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Zoo Atlanta

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Address: 800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315-1470
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+1 404-624-5600
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09:30 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a...

This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980s and is still expanding. Its landscaping replicates the natural habitats of the numerous animals, some of which are endangered species. Four panda bears from China delight the crowds, and groups of gorillas separated by moats do their own share of entertaining.

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Fun day at the zoo with our family

we live in Jackson, Ga and our family in Hiram, Ga , so we met at the zoo for a fun Sunday afternoon . our grandson truly enjoyed the day and his parents also and the baby boy was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Myra-Tom P
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The zoo is a fabulous place to take the little ones. We have a membership and go monthly! It's one of the cheapest memberships in atlanta for kids activities and it offers sooooo much! We've had one for 6 years now and it never gets old. I definitly suggest the safari pack because you get extra advantages that definitly pay... More 

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Thank Jenny C
Columbus, Georgia
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19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the zoo and it is very well maintained and laid out well. Our last trip was unfortunately during a cold patch and a LOT of the animals were not out. The admission was discounted though so that was nice. I still recommend it as a must see no matter the weather!

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Thank loriicenhour
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we live in Jackson, Ga and our family in Hiram, Ga , so we met at the zoo for a fun Sunday afternoon . our grandson truly enjoyed the day and his parents also and the baby boy was just happy being out doors (4 mths)

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Thank Myra-Tom P
Morganton, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place! Staff was excellent. This is a place that should be visited again and again. This is a must stop and see for anyone.

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Thank ericontheweb
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Zoo Atlanta is a good size to cover by foot with kids. Or your grownup pals. The new reptile house is stunning. The Baby Pandas are one of the few things I can watch for hours and never get bored. Even when they are sleeping!

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Thank F7692IVlaura
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

beautiful place to visit, very educational, different animals, good walking side walks, written comments, information about the different animals. Good place for children to visit.

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Thank Jean C
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sadly many animals never appeared. It was hot and stuffy, blacktop walkways and no water spray to keep cool like with other area attractions. Food too pricey, poor quality, no shows, and just generally boring. My youngest 2 boys asked to leave early.

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Thank Lisa T
Boca Raton, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sadly like many of the exhibits in Atlanta, when it gets cold, the shut down a lot of the attractions, and also start a lot of construction projects BUT fail to notify you before you pay and walk in. Was extremely frustrated as a lot of animals were taken away due to weather. Would have been nice to not pay... More 

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Thank Rodney M
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So the only negative about this place is how packed it was. We did go on MLK day, and until around February it's only about $17.50 admission for an adult. The zoo is also connected to a large park to walk around, but after 3-4 hours of walking around the zoo you may be tired. Lot's of animals here, with... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had fun there with our kids (5.5 and 1 years old) but overall the zoo seemed to be not very well maintained (not clean, smelling most of the time). Otherwise, it is a fun 2 hour activity with the kids.

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