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Hattiesburg Zoo

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Address: 107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
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+1 601-545-4576
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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Great zoo, great price!

This zoo surprisingly has so much to offer at a fraction of the cost other zoos cost. There is also a fabulous park just outside!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
lauradantin
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Franklinton, Louisiana
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Franklinton, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo surprisingly has so much to offer at a fraction of the cost other zoos cost. There is also a fabulous park just outside!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So the zoo is small but... The admission is cheap, the staff friendly, the train adorable, the bathrooms clean, the kids activities interesting, and the gift shop okay. As I didn't go there for the gift shop, it gets five stars.

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Fun for the kids and very affordable. Enjoyed the tiger exhibit and there were great restaurants nearby

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We took our grandsons, ages 6 and 3 and we all enjoyed it. It only takes about an hour, but if you add in the ropes course it will take longer. Our grandsons each did a ropes course, one high and one low, and had a fun time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It was great! The kids had a great time! Lots of fun stuff for them to do, lots of places to stop and take some fall pics of the kids! Overall we had a great time,i would recomend this to anyone who has children 1-10 of ages.

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Orange, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed ourselves here! Was a great experience and the kids loved the ninja course thing. Was a decent price and a fun place to spend our day!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

My grandaughter wanted to go on the new 4 story attraction, so we visited the Zoo for her 8th birthday. It's a GR8 local venue for the $5 entry and $2 for the train ride. The new Black Jaguar won''t be there until Dec 1, but we did see the alligator nursery with 14 new babies and a nice selection... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this zoo! I have been coming to Hattiesburg for years and this zoo was always an afterthought. It was more than what I expected for a small zoo. I also liked that most the animals were different from what you would normally see at a zoo. The kids also really enjoyed the park area. I will definitely... More 

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a small zoo, but the folks working there are very nice. They do a lot of demonstrations and feedings. The workers seem genuinely interested in you learning about the animals. They all seem to know the names and histories of each of the animals. Additionally, there are many activities for the kids (splash pad, climbing venue, panning for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

While we went in hopes to see the leopard, it was still in quarantine. We were pleasantly surprised by the animals there though. There's a sloth named Mo, but as sloths go, he slept the whole time we were there. The lemurs, huge tortoise and other animals make it worth the visit. A ropes course looks fun for kids of... More 

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