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Bronx Zoo

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The largest urban zoo in the U.S., with over 6,000 animals within its 265 acres of parks, woods and streams.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460-1090
+1 718-220-5100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is just the best. Started off by it only costing us $10 dollars to get in. It's set in a huge wooded park so you get stacks of natural wildlife thrown in free. For anyone who likes birds it's amazing. A Kiwi, a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Creepy63
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had been trying to get together for weeks to do something this fall, and one girl suggested the Bronx zoo. We live in Bergen county NJ. I hadnt been here since I was a child so I was definately up for the experience. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dorine p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love Zois but hate when the animals feel and look caged in. The Bronx Zoo is huge and has wonderful areas for their animals to live.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teri F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in winter on a free Wednesday.Paid the extra to get into the gorillas as they're our favourites. It was soon evident that many animals were in the warm and not in view BUT there was still a great deal to get around and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank whereamI2day
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to this zoo since I was in a baby carriage and that is a long.. time ago. They have done an amazing job over the years truly turning into a refuge for conservation of so many of the species they house. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my teens to the Bronx Zoo had a great time. Lots of cool exhibits to look at and lots of amazing animals

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rkalel69
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We went for Halloween, the weather was sunny and we spent a great time. The park is big, with a lot of trees. Sometime you can have the feeling to be in forest. At this period, no too much people, very quiet and pleasant. Animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Well, with each new visit since childhood, THE Bronx Zoo never ceases to amaze me. IT just gets 'better-&-better'. ANYONE, at ANY age can get an 'education' in 'something': animals; nature; wild-life, conservation, etc. There is SOMETHING to meet every age category desire and interest....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I am not usually fan of the zoos, because ethical aspect but really enjoyed the Bronx zoo. Hands up, the best zoo I have ever been. Went on Monday morning, was almost alone there. Amazing experience watching the animals without crowds. Definitely get the all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Yep, this is a bucket list zoo to tour. Caught it on a spectacular fall day, and not only enjoyed the animals, but also thought the beauty was at its best. We liked the mono-rail, great idea. The giraffes may be the highlight. One of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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29 November 2018|
Response from kgilbert78 | Reviewed this property |
You will see different aspects of animals in the cold. Some are much more active at that time of year. My wife and I enjoy visiting zoos at that time of year for that reason. There also are a number of good indoor exhibits... More
26 October 2018|
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Response from ZERO-NONSENSE | Reviewed this property |
I would chose to stay in A Westchester County Hotel and commute south on The Bronx River Parkway and exit it’s Pelham Parkway Zoo Entrance to visit or stay in a mid-town Manhattan NYC Hotel and commute North would be wiser... More