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Perth Zoo

Address: 20 Labouchere Rd/Mill St, South Perth, Western Australia 6151, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9474 0444
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Owner description: With 1,200 different animals from over 160 species, the 1.7-million-square-metre Perth Zoo dates all the way back to 1898 and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors year on year. Holidaymakers flock here to admire the local wildlife they can learn so much about, alongside a range of other exhibits demonstrating species from four different continents around the world.Check out the Australian Bushwalk section for a fascinating insight into the region’s wildlife. With marsupials such as koalas, red kangaroos, wallabies and wombats, not to mention amazing Tasmanian devils, there are plenty of animals to see and admire. In the Australian Wetlands section you can spot local birds, crocodiles, frogs and tortoises before heading to Nocturnal House to see spiders, reptiles, birds and much more.Explore the Reptile Encounter to see native snakes, lizards and turtles, before checking out the Penguin Plunge and its 50,000-litre pool and its reefs, beaches and plant life. Elsewhere you’ll find the African Savannah where you can feed giraffes as well as see the rhinos and lions along with the hyenas, cheetahs and baboons.In the Animals of the Americas section you’ll get to see a rare Galapagos tortoise along with the marmosets, alligators and macaws. In the Asian Rainforest there are orang-utans, sun bears and Komodo dragons along with towering Asian elephants.Make sure you spend some time with the zoo’s botanic collection, with incredible plants from across the country, including everything from roses to huge palm trees.Located in the south of Perth just over three kilometres from the city centre, the Perth Zoo is open every day including major holidays. If you’re coming by car, you’ll have to pay to park in the nearby streets. Public transport is also available; you can board the ferry to Mends Street Jetty too. Under-16s can enter for half the price.
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

really enjoyed the Zoo, it's was clean and good way to spent a couple of hours. Please note: that maps cost a $1, so if you don't to pay the money I would suggest download the map from their website.

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Mount Lawley, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great exhibits, with many new enclosures, spent 5 hours there finding not only animals but gardens great viewing.

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The zoo takes me back to a time when I was kid. never been to Any zoo for many years since that (23years). Very nice feel to the zoo. Plenty to see and also a lot of rare species can't see in my place like the MADAGASCAR one.. LOL.. .Bit upset bcause lots of animals not in their place (sleeping... More

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Zoo was quite shaded and made for a relaxing walk. The walkabout area was great as you're walking through a large open area with kangaroos and wallabys and more!

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Karratha, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Not the biggest zoo in Aus, but makes up for it in the layout and relaxed atmosphere. Plenty of animal exhibits and mostly easy to see. Very accessible by car and public transport. I think a great day out and good value for money.

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great zoo. Great especially to walk among the kangaroos and watch out for the huuuge crocodile. Easy to reach taking the ferry across to South Perth. A great fun day with the kids.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I really loved watching the older daddy Orangutang, he liked to show off with a bin lid on his head. I love to see animals free and happy but Zoos are needed to help preserve the species from poaching. But at least we, the people get to see these wonderful creatures without having to do a trip to the jungle.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a not bad day here, could have been better, there wasn't a lot to see between walking from area to area and a lot of the animals weren't there lol. Enjoyed seeing Trisha the Elephant but apart from that it was pretty underwhelming. I had two friends over from the East Coast and they were really disappointed. I'd recommend... More

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Greater Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

If you want to see lions and tigers give the very hot days a miss. Love the Meerkats they have an area where you can get close to them.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Well run operation but nothing memorable...I almost forgot I visited this place until I reviewed my pictures back home. Nuff said...

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