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Audubon Zoo

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Address: 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone Number: 15045814629
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Take a worldwide safari through Asia, Africa, Australian Outback and the...

Take a worldwide safari through Asia, Africa, Australian Outback and the Louisiana Swamp to view more than 1,500 animal species.

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Zoo Trip

Great experience! Big zoo with so much to see and experience. It was a pretty warm day, but there was a lot of shady places to rest in. Best part, a shuttle to take us back to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Shreveport, United States
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Shreveport, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great experience! Big zoo with so much to see and experience. It was a pretty warm day, but there was a lot of shady places to rest in. Best part, a shuttle to take us back to our car which was parked at entrance to the Audubon Park. Highly recommend visiting this attraction, especially if you have children!

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Zoo on a hot day in July but found lots of shade within the zoo itself. That made looking at the animals more pleasant. Typical summer weather, though, made us miss out on the Cool Zoo due to thunderstorms rolling in during the afternoon. Would recommend doing Cool Zoo earlier rather than later, especially during the middle... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great, so much to see! We were there all day and there wasn't a time when we were bored or not enjoying it! As we hadn't been before we got a free drink on entering (non alcoholic) which was great as it was so hot! Highly recommend for everyone!

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Thank Susan G
Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love this zoo! Plenty of shade and benches throughout. Tons of entertaining and educational displays. Always a must see when in the city

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Thank rosieondel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice big zoo with everything you and your friends or kids want to see. The zoo cruise is fun, too, and don't miss out on hanging out in the free park on the levee behind the zoo. It's called The Fly--great for a picnic and to watch the boats float by.

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henderson, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved all the cool animals, I love flamingos and there were tons of them. The alligators were cool. Lots of walking but worth seeing it all.

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Thank Catherine J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this zoo- was easy to get to both coming and going- took the bus there- caught the shuttle to the trolley back! Lots of great animals- finished just as storms hit!

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Thank Julie S
Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo was nice. Plenty of cool places to go when needed and shelter from the rain when it occurs. Not enough activities but the animals are well cared for.

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Thank Larry W
Alvin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike our zoo in Houston, the Audubon had many many animals and very nice enclosures for them. It was a little scary seeing the gorilla look so close, my son was terrified, but it was a great experience. I recommend anyone traveling to new orleans with family to go to the zoo and aquarium.

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

I was very impressed with the zoo. Not because it's animals or there habits but because they have kept the spirit of Louisiana alive. With swamps and large shade trees everywhere. All with no mosquitoes! I was also impressed that the zoo is very kid friendly. They have a large playground, climbing waterfall, and pool/Waterpark. All located inside the zoo.

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.