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Oaklawn Farm Zoo

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Fabulous spot for kids, grand-kids and the young at heart!

This is a gem in a sort of an "out of the way" area of the province depending on your point of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mort S
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Halifax, Canada
Best little zoo

What a wonderful find! This place was a best little zoo ever, right out of a movie. All of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nikki S
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1007 Ward Rd, Aylesford, Nova Scotia B0P 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a gem in a sort of an "out of the way" area of the province depending on your point of view, at least. It is well worth the drive from Halifax if you have kids or grand-kids and are looking for a some...More

3  Thank Mort S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful find! This place was a best little zoo ever, right out of a movie. All of the animals had a story and they looked well taken care of. We got to see them feed the big cats and they even have a...More

1  Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to oaklawn farm, was very pleasantly surprised at how great the animals look and seem very well cared for. We were there for the big cat feeding at 5pm which was pretty neat, I was shocked that the zoo crew lady went into...More

1  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oaklawn Farm zoo has been opened to the public for quite a few years now. It is a great place to get up close to exotic wild animals. Check out the daily feeding times for the big cats. The staff walk you through the feeding...More

1  Thank infoT8943ZI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the fullest. The animals all appeared very happy and well cared for. We were surprised by the number and types of animals. There were many opportunities to touch and feed animals and to observe feeding times. Animals were very easy...More

1  Thank Newfie4fun
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Used to bring our children here when they were young. Now they bring their children and we meet them there! Or else my husband and I go just the two of us! It’s a yearly trip we make! Animals all seemed very content and lots...More

1  Thank beachlovers85
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It may not be fair to compare this zoo to our bigger local zoo of the Toronto Zoo. But I would go to the Oaklawn Farm Zoo 100 times over the Toronto zoo. It is a smaller zoo but there are lots of animals to...More

1  Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I last visited Oaklawn Farm Zoo in May of 1988 when we had company from Austria and were looking for activities for him to do......I was amazed yesterday (have been wanting to return for years) when I went back to see all the changes and...More

1  Thank dogsrule
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A smaller version of bigger zoos but still many animals to see, including tigers and lions. The chimps are hilarious to watch. A fun outing whether you're 5 or 50. Great areas for kids to play or feed the goats. Very clean property all around.

1  Thank Chantal D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Kids love this place! We get a family pass every year! They could go every day if we would take them!

1  Thank Tia R
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blackcatNovaScotia
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
$9 for adult
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20 May 2017|
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Response from Ellen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is . My husband has a wheelchair. It was a great way to spend an afternoon. Really enjoyed it.
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