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Address: 4731 O'Malley Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone Number: 907 346 2133
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Antiquing, Viewing wildlife
Description: If you've missed seeing Arctic wildlife on your Alaskan adventure, you'll...
If you've missed seeing Arctic wildlife on your Alaskan adventure, you'll find it at this small zoo, where all the animals have names. You'll see moose, caribou, sheep, wolves, musk oxen, mountain goats and several different types of bears, including polar, grizzly and black bears.
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A nice out of town visit

I really enjoyed our viisit to this zoo. It is one that rescues animals that have been found injured in the wild. The day we visited the bears put on a show for us which had us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This zoo is different from any other I´ve ever visited. It has many open spaces and you get to the a large number of Alaska´s wildlife. You might be able to hear the wolves giving an amazing concert which will give you chills. If you are going to visit Anchorage, this zoo is a must attraction.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed our viisit to this zoo. It is one that rescues animals that have been found injured in the wild. The day we visited the bears put on a show for us which had us enthralled - two young bears playing about, and an older one just enjoying the sunshine. There are many more animals there as well,... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is not the biggest or fanciest zoo, but many of the animals have a story, have been found injured and are cared for very well. Staff were friendly and informative. I am very glad I went there. Needs some $$$ to help it, but look past this.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very manageable zoo with lots of animals local to the area. Animals seemed very well cared for. Appreciate that they rescue animals and give them as good a life as possible in the zoo. Free shurtle bus from downtown to and from the zoo made getting there and back a breeze. A must for animal lovers.

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J M, Public Relations Manager at Alaska Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Alaska Zoo and for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it very much! We are so happy that you had a wonderful visit and that you were able to take advantage of the free shuttle. We hope you find your way back to Alaska soon, safe travels home! More 

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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is honestly the worst zoo I've been to and we go to the local zoo wherever we travel. Many cages or enclosures do not even tell you what is in there and often you can't even see it anyway. The enclosures were very overgrown. The zoo was not well maintained and seemed to have very few animals, especially for... More 

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J M, Public Relations Manager at Alaska Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Alaska Zoo and for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it very much! More 

Rio Linda, California
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I love this zoo. It takes a while to see because there is so much. I was a little disappointed in the polar bears. A few years ago they had it where if you go downstairs you could see the polar bears in the water. Now the water is very murky which they say is better for the Bears but... More 

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Caldwell, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had a great time. Though the zoo may not have an extreme amount of exibits, the zoo is speak throughout the trees. We loved the feeling of walking through the forest. The zoo was clean and there were some great animals to look at. Both senior and armed forces discount available.

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J M, Public Relations Manager at Alaska Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Alaska Zoo and for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it very much! We are so glad that you had a great time visiting the Alaska Zoo! The natural forest like setting is a priority for the Zoo as people and animals benefit. Thank you again for the review and the kind... More 

Ra'anana, Israel
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The zoo has gone to lengths to produce enclosures that are both spacious and customised to the particular animals and also offer unique viewing opportunities for the visitors. The zoo hosts local species so there is a definite "Alaska Experience" in visiting. I have visited many zoos in many cities and this zoo is different. Touring the zoo feels like... More 

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J M, Public Relations Manager at Alaska Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Alaska Zoo and for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it very much! Thank you for your kind words we also enjoy the natural forest like setting and believe the animals appreciate it as well. Safe travels! More 

Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stopped with three generations in our family and for 90 minutes all had a great time. The orphaned bear cubs were a hit, but a nice stroll gets you through the entire park in about 90 minutes to 2 hours. Plenty of shade to keep you cool - it was over 80 the day we visited. Also a nice... More 

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J M, Public Relations Manager at Alaska Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Alaska Zoo and for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it very much! We are happy to hear that your entire family enjoyed themselves at the Zoo and that you were able to keep cool on such a hot day! Thank you again for your review and safe travels home! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had some time to kill before our flight home and decided to stop by the Alaska Zoo. It was a wonderful two hours with lots of animals, both native to Alaska and not. almost all of the animals were rescued, and they live in natural enclosures. It was a pleasant opportunity to walk in the woods with a little... More 

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J M, Public Relations Manager at Alaska Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Alaska Zoo and for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it very much! We are delighted to hear that you had such a nice visit to the Zoo and that you got a nice walk in before getting on the airplane! Safe travels home! More 

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Additional Information about Alaska Zoo

Address: 4731 O'Malley Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone Number: 907 346 2133
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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