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Petting Zoo Ocala

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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I called the Ocala Petting Zoo and they said they're open every other day. Closed Tues and Thurs... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carol T
BH Florida
Fun Afternoon for the Family

We went to the Petting Zoo in Ocala parked the car and were greeted by one of the owners and were... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Ed S
Ocala, Florida
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Petting Zoo Ocala offers a variety of kid-friendly farm animals for viewing, petting and feeding. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportunity to meet alpacas, llamas,camels, lamurs, squirrel monkeys, goats and a few of our other barnyard...more
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11150 W Highway 40, Ocala, FL 34482-6840
+1 352-237-3527
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I called the Ocala Petting Zoo and they said they're open every other day. Closed Tues and Thurs. This is not listed correctly on Trip Advisor, but I can't find how to report the issue. Thanks.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carol T
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

We as a family thoroughly enjoyed our day out at the Ocala Petting Zoo. Great variety of animals and a lovely place for children to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DurantFamily1
Reviewed September 24, 2018

MY grandchildren came to visit me in Florida and this was one of the petting zoos I took them to...they enjoyed this very much...their ages are 10 and 16...I was hesitant at first thinking that my 16 year old wouldn't like it...BUT he loved the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LittleLamb1960
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We stopped by at opening time on a Monday drive back home from Orlando through Ocala. We needed something to kill some time, and we found the Petting Zoo Ocala here on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out. We're sooo glad we did. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank atimeofolde
Reviewed August 27, 2018

great place for young and old. so much fun. the animals are adorable. don't wear sandals....it's a farm - a petting zoo. i would probably not take a child younger than 3 as the animals do come enthusiastically to you to eat. this may scare...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank terrifurn
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Our family had a nice time here, including two pre-teens. Most of the animals were precocious goats, but they also had "fun" ones like camels, emus, two temurs, and a couple other exotics and birds. Farm animals included pigs, chickens, ducks, sheep, and a lonely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katherine T
Reviewed July 14, 2018

My husband, 2.5-year-old, and I went to the petting zoo last weekend looking for something to do more so for the little one. It was a good time and we enjoyed seeing the variety of animals they had. We spent an hour there and it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank bpetty5
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a must visit and support for our local area. The owners and down to earth and very concerned about the animals. Staff is wonderful. Feed the animals and see the new babies. A wonderful place.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank KarenR10620
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We went to the Petting Zoo in Ocala parked the car and were greeted by one of the owners and were explained how the zoo works.We paid the admission and bought a bag of feed for the animals. She then accompanied us to some of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

If you aren’t looking for this place you might miss it. We did miss the turn and had to circle back, so be ready. Be sure to wear closed toed shoes, because it’s a farm. Animals, dirt, potential mud all included. There are feed machines...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank lcdemar
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Michael F
November 17, 2016|
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Response from pamelam819 | Reviewed this property |
We may have been there an hour
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Janet T | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would be ok
Shirley P
June 21, 2016|
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Response from RayInHI | Reviewed this property |
They have their own grass parking lot and I would guess that it's seldom if ever full.