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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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This zoo is absolutely spectacular! The decorations for Halloween were really fun and the habitats... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Delray Beach, Florida
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Great Place to Visit

I try to visit the zoo in any city we vacation. The zoo was beautifully laid out and a good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 4 days ago via mobile

This zoo is absolutely spectacular! The decorations for Halloween were really fun and the habitats seem very accommodating for all of the animals. There's plenty to do and plenty to see and I highly recommend!

Thank EnglandMe
Reviewed 5 days ago

I try to visit the zoo in any city we vacation. The zoo was beautifully laid out and a good selection of animals. It was raining but that didn’t stop us from enjoying the zoo. It’s worth the trip.

Thank janetg2000
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fun day at the zoo. Reasonable price...Total experience was nice from riding the carousel, critter show, all the animals and train ride. Great place to take the kids especially if they love animals.

Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I decided to take our 8 yr old boys to the Zoo~ we heard Tuesday is the day to go, as admission is only $5! What a pleasant surprise, not only is the zoo's size vast, but the quality of the landscape...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the zoo several times and each time is wonderful. Very well kept. My company also does periodically work for the zoo. I think very highly of the person that we deal with. He strives to keep everything well maintained, from the...More

Thank vw5111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to tons of zoos in the nation, but Jacksonville is one of the best because it's HUGE and it's on the St. Johns River, so it's very natural. Also the "Gardens" part is amazing too

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The JAX zoo is not very large, but it’s well kept. They have a variety of beautiful plants and healthy animals. We had a great time with my granddaughter at the zoo yesterday 😉

Thank MSCounselor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness! It was awsome! Definitely recommend the 4d movie theater! And out of all the loops i have to say, Asia was the prettiest but all were awsome!

Thank sdl7288
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favorite activities in Jacksonville is going to this zoo. Make it a whole day experience! Starting with a train ride around the whole zoo and you can use your pass all day! The latest addition is the new area in Africa for...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice zoo. Awfully hot right now but will be back when it’s cooler. Very well laid out and a lot of beautiful animals. The gardens are really nice too!

Thank dstevenskwi
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Response from Patty S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I that was only valid August 7th
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15 September 2018|
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The day we visited, I don't recall seeing anyone in a motorized cart or any area where you could rent one.....bringing your wheel chair to tour the zoo should be okay because people were pushing strollers with their kids... More
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