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Riverview Park and Zoo

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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
+1 705-745-6866
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Great for small children

I would highly recommend the zoo for small children. There are many places to play and there are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ken1949
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Bowmanville, Canada
Fun and free!

This was a wonderful place to visit with my kids (aged 4 and 9). There are amazing playgrounds (try... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
prairiegardener
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Regina SK
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55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid's water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (112 reviews)
“splash pad” (203 reviews)
“water park” (50 reviews)
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1230 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7G4, Canada
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+1 705-745-6866
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I would highly recommend the zoo for small children. There are many places to play and there are enough animals to captivate the minds of these young ones. The zoo is free as well.

Thank Ken1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a wonderful place to visit with my kids (aged 4 and 9). There are amazing playgrounds (try the huge green tube slide down the side of a hill!) and lots of animals to see. Great place to walk and to get kids to...More

Thank prairiegardener
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son's family from Nova Scotia visited the zoo with the 3 kids and they thoroughly enjoyed it. The fact that it was free created a very affordable visit. Snack bar is a must for the kids. Would do it again.

Thank thehamptons
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with our friends and her toddler son on a Sunday afternoon. The zoo is not big but has enough animals to bring joy to children and adults alike. There is also a splash pad and playground with picnic tables and change...More

Thank Mak615
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our grandson to the zoo to have a look at the animals and visit the splash pad. The zoo has really been updated! It was absolutely a lovely afternoon and my grandson was in awe of the peacocks , the huge turtle and...More

Thank JudyT89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took two little boys to the zoo. The highlight for them was the train ride, free for children under two. $2 for adults. Ride goes across the Otonabee River, through an area across the river from the zoo. Wooden animals hidden in the woods. They...More

Thank HMel2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very pleasant visit for our family. This cute zoo offered enough for us to spent a whole afternoon there. We saw bobcats, turtles, and many more animals. I personally enjoyed the mini train ride a lot ($2 per person). The riverside walk...More

Thank Peggy772014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were so nice. Good free zoo with lots of different animals. Our daughter loves the otters, bobcat, serval and sloth. There is a nice playground with a super long slide. Kids loved it. There was also a splash pad, free parking and a small...More

Thank katqe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a free zoo for the family has a great little water park and several play grounds a good variety of animals lots of parking small place to grab a bite to eat or a ice cream or they have several nice areas to bring...More

Thank T4088UHcindyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This zoo isn't huge, but is a pleasant walk. There are quite a few animals on display and a lot of picnic areas and play areas for young children. Admission is free.

Thank Daleb0422
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morningsunrise46
29 August 2017|
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Response from D7861QTsusanm | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, the zoo is absolutely free! You can view the animals, play in the giant playground and splash in the splash pad all for free. There is a small fee for the train which we have never taken and there are... More
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Pararajasingam A
30 June 2017|
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Response from Andrena F | Reviewed this property |
Lift lock cruise leaves from del crary and lock 19. Good cruise if you haven't been through the Trent or lift lock
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Donald S
11 June 2017|
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Response from Andrena F | Reviewed this property |
No they are not permitted
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