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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Viewing and feeding the kangaroos was a lot of fun. They did not have many animals in the petting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Furlong, Pennsylvania
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AWESOME! Highly recommend

We had SO much fun. Petting and feeding the kangaroos was incredible and such a unique experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fun and interactive animal park. Many Australian animals including kangaroos, as well as other North American Animals. Cave on site, included with admission price. Fun for the whole family.
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3700 L and N Turnpike Rd, I-65 at Exit 58, Horse Cave, Horse Cave, KY 42749-7100
+1 270-786-1010
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Viewing and feeding the kangaroos was a lot of fun. They did not have many animals in the petting zoo. The cave tour was short but sweet. It was different than other cave tours i have been on. The passages were very small to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had SO much fun. Petting and feeding the kangaroos was incredible and such a unique experience. The cave is small but beautiful. We will definitely return!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place very friendly staff. Enjoyed feeding and visiting with the animals. The cave was beautiful and staff was very informative. Great time. Children would love it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank judys218
Reviewed November 27, 2018

we enjoyed this friendly park with my son and family nice relaxation place to roam around with cute animals and enjoy the feeding

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nraghaven
Reviewed November 27, 2018

We came to this park the day after Thanksgiving about noon. There were about 20 cars in the parking lot. We spent just under $100 for our family of 4. We were assigned the 12:30 cave tour. We saw the birds in the cabin, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rucingok
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This is my 8 year old autistic son’s new life motto! An emu ran up, but his hand, and stole the cup of food intended for the kangaroos. I do wish the emus were separated. We went on a rainy day, which actually worked out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Great day with the family. The zoo is designed more like a park with quite a bit of walking. You see exotic animals here that you may not have at the local zoo: kangaroos, koalas and a great exotic bird exhibit. The shows were also...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I expected this to be like any other zoo but man, was I wrong. The zoo was very hands on with the farm animal petting area and the kangaroo area. The trainer was very friendly and knowledgeable. He has done an amazing job training the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jessica G
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Found while on our road trip South. Well worth the stop. We had so much fun with the kangaroos. Uncle Billy was knowledgeable and helpful. Added bonus was the cave tour. Guide was amazing. Wouldn't suggest the cave tour for really small kids and larger...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tdybear013
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Nashville, my friends and I rented a car specifically so that we could drive to Kentucky Down Under, and I’m so glad we did! It was truly one of the best days of my life- one I will never forget! I’ve visited other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from ChrisS7899 | Reviewed this property |
I found in Groupon 4 tickets for $59.
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Bryan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both are open when raining.
July 26, 2017|
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Response from workharddieproud | Reviewed this property |
I've been twice and spent about 2 hours both times. It really depends on you. You can spend all day there, doesn't cost extra, once you pay you can also leave and come back. We left and ate and came back for the cave tour.