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Valley Zoo

#22 of 181 things to do in Edmonton Features Animals
13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
780-442-5311
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Major disappointment

Upon arrival we were quite impressed with the new entrance with restaurant and gift shop... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oiler-country
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Edmonton, Alberta
via mobile
Great venue for old and young

Perfect place to take the family. Well kept flora and fauna, lots of children's activities. For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wornout57
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Edmonton, Canada
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“petting zoo” (25 reviews)
“nice zoo” (6 reviews)
“red pandas” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
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780-442-5311
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Upon arrival we were quite impressed with the new entrance with restaurant and gift shop. Unfortunately, it was all downhill from there. We could hardly see any animals and when we could see them the enclosures were disgustingly small. Many enclosures had closed for the...More

Thank Oiler-country
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to take the family. Well kept flora and fauna, lots of children's activities. For city raise kids who've never seen wildlife, this is a must summer attraction. Great for Birthday parties too.

Thank wornout57
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was excited to go to the zoo this week end to escape city stress. I was there today. I saw very few animals. Most cages were empty. Animals seemed sad. Really disappointed ! Edmonton needs to work hard in terms of attractions and tourism...More

Thank Rachida I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo is pretty small but it's also cheap to get into so I didn't feel like it was a rip-off. There are lots of animals, unfortunately it was difficult to see some of them. It was a nice little wander round though, for a...More

Thank ameliagrace94
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Low priced fun. Good family trip. Animals were exciting to see. Food could be better but as expected. Overall very happy with visit

Thank dna44
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Kids loved the train ride! The petting zoo is great for small children. Paddle boats were fun. The variety of animals wasn't huge, but there was a lot to see.

1  Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place to spend a sunny day with kids and family. Must say an adventurous trip. Must see in edmonton.

1  Thank Meenakshi s
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We booked a group tour for adults with disabilities. They were awesome. We had the opportunity to hold and touch certain animals where it was quiet away from all the other people. The lady was very informative and made it an enjoyable experience for everyone....More

1  Thank sleepyjane
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Would of been nice to have more animals to view also not so spread out before u see another animal also having other showings

1  Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Walked through the zoo on a fabulous day...all the animals were out enjoying the sun. Great expansion plans...will definitely go more often!

1  Thank shopper_10
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JustCuzAndy
How big is this zoo? How many hours would it take to visit?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Amanda R | Reviewed this property |
There have heen fairly recent upgrades, so the zoo takes longer to go through. There is a nice petting zoo, paddle boats in the nice weather, a place to ride a merry-go-round and have a snack..plus of course, all the animal... More
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Sarah G
why can Lucy the elephant not be released to the freedom of a sanctuary and the company of other elephants.
17 February 2017|
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Response from meechuk | Reviewed this property |
Contact the zoo's caretaker. My understanding is that she would not be able to tolerate a relocation.
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jakethesnakerake
Is there giraffes and/or gorillas?
16 July 2016|
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Response from Mstrong13 | Reviewed this property |
No there are not unfortunately
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