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Address: 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN 47720
Phone Number: 812-435-6143
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Amazonia isn't just filled with exotic animals, but exotic plants and flowers as well. During the warmer month, colorful flowers abound. In addition to typical zoo animals to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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e'ville
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e'ville
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Amazonia isn't just filled with exotic animals, but exotic plants and flowers as well. During the warmer month, colorful flowers abound. In addition to typical zoo animals to view, there's a pond with paddle boats. That allows visitors to see things from a totally different angle and viewpoint.

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Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were visiting the Evansville area for 4-days and decided to go there on an early March day. The weather was garbage (cold and raining), but we love the Amazonian Exhibit, which is indoors, so we stayed indoors. The rest of the Zoo is kind of hard to get around when it's raining and cold, so we're gonna make a... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

It was cold on our visit so planned on seeing the orchid exhibit. We expected a simple straight forward display. Instead we walked through the Amazon exhibit and saw the orchids displayed around the path. We were able to see tapir, ibis and other animals as well. Costs of zoo admission included the orchid display. Admission was low because winter... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This zoo is not big enough for the animals it houses. Many animals have small cages/exhibits that are clearly not big enough for any animals. This is the first zoo I've been to where I've felt this way and it is very sad to see. No real unique animals to or interesting exhibits. I will not return

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Evansville, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This past weekend we went to visit our local zoo. It had been years since we had visited and it was a nice sunny February afternoon. The admission was cheaper than normal since it is out of season. The Amazon part is beautiful and in February they have a display of Orchids. So many different types to look at and... More 

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North Judson
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I liked the zoo....the grounds are beautiful and the exhibits were interesting. The next time we're in Evansville we'd like to stop again.

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Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The day after Christmas was unseasonable warm so we took the four grandchildren (ages 7-14) to the zoo. We had not been in several years and we all enjoyed it. Of course there were no gardens, but the animals were more active than when we saw them in the summer months. Most of the animals were out, but a few... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

As an avid zoo-goer I can definitely say this tops my charts, especially with it being so small. I was kinda nervous since I didn't picture Evansville to have such a noted zoo. We went to the zoo on a weekday before halloween (like a week or so before) and it was empty which made it awesome to be able... More 

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Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This zoo had it's charms. There were large lakes with various birds that were fun to look at. My daughter got to feed a giraffe for a fee. There was a lot of walking to do here, much of it on hills. We had an enjoyable day together.

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Wooster, Ohio
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100 reviews 100 reviews
79 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We've been to many zoos both large and small, this would rank in the bottom if not at the bottom. It was a gorgeous day, so the weather does not play into my review, however, this zoo is sub-par. There is lots of walking up and down hills to see very little. Many exhibits were not just missing a sign... More 

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