Zoo is laid out nice, big areas for the animals, which is great to see, but nothing out of the ordinary. The Sting Ray bay is awesome. I spent over an hour here! It was an extra...More

Thank ramirezmp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The day started out nice, ticket prices slightly high; ended up going back to the entrance to get a stroller; so recommend you rent one if you didnt bring one. All in all visiting the animals was fun, next time though we will pack a...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I hadn't visited the Phoenix Zoo for many years and had fond memories of a great zoo with great open vistas of animals in near natural habitats and few cages. Yikes! In the name of expanding the collection, exhibits have been minimized and most animals...More

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 2 days ago

i went when i was visiting friends and found it a great place and the animals well looked after and a lot for the kids to do

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 3 days ago

2017 was a wet winter and maybe that was a problem for the zoo but the day we were there there were too many areas closed to the public. There is a lot of walking which is fine if there is something interesting at the...More

Thank lmjives
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's well layed-out, beautiful and with VERY helpful vilunteers to answer any questions you may have.

Thank SunshinelovesMarshal
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Phoenix Zoo combines wonderful animals with beautiful horticulture and scenery to make a visit really worth the exploration, no matter ones interest. The trails are well-maintained and lively with plenty of benches for those who need to rest or simply want to spend a...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First, I should say that where I live we have the best zoo in the country and maybe the world (Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska) so I have high standards. The Phoenix zoo was interesting to my husband and I though because they had...More

Thank Cynthia F
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how much does it cost per person
25 May 2017|
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Kathy J
How much to get in? We are seniors.
30 April 2017|
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Response from PhoenixZoo | Property representative |
We are currently running a Groupon for $14.95. Unfortunately unable to post a link here.
How is this zoo different than the rest
31 March 2017|
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Response from Crystal D | Reviewed this property |
I think it is far more beautiful than many. There are a lot of splash pads for the kids and areas where they can play. It is laid out well and gives you a good walk for your money.