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“Bring some cardboard for the kids!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
805-962-5339
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The world's most beautiful Zoo!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Bring some cardboard for the kids!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

You'll find out what this means when you are there!

Highlight: Our niece can't get enough of Duncan the Dinosaur.

Lowlight: the train is a little boring, even for toddlers.

Visited June 2012
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Prescott, Arizona
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“Kind of disappointed.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Have been there several times before and have always enjoyed it. This time there was a fair amount of construction going on and we were only able to view a limited amount of the animals. May not have been a bad idea to give advance warning before you were hit with full admision price for somewhat limited access.

Visited September 2012
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Alta Loma, California
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“A Lovely Zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Just a lovely zoo near the ocean. This zoo is very focused on conservation of our furry family, you can so clearly see this going on here.You can see these animals are really loved, and cared for. It is worth your drive, and time to visit this beautiful zoo.

Visited September 2012
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Santa Clarita, California
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“Its a Zoo”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

If in Santa Barbara and you have kids it is worth the visit and enough critters to pleease the young. Dont come as the main reason to visit Santa Barbara, its not the San Diego zoo but a nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Visited June 2012
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“santa barbara zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

the santa barbara zoo was won derful a great sight especially for children. it is a little small but a place to definitly see if your in santa barbara

Visited October 2012
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