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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

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Address: 3700 L and N Turnpike Rd, I-65 at Exit 58, Horse Cave, Horse Cave, KY 42749-7100
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+1 270-786-1010
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fun and interactive animal park. Many Australian animals including...

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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This was well worth our stop. It was amazing to be right in the enclosure with the kangaroos and see the babies in their pouches. The cave tour was excellent as well. All the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was well worth our stop. It was amazing to be right in the enclosure with the kangaroos and see the babies in their pouches. The cave tour was excellent as well. All the staff were so nice and very knowledgeable. I would certainly go again.

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Kingston Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were on a 4 hour drive from Nashville and decided to stop and check this place out for a break. It was a 67 degree Friday afternoon in February, sun shining. What a great Oasis!! It's very low key and unpretentious, but well done. There were only about 25 people there at the time, so no crowds to battle.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a unique experience. My girlfriend and I were able to pet animals in an open atmosphere including a kangaroo which was awesome! We will definitely go back when we get the opportunity

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Thank Drew B
Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip to Down Under Zoo. The kangaroos with Uncle Billy was the highlight of the trip. The kangaroos were so friendly. The staff was really helpful and led us down a nice cave tour. We will be back soon!

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Thank Rmmatt
Monterrey mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only spent a couple of hours here as we were on a road trip but it was the best part of our entire trip! We arrived at opening and were able to watch many of the animals get fed their breakfast. Amazing staff who really spent time explaining things to my son. We toured the cave and went gem... More 

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Thank Lilliarae
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo was amazing!! The staff was extremely friendly especially Billy! He showed us all the animals and also taught us stuff that was extremely interesting about the animals. I highly recommend this place to everyone! So much fun!!

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Thank Alyssa T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wish I could give this place to 10 stars! This place alone will make us come back to Mammoth Caves sooner than we would have! We will be letting all of our friends know what an awesome gem this zoo is. We abolutely loved all the sweet dogs running around and the friendly staff, especially the older Vet with the... More 

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Thank Emily S
Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We got off the highway and saw this roadside attraction across from the gas station. Always up for a small adventure. An admission price of about $20/adult gets you a cave tour and several mini adventures. We saw a small building full of parrots in cages that were really too small, but it is cold out, now. The lorikeets were... More 

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Thank OhioNorthcoast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited the zoo/cave today. We basically had the place to ourselves. It was fantastic! Billy, our guide, let us explore and see the animals at our own pace. He never made us feel rushed even though we were still there 40 minutes past closing time. The animals were all very calm and let us interact with them while feeding... More 

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Argenta, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited on an extremely cold day and basically had the whole place to ourselves. We got a golf cart to roam around in and it was well worth the cost. Our first stop was the cave tour and while the cave wasn't extensive it was more than I was expecting, good for little kids who are so-so about caves,... More 

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