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Toronto Zoo

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Address: 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1B 5K7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-392-5929
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09:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier Zoo offering over 5,000 animals and...

The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier Zoo offering over 5,000 animals and incredible exhibits including the award-winning Gorilla Rainforest, home to our Western Lowland Gorilla troop. Vist our six indoor pavilions and don't forget to drop by and see our adorable Zoo babies including endangered animal species Siberian tigers, Prewalski's foals, and snow leopards. Learn about your favourite animals with our daily Keeper Talks. Special events and promotions throughout the year*. *Seasonal schedules apply. Special events subject to change without notice.

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Walking with the wild

I have been to The Toronto Zoo many time both as a young person and not so young. Located on a very large acreage this facility staffs many of the worlds rarest animals. The staff... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to The Toronto Zoo many time both as a young person and not so young. Located on a very large acreage this facility staffs many of the worlds rarest animals. The staff and scientists work diligently to understand and save these creatures. The staff is friendly and the residence housed here are wonderful to behold.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

2016 has been a fantastic year to visit the zoo (get a membership if you plan more than 3 visits), what with the twin baby pandas, the polar bear cub, white lion cubs, baby Indian Rhino, and a bunch of adorable baby turtles. Oh, and a baby zebra and a baby Bactrian camel! 14 km of paths, they say. I... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Toronto Zoo is a must see exhibit!!! You will love it. The Zoo is well laid out with lots of indoor and outdoor exhibits. So many animals to see. You must visit the Panda exhibit. The staff do lots of presentations (questions and answers) which are so informative. I encourage you to get there early and spend the entire... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to a few spots in Montreal and Ottawa that showcase animals, but this is definitely the one with the most variety. The panda exhibition was SO adorable, i had never seen pandas up close and they're great. The red pandas were cute as well. Warning: on hot summer days the animals tend to want to lay down and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

don't think i ever got tired of this place ,, beautiful ,,,think i enjoyed it more than the kids and still do ,,, great place to spend a sunday together with the family ,,,can still see the excited faces,,

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visit the zoo at least 2-3 times every year, and it's always a great way to spend the day. Right now there's several young animals that were born within the last year to see, including a rhino, a zebra, a polar bear 2 lynx cubs (super cute!), and of course the famous panda cubs. The best time to go... More 

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Mende, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a really nice zoo! One of the best zoos that I visited! Get ready to spend one full day in the zoo. There are some places indoor, but avoid this zoo if it's raining.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to the Zoo a few times and each time it was great. The animals are well kept. Also, there are LOTS of them so you can't possibly go there and not find something you like. The tiny penguins, the white lion, the noisy parrots are so much fun to look at; so are the polar bears, the black... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you haven't seen them go now! They were nursing when we were there and it was a delight to see! Papa panda was dining on his 42kg of bamboo! Great interpretation piece but without a large crowd we were able to enjoy them. Don't miss out, go soon!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Toronto Zoo is a must see Zoo in America. It was the first time I saw a Panda and a Polar Bear, the only thing i did not saw it was a Moose and i wanted to see it so bad since this animal represents Canada.

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