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Address: 707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
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+1 609-465-5271
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10:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully...

Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully maintained exhibits. With 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and approximately 500 animals, you're sure to see something new. The Cape May County Zoo is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas). Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning November 1st. No admission fee. That's right! The zoo is free of charge! Donations are GREATLY appreciated! Join the FUN, where the admission is always FREE!

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This place is just awesome and a sure shot visit Its a nicely done up and well planned zoo. Best part is you dont have to walk around a lot Almost all species of animals one can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is just awesome and a sure shot visit Its a nicely done up and well planned zoo. Best part is you dont have to walk around a lot Almost all species of animals one can see. For sure take a look at the african lion and Siberian tiger They have a separate enclosure for birds which is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful zoo, lots of animals to see in a natural scenic atmosphere. I love this zoo,It also has a park outside the zoo with playgrounds for the childern.This zoo excepts donations for admissions. Very nice zoo to visit for the whole family.

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great trip with or without the Grandkids They have Picnic area outside the zoo so bring the basket of food and make the day of it

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really like this beautiful zoo. It has a large variety of animals, nice sized enclosures, and there is never a smell (except the bird house) like there is sometimes at other places. They have the machines to get food for the barn animals, drinks available and snack places. We've gone when there has been a little train and carousel.... More 

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West Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cape May County has the best free zoo, but I always put in a donation.. It has almost every animal and you can make a day of it between zoo and park.. Bring your lunch , there are tables . there are other activities (merry go round,train0 but they cost $ .They also have $$ gift shop and concession stand$$...Check... More 

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always love going to this zoo. It all free and they only accept donations. I am amazed at how well kept this place is. It a great place for any age. We especially like the turtles!!!

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Zoo asks for a donation, so I guess it's free, but anyone going should at least make a small donation. We live about 80 miles north of the Zoo, the Bronx Zoo and the Philadelphia Zoo are both about the same distance. We definitely enjoyed visiting and seeing the Big Cats, Lions Tiger, Snow leopard and Cheetah. I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love going to this zoo at least once a year. It is clean and easy to walk trough. Can't wait for next summer to visit again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Parking is free, they ask for a donation. The Zoo is free as well. There are no mono-rails or riding tours, you have to walk but there are benches along the way to stop and rest.

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Eddystone, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Always a great time the park could use some shade bring lots of sunscreen but for a free zoo (please leave a donation) it is wonderful

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