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Address: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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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 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Sandra0285
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Edmonton, Canada
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank tammyb6
Winnipeg, Canada
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank debster369
Edmonton, Canada
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117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Sesssyb
Mexico
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Sandra0285
Edmonton, Canada
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98 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 

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1 Thank peonygarden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars 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 

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1 Thank TellingwhatIthink
Vancouver, Canada
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248 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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.

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5 Thank BrWayne
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Run down, filthy..most attractions you couldn't see...habits for the animals were appaling..looks like they are updating...should close it and refurbish old habits and clean it up a lot...waste of money and time...thoroughly disappointed...

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6 Thank uncommongal
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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207 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The zoo has a combination of rare and common animals. Surprisingly No Moose,Polar Bear,lions,giraffes, hippos, rhinos, and at the same time it has RedPanda,wolfs,a good collection of owls,Lemurs and reindeer.

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