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Address: 13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
Phone Number: 780 496 6912
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Definitely on the road to improvement :)

I've been enjoying our Valley Zoo since i was a young girl and now i bring my son and nephew here. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the location is great. Very good way... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chantel L
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This zoo is absolutely horrific. There is nothing to see, nor is there anything to do, They have a very sad petting zoo and the only highlite is a very sad looking Lucy the elephant

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Thank Liz D
Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been enjoying our Valley Zoo since i was a young girl and now i bring my son and nephew here. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the location is great. Very good way to spend a day with the family or even a solo day to stroll or enjoy the park to read or just enjoy the atmosphere.

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Thank Chantel L
Anaheim
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We don't visit the edmonton zoo often but when we did we noticed that they had made some upgrades and it was a lot nicer than the first time we visited. There was an issue with a lot of bee's throughout the park which wasn't great for the little ones.

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Thank Cynthia G
edmonton
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of friends here, all in their 20`s. It was a beautiful day and we had a great walk around. It would have been nive to be able to see more of the animals. We saw a lot of signs that said some were there but we couldn`t see any. They were doing an Elephant show but... More 

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Thank jenerouxs
Sherwood Park, Canada
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I go here several times throughout the year. We usually end up eating a snack there, and are pretty satisfied with the prices. Usually at attractions such as these they can get rather expensive however they have some budget friendly items on their menu.

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Thank Mstrong13
Spruce Grove, Canada
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123 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the Calgary Zoo better however this is not a bad place in Edmonton I wish they could do more and update as they did in Calgary

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Thank Dave M
Edmonton, Canada
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87 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very sad zoo. Few animals in small cages or enclosures. One poor elephant who spends the winter in a concrete bunker. Expensive entry. On site food/beverages highly inflated prices. Make the trip to Calgary and see a zoo worth seeing. The Edmonton Zoo is an embarrassment and should be closed permanently.

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Thank peonygarden
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place to spend a day. Great exhibits and plenty of animals. Beautiful river valley and trails close by.

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Thank Flip2016
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the years. I get more enjoyment from it every time I go. The exhibits are well laid out, the animals are fascinating.

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Thank Annette F
Edmonton, Canada
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37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

What started as a story land area with some animal to a new and special place. Many of the animal enclosures have allowed the animals to be in a more natural setting. More changes are planned.

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