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Address: 469 Old Dahlonega Hwy, Dahlonega, GA 30533-5745
Phone Number: 678-859-6820
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Good prices but not to fancy

This is exactly what I was looking for a quick place to get out and stretch our legs on our long road trip. It took about an hour to do the whole zoo. They did not have elephants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jerrodborder
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read a poor review on TripAdvisor and wanted to see for myself. With my camera in hand, I headed to the zoo. What I saw was heartbreaking, and review that I had read was true. As I started down the narrow path to the left, I spotted a large black bear in a tiny round cage pacing back... More 

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Thank Clewiston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat the price. Our children (all under 4)had a blast. We did go on a hot day, with it being a lot of walking make sure you bring plenty of water. We look forward to going more often.

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Thank Shre M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is exactly what I was looking for a quick place to get out and stretch our legs on our long road trip. It took about an hour to do the whole zoo. They did not have elephants and some of the typical zoo animals or train rides but there was plenty to see. The staff was friendly and my... More 

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Thank Jerrodborder
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been going over to Chestatee Wildlife preserve for over 7 years and neither of our kids seem to tire of it. CW has been great to the Kids allowing our youngest to hold a small Alligator (mouth strapped shut), and taking the time to talk with us when we are there. He shows a genuine... More 

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Thank Tony M
Waco, Georgia
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

My kids loved seeing all the animals. $30 for a family of 4 wasn't bad. It wasn't crowded at all. Pretty good variety of animals. I wasn't expecting some of the animals to be in fences like they were. Zebras and elks were in just wooden fences but I guess they were tame enough to be.

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Thank MRSJRollins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

My children and I had the best time at the zoo! Bring an all terrain stroller though, the paths are not paved. We enjoyed feeding the animals too! Oh also there's no changing station for babies, change them in your car.

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Thank Emily H
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We used to visit here often, but have not been back for about 3 years. My grandkids had a wonderful time with the baby Alpaca and the Serval cat. They took many pics to send to their friends. Everything was clean, and we were glad to see the animals well taken care of at the Preserve.

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Thank Tonie R
Woodstock, GA
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We were going to be in the area and it caught our eye. We were caught a little off guard as one of the staff drove up in the parking lot and asked for the money, we paid and they gave us some bands. That seems to be the way it is done and they do a good job of... More 

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Thank jsle
birmingham
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111 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Small concrete enclosures. No enrichment, no companionship. It's a disgrace to keep bears and tigers etc... In such conditions Sad lonely animals. It actually made me cry. Whilst the zebras looked happy and healthy, every other animal seemed bored, isolated and depressed. Euthanasia would be kinder for these magnificent creatures.

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Milton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting Chestatee Wildlife Preserve for 3 years w/ our young sons. I cannot recommend it enough to people who enjoy animals, the outdoors & a no frill hands on experience. Each visit we've been greeted by "CW" & his young daughter "Bella", in a way that makes us feel like we're visiting their home (which we are). We've... More 

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