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Elmvale Jungle Zoo

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14191 County Road 27, Elmvale, Springwater, Ontario L0L 1P0, Canada
+1 705-322-1112
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Easy parking, 1-2 hr event, really just what we wanted

I missed an elephant, but otherwise this little zoo is good for someone who can't do too much... read more

Reviewed yesterday
scooby5199
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Schomberg, Ontario
A lot better than one might expect.

Let’s clear the air to start with. I’m neither a veterinarian, nor a naturalist, but as far as I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
W W
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London, Canada
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Discover an exciting and educational outdoor adventure at the Elmvale Jungle Zoo. Walk along shaded and winding trails. View majestic lions, tigers and jaguars. Delight in the playful antics of monkeys and lemurs. Watch the mischievous baby animals play. Admire the beauty of rare and exotic birds and other wildlife in the natural surroundings of the park's 25 acres.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“snack bar” (10 reviews)
“my daughter” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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14191 County Road 27, Elmvale, Springwater, Ontario L0L 1P0, Canada
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+1 705-322-1112
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"feed the animals"
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"snack bar"
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"my daughter"
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"day trip"
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"gift shop"
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"few hours"
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"petting area"
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"free parking"
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"young children"
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"seasons pass"
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"ice cream"
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"great place to visit"
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"an adult"
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"family outing"
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"an animal lover"
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Reviewed yesterday

I missed an elephant, but otherwise this little zoo is good for someone who can't do too much walking. I have a bad knee, but this was fine. Parking is free and close. I could have taken my grandaughter, but maybe next time. I do...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let’s clear the air to start with. I’m neither a veterinarian, nor a naturalist, but as far as I could tell, these are well-cared for animals in mostly very large and natural enclosures. I was very positively impressed. It was a beautifully clean, well-managed, well-maintained...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’d planned to go to the Toronto Zoo, but it was raining in Toronto and Elmvale was almost on our way, so we headed there not knowing what to expect. The differences between the zoos were huge. Right from the free parking in Elmvale to...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Go there from spring to fall with our granddaughter as often as we can. She loves it and so do we. Excellent zoo without too much walking, has lots of shade, and great lunch, ice cream takeout. Our granddaughters favorite part not including the animals...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

I think the animals should be put in a larger zoo. There isn't much space for them to live. I left feeling sad for them.

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Had a lovely visit with the animals at the Elmvale Zoo. They allow you to feed bananas and special kibble to a few of the animals. I had an amazing experience feeding banana's to the giraffe's! Go in the early summer when a lot of...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Was a great day ! Lots of people there. They had a few shows to meet the new lioness and also brought out a few other new animals that had just recently been born. The children got to feed various animals. There was an area...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Driving by you would never realize there were tigers, lions, giraffes, jaguars, and monkeys at the zoo. Very accessible and can be done in two hours. only complaint is watching people feed the animals bananas with out supervision as some of the kids approach seemed...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We went with our 6 year old son and he did not want to leave. the highlight was the petting area and the miniature goats that were so friendly. Also got up close with many animals and fed banana to the giraffe. Great experience for...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

I was disgusted by what I have seen at this zoo. To start you can feed the animals without any staff supervision (giraffes and deer) and I witnessed things being fed that are defiantly going to lead to health problems but visitors think this is...More

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DiverDar
May 29, 2018|
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Response from PooHoosMom | Reviewed this property |
They have very large enclosures. Especially the giraffes. We were not allowed to pet or handle any cubs. I do not believe this is a 'breeding zoo' but some of the animals do have babies.
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Parisa T
May 25, 2018|
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No outside animals are allowed.
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