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ZOOMARS Petting Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kids love to come back

We’ve been going to Zoomars for ten years and it continues to be a hit with all the kids we know... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robin M
via mobile
Zoo,at Petting Zoo and Pumpkin Patch

We had a wonderful time. Perfect for our 16 month old. He enjoyed feeding the animals, picking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Charlotte K
Cerritos, California, United States
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  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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We're one of a kind and hay bales of fun. We're good times, friendly animals and the happiest folks you'll ever meet. For the past 30 years our little zoo has charmed more than three million visitors
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31791 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3113
+1 949-831-6550
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve been going to Zoomars for ten years and it continues to be a hit with all the kids we know - my daughter is now a teenager and still loves to go back.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful time. Perfect for our 16 month old. He enjoyed feeding the animals, picking pumpkins and running around the playground on its recycled rubber mat flooring. Definitely returning next year

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little zoo is tucked away inside the historic walking area of San Juan. The animals are well taken care of and you do get up and close to pet the animals. We love the Llamas here. Even my grown son gets a kick out...More

Thank GailySanDiego
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I came to Zoomars with my family for the first time recently and it's a great place to bring the kiddos. I have a 2 year old and he really enjoyed himself. Located right next to the San Juan Capistrano train station in the Los...More

1  Thank ooochristineooo
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Such a great little place with amazing staff who made our son feel at home. We loved feeding the animals in the petting corrals and my son loved being the conductor on the train. In October, Zoomars adds a Pumpkin Palooza decorating station, which was...More

Thank riaona
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Great little petting zoo for the young kids to see/touch a variety of animals. A little expensive for a large family between admission and the food you have to buy to feed the animals, but fun for the kids. Can also have birthday parties here...More

2  Thank patkbauer
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I suppose kids under 4 or 5 can have fun for an hour or so. We arrived shortly before 4 and even though all information says open until 5, we were told pony rides were already over and little train was almost done. While the...More

Thank lbcj314
Reviewed August 6, 2018

ZOOMARS Petting Zoo is a great place to take small children.When we have out of town guest with small children ZOOMARS is one of the most places to go. The kids Love the enter action with the animals.

Thank Geody D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a fun for the whole family kind of place weather or not you have kids you will still be entertained by all the animals at zoomars

Thank rsenteno
Reviewed August 5, 2018

My son has been coming here since the age of 1 to feed and pet the animals. They have llamas, goats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, ponies, an ostrich (or emu) to play with. Its a relatively small place where you can spend an hour or two...More

Thank rkmoy
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