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Address: 707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
Phone Number:
+1 609-465-5271
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10:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully...

Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully maintained exhibits. With 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and approximately 500 animals, you're sure to see something new. The Cape May County Zoo is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas). Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning November 1st. No admission fee. That's right! The zoo is free of charge! Donations are GREATLY appreciated! Join the FUN, where the admission is always FREE!

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Yearly Trip Never Gets Old

Great zoo and you can't best the admission price. It's free (but they do push for donations). Plenty of parking. Great exhibits. Also two playgrounds. My kids never get tired... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Great zoo and you can't best the admission price. It's free (but they do push for donations). Plenty of parking. Great exhibits. Also two playgrounds. My kids never get tired doing their annual trip there. We once happened to be in the right place at the right time and got to feed the gators. Very cool.

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Took my Granddaughter for a visit she is almost 2. She enjoyed all the animals and the landscape. All you need to get in is a donation. I always give $5 or $10. A great day food, gifty shops and more.

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Edgewood, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

For a Zoo run strictly on donations this Zoo has the best of everything you could ever ask for! From bears to birds. From Otters to snakes. Bison I could go on and on. The Zoo is immaculate clean from front to back. Staff is friendly, helpful and attentive. No outside food allowed in but they do have a picnic... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Our friend told us about Cape May Zoo. This is a hidden treasure that must been seen to be appreciated. We had such any enjoyable afternoon. We have been to many of the bigger zoos and this one is the best. The raises boardwalks bring you into the habitat of the animals. This is a free zoo and this makes... More 

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Tolland, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Wonderful presentation of animals with great viewing experience with spacious animal runs. Very stroller friendly and animals visible from stroller. Can spend an hour or two or the entire day. FREE! But donations accepted. Definitely worth the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I rode my bike along the bike path almost all the way from Wildwood to this very nice zoo. I was a bit confused bc it led me to the rear lot, and the signs for the paths said no vehicles, yet I saw no bike rack. TIP: WALK not RIDE your bike through the path at the rear lot... More 

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Shamokin, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

AMAZING!!!! Just as I remembered it as a child, but BETTER!!! It is the best free attraction around - I have paid a LOT to get into zoos that didn't have HALF the animals and attractions that this zoo did! Zebras... Giraffes... Lions and SNOW LEOPARDS!!! It's amazing!!! Thank you so much for keeping this zoo free for families!!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

The price is right they only ask for a donation. They have one display you can go into,where they have a display of snakes also in that area is a white alligator. There is also another area where the birds are flying around free. They have a great variety of wild animals and if you enjoy taking photos you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great little zoo , nice shade and great walking trails. Animals are in good condition.. would go back in the future, and FREE

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

First time going to the Night Out in the zoo. It was great. Our zoo keeper and guide, Pete and Leeanne, were great. Learned about the on goings of the zoo and were able to see animals that usually are sleeping .

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