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Riverview Park and Zoo

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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
+1 705-745-6866
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Great place for family fun

Went with the kids to the zoo and the kids want to keep coming back every time. Lots to do... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cheap family afternoon

A local zoo for for local families. If you drive three hours to get here, you will be disappointed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peterborough, Canada
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55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (117 reviews)
“splash pad” (193 reviews)
“picnic area” (22 reviews)
1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
+1 705-745-6866
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with the kids to the zoo and the kids want to keep coming back every time. Lots to do! Plenty of spaces for picnics, really good water park, lots of playgrounds too, and is close to the river! Train ride is really fun for...More

Thank BWang18
Reviewed 4 days ago

A local zoo for for local families. If you drive three hours to get here, you will be disappointed. If you live in Peterborough and want a free zoo, splash pad, playground with a giant slide and a little train, you cannot beat it.

Thank markI9729PT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This zoo is incredibly well kept clean and neat the animals are well cared for and well fed Not only is this are zoo which is very easy to walk around but the potential to interact with some of the carp in the river is...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were meant to visit this Zoo as part of a class trip, though with the college strike we decided to go on our own! Free admission for a smaller zoo, but it was a great way to spend a few hours. I even made...More

Thank Mandie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a lover of zoos. Not keen on animals being caged, however, I do realize sometimes they have to be due to circumstances where they have been injured or lost their mothers in the wild. This zoo needs to do a big reno...More

Thank dar1221
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing zoo with lots of healthy animals. Very clean and professional. Excellent staff and lots of interactive exhibits

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is pretty basic.... not much to get excited about.... it is way more park then zoo.... exhibits could really use an upgrade

Thank tammylynn2014
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place for a nice walk or to bring the kids. COMPLETELY FREE. Well maintained. Lots of animals (not like the metro zoo... But it's FREE).

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our children always loved it here and now our Grandson loves it. He gets so exited when he sees the animals, especially the playful monkeys. The train ride is a must and then its off to the wonderful splash pad and then to the playground....More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were visiting family in Peterborough this summer. At the last minute, we decided to go for a visit to the zoo. We took a leisurely stroll, and took in the sights. The zoo was very well keep, and the animals very close. We hoped...More

Thank Leah_of_Dawn
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29 August 2017|
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Response from D7861QTsusanm | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, the zoo is absolutely free! You can view the animals, play in the giant playground and splash in the splash pad all for free. There is a small fee for the train which we have never taken and there are... More
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Andrena F | Reviewed this property |
Lift lock cruise leaves from del crary and lock 19. Good cruise if you haven't been through the Trent or lift lock
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11 June 2017|
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