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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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Brunswick, Georgia, United States
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131 reviews 131 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This zoo was laid out very nice and we enjoyed our visit. Lots of neat things to see. Our kids loved it too

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

There are reviews about how people thought this zoo is unclean. My husband and I didn't think that at all! I thought the animals cages were very clean and roomy. I was surprised to see how much room these animals had. The only exhibit I saw that I wasn't fully impressed with was the bear's habitat. I think it needs... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

The Zoo has added much over the past 10+ years. Each addition keeps getting better. The Value tickets get you into everything in the park and it's a great way to make sure you do everything. The newest areas in the park have tigers and the areas for the tigers are beautiful to walk through and look at. Go into... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We are in Jacksonville for a couple of months: travelling with an 11 year old who is receiving proton therapy treatment here for a brain tumour. We found the Zoo to be a good day out, especially for families - it's easy to walk around, plenty of benches and rest stops, and, despite the rain, we had a really good... More

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Mansfield, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a great place to take the family. Hot in the summer, but lots of places to stay cool. Animal exhibits are well maintained, and a very clean zoo. Make sure to check out the stingray bay, and the new tiger exhibit.

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

The zoo paths are nicely landscaped. Fun place for children to run. We enjoyed feeding the giraffes. It is always a bit sad to see animals in enclosures when in an ideal world they should be able to roam freely, most of the enclosures are as big as other zoos but if one or two of the enclosures were larger... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is an outstanding zoo facility with animals mostly housed in their natural habitat. It was fairly clean and employees ere everywhere sweeping up trash. We visited on a very hot day...high reached 94 shortly before we finished our visit..so we were careful to drink plenty of water and to cool off frequently in one of the many air conditioned... More

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Syracuse, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Best zoo i have seen! Very neat and clean and prices were resonable. Food and drink prices were high but to be expected

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