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“So much fun !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo
830 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10021 (Manhattan)
212 439 6500
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$99*
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Ranked #227 of 634 Attractions in New York City
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Owner description: Oasis of wildlife in downtown Manhattan where visitors can encounter more than 1,400 animals in a variety of habitats, including a tropical rain forest to view rare birds and icy Antarctica to view penguins and other chilly creatures.
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Westmount, Canada
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“So much fun !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We keep coming back and always discover something new. Very easy and accessible. Make sure you see the children's zoo as well.

Visited December 2014
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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“lovely little zoo with some great animals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

this is not expensive and you get a trip to the nearby petting zoo in with the price, the sea lions were great.
we saw all the animals, they were getting ready for the grizzlies when we visited.
the petting zoo is great, our girls fed the animals and had fun taking pics of each other in giant tortoise shells
worth a visit when you are there

Visited December 2014
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“Small but good...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This is a must do. Please don't expect many species of animals but the volunteers were great and happy to chat and tell you all about the animals in the zoo. The snow leopard was the highlight.

Visited November 2014
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Milton, Canada
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“Thought it would be better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The zoo is located in Central Park and can be hard to find. I took my two kids who were 9 and 12 at the time.
The zoo is smaller than I thought it would be and most of the animals were gone and exhibits closed.
The kids enjoyed watching the penguins swim and the staff feed the seals, they were hoping to see polar bears but that area was closed. We went to the 4-D movie which we paid extra for. It was only a 15 minute movie but it was nice as that was a relief after being on our feet all day.
I was glad we got to experience the zoo but would probably not do it again.

Visited January 2014
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“Perfect little zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Always enjoy this zoo, even in bitterly cold weather. My college aged children picked it over a warm museum, and we had a blast.

Visited November 2014
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