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Phoenix Zoo

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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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It’s a medium size Zoo with a small amount of animals. Their habitat condition are acceptable but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
via mobile
Clean, enjoyable and colourful with a good range of animals

Parking for the zoo is free and there were plenty of spaces. Price for entry is reasonable and if... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Visit the Phoenix Zoo and explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the savanna - a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley. With cafes, shops, lush gardens and exciting experiences like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter, Monkey Village, Safari Train, 4-D Theater and many more, your visit to the Zoo will be memorable for the entire family. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation's largest non-profit zoos, committed to conservation and providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
Camelback East
+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a medium size Zoo with a small amount of animals. Their habitat condition are acceptable but I don’t think is the best. Considering the Zoo is located in the desert I will assume this climate is not suitable for a large number of species.

Thank orlykleber
Reviewed 3 days ago

Parking for the zoo is free and there were plenty of spaces. Price for entry is reasonable and if you find any leaflets in your hotel rooms the leaflet for the zoo offers $3 off for up to four people.... The zoo had a really...More

Thank thefitnesswanderers
Reviewed 3 days ago

The dinosaur exhibt was well worth the extra 5 dollars and exceeded our expectation in design and realism. The animals were great and seemed happy and well cared for. Preparations for Zoo Lights were underway and it was amazing to see just how much goes...More

Thank 1Stark1
Reviewed 4 days ago

The yearly Zoolights display is bright, cheerful, colorful and imaginative. The current one is all of the above and enjoyable for kids and adults as well.

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to visit the zoo (4 adults) and stayed for 5 hours.The animals were great and the food was too.We would have stayed longer but had reservations for dinner.It's a definate dont miss out on going.

Thank lieu1803
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice zoo, but too many exhibits were unfortunately closed. Would recommend going early to avoid high temps.

Thank Feathers4638
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Phoenix Zoo is a great family experience. All of the animals have come from other zoos and born and kept at the Phoenix Zoo. No animals were taken from their natural habitats. All receive excellent treatment. The staff are knowledgeable about the animals they...More

Thank 919Bonnie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came with wife and 10 year old child last week. Enjoyed ourselves in the 3 hours we spent. Fortunately, it was cool and overcast (by Phoenix standards). Fed the sting rays which the kiddo really enjoyed. Got a close view of mountain lions, bobcats, and...More

Thank Justin F
Reviewed 1 week ago

For one of the largest cities in the US, this zoo underperforms. As noted in other posts, it is average. The enclosures are not great, the variety of animals is somewhat paltry, and the environment is not ideal for animal activity (i.e. this is in...More

Thank Demi-Dad
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phoenix Zoo has a wide variety of animals, especially from South America. Quite a bit of on going construction. Admission is reasonable but then they try and charge you for numerous activies which are not included in the admission price. Concessions petty steep. But...More

Thank Treadman46
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27 July 2017|
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Response from titus a | Reviewed this property |
yes but it will be a hike and I would recommend driving
25 May 2017|
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Response from Erin S | Reviewed this property |
If you have an Entertainment Book there is also a coupon in there.
Kathy J
1 May 2017|
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Response from PhoenixZoo | Property representative |
We are currently running a Groupon for $14.95. Unfortunately unable to post a link here.

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