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The Gulf Breeze ZOO

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Seriously one of the best zoos I have visited

This was such a great little zoo!! Being from Indianapolis, I am used to a huge zoo, so I wasn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AllyLane
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Indianapolis, Indiana
My teenagers had a great time!

Feeding the llamas, goats, pigs, giraffes and budgies had them smiling and laughing like little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
450karenl
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Newburgh, Indiana, United States
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“petting area”(17 reviews)
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This 50-acre wildlife sanctuary is perfect for families.
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5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563-9551
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All reviews train ride feed the animals petting area animal food wide variety of animals bird house animals including gift shop baby goats christmas lights farm animals big cats few hours worth the trip a lot of fun pensacola beach budgies
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a great little zoo!! Being from Indianapolis, I am used to a huge zoo, so I wasn't really expecting much. We were all really impressed! Like other reviews have felt, the best part of the Gulf Breeze Zoo is that you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AllyLane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Feeding the llamas, goats, pigs, giraffes and budgies had them smiling and laughing like little kids! The extra cost for the train ride is worth it! We saw more animals up close than we usually see on the safari ride at Animal Kingdom! We spent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 450karenl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our Christmas vacation in Destin and decided to take a drive out to the zoo... so glad we did! They had a nighttime Christmas light show displayed throughout the zoo that we wanted to see. I had read a review that you don’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crystalj59
Reviewed December 12, 2018

My husband and I took our two children under age 6 to zoo. We had a blast feeding a giraffe. The zoo is nice, very clean. It offers lots of shade. We especially loved feeding the budgie birds in the aviary. We spent a long...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Our family took a trip to see the lights at the zoo for Christmas. Outside of the fact you can't see everything which we expected, it was fun and you can tell there was a lot of work that was put into the decorations and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EGJ63
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Amazing animals. Fun time feeding the animals. Train ride was worth the wait. Staff are friendly. Price is reasonable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited the zoo on a Tuesday so it wasn’t too crowded. Such a wide variety of animals to see. The train ride was wonderful to get up close & personal with the animals as well as educational. We really loved the petting zoo and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JGL1973
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Wife and I just drove by and saw it so we just stopped in. Glad we did loved the zoo. Spent all afternoon there enjoyed every minute of it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dldf2
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Even though this zoo is somewhat smaller than your typical zoo, it was still amazing!! Be sure to take the train ride around to see all the other animals!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

A nice little zoo with a variety of animals. Enjoyed it. Would take visitors next time and spend a little more time there.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Sally C
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Neville S | Reviewed this property |
Ticket Prices Adventure Pass 2018 Prices Adult (13-64) $20.95 Senior (65+) $19.95 Children (2-12) $16.95 Under 2 FREE Wristband Includes Unlimited Train Rides Admission Only 2018 Prices Adult (13-64) $18.95 Senior... More
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March 15, 2018|
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Response from Mel C | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a great zoo. It's clean and the animals are in great shape.
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reeseorrin
September 17, 2017|
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Response from crrhino | Reviewed this property |
we saw the back of one hippo in a pond, did not see any elephants
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