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Address: 4731 O'Malley Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone Number: 907 346 2133
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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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If you want to see a Polar Bear....

This is probably the only place you will see a polar bear and they have lots of other animals too up close and personal. Easy walking, Fun place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Alaska
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful time we had with our granddaughter here. So many animals to see, and the bear, moose and wolves have plenty of room to roam. Trails are well marked, and the restaurant and gift shop are nice as well. Very Alaskan.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This little zoo was interesting. I thought it had wonderful animals variations. I was however disappointed in the facility overall. I just expected more and better quality. It sure could us some major donations.

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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is probably the only place you will see a polar bear and they have lots of other animals too up close and personal. Easy walking, Fun place!

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Australia
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Was looking forward to visiting this Zoo to see the native Alaskan animals there, after some research before our trip. Whilst it was good to see all the native animals and the brown, black and polar bears, it was disappointing however to see the overgrown, run down fenced in conditions all the animals were living in. Have been to better... More 

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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Only difference between this zoo and our zoo back home was the moose. And back home zoo is free instead of $40+.

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Kent, Washington
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Loved to see the animals that are native to Alaska...although it is quite small it is well kept up. I kinda missed the petting animal part... To

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Townsville, Australia
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We didn't see lots of wildlife during our 3week vacation in the Canadian Rockies and Alaska so decided to visit this zoo. So glad we did! The highlights were seeing the black bears, brown bears, snow leopard, tigers, Moose, Caribou, wolves and two Polar bears. Really enjoyed our time at the zoo especially watching the one polar bear play in... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Amazing place to see brown bears, black bears, and polar bears! Also loved the tigers and moose! Will definitely go back!

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The zoo is located in a heavily wooded area that provides shade on a hot day. The animal exhibits are well maintained. Amur Tigers, a Snow Leopard, Grizzly Bears, Polar Bears.....

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Pacifica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was fun - there are lots of owls. My son loves owls. It was a nice place to go on day one so the kids understood what animals they might see - good thing we did this because we saw very little wildlife the week we were there! The tigers came right up to us, it was actually a... 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 so glad that you had such a great visit and that your son was able to see so many of his favorites! We are also glad that you were able to view the tigers up close, they... More 

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