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Magnetic Hill Zoo

100 Worthington Avenue, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 9Z3, Canada
506-384-0303
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Moncton
Type: Zoos
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Pasadena, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The zoo was undergoing some construction while we were there so navigating it became a little challenging from time to time. Our daughter (3) LOVED the jungle jim. It is a very large play area for kids and offers multiple play stations within one area. The sausage at the take out restaurant wasn't anything special... Loved the River Otters.

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Dallas, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
61 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I don't normally visit zoos when we are out and about traveling because I feel like that is something you can 'see at home', but in this case, things are very spread out in New Brunswick so I put it as a 1/2 day while we saw some other things in the area. It is a lovely zoo - very... More

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MagneticHillZoo, Manager at Magnetic Hill Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you Natalie for taking the time to review our zoo. I was quite surprised when I read that we didn't take credit cards because we do take all major credit cards so I checked with my admissions supervisor and i have attached her response. " Unfortunately we were experiencing technical difficulties at the time of this ladies visit. We... More

Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Really enjoyed the small feel of the zoo but did find nagigating it a little tricky as the map was not very accurate.

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MONCTON
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I'll start by advising readers that the Zoo is NOT, repeat NOT located at the address indicated above on the Trip Advisor site. It is situated at Magnetic Hill, adjacent the Magic Mountain Waterpark. ,off Mountain Road,. But once there, you are in for a treat. This zoo is one of the most progressive in that the majority of the... More

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Amherst, Nova Scotia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A great place to go on a summer's day with children. Open areas and never felt rushed. Great size so you are not exhausted before you see it all

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Halifax, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was a return visit, the last time we visited was probably 7-10 years ago. The facility looks better but there was a lot of construction and empty spaces. I wish if an area is empty they put a sign so you don't feel so stupid trying to see an animal in an empty cage. Also the layout is confusing,... More

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MagneticHillZoo, General Manager at Magnetic Hill Zoo, responded to this review

Good Afternoon you are absolutely correct when you say that the zoo needs more signs and that the current configuration seems confusing but that is the price we pay in trying to undertake major improvements. we currently are designing and constructing a completely new wayfinding system that will include new directional signs,new animal info signs and a new zoo map.... More

St. John's
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Despite the down poor my friend and I went. It was a lot of fun and the weather in Moncton can change so quickly! We manage to see the lions get feed, moose haha, and the otters. It was an enjoyable experience because we got to learn a little additional information during this special presentation. The zoo is currently under... More

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Mission
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is only minutes from the hotel. The staff are young and enthusiastic. Virtually no line up. A fun thing to do.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Took us a few hours to do the entire zoo, but we took our time. Loves the way they classify the animals. You can feed some deers and goats. They also have pony rides for kids. Staff is nice.

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Dartmouth, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

In order to get the family rate at this place, you need to be a family of four..two adults and two children. A single parent with three children doesn't qualify. How many families today have single parents...The price for a family of 4 is $40, highway robbery compared to others, yet I had to pay almost $50 because my family... More

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MagneticHillZoo, General Manager at Magnetic Hill Zoo, responded to this review

Hello I am sorry that you had this experience at our zoo. You were served by a young lady who was new to us and made a rookie mistake. We are very aware of the fact that todays families are not always 2 adults and 2 kids and in this case you were overcharged. If you contact the zoo ask... More

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