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Address: 8225 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940-7924
Phone Number:
+1 321-254-9453
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals, representing 165 species....

Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals, representing 165 species. Feed gentle giraffe and lorikeets, go kayaking or take a paddle boat ride and ride the train. Get wet in Paws On, enjoy daily animal encounters and be sure to experience our rhino encounters.

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The best of Brevard

This is one of the top rated zoos in the USA. The animals are in natural settings, you get up, close and personal. It is a great nature hike, my grown kids love the zipline. If... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Melbourne, Florida
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Melbourne, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the top rated zoos in the USA. The animals are in natural settings, you get up, close and personal. It is a great nature hike, my grown kids love the zipline. If you are in Melbourne, and you do not go here, you missed the best we have! We live here, have a membership and we... More 

Thank mackie60
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love this zoo. I'm a huge animal fan and have been at zoos all over the country. For it's size it is a wonderful place. It has a splash park, petting zoo, aviary where you can feed the birds, kayak rides, and zip lining. Truly something for everyone aged 1-100. The animals are professionally and well-cared for and the... More 

Thank Laura S
Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great place to spend a few hours with the family. You can go for just a short while or spend the day. I recommend annual passes.

Thank barbarasC431SA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this zoo and it was totally fascinating. The Giraffe exhibit features a observation deck where you can feed the Giraffes. The zoo features a Butterfly enclosure, Parakeet feeding enclosure and so much more. The zoo also has a zip line to explore the zoo from the trees. Beautifully designed setting.

Thank John P
Schenectady, New York
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great thing about this zoo is the entire zoo has a path system made of decking with railings, much of it overlooking the animals. Easy for keeping track of kids. Good variety of animals. Some of the exhibits were closed so we were a bit disappointed but I would return again.

Thank skierkd17
Satellite Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very interesting zoo, child friendly, well suited for young or old! The entire zoo is covered over by beautiful tree's too make your journey has comfortable as possible. It has the small-town feeling missing in some of the larger zoo's we have been to. Prices are very reasonable, bring, hat, water, sunscreen, repellent, shorts, and lunch. Allow... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful zoo. The animals are in huge areas and very well taken care of. The boardwalks and trails are wheelchair accessible. We spent an afternoon there, even in the rain, it was fun. There are so many extra things you can do, animal encounters, kayaking, shows. Check out their schedules for times!

Thank MamaPat202
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were plenty of animals to see, yet this zoo was small enough to cover the whole zoo in a few hours. There was one place to order food, but it wasn't overly priced, and it tasted good. The train was a little disappointing (short), but I think it was more for little kids. We loved feeding the giraffes and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Brevard Zoo does not have a huge stable of animals, but those that they do have, they seem to have invested in, to bring comfort and security to the animals, and enjoyment to the people. The variety of animals are necessarily slanted to tropical natives, though, they do range from around the world. The zoo has a main trail... More 

Thank MrOpaki
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brevard Zoo is a terrific experience- be sure to stop and feed the giraffes while you are here! The splash park area is great for younger children and an excellent way to cool off a bit in the Florida heat. Every time we visit the zoo, there is something new to enjoy. Well worth the admission price, especially if... More 

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