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Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo

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1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
+1 540-743-4113
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I was looking forward to visiting this zoo. However, as soon as we paid and walked through the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
michelle3469
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Arizona
Best zoo ever

We had so much fun at the zoo. Be careful the hours posted on their website are not correct. Well... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
mokakody
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Akron, OH
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Luray zoo does not maintain this sight this is a third party sight for accurate information on hours etc see website
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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1087 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5245
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking forward to visiting this zoo. However, as soon as we paid and walked through the door, we noticed teenagers that were heavily intoxicated, it was dirty, it looked un-kept. Very disappointing! You can see the entire rescue in about 30 mins. I...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We had so much fun at the zoo. Be careful the hours posted on their website are not correct. Well worth it!!More

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LurayZoo, Owner at Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. As for our hours they are posted on are website lurayzoo.com and are accurate. some third party websites such as google yelp TripAdvisor etc have incorrect hours but we have no control over what they...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Our second visit. This time we brought friends. Very inexpensive. Our friend has some trouble walking so this place is ideal. Small enough to see the whole place easily and no steep hills. There are so many unique reptiles and animals here. A must see....More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visited this place to see the alligator snapping turtle. From the outside it looks a little run down but do not let that put you off. It is after all a rescue zoo and you have to keep this in mind when visiting. Great selection...More

1  Thank 167Dave8
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a nice place to go however, the animals in the park like to stick their heads in your windows. It is a nice clean park except for those guests who enjoying throwing their used feed buckets out the window of their cars. They...More

1  Thank paulkotrtoit
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice zoo where the animals seem to be cared for and loved. I would agree with other reviewers that the crocodile and alligator enclosures were a little sad, but the other reptile tanks were adequate. Our son really loved the monkeys, the tiger and...More

Thank Crystine715
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a great place to do a quick walk through and see a few fascinating creatures. It is a rescue facility so this is not a typical "zoo" but the baby goats are sooo cute and you so get to feed and pet them (so...More

Thank Annalfw
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My partner & I love this little privately funded rescue zoo. Great variety of happy, well-fed animals of all species ( reptiles inside, birds, marsupials, monkeys, lemurs, and GOATS! You can feed the goats!) Even a majestic tiger. I will return to this place every...More

Thank Kristina L
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We took our 7 year old grandson to visit the zoo since he loves reptiles. We were very much impressed with their extensive snake exhibits. The zoo itself isn't as nice though. The animal enclosures are overgrown and too small. We were especially disturbed in...More

Thank B. L
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I was a little taken back by the entrance fees yet understand that this is a self-supporting operation that handles rescued animals so I bit the bullet and got tickets for myself and 2 grandkids. The snake exhibits were better than I've seen in major...More

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chrissyn1984
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Give them a call. Really nice friendly people.
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Ina W
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No parking fee.
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Sarah K
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Yes! You will be near several places to eat, Anthony's is great for Italian, Burger King, McDonald's. there is an awesome place called FLOTZIE's and several picnic tables there. They have the world's best ice cream for a... More
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