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Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Zoo Day to Wrap Up Vacation

On our way back home to Orlando, we stopped at the Jacksonville Zoo and we were so glad we did! Our... read more

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Winter Park, Florida
Small Zoo

We spent the afternoon there and I think that's about all you need. The cost is fairly reasonable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gobles, Michigan
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

On our way back home to Orlando, we stopped at the Jacksonville Zoo and we were so glad we did! Our family of 6 (2 adults, 3 teens and a 1 1/2 year old) spent about 4 hours at the zoo and really enjoyed it!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the afternoon there and I think that's about all you need. The cost is fairly reasonable for the day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ken41960
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was time for us to get away since school was on Spring break. so we headed to Jacksonville for a short vacation I convinced my best friend I have had for life that we should go to the Zoo in Jacksonville. Well being seniors...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This zoo has improved so much over the years and even though Jacksonville is not in the top of cities to visit in USA, I believe the jacksonville zoo is a must see while passing through. It’s worth a day of your trip to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We throughly enjoyed visiting the zoo with our daughters family and their three little ones. The animals were excellent along with the Campground Critters show which is a must. We will definitely come again!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dlmoore305
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great zoo and a wonderful time for our family. Animals were about and the facilities are such that they are easy to watch.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trek090257
Reviewed 4 days ago

We shared a wheelchair, alternating who sat an who pushed. Excellent large outdoor habitats for giraffes, elephants, Bonobos and large cats. Good snake house and lots of aviaries. Landscaping along the pathways had lots of native and exotic flowering plants, and the zoo workers were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ElderlyRetiree
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited here with our grandchildren and they loved it. The variety of animals and the size of the zoo was a pleasant surprise. The big cats were the favorite and we didn't get to see it all so we'll be going back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ccurtis35
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We’ve been annual members for 10+ years now & we’ve grown to love all the naimals new & old. There’s always something going on, like right now with the baby gorilla Gandai 💕🐒

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christina H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great zoo and gardens. The animal exhibits were very natural looking and lots of space. Enjoyed feeding the giraffes! Go early to see the animals out and about. They are pretty much sleeping after lunch.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EAB929
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12 March 2019|
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Response from tropigirl47 | Reviewed this property |
Prices range from $17.95 for senior base tickets to $28.95 for Adult total experience. There is not a separate price for disabled.
10 March 2019|
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Response from theKnottravelers | Reviewed this property |
I would figure 4 hour minimum but you could easily spend 6 hours if you enjoy photographing the animals.
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.