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Valley Zoo

13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
780 496 6912
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Ranked #51 of 144 Attractions in Edmonton
Type: Zoos
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

My first time ever in a zoo as a 22 year old woman. Took my mother here while she was visiting and we all had a great time (minus the 30+ degree heat). I would advise going during the fall as there is not much shade when you get further in. We caught a glimpse of Lucy who was hiding... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

I recently went to the newly renovated valley zoo. It was a very pleasant afternoon! There are many animals to see, but the favourite is Lucy, who often walks around the zoo with her keepers. The staff were pleasant and informative, even on a busy day! The new entrance is attractive, and the sea otters play in their tank, and... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have lived in edmontonmost of my live. My parents took me to the zoo and I in turn took my children to the zoo, and soon i will take my grandchildren Yes things have changed, the train is now on wheels, no more butcher,baker and the candle stick maker. Chldren can still touch animals in the petting zoo. The... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nothing really spectacular at this Zoo. Grand daughter wanted to see the Meerkats, a new arrival at the zoo. Other than that I found things somewhat disjointed. Absolutely recommend Calgary Zoo over the Edmonton Zoo.

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Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Small zoo looks like it has recently has a lot of work done. We went in morning on a holiday weekend and it was not too busy but by afternon there were long queues to get in. Putting aside the argument on keeping animals in Zoos on the whole the place seemed clean and animals looked well. A good amount... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I spent half the day at this beautiful and amazing zoo with my wife, it is quite far from downtown and the bus that gets you to the parking lot only have routes until 11:00, so we took the route 4 at 9:00 and walked through a park and a natural reserve, we really enjoyed the view and the river... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It was our first time at this zoo and we enjoyed it alot! My 4 year old LOVED seeing Lucy ( the elephant) walk around the zoo grounds. And the petting area with the sheep and goat was a HUGE hit with her!!! We really enjoyed all the exhibits and all the information posted about all the different animals. We... More

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Courtenay
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I spent sevral hours at the zoo with my daughter and friends.Parts of the zoo are in need of updating, but many exhibits were really well done. Not as big as the Calgary Zoo, but good for about two hours with a family - we found lots of things to interest us. Watching the elephant play in a dirt pile... More

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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I used to come to this zoo all the time when i was young. I took my 2 year old this summer. The zoo has been completely renovated and looks fantastic. They've updated exhibits to allow for better viewing. The petting zoo area of course was a hit with my son. We went in the morning on a weekend and... More

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Cold Lake, Canada
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47 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The zoo is going through some amazing renovations and once complete will be an even better place to visit. The place right now is still a great place to visit. They have many interactive components and enough to keep people of all ages interested. I would recommend checking out Lucy the Elephant. She is great and keeps everyone amazed.

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