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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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Easy to walk

This is an easy zoo to walk but not a very good zoo with too few animals. We did not go to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CAAdams53
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Christmas at the zoo

What a great venue to enjoy the holidays and see an amazing zoo. Of course if you were wanting to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cdog612
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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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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an easy zoo to walk but not a very good zoo with too few animals. We did not go to the Petting zoo but did walk the rest. Not sure why they don't have more animals.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great venue to enjoy the holidays and see an amazing zoo. Of course if you were wanting to see animals you would need to go earlier in the day but staying into the night to enjoy the activities and lights made this an...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

So, I am from Cleveland and I love our zoo but the Phoenix Zoo is definitely worth a visit. A lot more plant life than a typical city zoo can generally offer which makes the walking very pleasant. Part of the zoo was closed unless...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice setting, free parking, Veteran’s discount if you ask for it. We found the grounds to be scenic but did in many of the exhibits there was only one animal of the species and most were not readily viewable from the pathways. Ok but not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way from Sedona to Phoenix before we were able to check into our hotel. The general admission price was reasonable but my husband wanted to do the dinosaur experience so for both of us it was about $70. A bit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best time is during Zoo Lights during the Christmas holiday. Can be pricey but I think it's worth going at least once. Took kids this year and they had a blast. Carousel was running so we did that. I don't recommend the Starbucks section as...More

Thank jeepingaz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a pleasant day with my wife and mother. Great for kids and adults. Small for a major city but worth the trip. Parking lot sucks! Small, small spaces, small lanes.

Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at the zoo. I loved how close we could get to the giraffes and zebras. We didn’t go through everything (nap time calls), but what we saw was great. We also didn’t spend for the many extras you could buy-...More

Thank Kacey G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found it strange to have so many wildlife viewings closed for whatever reason. No visitors are able to view Desert Oryx and Bighorn Sheep unless the visitor purchases a special Dinosaur exhibit ticket which occludes the Oryx/Sheep path entrance. That feels like a bait...More

Thank Beth777
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the fourth time I’ve been to the Phoenix Zoo and it never disappoints. My almost three year old loves the Giraffes, Carousel, Petting Zoo, and Play Areas. I think the animal viewing is better than some of the other zoos I’ve been to....More

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JodyBiddle
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.
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Kagedtiger
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
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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.
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