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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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Address: 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone Number: 251-968-5731
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife

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Hands on animal experience. Small and unique little zoo. Brought home souvenir cups and loved it!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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Texarkana, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Hands on animal experience. Small and unique little zoo. Brought home souvenir cups and loved it!!!!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We saw the smallest cages and dirtiest animals ever. Some of the birds had pulled out their feathers, which is a sign of distress. The place was very crowded and had the longest line I had ever seen. They were just as bad as the staff. Not a place I ever plan to go back to. It made me want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed this zoo more than our zoo at home. You are much closer to the animals than at our local zoo. This one is a lot smaller but we have a 1 year old daughter so she doesn't last long in the heat anyways. Everyone was really friendly here. We even got to pet the tiger cubs as they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I found this lil zoo by chance while driving to Gulf Shores for a day trip. I absolutely loved it. I was able to participate in several animal encounters. The baby Bengal tiger cubs and lemurs. Oh my gosh it was so much fun. I'd highly recommend this zoo to all my family and friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I've been to this zoo 3 or 4 times now with visiting friends and family from out of state. Is this a world-class zoo? No. Is it worth the admission if you have kids who want to look at some animals? Absolutely! It's on the continuum between a big zoo and a petting zoo. For a small additional fee (I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Overall we enjoyed the zoo. And really enjoyed the animal encounters. The staff however were not friendly. In fact, as we were walking in the kangaroo exhibit, the two workers were saying how they had hoped it would rain the encounter out that day. We got some great photos but I would definitely recommend them having a talk with their... More 

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Ada, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Small zoo but allows you to get fairly close to the animals for some great pictures. The 'experiences' cost $5-$10 extra each but I thought it was worth it to get to hold a boa and alligator in the reptile area then cradle an 8 month old joey in the kangaroo exhibit. Definitely go early as it gets hot.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We had made this part of our vacation plans last yr. Yet there website dont tell you that you can pay to interact with the animals by appointment. Wich broke my best friends. Who.is a big fan of these wonderful cats. We were here in june 2015. And appointments were book out till aug 2015. This really was a let... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went first thing in the morning -- otherwise it's too hot! The zoo is small, but reasonable for an easy activity with the kids.

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Sullivan, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We...Grandparents, Mom, Dad, and 2 boys visited this great little zoo while vacationing in Gulf Shores. It was very hot but we and the animals had a great time. If it is applicable the zoo does offer a military discount. Even without discount admission is not over priced. I believe $11 for adults and $8 for children. There is a... More 

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Additional Information about Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Address: Address: 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone Number: 251-968-5731
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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