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Address: 3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107
Phone Number: 402-733-8401
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered...

This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.

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Best Place to Visit in Omaha, Nebraska

Huge place and many Animals to see. You need to have good strong legs to walk around the zoo or you would end up spending on Trams or Trains by which you get limited visibility.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Minnesota
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Huge place and many Animals to see. You need to have good strong legs to walk around the zoo or you would end up spending on Trams or Trains by which you get limited visibility.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We almost always go to the zoo when our family comes to Omaha. This year was no exception -- went the 3rd of July and cars were backed up onto the interstate trying to get in at 9:00 a.m. However, once we were parked and got our tickets, we were set -- the zoo has so many exhibits, it was... More 

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Nebraska, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We haven't been to the zoo for a couple years and wow has it changed! All of the new features were great. Loved seeing the elephants! Can't wait to go back after they have the improvements and changes completed. The one thing that would be good to improve on is the food options and to add more eating places.

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Thank MelandRuss28
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been visiting this zoo for almost 50 years. I can remember when it consisted of a great many herds of animals and everything seemed to be uphill. My high school photography project was done of the elephant the zoo had. I remember each as each area opened up and this zoo got better and better. The Leid Jungle... More 

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Thank Lisa L
Omaha, Nebraska
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have a membership, so we like to go for 2-3 hours at a time rather than trying to see everything at once. The new African area is a great addition, especially having the Elephants back. The only complaint I have is the food service is very slow. On a recent visit the person taking the order would take your... More 

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Thank Steve W
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rated one of the best zoos in the nation. Now they have added safari land and an amazing splash pad. You could spend the entire day here and see so many usual and unusual species.

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Thank discomommie
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always enjoy this ZOO! I was excited to see elephants again, the whole African Savanna was amazing. We also enjoyed the new Alaskan water area. It was a great way to cool off. I always forget how small the butterfly and insect pavilion is, but thoroughly enjoyed our visit!

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Thank Sonja H
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The zoo has done some updating in the past few years and they are all positive. The new African exhibit makes viewing the animals easy and the splash park is awesome. We were also able to get in at half price with our 'Friends of the Zoo' membership from the Kansas City Zoo.

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Thank Gina G
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27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a whole day. Go as early as possible. So that you can visit everything. Many animals are there specially orangutan, bats, monkeys, cats. Follow the map. Carry water and food so that you can save time from long queue. Rides are fun.

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Thank Anoo31
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to Henry Doorly 5 times. We espescially love the aquarium. We hate the construction around the park resulting in confusing detours. Overall, very worth it.

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