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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Address: 894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
Phone Number: 15594985910
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Great smaller Zoo

I have a membership to this zoo as it is affordable and with measure Z they have expanded it with an african plain which is great for the animals. The new Lions are expecting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
sharoncatania2015
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Los Banos, California
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Los Banos, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have a membership to this zoo as it is affordable and with measure Z they have expanded it with an african plain which is great for the animals. The new Lions are expecting which is so exciting. You can feed the giraffes up close from a high deck. You can pet the rays and walk through the aviary and... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This zoo is for both adults and kids. The new safari addition is awesome. It has really changed over time and has become a very fun place to visit.

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Thank Karen M
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since remodeling and expansion of this zoo, it is absolutely beautiful. I would have had my wedding there if it had been available back then. Great views everywhere. Several glass walls that allow you to stand right next to cheetahs and lions. Feed the giraffes from their height on an elevated boardwalk. Staff is very friendly and quite knowledgeable about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Adults and kiddos had a wonderful time. Kids loved feeding the giraffes. Adults and kiddos loved the orangutans and tigers!

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Thank Naomoi C
Fresno, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gone to see the new Safari addition. Wow it doesn't feel like this Zoo is in Fresno. Taking my daughter when she was younger I thought then the Zoo was nice. But now it so safari and you feel so wonderful with all the new animals around. What a wonderful job then did. The new food area is so relaxing!

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Thank Jrrubio
Fresno, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice zoo. The place is clean lots of things to see Lots of animals. Cute store. Nice place for lunch.

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Thank peggyc879
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo has been very successful at breeding several types of animals. The newly opened African savanna section gives the appearance of a wide open space letting some animals cohabitate while keeping others confined without using walls.

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Thank kjfoc
Fresno, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The African Safari has just put this zoo in the top of all zoos in California. There is all kinds of different animals to see, beautiful landscape, and the staff is super helpful and friendly. Along with the reptile house and rainforest exhibit this zoo has more to do than time in the day!

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Thank tarynlw
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new Safari Adventure was awesome! Along with the cafeteria style dining. Plenty of outdoor seating.

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Thank Lisa T
Clovis, California
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chaffee Zoo has recently opened their African safari exhibit which Is beautiful. The animals have much more room to move around, and many new animals have been brought in.

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