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

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good little zoo

nice afternoon stroll but the water recirculating pump was so loud - too bad they cant figure out a quieter electric pump - but the zoo was good

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
sofiaBohio
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

nice afternoon stroll but the water recirculating pump was so loud - too bad they cant figure out a quieter electric pump - but the zoo was good

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I took my four children ages 12 to 3 there for something to do while we were at the beach. We are members of the Birmingham Zoo and have visited various other zoos in the southeast. This zoo was just OK in my opinion. It seemed somewhat "tired" and run-down. We did pay the extra money to pat the kangaroos... More 

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Orange Beach, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Recently visited this zoo for the first time and was really impressed. The grounds are kept very nice and the staff were extremely accommodating while being super friendly. Now the zoo itself is really more half petting zoo, half normal zoo. Don't go expecting to see some of the animals you would see at larger city zoos. The benefit of... More 

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McCalla, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Love it affordable animals well taken care of people and workers were wonderful for a little extra money get to have animal encounters I had teenagers and they loved it as much as the younger ones

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This is a must see when you are in the area. Unlike larger zoos, you can get up closer to the animals. There is a larger variety of animals than you would expect for a zoo this size also. Good value.

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Floodwood
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The price is affordable and the animals great. You just walk around and get to see so much. It's a very clean zoo and pretty foliage. We visit there every year since it opened which I guess is twice but will be going in March again when our kids come down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We had a very pleasant experience at the zoo. We have 2 toddlers that we used a one of the zoos wagons to get them around. They were able to look at most of the animals even being seated in a wagon. They loved being able to feed the animals. Great experience!!!!!!

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appleton, wi
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We spent a couple hours here in February, 2015. They take very good care of all the animals and have a huge assortment of them. It was fun and I have no regrets. The lemurs and lots of others are very friendly. Awesome reptiles too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Very nicely done zoo for such a small town. Nice variety of animals, with lions and I believe Siberian tigers being one of the highlights - though those guys made my father-in-law nervous. Lots of other animals, reptiles and fowl as well. Can't wait for the new location to open.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Took my daughter's family with10 y/o twins boys to the the zoo on a cool day The zoo here is clean, easy to walk around and not miss anything. We spent extra to go in the lemur cage and kangaroo in closure. The lemurs were definitely worth the money. They crawled all over us and licked daughters face. They like... More 

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