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As the state zoo of Kentucky, you can expect incredible experiences and many unforgettable moments ahead! Come enjoy your favorite animals including polar and grizzly bears, orangutans, gorillas, giraffes, rhinos, penguins and more! There are more than 1,100 remarkable creatures that call the Zoo home, plus lush botanical gardens to immerse you in a special, exotic world. Stroll through award-winning habitats: Glacier Run, Gorilla Forest and Islands. Explore the amazing HerpAquarium, home to King Louie, the rare white alligator. We are also a leader in animal conservation, working tirelessly to protect vulnerable species and their habitats — like the black-footed ferret — through research, education and species survival programs. By visiting the Louisville Zoo, you are not only advancing our efforts to preserve wildlife, you are joining us in our mission to “better the bond between people and our planet.
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1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
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Highest-rated 4-star hotel within 1.1 miles of Louisville Zoo
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June 2024
75ºF
12 days of rain
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  • Resort07965492359
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great family trip
    Best zoo we've visited! We were there on a Saturday in June but it wasn't terribly busy. The day was hot but we found plenty of shady spots to sit and take a break when needed. We loved the variety of animals and most of them were visible and active. My kids loved it!
    Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience at the Louisville Zoo! We are delighted to hear that we are the best zoo you've visited! (Some times the hot days are the best to visit because the crowds are a little smaller.) Your kind words mean a lot to us, and we greatly appreciate your support. We hope to welcome you back soon to explore more of the amazing sights and experiences that our zoo has to offer Don't hesitate to recommend us to your family and friends!
    Written July 6, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 1, 2023
  • hcbflorida
    Fort Myers, Florida182 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice zoo but expensive and a lot was closed
    It was a nice zoo with a wide variety of animals. Very clean and organized. However, a lot of things were closed and the tram was not running. This was on a Saturday afternoon in July. It was also kind of pricey. $54 for one adult and one child with parking. My daughter liked the playground and giraffes.
    Dear hcbflorida: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Louisville Zoo! We are happy that the Zoo was clean and organized and glad that your daughter liked the playground and giraffes. We're sorry about the Tram being closed during your visit. We're greatly appreciate your support. We hope to welcome you back soon to explore more of the amazing sights and experiences that our zoo has to offer. Don't hesitate to recommend us to your family and friends!
    Written July 24, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 11, 2023
  • Michele J
    36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Zoo Outing
    One of the best zoos around. Great flow with seeing all of the animals. Even during the heat of the day the animals were visible in their habitats. There is even a splash pad to cool off and rope adventures to keep the kids engaged and active. Make sure to feed the birds with a cup of nectar. So cool! Our day came to an end with a ride on the solar powered carousel. Truly a beautiful ride with all of the glorious animals represented. Watch for the mini block artwork located throughout the zoo, stunning!
    Dear Q78200Dmichelej: Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience at the Louisville Zoo! We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic visit and enjoyed our Zoo. Your kind words mean a lot to us, and we greatly appreciate your support. We hope to welcome you back soon to explore more of the amazing sights and experiences that our zoo has to offer. Don't hesitate to recommend us to your family and friends!
    Written July 24, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 17, 2023
  • K10Trips
    Apex, North Carolina298 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Needs some updating
    Not the best zoo we have visited. At first it was a bit shabby, small enclosures and the animals just looked sad. By the last half of the zoo we had a great time and it seems to have a different vibe on that side. A little pricey for what is it.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written March 28, 2024
  • christienrandy
    Soddy Daisy, Tennessee338 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great zoo!
    So many animals to see! Everyone was friendly and the animals were all happy, healthy and active. My favorite was the polar bear. I could have watched him for hours. So playful and fun to watch. The food at wild burger was also good. We enjoyed time with the lorikeets too. It’s worth spending a few hours of your day while visiting. Feed the giraffes and check out the light show at night.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 28, 2024
  • wirttravelers
    557 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice zoo
    This zoo has a lot of lovely animals. There is a carousel, a splash pad, and lots of playgrounds for young kids. There is however, quite a bit of walking and not a lot of places to get indoors if it is raining. There is also a bit of incline, so you do some up and down walking. In my opinion, it is not as good as Cincinatti or Columbus Zoo, but you certainly get good value for your money.
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written June 11, 2024
  • Leanne H
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice zoo!
    The zoo here has such great ease of access in buildings and the general flow of the zoo. Would have liked to see more 'snack shacks' offering hot dogs, etc instead of just beverages. Lots of exhibits, animal varieties, and area to park. We didn't think the line for tickets would be so long. Save yourself time and buy tickets online. We loved seeing the Chinese lantern structures throughout the zoo. If you're a member, you can come back at dark to see them at night. That would be cool, because they were awesome to see during the day. Would definitely return!
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written June 12, 2024
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Popular hotels near Louisville Zoo in Louisville that have a pool include:
Sleep Inn Louisville Airport & Expo - Traveler rating: 3.5/5

Some of the best hotels near Louisville Zoo in Louisville are:
Red Roof Inn Louisville Fair And Expo - Traveler rating: 4.5/5

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Sleep Inn Louisville Airport & Expo - Traveler rating: 3.5/5

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The Seelbach Hilton Louisville - Traveler rating: 4/5

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Red Roof Inn Louisville Fair And Expo - Traveler rating: 4.5/5

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Red Roof Inn Louisville Fair And Expo - Traveler rating: 4.5/5
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