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Address: 13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
Phone Number: 780 496 6912
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Too small, convenient for kids

nice to take your kids out for a day but not what you expect for a zoo in the capital of AB where you are close to the mountains and all this wild life, could be rated as 2 stars... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Will_Abdallah
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice to take your kids out for a day but not what you expect for a zoo in the capital of AB where you are close to the mountains and all this wild life, could be rated as 2 stars in comparison to world class zoos.

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Thank Will_Abdallah
Edmonton, Alberta
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The only zoo in Edmonton it is. Haven't been too so many zoo before so i found it really good one. Many birds, animals, reptiles you can see there. I am also happy that they take care of these animals well. You definitely need more time to visit this place. Tickets are available on the spot so you do not... More 

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Thank Jayesh A
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I absolute love this zoo! Although the zoo is rather small it had a lot of different animals that you wouldn't be able to see at the Calgary Zoo. Admission is only $14 for an adult and parking is so far free... Whereas, if you were to go to Calgary Zoo it is $23 for admission and another $10 for... More 

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Thank Holly T
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101 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Zoos are always interesting. In my opinion. This is no different for Edmonton's. That being said, it is a work in progress. Lots of improvement happening and more to come. It can use some TLC.

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Thank Lydia495
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to visit the zoo with my niece and nephews and we enjoyed it immensely. It's best to go there, of course during summer, so that you can see all the animals.

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Thank Aileen M
Modesto
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful zoo working hard to introduce children to various animals that need their help. Unfortunately, they have done away with the Storyland aspect but still love it!

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Thank colleens0
Sherwood Park, Canada
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168 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 2 year old grand daughter there on Sunday and she liked it very much. She really enjoyed the Train, the merry go round and the petting zoo. She was able to see Lucy outside on the lawn and she liked her as well. She was also enjoyed the seals as they swam by her. It has changed... More 

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Thank gooilersLeduc
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Alberta there are two main zoos. The Valley Zoo in Edmonton and The Calgary Zoo in Calgary. If given the choice as a resident of Edmonton, I'd go to the Calgary Zoo long before I'd choose to go to the Valley Zoo. The Valley Zoo is in some desperate need of upgrades. The majority of the cages are chain... More 

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Thank Marcy G
Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most terrible zoo I have visited ever. Zoo are already terrible for animals but that one was terrible and heart breaking. Its cheap, half the cages were empty or with barely any animals in. Food was terrible. Do the trip and drive to Calagry zoo if you want to go somewhere like that with your kids !!

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Thank Chanel R
Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Valley zoo is totally a kids zoo only! There aren't a lot of animals to see and the zoo is fairly small, plus the admission isn't cheap either. You are much better off going to the Calgary Zoo!

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