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Promised Land ZOO

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Wonderful walk and drive through

My husband and I visited on the way to Eureka Springs based on a recommendation from our rental... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Fulton, Missouri, United States
via mobile
Wonderful Experience!

I grew up on a ranch and appreciate a ranch/zoo where the animals are truly cared for. We saw... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas
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Home to over 500 rare and endangered animals from all over the world representing 56 species. We have camels, kangaroos, lemurs, buffalo, omnivores, deer and we are home to many rescued large reptiles and tropical birds too! We have just added some...more
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32297 State Highway 86, Eureka Springs, AR, Eagle Rock, MO 65641-7108
+1 417-271-9453
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I visited on the way to Eureka Springs based on a recommendation from our rental host. She told us not to be mislead by the signage or entrance, and she was right. The zoo is very well done, and driving through was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CariAnneBH
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

I grew up on a ranch and appreciate a ranch/zoo where the animals are truly cared for. We saw firsthand how much these animals are cared for! We took pictures with kangaroos, coaties, and more! Such a great experience and I encourage anyone to go!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank matttowson5
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the zoo. Getting to hold the animals with the VIP was very fun. The tram ride was fun too. What they dont tell you is the most of the animals approach the right side, we were on the left. We didn't get to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

My family visited and loved this place. We were able to take our time and enjoy the petting zoo portion, where you could get up close to the kangaroos. It was feeding time for the alligator and my teens thought it was great to witness...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shonnie M
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Our visit to the Promised Land Zoo was fun. Kids fell in love with the deer that came up to the car. I do think it is rather expensive.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This place needs to be shut down!! The animals live in horrible conditions - they aren't fed properly, aren't kept clean and don't have enough space. The Guinea Pigs don't have water, the kangaroo's fur is matted and nasty and the water the alligator lives...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael G
plzoo1, Owner at Promised Land ZOO, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

All of our animals are extremely well maintained and under constant care by biologists in a nutritionally formulated plan by our veterinarians. Petting zoo feed is sold at the gift shop for the petting zoo animals only, alligators love swampy water even though we do...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Let’s start off I have a Honda Civic I contacted the company three times to make sure the drive thru portion would be safe to take my car through all three times they assured me it was. The road is horrible do not take anything...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank paytonsturm
plzoo1, Owner at Promised Land ZOO, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

As I tried to explain prior, we haven’t had any issues with other vehicles in the drive thru over he passed 20 years or so. Gravel roads and low water bridges were mentioned in many conversations with you and are easy to transverse. Our owners...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The zoo was very disappointing on all levels. Upon arrival we went into the ticketing office, I asked the employee a couple of questions about the instructions for the drive thru trip and answer we received was “I don’t know I’m new here!” There were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Abby_772013
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This review is for the Eagle Rock location. We visited here expecting a lot more. We previously visited the location in Branson in Feb 2017 and loved it. We expected the same from here. We were under the impression that the drive thru was eagle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank MeganB3200
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This zoo is fabulous. Make sure to do the VIP tour. You get to hold and interact with 3 animals. We held & pet a baby kangaroo. We even got to feed it a treat. So cute! Then I got to hold a snake. Then...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Amanda W
August 26, 2017|
Response from plzoo1 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
We are open all year round and also feature a wonderful Christmas lights display at our Branson location that is just an hour away.
August 14, 2017|
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Response from plzoo1 | Property representative |
We are currently only doing the Ultimate Excursion tours at the Branson location. You can find more information on booking those at the Branson location at Ultimatetour.youcanbook.me
June 24, 2017|
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Response from plzoo1 | Property representative |
You have a whole week to use your second ticket to the other location! Have fun!