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Address: 1230 Water St., Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (705) 745-6866
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Description: 55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play...
55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
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The Best Little Zoo!

I love this place, but I have to say my favourite time to go is during the winter when it's just so quiet and you get a chance to really look at and appreciate the animals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Lorraine S
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Dorset, England
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Dorset, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I love this place, but I have to say my favourite time to go is during the winter when it's just so quiet and you get a chance to really look at and appreciate the animals.

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We always have a blast at the zoo. The kids love the animals. The grownups love the how exhausted the kids are at the end of the day when they go to bed without complaining after running around all day. Great day out for the family.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is an awesome place to take your children. We use it a lot. The splash pad is great in the summer. The kids love the Otters and where else can you spend a day for free. It is clean and the train ride is always a crowd pleaser! We have had several family functions at the zoo! Its a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

First of all it is free! The kids enjoyed every thing about this zoo. There are animals, splash pad, playground, and a mini-train that goes across the river (small fee).

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Small enclosures, animals look bored and forlorn, not enough shelter from the cold....completely unnatural to keep animals in captivity in the first place, but this is terrible. Our twin boys, aged 9, took more interest in the train ride and just hated seeing the animals "locked up". We visited at the end of Summer, but regularly drive by in Winter... More 

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Oro Valley, Arizona, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you want a relaxing couple of hours, this is an easy great walking zoo. If you bring kids there is a splash park, playground, and zoo trail with passport stations the kids can get stamped and learn about the animals.

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hi Here in Peterborough we have the Riverview park and Zoo. This is a great place to hold some outdoor events such as picnics , Family reunions birthday party's or just relax along the river or on the small Island, There is a water park with large clean change rooms to cool off on those hot summer days then take... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place for families. Lots to do and see. Great picnic areas for functions. Would recommend this to anyone who wants a nice place to take the kids without spending a fortune.

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Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food outlet closed for of season but we had a coffee nice day all the animals seemed to be out watch out for the camels they spit lol.

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norwood
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is a good place to take the kids for a picnic and to see the animals and play in the water park. Picnic area was clean and well maintained, the animals were well looked after.

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