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Address: 9305 Pismo Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422
Phone Number: 805.461.5080
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Have you ever seen a Fossa or a Sumatra Tiger?

Great zoo to relax and enjoy the animals. A small, clean zoo with healthy animals. My first encounter with a Fossa, and they have a beautiful Sumatra tiger. The staff at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2014
AprilTravelerUSA
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Fremont, California
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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very clean and nice zoo. Although very small, my 3 and 1-year olds loved it. Took about 30 mins to see but enjoyed the park next door for another hour. We weren't disappointed at all and had a blast.

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Salinas, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Quaint zoo with varied animals. Red panda, tortoise and Malayan Tiger were among the varied animals. I have a toddler that was able to walk leisurely, without crowds and enjoy each exhibit at our pace. We were done with in an hour but I can definitely see families with older kids finish with in 15-30 minutes. We became members, which... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

They did not have a lot of animals and a few exhibits were empty. I thought the tiger was in a small enclosure. My son and I walked it in less then a half an hour. Personally I won't go back. I thought it was pricy for what it was. But I have friends in the area who are members... More 

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Fremont, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Great zoo to relax and enjoy the animals. A small, clean zoo with healthy animals. My first encounter with a Fossa, and they have a beautiful Sumatra tiger. The staff at the zoo are friendly and helpful. Enjoy!

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Bakersfield, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have a membership with my local zoo and this one is a reciprocal partner. We went here to kill some time and I was very surprised at the variety in the zoo, given its small size. Its true, it only takes about an hour to see the whole site, but I can say from my many zoo experiences, that... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My son and I had some time to kill while my husband was at work. We had taken our daughter who is 18 years old now back when she was 8 or 9 years old. Our son who is 12 loved it. Felt good about walking through there and we had a great time trying to find all the new... More 

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Los Osos, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The zoo is very small: it only takes about 45 minutes to see it all at a very leisurely pace. Admission is cheap, and visitors can see most of the animals close up.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We have a season pass. My kids take thier scooters and bikes and ride around to see the animals. We are usually there 10-15 mins. Then it's off to the lake park next store. Occasionally we have a picnic in the picnic area. Not a lot of animals, but it is what it is.

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Simple and small, many animals reside in well arranged homes, with all the amenities of the jungle or forest.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We checked it out to kill some time before a wedding. It took about an hour to cover everything. I found it boring, but my stepson and wife had a good time.

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