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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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Respectable Zoo Experience

We've been to a lot of zoos and this was one of the better ones.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2012
TB_J0nes
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We've been to a lot of zoos and this was one of the better ones.

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Wonderful zoo in a relatively small area. Pack a swimsuit in summer and let kids play in fountain near the Louisiana Swamp

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Gun Barrel City, Texas, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Who can say more about the Audubon Zoo except wow?!? This zoo went from one of the worst many years ago, using cages to house animals, to being one of the preeminent zoos in the country. Excellent animal enclosures allow visitors to get close to the animals. Interactive “traveling” exhibits are a hit with adults and kids a like. And... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

The zoo is a good size. You can see all of it in one day. There are places for the kids to play. If you don't mind your kids getting wet let them play at monkey hill...bring a towel.

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chattanooga, tn
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I think we picked a bad time of year to go to the zoo. It was too hot and I didn't realize they had a spray park. I wish I had brought a change of clothes or us all. The animals were hot and tired too so no one was out. We also went on a Monday so there were... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

If you're going there by the St Charles streetcar, take the time to walk through the Audubon Park (1 mile walk) to get to the zoo. Park is beautiful. You'll be too tired to walk back after walking through the zoo so you'll want to take the free shuttle back to the streetcar stop. Zoo is wonderful but definitely can... More 

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Metro Atlanta
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Having grown up in New Orleans before moving away years ago, I should have known better than to go to Audubon Zoo with 3 children on a 95 degree day. The heat and humidity were bad enough on us humans but it also left the animals completely lethargic. That aside, I have to agree with other reviewers that this zoo... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

This zoo has a CoolZoo, which is a splash pad on steroids. My four year old grandson and 7 month old granddaughter loved this water park and happily spent hours here. children birth to age 12 were all happily playing here with three play zones. The infants had low, soft fountains to explore, preschoolers loved the snake tunnel and squirters,... More 

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Orange Co., CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Small collection of animals and no employees around to answer questions. Couldn't find a zoo map. Best part is the cool zoo, a wonderfully fun water park for the family.

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Newark, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Been to many zoos. This was up close to view the exotic animals. Great monkey,ape viewing. A lot of shade areas and benches as u go through the zoo.

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