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Address: 469 Old Dahlonega Highway, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone Number: 678-859-6820
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Great place to visit with the kids. A good bit more than just a petting zoo. Lots of different animals. Reasonably priced. Lots of fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We had so much fun visiting for my cousin's birthday! First we walked around and saw all the animals then we did an interactive pet-and-hold session in the covered area. She adored the chinchilla and even pet the little baby alligator. I would recommend this especially for families with children.

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Grayson, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I have taken my grandchildren here twice. Beautiful setting in the rolling hills of Dahlonega. Grandchildren and I enjoyed seeing the animals in a natural setting. We got to see the zedonk a couple of years ago, which was great fun.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great place to visit with the kids. A good bit more than just a petting zoo. Lots of different animals. Reasonably priced. Lots of fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a wild life preserve not a zoo! They take care of old and injured exotic animals. The enclosures are not big but they are enough for the animals to get their exercise needed. They work on donations and volunteers. The cost of the tour is not a bad price considering the different animals you get to see, that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were having a lazy Saturday and we decided to go on a day trip this place was great my son got to see all the animals without the huge crowed of the atl zoo, which made it more fun. Great family environment! They are in the process of building a new bear inclosure but my son loved seeing all... More 

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Milton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I had a visit to the Wildlife Preserve today with my son and it is just that a Preserve that rescues animals and survives totally on donations and volunteers. I would not put it in the Zoo category. They have signs that say all donations are used for food. I'm sure if people would donate pine straw, shavings, or other... More 

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Clayton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We found this place by accident while looking for the North GA Zoo. Please do NOT get the two confused!! Chestatee was awful. Someone met us in the parking lot and took our money, then handed us a hand-drawn map, which was wrong in so many areas, it was useless. We headed for the "bathroom" first which was three port-o-potties... More 

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CWPZOO, Owner at Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, responded to this review

Dear FigmentOfY, Our day begins at 8 am every day, 365 days a year, beginning with feeding all of the animals and then cleaning. You surly understand that animals poop and mess up their habitats within the 24 hour cycle. We are a non-profit and totally run by volunteers. We strive to stay above the required "standards" and work very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We has so much fun there and you can made your kids or grandkids bday party. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ My daughter love the little pony and the zebra πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ have fun if you go there πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've passed by this zoo for years and finally stopped with my grandson to visit. They don't have very many animals and most of the ones they have were old and tired looking. Not moving alot. We didn't see anything impressive, but for the younger kids it doesn't take much to impress them so this would be ok. We saw... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a small local zoo with a surprising number of animals. The owners are very, very nice and take great care of the animals. It is nice to have this so close to home and not to have to travel a distance to see these animals.

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