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“Great for kids” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Niabi Zoo

Niabi Zoo
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great for kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

Was pleasantly surprised at the offerings. See giraffes up close, feed exotic birds, lovely environment. Small zoo but easy to see animals up close. Will definitely visit again the next time I'm in town.

Visited July 2013
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Norton Shores, Michigan
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Average zoo, don't go out of the way.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

This is a great regional zoo but not worth going out of your way to see. The highlight was feeding the giraffe's. For some reason we had to do this inside and not on the outdoor platform which would have provided a much better experience. Instead we had to feed them from the ground trough the cage which did not give an ideal experience for this. The Australian exhibit was the most disappointing. When you walked in all the kangaroos were hidden and the bird area was closed off. Overall I was satisfied because the price was right, other zoo's will charge much more for similar viewing.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Ben V
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Sterling, Illinois
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great zoo for small children!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

We love the Niabi Zoo! We are members. Niabi is the perfect size for small children. We can take our 18 month-old and get through the whole zoo before she gets burned out. What a wonderful local attraction to support!

Visited April 2013
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Thank shopgirl1981
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Moline, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great zoo for a smaller community”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

This zoo has just enough for smaller kids. They do a great job serving the Quad City community and it's a cute way to spend a half day or more.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Hollykm24
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Oglesby
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Horrible”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very rude and inappropriate behavior of an employee. I will not go back and will inform everyone of our experience. I will briefly say that the employee at the giraffe feeding on may 19 2013. Was very unkind to my 7 year old daughter and my husband. Our daughter was there first at 1:45, stood in line, waited til 2:00..the employee told her to go at the end of the line, took other peoples money and totally ignored us even after a man, and woman we did not know told her that my daughter had been waiting there before everyone else..we will never go back, will always remind people of this experience. The zoo needs to look into why this woman is working around children.

Visited May 2013
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5 Thank Lena A
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