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Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A long journey.

My first trip to the Jacksonvilke Zoo was along 1956. My family frequented the zoo for years after... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John G
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A wonderful destination for all ages!

This is a great experience! Stroll at your own pace through the many varied animal exhibits, or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride”(204 reviews)
“tiger exhibit”(140 reviews)
“stingray bay”(65 reviews)
This 73-acre park is the only zoo in Florida's northeast.
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370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218-5770
+1 904-757-4463
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My first trip to the Jacksonvilke Zoo was along 1956. My family frequented the zoo for years after that. My first return visit in a long time was a few months ago. What a plesant surprise. The zoo is very up to date with great...More

Thank John G
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great experience! Stroll at your own pace through the many varied animal exhibits, or take the train around the property to experience the “backyards” of the exhibits. Numerous opportunities for food, restrooms, and just shady spots to rest (definitely a must for...More

Thank genebilbro
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the trip to the zoo on a Tuesday afternoon. It was wonderful. The team was great about answering all our questions, especially a young man named mike. All the animals looked healthy and well fed, especially the river otters. My wife wanted to...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going to this zoo since 1990. They keep updating the animal habitats and making them better over the years.

Thank ATillman2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice zoo, they have lots of unique animals and the zoo is pretty big, perfect to take your childrens.

Thank metpalash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If one does not have fun, they have a problem. The zoo is kept very clean and extremely organized. The kids enjoy feeding time.

Thank 575deep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They’re doing a great job updating the zoo. Stingray Bay is a hit with everyone. The new monkey and TigerLand experiences are awesome!

Thank jwm516
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had soooo much fun. They had zoo animals and animals that were made from legos. Our favorite part were the giraffe and feeding, just no late trips because they won't eat close to the inside time. Our 3 and 5 year old really enjoyed...More

Thank Sheneka R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Jacksonville Zoo was fun, family friendly, reasonable priced & great way to spend a morning. Parking is free.

Thank pgarcia957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great well run zoo. All animals looked healthy and everyone we met who worked there were knowledge. Took the train ride to get an “outside” view of the zoo. Then walked around at our leisure. Kids loved the interactive stingray pool the best. Great Caesar...More

Thank Ebitda123
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Joy V
20 November 2018|
Response from KLfoodfun | Reviewed this property |
My thought is that most of the adults will be shopping and not at the zoo.
16 October 2018|
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Response from Patty S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I that was only valid August 7th
Linda V
15 September 2018|
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Response from Bismarck1956 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t work for the zoo. You should give them a call.