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Brights Zoo

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An excellent trip up Mount Buffalo with Tom from Bright Limousines. We made several stops at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rjk1211
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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incredible!

The grounds are impeccable. I have never visited a cleaner more enjoyable private zoo. The zoo... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Mary M
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania, United States
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Enjoy a day at the zoo like no other. At Brights Zoo we allow you to get closer to the animals and view many species of animals that are endangered or extinct in the wild. We also will do weddings, birthday parties, events, field trips and so much...more
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3425 Highway 11 E, Limestone, TN 37681-2614
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An excellent trip up Mount Buffalo with Tom from Bright Limousines. We made several stops at viewpoints and also a longer stop to walk into the bush a short way to see the Eurobin Falls. Sadly not a great deal of water due to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello rjk1211, It looks as though you were wanting to review Bright Limousines and landed on Brights Zoos review page. We do greatly appreciate all reviews that come in but in this case I am sure Bright Limousines would appreciate reading your great review on...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

The grounds are impeccable. I have never visited a cleaner more enjoyable private zoo. The zoo keeper chats are interesting. Especially near the monkey cages. :) Just watch out for the giraffe handler-she was downright rude and nasty. I am not sure why. There were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director. at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the keeper chats. If you could shoot me an email to david@brightszoo.com with a description of the person doing the giraffe feeding I will be sure to have a discussion with them about the way...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Bright's is one of our favorite local attractions. It's pricey but so worth it once you see the facility, the animals, and the loving care they receive. We have been a couple of times and it seems like they have something new each visit, whether...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Heather W
Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. If you are visiting more than once a year we highly recommend our membership packages. This allows you access to the zoo as many times as you wish for one low price. We are always trying to add something new...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We saw so many different animals at Brights. The animals were in cages and large open areas. Of course I saw some animals I wasn’t familiar with but there are signs to describe the animals. The zoo has a lot of the path covered with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are always striving to be the best. New things are always being added. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again in the near future. Thank You, David Bright - Zoo Director.

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

While visiting my daughter who lives in Bristol she had said she wanted to go to a zoo. She mentioned this one and we looked it up and away we went. Very easy to find. And close to downtown Jonesborough. I will say to check...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for the great review. We are always striving to improve. The QR codes we hope to at some point have lead to a keeper chat video. Our new South America building should be open in October. We are close and beyond excited for...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Very clean, friendly staff, everything in the park is easily accessible. The animals are well taken care of and one of the nicest zoos I have been to. The keeper talks are so informative and feeding the animals a fun experience. Every person who worked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thank you Linda for your review. We truly appreciate it. We are glad that you have enjoyed your visitis and hope to see you at the zoo often. Our staff go out of their way to make sure guests enjoy their visits and walk away...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Brights Zoo is the best Zoo to visit. The facility is very clean. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The food at the cafe was delicious and fresh tasting. The Giraffe feeding was terrific and the staff is very informative. Brights Zoo is also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Direcor. at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you Dianna for your kind review. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again in the near future. Glad that you enjoyed our concessions and giraffe feeding. Thank You, David Bright - Brights Zoo

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I was at this zoo on 9.9.18 As I entered the zoo a lady was following a group of parents with a couple of boys who were excited to finally get to see the animals. At one point from at least 100'away she yelled at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

By reading your review I can only assume that you may have been a part of that group. As for the tortoise - a keeper saw a member of the group physically touching the tortoise. She was at a distance so yes she yelled please...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Six of us attended ages from 62 to 2 years old. Everyone had a great time. Fed the camels, giraffes,and birds. Must admitt it was much better than I expected!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear we exceeded your expectations and that you all had a great time. We hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you, David Bright - Zoo Director

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Actually not so small. From 4 to 70 we all had a great time. Thanks to all of the nice people who make it possible. The enclosures are modern, the property is immaculate and the animals are versed, interesting and in great condition. Very professional....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bright8086, Zoo Director at Brights Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to hear you all enjoyed your visit. We strive to be the best in what we do here. We look forward to your next visit. Thank You, David Bright - Zoo Director.

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I was about to say we got our tickets on Groupon and got free goat feed and feed tickets for the giraffes for really cheap!!!!
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