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“Great Zoo” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo
Ranked #11 of 219 things to do in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Visit the Phoenix Zoo and explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the savanna - a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley. With cafes, shops, lush gardens and exciting experiences like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter, Monkey Village, Safari Train, 4-D Theater and many more, your visit to the Zoo will be memorable for the entire family. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation's largest non-profit zoos, committed to conservation and providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews
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“Great Zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

I was very surprised at how good this zoo was. It isn't as big as L.A. or San Diego, but very well done.

Visited March 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“You must feed a giraffe and see the little monkeys”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

I enjoyed the area where they have these little monkeys everywhere and you have a chance that one might land on your head. Feeding the giraffe is almost scary but fun. All zoos are great! you will have fun!

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Chandler, Arizona
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“Nice in winter, spring & fall”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

Make sure you don't try to see the Zoo in mid-summer. All of the animals are hiding from the heat

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Better zoo experience than we were expecting.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

We went there with our 9 month old baby and she loved it. Many of the animal areas we were able to stand next to the glass and see the animals up close. We fed the giraffes for $5 and that was by far our kid's favorite part of the trip. There is also a animal petting area with some very tame goats. The zoo is the right size for small kids, and not overwhelmingly big. We will be going again.

Visited January 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Pick a good day”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

It's good to get away for a day. Not too expensive. Basic zoo. During the hot days, you can barely see any animals out.

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