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Zoo Atlanta

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Address: 800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315-1470
Phone Number: +1 404-624-5600
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a...

This extraordinary zoo, one of the oldest in the U.S., underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in the 1980s and is still expanding. Its landscaping replicates the natural habitats of the numerous animals, some of which are endangered species. Four panda bears from China delight the crowds, and groups of gorillas separated by moats do their own share of entertaining.

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Great family fun, good value!

I love the fact that Zoo Atlanta has committed to building beautiful habitats for their animals, like the new reptile house and predator pavilion, and the kids' fun area is often... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Audrey T
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College Park
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Los Angeles, California
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305 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Growing up in Atlanta as a child through adulthood and having the opportunity to visit the original zoo on a regular as compared to Zoo Atlanta is a complete phase shift. My parents took me to the zoo so often, thinking that the animals were my personal pets!! The upgraded housing sections for animals, freedom for all animals to move... More 

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Thank Windman69
College Park
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the fact that Zoo Atlanta has committed to building beautiful habitats for their animals, like the new reptile house and predator pavilion, and the kids' fun area is often a highlight of our family trips (the rock wall is my kid's favorite, and the splash pad is a great way to beat the heat that lingers in ATL... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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123 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a good-sized zoo, but not on the level of others. However, they received a large donation recently and are constantly upgrading. The lizard/amphibian area is new and really well done. The pandas, although a big draw, are probably the most boring part! Parking can be difficult on weekends or especially nice days, so be aware that you may... More 

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Chicago, Ill
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78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved the zoo, the have a large selection of animals and critters! This was the 1st zoo we have been to that has the giant pandas and it was such a thrill to see them up close!

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Thank sukieakie
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo was great and good value The pandas were so cute and amazing made the visit even better There were 3 pandas to see Great day out

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Thank Louise T
Ocala, Florida
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very well done Zoo!! The lowland gorilla exhibit is outstanding and the new reptile and scales building is great, The Zoo was clean and the exhibit areas had well done habitat facilities for the animals. All the animals seemed well cared for and the employees were friendly and helpful,

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Greenville, SC
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59 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had time to kill while on a day visit to Atlanta so spur of the moment decided on the zoo. Little has changed in 30 years. Needed a facelift then, still does. Water didn't seem to be working at exhibits with ducks and alligators- dry beds. Animals old and tired. Foliage was so overgrown that in some exhibits visitors were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been dragged to every zoo in the world by my wife and son. Despite the fact that my interest in animals does not extend beyond considering how they would taste roasted with garlic, this is a good zoo. It has a good display of limited animals that are humanely caged.

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Thank Dwav H
Oswego, New York
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at the zoo today. I was blown away by the Giant Panda exhibit. I had no idea what their eating habits were. The entire zoo was incredible.

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Thank rpelc1
Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a really great time with my grand kids when I visited the zoo here in Atlanta. lots of beautiful fish, and aquatic life. this is a definite must see while you are in the Atlanta area.

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