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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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

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Brisbane
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141 reviews 141 reviews
84 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited the zoo while staying at the State Park in the hope of taking some good photos with our new cameras. The zoo is very small, exceptionally clean but we were quite concerned about the size of some of the cages that the birds were in - some of them looked quite distressed. There are a few big cats... More 

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Northglenn, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our CO family has fallen in love with this quaint little zoo! Not a lot of bells and whistles, but you get to be up close to many of the displays and the animals are out and active. We make going to the zoo a must-do on our activities checklist every time we come to the Gulf Shores.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Amazing. Kids had a great afternoon there. Healthy animals that were up close. My children liked petting the kangaroos.

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Acworth, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very intimate setting. Loads of fun getting to interact with Lemurs and Kangaroos. Very clean and well cared for animals and their enclosures. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely visit again.

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Meaford, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is a little 'out of the way' place and we were pleasantly surprised at all that it had for our enjoyment. The admission is very good, in a day and age where everything is over priced. The huge variety of animals was great. We encountered many volunteers working hard to keep everything working well and... More 

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Foley, Alabama, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you like animals as much as I do, then you have to visit our zoo right in the heart of Gulf Shores AL. The zoo has a big variety for a little zoo. And don't forget to stop by and say HEY to Chucky, he's a local celebrity here.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I dont care about the size of a zoo. It is all about quality, and this zoo has it. Clean, cool animals and interaction!!!! I recommend to anyone.

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Beloit, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Special tour of the zoo was very good the guide did a very good job.nice gift shop with alot of things to buy. was very surprised with all of the exhibits they had. would definitely go back with family and friends.The guy would let you handle the small animals, real nice.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

For the young or old this is a outstanding place to visit. So much to do here be sure to get food for the animals you can feed. That is a special treat. The snake room is very interesting also and the grounds are well kept.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This zoo is great, its not big and fancy like some larger city zoos more focused on their extravagant gift shops- but that makes it all the better. The animals are happy and the staff is passionate. The animal "encounters" are great, it's worth visiting just that. However, the zoo has your favorite animals, numerous big cats, wolves, bears, gators-... More 

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