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Henry Doorly Zoo

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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
+1 402-733-8401
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Worth the high TA rating.

Without throwing shade on other zoo attractions, Henry Dorsey Zoo may be the best zoo in North... read more

Reviewed today
OzarkTraveler2010
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Springfield, Missouri
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Very nice

It is very large. They say it takes 2 days to see. We saw what we wanted to see in 1. The inside... read more

Reviewed yesterday
691dan
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Minnesota
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“desert dome” (746 reviews)
“lied jungle” (283 reviews)
“indoor exhibits” (179 reviews)
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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
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+1 402-733-8401
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Reviewed today via mobile

Without throwing shade on other zoo attractions, Henry Dorsey Zoo may be the best zoo in North America. It was very hot when we visited, but many measures were taken by the Zoo to keep visitors cool & hydrated. Their animal care was very good...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It is very large. They say it takes 2 days to see. We saw what we wanted to see in 1. The inside ones are climate controlled. (air conditioned) We enjoyed the aquarium and the jungle the best.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing zoo, only 10 minutes from home! Spent nearly a whole day here and still didn’t see everything!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited on Tuesday June 12th. While in town for a wedding, and being here for 9 days, it was one of the many places which should be visited while I was in town. School is out and the amount of children there on a...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited zoos in Japan and Europe as well as the USA, and the Henry Doorly zoo is the best!! There is some new construction going on so the Bear and Big Cat and some other displays are not as good as they will...More

Thank Larry F
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Please know: parking is free, you can bring your own food and drink in, you should bring swimsuits for kids for splash area. You must wear walking shoes. Weekend crowds when locals go, try to go on weekday. Some high profile weekends they open early...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the zoo again after several years absence and were amazed at the exhibits. This is a great place for families of all ages but good be pricey for a larger group. Also note that it can be quite a climb back to the...More

Thank Pamela J
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took our teenager and toddler all the way from NC and they both enjoyed it. We had gone Memorial Day and it was 102 degrees out, so we valued the splash pad, aquarium, and underground cave exhibit to stay cool. The train ride and...More

Thank John T
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The zoo is doing a nice job of becoming better each year. Even though people of NE always think things there are better than they really are this place is a solid 8/10.

Thank RHartOmaha
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This amazing zoo boasts acres and acres of well thought out experiences for the animal lover in anyone! A must see are the penguins, aquarium and the dessert globe exhibits. The train and skyfari are great ways to get around this massive zoo. One of...More

Thank Pocholoboy
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meganlbailey
17 June 2018|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
Depends how old your children are and there enthusiasm. We were there on a very hot weekend day with small children. But they have a splash zone so if you bring swim suits the kids like that and could take half a day just... More
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justinjfehrer
4 June 2018|
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Response from 77Tom77 | Reviewed this property |
Although one cannot predict how many visitors to the College World Series will also take advantage of the zoo, but from what I understand, the attendance at the World Series can have a significant impact on downtown Omaha... More
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Billy C
4 June 2018|
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Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
I did see motorized carts. I assume they were rented. I would go to their website or call them.
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