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Address: 370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Phone Number: 904 757 4463
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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This 73-acre park is the only zoo in Florida's northeast.

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Love the zoo. We go a several times a year. Nice setting along the river and lots nice gardens. Each visit is different depending on what the animals are doing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Jacksonville, Florida
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63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love the zoo. We go a several times a year. Nice setting along the river and lots nice gardens. Each visit is different depending on what the animals are doing.

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new hampshire
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134 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While our son, daughter in law, and granddaughter were in town we decided to visit the zoo. Surprisingly, we have never been and our first visit was a good one. First they honor AAA for a discount and the map as well as the trails were well marked. Lots of bathrooms with benches to rest at. Unfortunately, not all the... More 

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Thank 2travelalot
Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is so big, you need at least 5 hours or more to see everything....in the middle of the Zoo there is a restroom with a sitting area with beautiful palm trees. There is also a little shop there for snacks. The PRICE is $19.95 for an adult and $12.95 for a child. It's more if you want to... More 

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Thank Rima B
Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Maybe it was the time of year because we visited in January... The exhibit environments were poultry and the facilities were approaching run down. I was disappointed compared to my visits in the past, which have all been in January and February. It's Florida you have to explore when the weather is cool.

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Thank Melissa G
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Jax Zoo is very impressive and clean. They have a great variety of animals. Will return with other friends and family!

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Thank kanaro
FLORIDA
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68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went right after Christmas, it was a very nice day there. Great display of animals, LOVED the tiger area! I had not been in years and was very impressed.

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Thank SARRECAT
Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love to go see the animals have a nice lunch, the movie on the lawn is great. Great place to take your grandkids.

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Thank Coyote1959
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to this zoo several times. It was a 4 hour drive for us but it was worth it. My daughter loves the butterfly sanctuary and stingray bay the most. Those were the two spots we visited first and last. The train ride was nice and the zoo itself is very large.

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Thank Britny H
Daytona Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to say enough about this local zoo. Big cats, elephants, apes, and animals not found everywhere. In the past few years there have been numerous births. Grounds are well laid out. Section for Florida wildlife. Train ride. Accessible from the river. Many special activities.

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Thank Rievaulx2
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to live the zoo as a kid. My dad took me every month. My husband decided to surprise me. It was great. We took our time and it took about 3 hours to walk the entire zoo. My husband said it had many more animals then he remembered from 8 years ago. We will definitely return.

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