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Address: 13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
Phone Number: 780 496 6912
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Quaint Prairie Zoo

Hailing from Saskatchewan, I knew this zoo wouldn't be much bigger than the Forestry Farm in Saskatoon. The facility is well kept and aesthetically pleasing. Some interesting... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Prince Albert, Canada
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Prince Albert, Canada
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Hailing from Saskatchewan, I knew this zoo wouldn't be much bigger than the Forestry Farm in Saskatoon. The facility is well kept and aesthetically pleasing. Some interesting species available to the visitors, but I felt the zoo lacked direction. The train ride is a selling point for any parent. The facility is rather expensive for the availability and time you'll... More 

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Corozal Town, Belize
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209 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Well kiddies may enjoy the "Hobby Farm" and the "Choo Choo ride" and all the creatures big and small but I can only say that the premises need work. The habitat for the imprisoned animals is certainly lacking or needs improvement. The grounds are well kept and the staff are friendly but other than catering to kiddies not a place... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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85 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a small but nice reasonable sized zoo with some variety of animals. Its a good afternoon hour long stay watching cute animals enjoying a cup of tea or a few hours of excitement for children

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Alberta
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44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a small zoo in comparison to Calgary but it's a great way to spend the afternoon. My niece and nephew, 4 and 6... enjoyed it. It's one of their favorite places to go. Ride the train, stop for ice cream and let the kids ride the carousel.

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Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We were looking forward to the train at the zoo. When we got on it the driver looked as bored as could be and showed no enthusiasm at all. Once we were on the train we understood why... it only goes a few meters and then turns around and goes back. Even a toddler could be bored on this train.... More 

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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately when we went we didn't get to see a lot of the animals. They seemed to be in hiding. The meerkat babies were our favorite animal to see. The petting zoo/farm area was cool. We almost didn't find the elephant but right before we left he walked by and that was exciting. I found the exhibits were spread out... More 

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Edmonton
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The new additions to the zoo are much needed improvements and focusing on local wildlife is a nice change. And the Festival of Lights in the winter is really cool with all the lights and the animals in winter (as long as it's not too cold).

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I went here today with my mom and my 3 year old daughter. We paid $36, half of this zoo the cages were absolutely empty, they have so much property but no animals. I don't mind paying $36 bucks but for this zoo it's absolutely not worth it, very very disappointing Edmonton Zoo. It's a shame:/ will not come back... More 

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Edmonton, AB, Canada
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Attended an after hours business group & families function and was quiet impressed with how they have expanded and improved some of the areas. The animals looked healthy and the staff obviously cared for them. It is not a huge zoo so you don't have to tie up an entire day to go and they had excellent parking and the... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

There is nothing outstanding about this zoo. I felt quite bored. Maybe it was not the right time to visit the zoo.

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