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Southwick's Zoo

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Family Fun

Went to the zoo during a Halloween event with 4 of my adult nieces. We had a blast walking through... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Gloria B
via mobile
Perfect day trip!

I took my 2 teenagers and my 2 favorite little nieces for the day. We had a blast! The zoo was full... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Karen M
Pomfret, Connecticut
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to the zoo during a Halloween event with 4 of my adult nieces. We had a blast walking through the zoo and observing the animals. They are all beautiful and seemed very content. The tigers were my favorites...one orange and one white. Such beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gloria B
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I took my 2 teenagers and my 2 favorite little nieces for the day. We had a blast! The zoo was full of great animals to see. It was clean and offered lots of activities to do. The sky ride was awesome, as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Southwick's Zoo was a great day trip for our family visit that included grandparents and six year old twins. We arrived at opening and saw the bird show, rode the tram train through the woods to view the animals and the sky ride. The butterfly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Took our 3 Gkids for the day. Had bought our ticket on line in June! Discount for seniors & kids, weather was cool, so lots of animals out! Loved the giraffes & monkeys!. gorillas where funny, they where walking around covered with blankets! We brought...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We waited until it sept to go to the south wick zoo this year and it was wonderful (it’s always good) but this trip it was fall temps and all the animals were out and about as it was lunch time, we arrived at 11....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Emmy2005
Reviewed September 23, 2018

First time going here, and we thought it was a pretty good zoo with a varied assortment of animals. The highlights for us were the tortoises, tigers, lions, giraffes, and rhinos. They also had a large assortment of different types of monkeys. Most of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank its420erik
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Went there for 3 hrs w/ my 11 yr old daughter. Got great unexpected deal of BOGO if a MA resident. There have been several renovations and additions since my last visit. Exhibits and array of animals was excellent. Our favorite was the bird aviary...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Southwick's zoo is a small zoo with a standard collection of animals. It's best for an afternoon stroll and is definitely geared to families with young children. The adult admission is $28 which is high for what you get to see. There is a good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank mjmNJ
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Decided to go to new place and found this zoo. It is nice small zoo with rides, maze, petting goats and train. A lot of cafe, place to sit, playground area and maze for bigger kids. But I wouldn’t say it is good place for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Larissa921
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Had great weather and day was nice. Just can't understand why food and drink prices have to be so high. Feel bad for big family's that come here.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Howard W
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July 19, 2018|
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Response from nolojk | Reviewed this property |
This is definitely worth a once a year or once every other year visit. Only Catskill Game Farm (now closed) had this number of exotic animals in the northeast. Local zoos can't compete with this. I didn't hear anything about... More
July 5, 2018|
Response from larficus | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall seeing them, perhaps just contact the zoo.
June 23, 2018|
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Response from Barb F | Reviewed this property |
I would say 3 to 4 hours depending on how many activities you add to your visit. We love to spend time in the deer forest, and we also enjoy adding the train ride and sky ride to our visit.