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Address: 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone Number: 504 581 4629
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Description: Take a worldwide safari through Asia, Africa, Australian Outback and the...
Take a worldwide safari through Asia, Africa, Australian Outback and the Louisiana Swamp to view more than 1,500 animal species.
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Louisiana Swamp

Good zoo and exhibits, although a few exhibits, like the sea lions and elephants, were under construction so we did not get to see them. My favorite part was the Louisiana Swamp... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We visited this zoo in May, on a very hot day. Based on other reviews, we rode the trolley down St. Charles Avenue and exited at the Audubon Park exit. The trolley ride was lovely. Audubon Park was lovely, however, it was a VERY long walk to the zoo - too long for us, ages 60 and 75, on a... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Good zoo and exhibits, although a few exhibits, like the sea lions and elephants, were under construction so we did not get to see them. My favorite part was the Louisiana Swamp exhibit where you walk over the swamp with alligators swimming below. The zoo is okay and I hope with the renovations it will be even better. I think... More 

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arlington heights, IL
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We have been to some great zoos. This is not one of them. It's an OK zoo. Here's the thing. It cost fifty dollars for our family of three to get in for the day (and there is not a whole day's worth of visiting to do here). Once you're in there are extra things to do for extra money,... More 

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Portsmouth
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Audubon Zoo is located off of Magazine street in Audubon Park, which is a beautiful park. A lot of the zoo is being renovated but there is still lots to see. The kids love the aviary and the swamp exhibit., but there favorite part is the cool zoo, which costs extra. It is perfect on a hot summer day.

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Eros
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

One of the best zoos around. Some of the attractions were closed for renovations so I recommend checking online before you go. They have a very cool zip line adventure thing, dinosaur experience, carosel, and lazy river but all are extra fee. The food options were okay but I expected a few more.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Audubon zoo is a great place to visit. All though it gets pretty hot in the summer, it is still a nice place for families and kids. And if it gets to hot, you can bring swim suits and enjoy the pool area in the zoo that was just recently built.

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North Potomac, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Spent a wonderful May weekday in a place that was almost empty save for school field trips. The two orangutans were so lively they kept us entertained for almost an hour. The Swamp feature gives you an in depth picture of the bayou. Lots of open spaces. There is major renovation in progress, so CALL before you visit to ensure... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I have always loved the Zoo. This visit, it was under construction to expand the exhibits. We cannot wait to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We recently took our class of third graders to this zoo as part of a field trip. The accommodating staff was incredible. Each exhibit we visited, the staff members there took the time to speak with my students and explain whatever was asked of them. We even had a mishap with a student vomiting on their pants and they very... More 

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Wiggins, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

While we love the Audubon Zoo, we were not aware that many exhibits were closed and under construction. Elephants are only available at two set times per day due to construction. Check before you go. We missed them and my children were so disappointed!

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