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Address: 116 Lakeview Drive, Broussard, LA
Phone Number: 318 837 4325
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Ten miles south of New Orleans, this zoo has over 750 exotic animals.

Ten miles south of New Orleans, this zoo has over 750 exotic animals.

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Nice and small

This is a great stop with children. My boys love it. Most of the zoo is in the shade which is great for summer days. Save your money and don't spend it on the train. Not worth the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
MrsBaylor28
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Houma
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Houma
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a great stop with children. My boys love it. Most of the zoo is in the shade which is great for summer days. Save your money and don't spend it on the train. Not worth the money and its only a few minutes long with not much to see,

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Thank MrsBaylor28
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

All in small cramped cages. No stimulation or interaction for them. The reptiles looked particularly cramped in cages that were way too small. The petting area was overcrowded and neglected. It is a sad place.

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Thank BunchesMcguinty5150
Sydney
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75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

What a lovely and well set out zoo. The opportunities to interact with the animals are wonderful and the kiosk offered hot chocolate which was just what we needed on an icy January day! We had a wonderful time and would definitely recommend it!

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Thank An0nym0usC0ntribut0r
louisiana
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I was so impressed with the zoo. There were an assortment of animals, petting zoo, train ride, play area, concession stand and animal show. Favorite part of our visit was feeding the parakeets.

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Thank dtravler62
Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Gracie is 8 months old and loves the outdoors sooo she really loved her 1st zoo day! The monkeys were her favorite and the White Tiger. Of course the Train was top of the list. She adored the Parakeets!!! Mommy, daddy, and Nana had a great time too!

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Thank lifeofgracie15
Lafayette, Louisiana
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Norah is 1 and loved the aviary. This is the best aviary that I have visited because even though they are just parakeets you are able to actually feed them from a popsicle stick coated in birdseed for only 1 dollar! Thank goodness for wet wipes! Overall the zoo was excellent. The walking paths are beautiful and there are tons... More 

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Thank Paula W
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

My grandkids love the zoo and all the new 4 baby animals coming . We especially love the Safari of lights , Boo at the zoo and the Eggstravaganza! The playground is a great place for everyone to take a break and let the kids have a blast.

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Thank Maranda W
Aransas Pass, Texas
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Nice zoo. Not too big and overwhelming, but good for a family day out. Animals looked healthy and happy. The kids enjoyed seeing them so close.

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Thank Connie M
carencro
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We have a very good zoo in our area it perfect for little ones . its affordable, we stayed until animal feeding time and it was great. We got to see how the animals come alive when its time to eat , just like us 😀

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Thank roncalilove11
Memphis, Tennessee
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This is a small zoo but still nice for younger children. We got to feed the parakeet, the giraffe, and the llamas. They have a playground and lots of shaded areas. The food was even great. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Thank Indi C

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