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Louisville Zoo

#13 of 174 things to do in Louisville Features Animals
1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
+1 502-459-2181
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Awesome zoo!

The zoo was great! It was very big, it took us 5hrs to get through everything with minimal breaks... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brittany B
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Afternoon with Grandchildren

We decided to utilize our membership at the zoo and was happy we did this particular day. Weather... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Louisville, Kentucky
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1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213-1559
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+1 502-459-2181
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The zoo was great! It was very big, it took us 5hrs to get through everything with minimal breaks. We loved it.

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to utilize our membership at the zoo and was happy we did this particular day. Weather was fair and our 7-year-old granddaughter was feeling very adventurous. She loved the zip and rope lines as well as the endless rides on the Merry Go...More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Louisville Zoo is the perfect size to be able to make your way though all of the exhibits in a day. It isn't so big that you miss seeing parts of it and it isn't so small that you leave feeling disappointed. The hot...More

Thank LouieBiz-com
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful day at the zoo, but had many no shows of significant animals; hippo, polar bear, rhino; along with many smaller attractions. Baby gorilla was adorable, sea lion show was excellent. Takes about 2-3 hours to see it all if you don't see all the...More

Thank thingolas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been taking my kindergarten classes to the Louisville Zoo for 23 years now. It's a great zoo. They continue to do renovations and continue to make it a fun place to learn for kids and families!

Thank missstaceyh
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a day to kill in Louisville and thought that we might spend a couple of hours at the Zoo. Little did we know that we would spend the entire day there. It was much larger than I expected and I was highly impressed....More

Thank LHealan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo itself is clean and well maintained. The staff is very friendly and helpfulThere is a lot to do for kids of all ages. The train and the carousel were fun. Overall it's a great zoo. However there are a few issues. The price...More

Thank Brandy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed this trip to the Zoo. The kids enjoyed the water play area. Thought that the wait for the train ride was a little long and there wasn't a whole lot to see except the back of buildings. Overall, we had a good trip.

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early in the morning. Caught most the animals up and eating. Made it to presentations. The penguins were not available. Monkeys and gorillas were very active. Packed a lunch and snacks. Would surely go back.

Thank lbridgeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are members of the Cincinnati Zoo so we paid half price for our tickets. We like this zoo because it had more land and mature trees which provided lots of shaded areas. The Cincinnati Zoo has much prettier landscaping. We had lots of fun...More

Thank Maryjane10893
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Can you park a rig at the zoo? Had to deliver at the caverns and have time to visit before next pick up.
8 June 2017|
Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what their policy is - but there is plenty of space!
how is the weather in May. any special attractions
19 March 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
The water in May in Louisville is mid to upper 70s beautiful, come on over!
About how long is a good amount of time to plan to spend there? My friend and I have a couple of hours to kill after her interview at the hospital and we probably wouldn't have more than 2 hours. Is that enough? I know it is off season and cold out, so I imagine it would be easier to see everything without so many people.
8 December 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
If you only have 2 hours - I would suggest a different attraction - the zoo will cost 2 adults about $40-50 entry fee and parking - and it will take you 2 hours just to walk all the trails in the zoo without stopping to look... More