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“Asian section is closed at this time” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Audubon Zoo

Audubon Zoo
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$12.31*
and up
Audubon Nature Institute Museums Admission
Ranked #22 of 320 things to do in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, hands-on animal encounters and lush gardens. Unique natural habitat exhibits—such as the award-winning Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle—showcase the relationship between people and nature. Don't miss the daily animal presentations, chats and feeds; our highly endangered whooping cranes, Amur leopards and orangutans; our white tiger; and our mysterious white alligators. Audubon Zoo is often ranked among the country’s best for innovation and entertainment value!
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Fremont, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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“Asian section is closed at this time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

We come every year live to see the white alligator! Amazing. Unfortunately a good part of the park is closed now (no elephants or monkeys etc :( the Asian section is closed now)

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice little zoo in a beautiful setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Fun little zoo. Skip the $7 train ride. The zoo is quite maneagable walking. Don't miss the LA bayou section. The white alligators are a rare site.

Visited October 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“Audubon Zoo, New Orleans”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Check out the various Bayou exhibits - not to be missed and get top the zoo by boat of by bus up Magazine Street

Visited November 2012
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“Nice day at the zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Relatively small zoo (compared to those in other cities) but one with some quality exhibits. It's accessible via the bus from downtown/the French Quarter, which was essential. We didn't get to see the gators (we were too tired), but the giraffe exhibit and some of the others were very impressive. If possible, don't go on a really hot and humid day, especially since the heat will drive some of the animals to hide. Oh, and if you get a "smoothie" to cool down -- just realize they can't give you straws (to protect the animals), so you'll be eating it with a spoon.

Visited October 2013
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Harris, Minnesota
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“What a treasure!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

Visited with friends while in NOLA. We all agreed it would be the perfect place to have a membership to if you lived in the area.

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