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Address: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

A riverside loop that passes the Edmonton Zoo.

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Nice getaway, good for family. Seriously needs renovation. I believe animals need of constant care,and more space the the birds, tigers and elephant, The coffee shop was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 5, 2015
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Canadian Rockies, Canada
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Ok so this zoo is smaller than Calgary but it deserves 5 stars. Calgary zoo is to big (sorry) for small families!!!! This Edmonton zoo simple, manageable and sweet. Families can relax and enjoy this zoo in a few hours--not stress over lost kids and cause mothers to snap from to much walking!) This zoo is perfect for families!!!!!!!!!! Have... More 

Thank goingplacesfamily
Edmonton, Canada
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Our trip to the zoo was fantastic. There was a young man walking around a different animal each time we seen him telling us about the animal and answering any questions. Even let my boys touch the animal. We visited the zoo at the perfect time in the evening when the animals were out eating or just in plain aught... More 

Thank Wolf062014
Edmonton, Canada
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This place has come a along way over the years. There are numerous animals to see and you can even have a picinic after a nice stroll looking at the animals. One of the most favorite things to see if you are "city folk" is the petting zoo. And the best yet is to see the elephant

Thank MarleneChristensen
Sherwood Park, Canada
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Its always a good day when you can visit Edmonton Zoo. I Love to see Lucy on her daily walks and also seeing the red pandas.

Thank tammyb6
Winnipeg, Canada
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Edmonton zoo is a great family e penitence. I recently visited with my sister and her two girls ( 4 & 7). The train ride was exciting for them. The petting zoo was awesome. We got to see Lucy the elephant do a show. All this was free with admission. It us well laid out. Animals in nice areas... More 

Thank debster369
Edmonton, Canada
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed visoting the zoo in Septmeber even though it was rainy and cold. I feel sorry for the animals but it is something to do. We went to the Festival of Lights in December and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Sesssyb
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nice getaway, good for family. Seriously needs renovation. I believe animals need of constant care,and more space the the birds, tigers and elephant, The coffee shop was expensive . Probably won't visit again sorry

Thank Sandra0285
Edmonton, Canada
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117 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a very small zoo. However, the entrance way has been redone very well. The price is too high for what you get. Very small and animals in less than ideal conditions. That poor elephant, Lucy, has the worst possible enclosure - all concrete and steel. She has to live in there for months on end during the winter.... More 

1 Thank peonygarden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

All the renos they did were very disappointing. Nothing exciting or really new. The exciting part for my 5 year old was seeing elephant Lucy walking around. We walked pasted her 2 times and the staff totally ignored her. What and exciting great experience but not even a hello. None of the staff was friendly and us as adults were... More 

1 Thank TellingwhatIthink
Vancouver, Canada
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250 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

This place is pathetic. One of the worst zoos I've ever seen. The exhibits are horrible. I feel sorry for the animals. The place has barely changed in 30 years. Compared to Calgary or almost any other city zoo, it's an embarassment to the people and the city of Edmonton.

5 Thank BrWayne

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