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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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Large variety of exhibits

We live just a few miles away, finally had a chance to visit the zoo with our adult children. It was a beautiful, cool day, not crowded. Amazed at the large variety of animals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Goodyear, Arizona
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Goodyear, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We live just a few miles away, finally had a chance to visit the zoo with our adult children. It was a beautiful, cool day, not crowded. Amazed at the large variety of animals, birds, reptiles, nice aquarium. There are interactive shows highlighting the animals & birds, a petting zoo, a chance to feed the giraffes. Enjoyed the ride on... More 

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Zeeland, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this zoo for about 20 years now and it has grown so much! There is tons to do and a lot of interactive things such as giraffe and lorikeet feeding and stingray petting. The staff are knowledgeable and like to make you feel as though you know the animals while on some of the guided... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is our second visit to WW and it was just as much fun as our first visit. We loved the new Safari addition that they did. Looking forward to the other planned expansions. Ask about discounts. I know they have them for AZ state employees and Military but not sure what other ones are offered. Make sure you take... More 

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Homer Alaska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Perfect for 1 year to 10 year olds and older adults. Animals are close up and easy to see. There is plenty of shade and walking is easy. You can see many animals in a short distance so the effort/reward ratio for anyone with a short attention span is great! The educational programs are free and interesting. I have never... More 

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San Diego, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Small zoo that is world class. The aquarium is on par with the San Diego zoo. Highly commend the log ride. Ever seen a white tiger outside of Vegas? They have one here. We saw baby giraffes, penguins, monkeys, elephants, and a panther. Definitely recommend.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I was expecting a really small zoo but it turned out to be larger than I thought. It was very kid friendly with a petting area, a log ride and many opportunities to feed the animals. I was pleasantly surprised how close you could get to the animals with a train ride through the antelope area, a path to walk... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When I first visited this zoo in 1969 or about that time it was very small & I think free. Anyway I just came back to AZ. and my daughter & neighbor went last weekend. I was very surprised at how it had grown. They have a log ride for the kids of course there is an admission price for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I grew up in Glendale which isn't far from Wildlife World. The first time I visited this place I was probably 5 or 6 years old and the zoo was comprised of some Emus a couple dogs and some other mildly interesting animals. There was nothing to the place. It was a small family owned place way out in the... More 

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North Branch, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visited the WWZaA for the second time in several years. The improvements and additions they have made during this time are excellent. The aquarium is extensive and diverse. The safari was interesting and very well developed. Our children still loved feeding the giraffes, but added touching the sting rays to their list. A bird in the new safari area even... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Loved this zoo. It's truly the right size and offers a unique experience that other zoo's don't. The only bad thing I could say about the zoo is that it's not very well organized or staffed.

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