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Address: 830 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: +1 212-439-6500
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Oasis of wildlife in downtown Manhattan where visitors can encounter more...

Oasis of wildlife in downtown Manhattan where visitors can encounter more than 1,400 animals in a variety of habitats, including a tropical rain forest to view rare birds and icy Antarctica to view penguins and other chilly creatures.

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Lovely small zoo .

A good price for a small zoo . Well kept and a good little selection of animals . Our favourites were the grizzly bears .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time visiting this zoo, its easy to do in about 2 hours, kids really enjoyed the grizzly bear exhibit and tropical birds as well.

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Thank Mark L
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Headed here on 21st July with two kids 7 and 10. Had to dodge 500 rickshaw and bus tour touts but once past them you'll find Central Park Zoo! This is a very small zoo with a couple of animals you'd not expect to see like the snow leopard and two Grizzly Bears. The Ice Age 4d show was great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What I liked the best are the birds and penguins... Small zoo with nice stuff and organized but I think it's more for children.

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Medford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see for anyone who has kids under 12 years old. They will love it you will love it. We took our grand daughter who is 6 to the zoo. It was a cloudy day and the rain held off until we were done. The zoo is just the right size. Including the children's zoo we did... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to a few zoos around the world and to be honest while it looks like the zoo is trying, the animal enclosures are small and all a bit depressing. We visited on a hot summers day (28 degrees Celsius) and a lot of the animals are from the Arctic and in small enclosures. There is only a few... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited to finally see the CP Zoo. We paid $18 a person for the zoo and the 4D movie. The zoo took all of about 30 minutes to walk through - if that. It's a tiny circle, with every few animals to see. The 4D movie was really cute - and a good way to get out... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good price for a small zoo . Well kept and a good little selection of animals . Our favourites were the grizzly bears .

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Thank minxycookie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids really enjoy our visit here. They saw penguins, snow leopards, tropical birds, and other beautiful animals. However, my son was a bit upset because he couldn't find alex, the lion from madagascar movie. Also, you can enjoy 4-d movie about ice age, it's awesome...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know if I like zoos. It's nice and I saw my first ever grizzly bear! It's nice, but like I said I'm not a zoo lover, so I might be wrong.

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Thank 888Thedisneygirl
Caguas, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is small but beautiful and in great conditions. My son loved the penguins exhibit and the bears! Tropical section is full of beautiful exotic birds. If you are there at the O'Clock stay to watch the Delacorte Clock. 4D theather was a nice extra at the end of the visit. The whole family ejoyed this visit.

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