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Phoenix Zoo

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Great Place

Great variety of fauna I hope they continue to care for them.It has a parking lot and the ticket... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Maisterv M
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A top zoo to visit!

This is a top zoo to visit- a great variety of animals, in really nice habitats, with really nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
E W
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Visit the Phoenix Zoo and explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for...more
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
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We visited this Zoo late August which meant it was quiet - there was a fair bit of upgrading of facilities and enclosures in progress. We liked the 7am opening time, enabling us to visit the animals before the real heat of the day got...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great variety of fauna I hope they continue to care for them.It has a parking lot and the ticket are inexpensive

Thank Maisterv M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a top zoo to visit- a great variety of animals, in really nice habitats, with really nice walking paths throughout the zoo. We have visited many zoos large and small and this is one of our top favorites. There are many upgrades and...More

Thank E W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy close encounters with the animals, plenty of beautiful walking paths. This is the zoo for you. Ride your bike, stroll along or just relax on the many shaded benches along the way. Well kept and easily accessible grounds. I would suggest visiting...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 week ago

animals are interesting Christmas time is very colorful they decorate the whole grounds very pretty and the animals are neat at night time

Thank denice63
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo was so clean, good selection of animals...a nice place for both adults and children to visit.

Thank Xtennis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I LOVE THE ZOO!!! All the awesome animals and the excellent light display during the holidays makes me feel like a kid again!!!

Thank biohazard169
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, we have been in the spring when it is packed, this time we went in the late summer and it was empty. Like, not just because there were no guests, but also because all the animlas (minus the birds) were hiding or not in...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my experience most zoos are fairly similar, there’s better ones and worse ones. I’d say overall this is a zoo worth visiting. I don’t believe this one will blow anyone’s mind, but it’s fun and they have some unique attractions. My girlfriend and I...More

Thank PDXDevin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zoos are great for children and one of the best times I have visited has been during the holiday season in December when they have the holiday lights.

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English | En español. Wheelchairs and Strollers. Available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. Membership discounts may apply. The rental area is located immediately to your right after entering the Phoenix Zoo... More
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January 12, 2018|
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Response from Sydele G | Reviewed this property |
I looked up the pretty restaurant right IN the Phoenix Zoo. It's Gertrude's.
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