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Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

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Address: 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3035
Phone Number: +1 561-547-9453
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is home to more than 500...

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is home to more than 500 animals on 23 shaded tropical acres, including endangered Malayan tigers, Mexican spider monkeys, jaguars and more! The lush grounds layout includes an Interactive Play Fountain (with changing tents), a Conservation Station which includes a Wildlife Carousel and Safari Train for children to ride, and interactive wildlife presentations. Parking is free, with a shuttle provided to across-the-street parking lots on busy weekends. Guests can dine at the Tropics Cafe, or they can grab a quick bite at the concessions stand and Dippin Dots. Shop seven days a week at the Wild Things Gift Shop, and on weekends at the Marketplace near the Tropics Cafe.

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Wonderful bite size zoo

This family oriented facility allows viewing and interaction with over 500 animals. Well run and easy to navigate. Great day trip with children of all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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momajtm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This family oriented facility allows viewing and interaction with over 500 animals. Well run and easy to navigate. Great day trip with children of all ages.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is not the biggest zoo but the kids love it and it is not too exhausting for the parents. It is probably best for younger kids.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds with lots of shade to walk through in. Water fountain area for the kids to get wet and play. Merry go round and a great cafe on the water where you can eat inside or out.. And of course all the animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it here, it was amazing. I'm definitely thinking of going back. It didn't have a whole variety of animals, but, we still had fun.

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Thank Ninax0
South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this zoo when my oldest was 2.5 years old. We were in town visiting family and their house is small, we needed something kid oriented to do. This zoo is wonderful. It is very well laid out, the aesthetic is wonderful, it is spotless and bright. The displays are visually stunning.The kids are safe to run and look... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very small zoo. Their are more birds than other types of animals. Aquatic animals water was filthy. Definitely needs to be remodeled or updated. Not the best conditions for those poor animals.

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Thank marita13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great little zoo for family fun. the exibits are wonderful and educational. Friendly and helpful. Kids play area and food and drinks. Always something goin on here

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to like about the zoo. It's close to the city. It has nice landscaping. There's a bunch of monkeys. Unfortunately I didn't find that the admission price justified what they had. My visit was much shorter than I expected, and, aside from a few big cats, there really weren't any of the more exotic animals.

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Thank Petras S
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Palm Beach Zoo. What a pleasurable zoo, small enough to see the entire facility and still have time left in the day. Very clean and designed very nicely. Close, shaded parking. One area of the park is reminiscent of the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza. Nice area for picture taking. All employees we encountered... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice zoo, ideal for children. But for adults it's a little uninspiring. The bird show was ok, but some of the other talks lacked energy and a number of people left before they had finished! The food is mega expensive!!!!! The zoo is good value for money, but not not the type of zoo we'd visit again.... It... More 

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