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Brevard Zoo

8225 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32940
321-254-9453
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Ranked #2 of 25 Attractions in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals, representing 165 species. Feed gentle giraffe and lorikeets, go kayaking or take a paddle boat ride and... more » Owner description: Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals, representing 165 species. Feed gentle giraffe and lorikeets, go kayaking or take a paddle boat ride and ride the train. Get wet in Paws On, enjoy daily animal encounters and be sure to experience our rhino encounters. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We have been to the zoo more than once it is a great family outing with plenty to do for the kids and teens. You can feed some of the animals or just have a seat to learn more about crocodiles, snakes. etc... Plenty of attractions to see. Also Trek and zip lining was a fun activity.

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent zoo with many cool features nestled in the small town of Viera Florida. Feed the giraffes, see the animals up close, and hands on kids area. Fun for the whole family. Buy a family pass....you will be back:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This little zoo is well planned and layed out. The animals are in natural habitat and easily viewed close-up. There is a great children's water play area and many interactive activities. There is a zip line and guided kayak tours as well as a train ride. The cafe has good food at reasonable prices.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We found out about the Brevard Zoo quite by chance while at our Resort in Cocoa Beach by looking at a wall map in the back hallway leading to the Beach. Our 'kids' aren't young and range in age from 16 - 23. The zoo is divided up into several sections, including Florida (indigenous species), South America, Australia & Asia.... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This was not an impressive zoo. Honestly I expected much much more. More like an animal park we were disapointed.

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Warsaw, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Good exhibits...easy walking and stroller friendly. Will go again on next visit. Fair price. Shaded places to walk. Granddaughter really likes the water park part...down side...no elephants

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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

This is a great zoo with a ton of fun activities and extras not found in many zoos. A kayak option to cruise around the Africa area, tree top zipline, paddleboats...just to name a few. The exhibits are nestled in native Florida landscaping and an elevated boardwalk takes you through most of the zoo. Amazing! Kudos to the Horticulture crew... More

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

First with the down. The young girl with no charm at the zip line counter overcharged us on our vacation debit card $80. She did not apologize and we had to request to get the money back. I was concerned that the funds would not be back in our account for the journey home tomorrow. She cut me off and... More

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Interesting place this was...with awesome animals...the birds were amazing and the canoeing was fun! Great experience.

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Miami, FL
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This venue is MUCH smaller than the typical zoo, however, due to its size, it allows much closer interaction with all the animals, birds, monkeys and other zoo denizens. This is a fun day in Melbourne and should be combined with going on the Treetop Trek on the other side of the Zoo.

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