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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 - 5:30 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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Me and my boyfriend are avid zoo people. Each city we visit we like to do some sort of animal attraction and the Atlanta Zoo was a must when we went to visit his family. It is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Orlando, Florida
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our first family visit to Zoo Atlanta was fantastic, even on a hot, moderately crowded Friday. I've been a regular visitor to another well respected local zoo (Riverbanks in SC), and I feel like Zoo Atlanta has a better overall presentation. I was impressed with the large number of animal experts standing in the crowd to answer questions and explain... More 

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Thank Marcus W
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my boyfriend are avid zoo people. Each city we visit we like to do some sort of animal attraction and the Atlanta Zoo was a must when we went to visit his family. It is a bit on the smaller scale in comparison to others. We did the entire zoo in about 3 hours, but we are also... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Zoo is kind of small than what I've been too but nice over all. Plenty of animals to see and if you get hungry the food is decently priced. Make sure you buy a suv. drink cup because refills are only 99 cents including soft drinks and icee. Be sure to wear a good pair of athletic shoes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We travel all the way from the Florida panhandle. We always visit the zoo , we love it. It's very large and we usually take the whole day. Bring a stroller for cranky little ones.

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Thank Valentina K
Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome place to visit. Choose a day that is not extremely hot, you will accomplish more that way. Great spring and fall activity. I went twice and both times were during the summer. Loved it though.

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Thank KDIS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit to a zoo and was pretty impressed. Large semi shaded area with plenty of animals to see. Definitely recommended!!

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Thank Jack T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seeing as how we were there in July in 100 degree heat was so glad it was almost shaded everywhere in the Zoo, which is important. Had Pandas which I've never seen before and other Asian animals that I feel in love with: Loki & Thor were my favorites. Food prices are ridiculous so eat before you go! Paid $15... More 

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Thank Monica S
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was interesting to see the face of our grandchild as he gazed at the animals. He is just 14 months. Good trip, but extremely hot.

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Thank VAdele
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

when i visited the zoo it was too hot and all the animals were in there cubby holes wish i would of went at a different time otherwise the zoo was a great place adn would recommend this

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Thank Ketty A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The first exhibit was the elephants (my favorite animal) I was so excited to see two of them gracefully walking around. But it made me sad when I saw this piece of trash in their area. I understand things fly around but they have such a small space to live in they can't avoid it not to mention how dirty... More 

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Shawn W, Guest Relations Manager at Zoo Atlanta, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Zoo Atlanta and for taking the time to write a review. As we are an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the animal habitats at Zoo Atlanta represent our nation’s highest standards in animal care and environmental enrichment. Many guests don’t realize on viewing the animal habitats here at the Zoo that... More 

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