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Honolulu Zoo

Address: 151 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
Phone Number: 808 971 7171
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$55*
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Ranked #42 of 257 things to do in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: From pink flamingos to African giraffes, the Honolulu Zoo is home to...
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: From pink flamingos to African giraffes, the Honolulu Zoo is home to a little bit of everything from the animal kingdom. Its animal population includes more than 64 reptile, 38 mammal and 160 bird species. The 42-acre facility is organized into three tropical ecological zones: Tropical Rainforests, Pacific Islands and the African Savanna. Among its highlights is a new $12-million, 1.5-acre Asian tropical elephant exhibit that includes a 7,260-squre-foot holding area and two 55,000-gallon pools.
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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I had a great afternoon walking around this wonderful place. The animals are so well cared for, it was spotlessly clean and not expensive. I spent hours there although I could have spent a lot longer. They had a wide assortment of animals from all over the world and the grounds were beautiful. I will be going back this month... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Zoo was well maintained , clean, lots of animals out and about to see. Parking was close, convenient and a good price. Was a fun place to take our kids (5 and 6) that didnt break the bank!

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Edgerton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great day, easy to get to and lots to see. A great family day.Another thing is the beach is really close so you can park at zoo and walk across the street to beach.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I decided to walk to the Honolulu Zoo while on vacation in Waikiki beach this past week. Admission was reasonable, $14 each. We enjoyed the zoo. It's best to go in the morning when it's still cool, so I would suggest going when they open at 9 am. We spent almost three hours there, though it would... More 

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Marietta, georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Old zoo kind of sad. Bored animals. Smells, cages not cleaned regularly, very expensive concessions (About like a movie theater) petting zoo kids seem to enjoy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We got a years family membership for 55 bucks!!!! Which was great! We visited the zoo most days and a different part each time. I loved the avaries and the Elephant enclosure is the best I have seen anywhere!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

This a very nice zoo. Frankly, this was a surprise. Nice exhibits and the animal are well care for. Concentrates on birds, however, the zoo does have a good mix of animals. Entrance fee is a little high with no senior discount.

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Yokosuka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I visited with my fam, it was nice to walk around and enjoy the hawaii nice weather. Just don't forget to bring the bottle of water and hat, and of course, camera. Many of animals you can enjoy, also you can enjoy so many tropical plants and flowers at the same time. 家族と訪れました。見て歩くにも良かったですし、ハワイの気候を楽しむにも最適です。 水と帽子をお忘れなく。もちろん、カメラも。 いろんな動物を見ることができますが、南国ならでは植物やお花も同時に楽しめます。

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My children and I took in this attraction on a cloudy day and we were pleasantly surprised that such a venue could exist in the concrete jungle of Honolulu. The trees that grow outside the zoo are really picturesque and worth getting a photo with to show how grand they really are. Admission was very affordable and it took us... More 

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vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is our second visit but this time around there seems to be a lack of excitement. They're doing some changes in the "lizard/dragon" department and had closed off that side. It took us a relaxing 2.5 hrs to hit all zones and had a nice sit under the trees by the concessions/ playground. A productive visit to say hello... More 

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