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Alaska Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Good zoo

Me and my friend went to the zoo to see the native Alaskan animals, the zoo itself is very small in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Relaxing zoo trip

Great place to see many animals that cannot be released to the wild. Beautiful setting. Only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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If you've missed seeing Arctic wildlife on your Alaskan adventure, you'll find it at this small zoo, where all the animals have names. You'll see moose, caribou, sheep, wolves, musk oxen, mountain goats and several different types of bears...more
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4731 Omalley Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507-6573
+1 907-346-2133
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Reviewed yesterday

Some animals loved it some were hiding. The polar bear and a brown bear were outside just chilling, offers were crazy as usual and a seal was giving everyone a smooch through the window. Glad that there was a small shop with coffee and not...More

Thank amarh725
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely wonderful way to have downtime in the city. Flowers are beautiful. Walkway easy -

Thank Na H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend went to the zoo to see the native Alaskan animals, the zoo itself is very small in size in comparison with other zoos that we saw in another countries, we felt that it is not organized well and unclean, it was...More

Thank flona98
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alaska zoo is in a wooded setting. It is very navigable and has a nice collection of animals. The zookeeper staff were enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It’s very close to the Glen Alps trail heads so a visit to the hiking trails and scenic view...More

Thank PittsburghBambi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to see many animals that cannot be released to the wild. Beautiful setting. Only problem was that I took a cab there and Uber back to my hotel. Would have been much cheaper to rent a car.

Thank Linda71464
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If we had seen lots of wildlife in the “wild”, we probably would have skipped the zoo. But, we were yet to see any. So, at the zoo we saw bears – polar, brown, and black, wolverines, moose, wolves, doll sheep, mountain goats, and lots...More

Thank countingmomma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had 2 hours to kill before a flight home, and decided to make a quick stop at the zoo. I was surprised at the how good this little zoo was. It was an easy visit while in Anchorage. Animals were great...More

Thank TandLseeingtheworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband visited on our honeymoon. It was a place I was very much looking forwards to visiting. They are a brilliant range of animals and you can get really close to them. The Zoo feels really unique, small and cosy, yet big...More

Thank MILLAR86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our last day in Anchorage by going to the zoo which had all kinds of frisky animals that you could get close up to ,my grandchildren would love it here

Thank seescokid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the Alaska Zoo is in the far SE of the city it is worth the effort to get there. Most of the animals are native to the state and have been rescued and rehabilitated. The settings in which they are housed are as large,...More

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February 26, 2018|
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Response from Cemmo1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure this is an accessible venue. Gravel paths, steps, etc... I would recommend calling ahead. I don’t recall seeing carts for rent.
May 7, 2017|
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Response from twocapemay | Reviewed this property |
We did it in 2 hours & felt we had enough time to linger with the animals we loved most (bears, wolves).
Ann N
January 10, 2016|
Response from J M | Property representative |
Hi Ann, According to Google maps Sunset Dr. is about 10.5 miles from the Zoo. The Zoo has a free shuttle bus that runs during the summer months from 4th Ave. to the Zoo. 4th Avenue is in the heart of downtown Anchorage and... More