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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Address: 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone Number: 251-968-5731
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Ranked #8 of 30 Activities in Gulf Shores
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Rome, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The zoo isn't huge by any means however it had many types of animals. They all seemed well cared for. We happened to be there at feeding time and it was cute to watch them go to their feeding areas when they heard the door to their enclosure rattle. They knew their food was coming. The staff was nice and... More 

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Minnesota
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99 reviews 99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Went on a cool day and it could not have been better, the animals were all visible and we had a great time, no lines and the staff was very helpful, will certainly go back again

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We have gone to this zoo several times. It's a great little zoo. You can go through it in a few hours our less. The staff is friendly and very helpful. We paid extra so we could have a close encounter with the baby kangaroos. Very cool!

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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382 reviews 382 reviews
58 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Little zoo but with some unusual animals like a sloth and capibera and even though many animals were huddled in their boxes under heathers the primates (especialy the lemurs), and the big cats seemed to welcome someone to talk to them they would come to the fence and watched & "talked"to us.. unfortunatly there were no animal encounters due to... More 

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claudia0501
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This zoo is perfect for people of any age. It is also great for those with somewhat limited mobility, although I cannot speak for wheelchair accessibility. We bought extra tickets to hold and feed the baby kangaroos (joeys) and lemurs, weather permitting. Weather did not permit! We had a terrible thunderstorm and the special encounters were cancelled. The ticket person... More 

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great staff with tons of knowledge. Cool interactions with the animals! They have a sloth there now and its a very strange and dirty animal but where else are you going to see that??

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Madison, WI
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a cute zoo set in the center of the city with limited space. Animals looked clean and well cared for. We paid $5 a person to get to pet the kangaroos which was fun. My 3 year old had a great time and the person helping was very informative. There are a couple of towers which are fun... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great experience if you ever want wanted to do some amazing animal encounters in one place this is the place to do it.

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Waukesha
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a nice, small zoo that is trying to get by on a shoestring. The animals appear to be well cared for.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Liked how personal everything was and the opportunity to feed some of the animals. My daughter fed two deer and had a great bonding experience. Was initially nervous about a small zoo being neglectful of animals but this was a surprise...all the animals seemd to be in great care, they had lost of engagement "toys" and did not seem to... More 

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