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Phoenix Zoo

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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Our granddaughters had an absolutely delightful time at this zoo. Do take advantage of both the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mari M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
An OK zoo

Went to the Phoenix Zoo with high hopes, but was a bit disappointed. The zoo needs more signs by... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Larry M
Asheville, North Carolina
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Visit the Phoenix Zoo and explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the savanna - a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley. With cafes, shops, lush gardens and exciting experiences like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter, Monkey Village, Safari Train, 4-D Theater and many more, your visit to the Zoo will be memorable for the entire family. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation's largest non-profit zoos, committed to conservation and providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
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“monkey village” (45 reviews)
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our granddaughters had an absolutely delightful time at this zoo. Do take advantage of both the tram tour and the 3-D movie; our 3 and 7 year old absolutely loved these!

Thank Mari M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to the Phoenix Zoo with high hopes, but was a bit disappointed. The zoo needs more signs by the enclosures. The way its set up, you literally have to walk up to each one to read the tiny sign. I.m used to larger signs...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at PZ and enjoyed the traveling dino exhibit. The new rhino exhibit was inspiring. Nice day walking around

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a private venue, one can expect to get gouged at every corner. Having said this, it is a nice zoo and great for the kids. The Dinosaurs in the desert is fun.

Thank The_Man1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to navigate, easy to see animals, fairly large areas for animals, also has a great dinosaur area and a carousel with endangered animals instead of horses .

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group - 2 seniors , 2 adults , 3 children under 12 . Got the family tickets on Groupon . Disappointed that various activities in the zoo required additional fees . Expect to pay more than entrance fees - especially if your children want...More

Thank jshj72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited an hour at the front gate trying to buy a ticket. On a Saturday morning, there were only 2 booths open. My friend and I were in one line, and when we were about to have our turn buying tickets, the woman closed...More

Thank Andrea I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a pass to our home zoo and even with the 50% savings, it was more expensive than most zoos regular price. So, right off the bat I really felt it had a lot to prove. That being said, the zoo itself is nice....More

Thank chill15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a visit to the Phoenix Zoo for their Dinosaur exhibit. It is a nice exhibit for kids. The Dinosaurs are animated and they are activated by motion. So if you move their head moves towards you. As always it is a lovely zoo. You...More

Thank Cfbjab
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to Zoo Lights a couple years ago and it was very well done! However this year was suspect at best! It looked like some light were just thrown up at the last minute and it was somewhat trashy. The crowds were on...More

Thank Marge F
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12 January 2018|
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Response from Sydele G | Reviewed this property |
I looked up the pretty restaurant right IN the Phoenix Zoo. It's Gertrude's.
27 July 2017|
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Response from titus a | Reviewed this property |
yes but it will be a hike and I would recommend driving
25 May 2017|
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Response from Erin S | Reviewed this property |
If you have an Entertainment Book there is also a coupon in there.