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Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218
904 757 4463
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Ranked #5 of 97 Attractions in Jacksonville
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
Description: This 73-acre park is the only zoo in Florida's northeast.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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detroit
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Unfortunate for us it was 105 degrees the day we were there. But we dealt with it. The snow cones were great and refreshing! I loved feeding the giraffes most of all.So if yyou are in the area or live in Jacksonville. ..I would say it's worth it to go.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This is a very nice zoo. All of the major species are represented. Easy to get around and enough air conditioned exhibits scattered around to have a nice break in hot weather. The highlight of our visit was the opportunity to feed a giraffe at eye level.

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Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

We like it ALL! The animals are interesting, lovely grounds to walk, Many educational areas, Splash pad for children, and a play area for children. Some pretty good places to get food as well.

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College Station, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Extremely nice zoo, well maintained and lots of interactive activities. Kids loved the birds! Excellent value and nice way to spend the day.

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Jacksonville
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My wife and I are zoo fanatics. We love nature and natural history. We have been to many of the best zoos in the country and our hometown zoo is a gem! This is not just pride in my home town (I was born in Baptist Hospital), the Jacksonville Zoo should be a point of pride for all of us.... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is a great zoo. In excellent condition. The frequent rains of the season make everything a lush green and the flowers were fantastic. There were a wide range of animals that all seemed in great condition. I could have used another day to see everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Such a nice...beautifull zoo...we have just been here.....fantastic!!!! The kids enjoyed a lot.....the train-ride was also nice....my compliments.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I love this Zoo the train rid is Awsome..I am disabled so I can hope the train and see it all!the animals are so beautiful and cared for ..unlike most Zoos..I think the train ride should be a little longer!but I loved it!

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Brunswick, Georgia, United States
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131 reviews 131 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a really enjoyable zoo. Clean and very friendly staff. Food pricing is great, merch pricing is overpriced like any other zoo. Lots of animals and lots of well done exhibits.

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JACKSONVILLE
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

At the ever changing Jacksonville Zoo we always have a great time. We went to see the new Tiger exhibit and it is amazing! There is even a run overhead at their entrance for a chance to get up close and personal with the big cats. The Japanese Zen gardens complete with dragons is a favorite and a mellow place... More

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