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Address: Paseo del Zoologico 600 | Huentitán el Alto, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 33 36744488
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Description: This large zoo contains over 2,000 animals and is located in a beautiful...
This large zoo contains over 2,000 animals and is located in a beautiful ravine.
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Great day out

I have been to many zoos and safari parks in Mexico and other countries. The Guadalajara zoo is up there with the best and has a wide range of animals to see including big cats... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Zoo is easy to get to by local buses. Park allows you to bring your own food and snacks. Generally park is pretty clean but in some spots it smelled like toilets. I got the ticket for everything in the park. The waiting line for Safari was 1,5 hours and the tour itself took about 10 minutes; not worth the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been to many zoos and safari parks in Mexico and other countries. The Guadalajara zoo is up there with the best and has a wide range of animals to see including big cats and a wide range of safari animals. The monkey bit is great and you can get quite close to them and they have a good... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Awesome zoo, beautifully landscaped. I recommend that you wear comfortable shoes, bring a good sun hat or sun umbrella and sunscreen as the sun is really strong. There are lots of places to eat and picnic. The ski lift was fun to ride across the zoo and you get a good view of the park and canyon.

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Tampabay
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is a wonderful and fun zoo. We got the whole package, which included a skyride over the whole zoo, with a breathtaking view of the mountains just before the ride turned around and went back. Also took the train ride. All exhibits very well done-animals very well cared for in natural settings. Highly recommend!

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YUMA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

There are some great experiences to be had here, even for a family who frequently goes to the San Diego Zoo. The monkey enclosure in particular, where my sons got to have little creatures crawl on them, was life affirming. Safari was great, so many wonderful things. I generally dislike zoos, especially the ones I've been to in Mexico, so... More 

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Central City, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I'm no longer thinking of Mexico as a "third world" country and the Guadalajara Zoo has helped change my view. Reasonable parking, clean throughout, and especially the animals appear to be active and reasonably well cared for. The animal information signs (fortunately I speak and read Spanish) are clear and concise with valuable information about their conservation status. Some aquarium... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I just love visiting this zoo. It's big and has a great variety of animals. Now we have also Pinguins! You will enjoy this place, kids and adults will love it!

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I liked the size of the zoo and the additional activities they have, like the tyroler, the place is really expensive in entrance and food you may wind up spending 60USD PP, there is public transportation to the place, you can bring your own lunch food there is not tasty but make sure there is no alcohol or glass in... More 

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guadalajara, mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This was the second time my son and I went to the Zoo. I highly recommend that you go during the off season, but be prepared for primary and grade school trip to be there. We had good luck, though, and everyone was nice. The Sky Tram is worth it to see wonderful views of the animals. The Safari was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Guadalajara Zoo is the best zoo in Mexico, period. Although there is the Puebla safari, the GDL Zoo has a lot more popullation of animals, including aquarium, serpentarium and an amusement park.

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