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Zoo and botanical gardens. Several talks and exhibits. Opens early and only open until early afternoon because of the heat. A lot of the animals were hiding because it was so hot here in September. Pay for the tram! It's worth every penny.
We had never heard of this place but were given tickets so decided to check it out; so glad we did as it was a very pleasant experience.
The Living Desert is a combination of activities & sights: there is a G-scale model train display...More
What an interesting place! A mix of animals from North American and Africa to see all appearing to be enjoying their environments. The park concentrates very much on conservation and it doesn’t feel like the normal zoo where sometimes animals can appear stressed and bored....More
I have been to The Living Desert and have taken family members there as well, including children and adults. It has always been enjoyed by all, whether it's the zoo or during the holiday season. It is also an amazing place to go hiking!
This Zoo -living Desert is a wonderful place full of fun animals and beautiful plants. However we went in 106 degrees and IT WAS HOT and SO SWEATY. Would recomend this activity anytime BUT NOT IN AUGUST !!!
My kids are young adults now - but that doesn’t stop my husband and I from visiting the zoo. It is my favorite thing to do in the desert. We bought a family pass for the year. The desert gardens, and the animals are a...More