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Audubon Zoo

6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118 (Audubon)
504 581 4629
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Ranked #17 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Take a worldwide safari through Asia, Africa, Australian Outback and the Louisiana Swamp to view more than 1,500 animal species.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have always loved this zoo. We try to go once every couple of years. There are so many exhibits and the grounds are meticulous.

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Mayfield, Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Hot, but loads of fun. There are so many diverse animals housed at this zoo. The zoo took a direct hit during Katrina, but has made an excellent comeback. I've been there many times with the kids and grandkids. Highly recommend for all age levels. entry prices are reasonable, but food and souvenirs are not, senior discounts and group discounts... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

It was a humbling to see the animals in their natural habitat. kudos to those workers who share/display their knowledge and passion in their interaction with 'all creatures big and small'.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

We went for opening - 10am - which doesn't appear to be the best time. Most animals were already in the shade and seemed to resting from the heat. Would make more sense if they opened earlier in the summer months. You can't fault the variety but I felt like there was little activity(not wanting to see tricks but some... More

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Astoria, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Audubon Zoo was our last stop in our Audubon Experience in New Orleans. So far, all attractions which included the IMAX experience, the Aquarium and the Insectarium, have all been great. If the first three were at all any indications, then presumably, the Zoo should not disappoint. We were able to avoid the lines as we did purchase the... More

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The Delta, Mississippi
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very helpful staff, easy parking. The construction was a bit noisy during our trip. Did not get to see all of the zoo, but enjoyed the exhibits we did see.

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Scarborough, Tobago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I didn't have much expectation of the zoo as I hadn't done research before my visit. On family pass valid for a year inclusive of two additional adults(great deal) The zoo is fairly large, and it seems that they constantly upgrade the areas to make them more liveable for the animals and viewable for the patrons.I appreciated the historical features... More

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Fort Worth
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Growing up in Baton Rouge, we spent a lot of time in New Orleans. The New Orleans zoo was always a must (we had a membership). The zoo is beautiful and large. Plenty to look at for all ages. There are great old oak trees everywhere that we climbed as children. I loved watching my son experience it for the... More

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jupiter, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I did not know Louisiana ecosystems were suffering. The fragile environment needs to be cherished and protected. I applaud the zoo for their efforts. Thank you for this wonderly visit.

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Mamou, Louisiana
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132 reviews 132 reviews
80 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very nice zoo and is clean. Educational and staff was very pleasant and helpful. Adequate parking. A nice venture if visiting with children.

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