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Phoenix Zoo

#11 of 230 things to do in Phoenix Features Animals
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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BeenPHX Zoo members since the kid was 1 yrs-old

....Now she's 12! Simply love the PHX Zoo (one of the best i the USA). We've had B-day parties... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
Don't go when it's hot, you'll see very few animals

I have been to this zoo a number of times when my daughter was young and for nighttime... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elizabeth Z
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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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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
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+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

....Now she's 12! Simply love the PHX Zoo (one of the best i the USA). We've had B-day parties, family events, the obligatory ride on the carousel each visit, Zoo lights every year and Camp Zoo during Summer and Winter Breaks. A great place for...More

Thank jpnaz2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to this zoo a number of times when my daughter was young and for nighttime functions. Although it's a nice looking zoo, I've found that it's very difficult to spot the animals especially with it's warm/hot outside. Most visitors seem to spend...More

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a complete zoo and specializes in keeping and caring for endangered species. It has a zoo train that is clean and neat and the guides are very good.

Thank caddisfly3141
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of great things to see here! Easy access to the zoo. Great parking. This is very close to Scottsdale and the airport. Zoolights at Christmas is a must see!

Thank DTRScottsdale_az
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ever since my kids were young we have had yearly passed to the zoo. What a great way to spend a morning, afternoon or full day. Plenty to do and see. The habits are spacious for the animals and we'll kept. The zoo is quite...More

Thank Chyna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Phoenix the zoo it's fun to walk around get your exercise get to see the animals it's a wonderful place to visit with friends. I love it at Christmas time and they have it all decorated

Thank czimmerman13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I not only visit the zoo for fun, I do volunteer work here. There's no place I'd rather be in all of the Phoenix area. Here you can walk and visit with friends and have a nice lunch at the concession stands. There's Mexican food...More

Thank Cathlene S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the kids (5 & 7 girls), we had a lot planned on this trip, so we didn't spend as much time as we could have! There was a lot to see and do! They have splash pads for the kids (bring suits), they...More

Thank photohappyervin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Way overpriced for everything. They should charge half of what they charge now and would double the visitors. Most exhibits were empty. I would never go back.

1  Thank ljmantovi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Phoenix Zoo is nice. It has a lot of exhibits and animals either native to the area, the desert, or typical hot climates. I brought a water bottle (there's plenty of water fountains throughout the zoo to refill at), however, I wish I would've...More

2  Thank Miranda M
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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 Cynthia F | Reviewed this property |
$24.95 for adults and & $14.95 for kids. However we purchased a membership to our local zoo which has a reciprocal agreement with other zoos of which the Phoenix Zoo was one. That allowed us half-price admission. I think... More
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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