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Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium

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Address: 16501 W. Northern Ave, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Phone Number: (623) 935-5692
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It's a fairly compact zoo, but there are a lot of animals. It was a great half day with my 2 year old. It is more expensive than a typical zoo, and there are also safari trams and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Detroit, MI
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Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

What a great place this is.I love that the animals are always easily seen in their enclosures. I have been to zoo's where animals are so far off or hidden in grass that they are very hard to see. I LOVED the small world exhibit with the lemur's and meerkats and other adorable small animals. The rides are great ,... More 

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San José, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This place is huge!. be sure to arrive very early in the morning if you do not want to miss anything, and bring cash, it was not possible to pay the entrance fee with a card, the same applies to the small restaurant and attractions inside. The safari tour is a must, I've been at several ones that offer that... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We have been going to the Wildlife World Zoo for many years and were thrilled when the aquarium opened. We are looking forward to the future expansion. This zoo allows visitors to get close up to a wide variety of animals and is usually uncrowded and a great day outing for kids!

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Detroit, MI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It's a fairly compact zoo, but there are a lot of animals. It was a great half day with my 2 year old. It is more expensive than a typical zoo, and there are also safari trams and train rides that cost extra. Those are free for children under 3, since my son is 2 we were able to take... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A very nice zoo and aquarium with a huge variety of birds. Of course the larger animals as well. Fun shows with the animals. Very family friendly. The only caveat...don't go on a windy day, all the paths are dirt/gravel.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There is a lot to see here, so allow at least 3-4 hours. However, try not to compare it with the Phoenix Zoo, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Sea World, or the Monterey Bay Aquarium. This is a smaller wildlife park that has grown through the years and primarily serves residents on the west side of Greater Phoenix. As newer... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I am a Wildlife World Zoo member, and love visiting here, but often have mixed feelings about the park. While the Phoenix Zoo is slick and professional, Wildlife World has a lot more character and heart. It is experiencing rapid growth, and it seems like they are on the cusp of becoming a more impressive zoo. Much of the park... More 

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arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Wildlife Zoo! The new aquarium in really nice, and quite surprising in the middle of the desert. Feeding the giraffes was a lot of fun. We'll be back!

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St. Paul, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Expect to do a lot of walking, taking lots of photos, and just plain enjoying your day. The wire fencing does pose a bit of nightmare for photographers, but after all, it IS a zoo. Some of the park is duplicated with animals. The new Safari walk, in my opinion is sort of extra walking, because the animals in this... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

For some outdoor recreation while on a family visit to Phoenix, my husband and I spent an afternoon at this zoo. I was disappointed because the primary animals I wanted to see (the kangaroos and the tigers) weren't cooperative. The kangaroo walkabout exhibit was closed, so we could only view the pouched wonders from a distance. The tigers were in... More 

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