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“Love the bush walk section” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Perth Zoo

Perth Zoo
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Perth Zoo General Entry Ticket and Sightseeing Cruise
Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in South Perth
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located just minutes from Perth City, Perth Zoo is a convenient and beautiful way to meet Australia's incredible wildlife. Ever wanted to immerse yourself in the Aussie outback but have Asia's stunning rainforests and Africa's wild savannah right around the corner? Perth Zoo, with over 1500 animals and some of the most beautiful gardens in Western Australia, is your ultimate day out. Open every day of the year, Perth Zoo inspires and directs all work to save wildlife. Go for a bushwalk and discover the best of Australia's wildlife including koalas, emus, wallabies, kangaroos and our enormous saltwater crocodile, Simmo. Go for a safari through the African Savannah with rhinoceros, giraffe and lions or delve into the Asian Rainforest and meet elephants, Red Pandas, tigers, otters and a colony of endangered Sumatran Orangutans. You can explore at your own pace or take advantage of the many Zoo docent volunteers who have a myriad of stories to tell and help unlock some of the hidden secrets of the Zoo. With at least half a day needed to see the Zoo, we recommend a full day to make your experience the best it possibly can be! The carousel, wagon hire, zebra car rides, keeper presentations, free electric BBQ's, picnic tables and cafe make the experience all the more worth it. For the more adventurous get up close and book a daily Eye to Eye experience - you might feed a giraffe, pat a rock wallaby or meet our quokka!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Love the bush walk section”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

Very well organize zoo with helpful signage to help you to go about. Make sure you allocate more than 3 hours to complete the visit to cover the whole place. Walking path around the zoo is excellent and strollers friendly. There's plenty of rest and picnic area which strategically located around the zoo.

Family ticket is available for 2 adults and 2 children that will gove you a reasonable cost saving versus purchasing individual ticket of the same nos of people. You can add on for child ticket if you have more than 2 child with you.

You are also allowed to leave the zoo and come back anytime and as many time you want within the same day with a visit card that you can obtain from the cashier counter. The zoo are organized by the animals origination of Africa, Asia, etc. As a tourist and 1st time visitor, I particularly like the bush walk which gives you a fairly good idea on how Australia's forrest looks like and the unique animals that can only be found in different part of Australia.

For self drive tourist, take note that the parking provided at 3 locations - near entrance, the back and across the street charges parking fees by hour even on weekend include Sunday which is not applicable to some other countries.

Also take note that the zoo map is charged AUD1 if you require one which I don't as their signages are reliable.

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Perth, Australia
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“A great zoo, beautifully maintained”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012

It has wide open spaces and a sense of peace. I also like the events it has such as New Years Eve for families. Well worth a visit especially if you have children.

Visited March 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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“A definite for tourists”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012

Great for tourists and locals with young families.

Visited December 2011
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“Great day out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

Get the ferry across from perth city to mends st jetty and go the zoo. nice day out, Trisha the Elephant has been at the zoo for over 20 years, you can see the animal handlers walking the elephants around the zoo if you are there at the right time. Nice playground in the picnic area

Visited February 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

Average enough Zoo. Didn't see many animals, they must of been hiding from the heat

Visited August 2011
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