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Phoenix Zoo

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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Nice day at the zoo

The spider monkey exhibit is worth the price of admission. You are literaslly in the cage with them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Walter P
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Imlay City, Michigan
Some Outstanding Displays with Animals Seldom Seen in Zoos

I was delighted to see four animals I had never seen before in a zoo: prairie dogs (utterly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CBish2014
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Albany, New York
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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 awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the savanna - a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley. With cafes, shops, lush gardens and exciting experiences like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter, Monkey Village, Safari Train, 4-D Theater and many more, your visit to the Zoo will be memorable for the entire family. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation's largest non-profit zoos, committed to conservation and providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
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“monkey village” (49 reviews)
“monkey exhibit” (46 reviews)
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
Camelback East
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The spider monkey exhibit is worth the price of admission. You are literaslly in the cage with them as they climb trees , cross ropes and meander about.

Thank Walter P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was delighted to see four animals I had never seen before in a zoo: prairie dogs (utterly adorable and extremely playful), 3 burrowing owls with their ever alert huge eyes and wildly rotating heads, a smallish Komodo dragon, and a feisty but exquisite Victoria...More

Thank CBish2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased a value ticket for the zoo and dinosaur experience on Groupon and saved 4 dollars each person. We went on Easter Sunday as part of a large group and while the zoo was busy, we were never overrun or in anyone's way. What...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased tickets online and saved so much. We bought the Dinosaurs in the desert and value tickets. We were able to see the Dino’s and then ride the Safari Train (more like a slow golf cart ride), pet the stingrays, and see a 4D...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'r opted for the basic package as we only had 4 hours. The zoo is well maintained and the animal displays are large and easy to view.

Thank jeff b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prices were definitely a little higher than expected but there’s plenty of animals here to see that makes it worth the price. On hot days make sure you bring swimsuits for your little ones as the zoo offers two splash pads. Definitely a enjoyable day...More

Thank Phil D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With kids, I’ve been to a lot of zoos. This was one of the most expensive entrance charges. We enjoyed the 4D movie, but the train ride was a bit disappointing. There was good info, but limited visibility of the animals. Staff were were wonderful....More

Thank EngyV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Favorite thing was the giraffes. Everything is extra, so be prepared for that. Parking and pickup were good.

Thank MrWEats
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went I trully dont recomend visit it during the Hot season. You will almoust melt for sure. This is Desert enviroment, dont forget. The Zoo is not a big area, but you can enjoy the animals that lives there. If you are in the...More

Thank RMPD
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love animals and it’s always nice to see a zoo that has a lot of space for them. They had a good selection of animals, provided lots of shade for us humans throughout the park, lots of parking, and food and beverage choices throughout....More

Thank MsLydia
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April 8, 2018|
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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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March 1, 2018|
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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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