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Address: 800 Cherokee Ave, Atlanta, GA 30315
Phone Number: 404 624 5600
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Group tours/walking tour, Viewing foliage
Description: This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a...
This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980s and is still expanding. Its landscaping replicates the natural habitats of the numerous animals, some of which are endangered species. Two panda bears from China delight the crowds, and groups of gorillas separated by moats do their own share of entertaining.
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One of the Best Zoos

I've been to a lot of zoos in my lifetime... New Orleans, Honolulu, San Diego, Bronx... the Atlanta Zoo is better than any of them. Zoos are tough to keep clean, but they do a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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naperville, Illinois, USA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My daughter is currently obsessed with pandas, so on our recent drive down to FL for Spring Break, we decided to stop at the ATL zoo. Both of my kids (4yrs and 7yrs), really enjoyed themselves. Of course, the pandas were the highlight. The zoo does a great job of having a number of volunteers strategically placed to give more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Enjoy visiting different zoo's as we travel and this is one of the best! Hope to make this trip happen again and see how the Koala's have grown.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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198 reviews 198 reviews
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I've been to a lot of zoos in my lifetime... New Orleans, Honolulu, San Diego, Bronx... the Atlanta Zoo is better than any of them. Zoos are tough to keep clean, but they do a really good job of that here. Also, they keep the exhibits freshened up, and the place always looks nice. The animals are all very healthy,... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Visited this lovely Zoo last September with Daughter, Son-in-Law +one year old Granddaughter.Vast ,very hot day involved a lot of walking.Animals obviously well cared for. Had a Kiddies corner where they could interact with the baby animals.They had fountains which the children could run through or wallow,very welcome as it was so hot.Plenty of places to get drinks etc.A lovely... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful zoo! Not so huge that you don't get entirely exhausted. Great for 2-3 hour visit. The bamboo is absolutely beautiful in the zoo. And the Panda exhibit is absolutely amazing! The gorilla also incredible. It's just a really beautiful zoo and great photo opps!

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Lyman, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

After going to the aquarium in Atlanta the day before, the zoo was a breath of fresh air! Even though it was spring break, we did not find the crowds to be unbearable. We only needed to wait a few minutes to get in and see each animal. The landscaping was absolutely beautiful, the exhibits were great, and we enjoyed... More 

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Columbia, SC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Well laid out zoo, giant and red pandas were great to see, the new reptile and amphibian exhibit definitely has a few kinks to work out but having seen the rest of the zoo I'm sure they will get it worked out. Food was expensive but you can bring your own to economize which is very nice.

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Soldotna, Alaska
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We made a family day and went with my five year old Grand-daughter and her baby brother. My son from Alaska had flown in and went with us. We all had a great time, even the 'young-un'. Watch the animal during feeding was great, especially the gorillas.. The weather was overcast and a bit cool, which for Atlanta was GREAT!!!... More 

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Annapolis, MD
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We visited during spring break and it was crowded. The exhibits were nice and my boys had a good time. The day we went it was soooo hot. I spent so much money on overpriced drinks - which I don't mind because I figured it helps the zoo. I did mind having to wait in long lines to get a... More 

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The day we visited the zoo was very crowded. We had to park, what felt like a mile away, on a side street. Several animals were off exhibit especially in the reptile area, but maybe it was because it's new. My son did the elephant encounter and loved it. We purchased the city pass and it was well worth it,... More 

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