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Address: 13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
Phone Number: 780 496 6912
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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***2016 Update***

I took my 3 youngest kids (12,9,5) to check out the progress of the zoo's renovations. What a wonderful job they've done! This zoo has been, absolutely transformed. Now, you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ackcpandme
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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78 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After skipping the zoo for a few years, we were quite pleasantly suprised by the massive improvements to the experience. Paved paths where gravel walks used to be make the zoo much easier to navigate for the mobility impaired. Huge animal enclosures are much nicer than the San Diego Zoo, which we visited 2 years ago, and the kids loved... More 

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Thank Michayne
Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been going to the Valley Zoo since I was little and I still love this Zoo as an Adult now taking the grand kids! It's a great day to enjoy the wonderful animals and it's a big event seeing LUCY the Elephant, she is a beauty!!!! Enjoy the asking, ice cream and seeing all those amazing animals.....the Red Pandas are... More 

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Thank TheSistasss
Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my 3 youngest kids (12,9,5) to check out the progress of the zoo's renovations. What a wonderful job they've done! This zoo has been, absolutely transformed. Now, you can make a day of it (3-4 hours). There's plenty of walking to be done. There are snacks/drinks to be found but it"s still your best bet to bring a... More 

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Thank ackcpandme
Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We as a family love going to the zoo..we have passes so we can go anytime..each you do see something different, all the kids love the animals and Lucy.

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Thank Anne V
Edmonton, Canada
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85 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An interactive zoo where kids can pat a lot of the animals that are there. Lots to do and see, well worth a visit while in Edmonton

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Thank Dean E
Kamloops, Canada
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129 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three hours at the zoo. It's not massive but a nice easy walkable size. The animals all looked healthy and the staff were very friendly. There are a couple of places to eat and the food was decent. For kids there is lots to do with the train, petting zoo, carousel and paddle boats. The entrance price is... More 

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Thank Katelyn2727
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo overall is very nice, however, not the best I've seen. It is a very long walk from animal to animal sometimes. Some of the animals homes are sad and have signs asking people to donate for new homes. Obviously the zoo is lacking in money. Had a pretty good range of animals.

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Thank rebecca b
Iowa
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Edmonton with my daughters (5 and 3) we visited the Valley Zoo. This was on a Monday which was perfect. The location seemed very easy to get to however at the time there is a little construction and oh by the way a roundabout to maneuver through, other than that easy to get to. We arrived around 10... More 

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Thank Lseclp
Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go every year and really enjoy seeing all the improvements they have been doing over the last few years. It is all coming together and there is lots to see and do. My kids (7,5,1) love going. We also booked a birthday party here a few years ago and I highly recommend it. It was an amazing interactive experience... More 

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Thank pkrgrl04
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is dying. There is not as much animals as there used to be. The place just looks like its going under. It's not really worth going too.

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