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ZOOMARS Petting Zoo

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Address: 31791 Los Rios Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone Number: 949- 831-6550
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Description: We're one of a kind and hay bales of fun. We're good times, friendly...
We're one of a kind and hay bales of fun. We're good times, friendly animals and the happiest folks you'll ever meet. For the past 30 years our little zoo has charmed more than three million visitors
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A must for animal lovers.

This was our second visit to the petting zoo, and I was a little disappointed that some of the animals, including the zebra, and the horses were penned up where we couldn't go. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
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Costa Mesa, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you want to present your children/grandchildren with a great experience with animals then this is the place you should go. Be aware that each activity has a cost. I took 3 grandchildren, spent 21/2 glorious hours and spent $100. If I equate the cost verses the experience, I say there is not an amount of money I wouldn't be... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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130 reviews 130 reviews
16 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Based on the positive reviews on Tripadvisor, we gave Zoomars a visit on our way through SJC, and completely loved it. It's a small and manageable space, but there's still plenty to keep everyone interested and entertained. Baskets of produce are available for purchase to feed anything and everything in the zoo. During our visit, we had lots of fun... More 

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La Mesa, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It is a small area with limited animals. We do stop by and observe from outside the zoo area... have not gone inside the gate to visit. It is worth stopping by for those people with little children for sure!

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Windermere, FL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Spent a bit of time with the kids on Valentine's Day. Overall, it was OK. The place is very clean and people are friendly. Lots of hand sanitizer and sinks around. My distractors are: 1. about half the pens were locked, leaving a guinea pig pen and some goats and sheep to wander around with. If that's the normal, we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This was our second visit to the petting zoo, and I was a little disappointed that some of the animals, including the zebra, and the horses were penned up where we couldn't go. I remember there being a lot more animals last time, ( about 4 years ago) still a nice place to visit, and I still recommend it.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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200 reviews 200 reviews
31 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A well kept and clean facility with a wide assortment of animals to pet and feed. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Lots of things to do for the kids besides interacting with the animals. A little train ride, a playground and pony rides are available to amuse the kids. Facilities are available to rent for parties also. No... More 

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

They have lots of sheep, goats, guinea pigs, bunnies and chickens to pet. The sell veggies to feed the animals for 3 bucks. The pony rides are way too short for the price, $5 and they only take you on a little loop that barely gives you enough time to take pictures. So you are better off recording a video.... More 

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Karmiel, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you aren't expecting Disneyland or Sea World, this place is fun. The staff is friendly and there is lots to do. It is a little bit of a challenge to find it if you don't have GPS, but it is worth the search.

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Orange County, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
28 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

EASY walking distance from everything in DownTown San Juan, and it is AT the Train station if you are coming by train. Well kept, great for the grandkids!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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123 reviews 123 reviews
27 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had so much fun at the petting zoo. You get to feed the rabbits, llamas, alpacas, emu, and other animals. They have pony and horse rides for kids too. Lots of activities and photo opportunities for families!

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