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Address: 469 Old Dahlonega Hwy, Dahlonega, GA 30533-5745
Phone Number: 678-859-6820
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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 July 11, 2016
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Marietta, Georgia
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

fun place to go before having lunch in Dahlonega. Great for little kids. There are domestic animals, bears, tigers, ducks, lots of birds. it is a sanctuary for birds that people cant take care of anymore.

Thank beachbabestan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 

2 Thank MichelleWof
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 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.

Thank Shre M
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43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 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 

Thank Jerrodborder
Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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 

Thank Tony M
Waco, Georgia
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14 reviews
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.

Thank MRSJRollins
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank Emily H
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank Tonie R
Woodstock, GA
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95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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 

Thank jsle
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138 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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.

7 Thank jarvo2001

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