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Recently I have visited the zoo with my family. The zoo is average as many animals are not available to see. The sea lions show, penguins and few animals were a good watch. Everything (trams, shuttles) inside the zoo is priced. Also if animals are...More
The day we went a "penguin march" and "pumpkin smashing" were advertised, and both were over-rated. The pumpkin smash consisted of putting carved pumpkins in with a number of animals that had minimal interest and no inclination to smash them-- a rock hyrax wandered over...More
I love this zoo! I took my kids to this zoo many times. If you have young children I recommend getting a family season pass, the price upfront is ok but in the long run if you're kids like animals the pass is worth it.
We had a good time walking around the zoo and enjoyed the various exhibits. This facility was much larger than expected. The facility was clean and had a variety of wild life. It offered a boat ride at one point and a sky-view type of...More
Day out or adventure; especially for those who need a break from hussel and traffic. IMax is great! Good features to watch; even the kids like this one! Animals not in cages, strickly environmental and depicts natural habitats. Clean and well maintained when we were...More
The zoo is outdated and the enclosures are small. The admission is pricey if bringing a family. The food stands were out of food, like funnel cake. If you live in mid MO save yourself the price of admission and go to St. Louis.
We always have fun at the zoo! They have added some new play areas that the little ones enjoyed a lot! We rode the Safari ride which was also a very good experience. We missed the feeding at stingray bay so plan that accordingly. They...More
This zoo is huge. They have a large variety of animals to see. They seem to really cater to smaller children with a giant playground area that looks to be relatively new and very colorful. We loved the penguins and polar bear. I would say...More