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Phoenix Zoo

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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Great for Both Kids and Adults

We visited the Phoenix zoo with our young nephews over the holidays. We have been before, but... read more

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Issaquah, Washington
Beautiful and Scenic Activity

We went during Christmas Lighting of the Zoo. It was a wonderful family activity. The lighting... read more

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Visit the Phoenix Zoo and explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the savanna - a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley. With cafes, shops, lush gardens and exciting experiences like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter, Monkey Village, Safari Train, 4-D Theater and many more, your visit to the Zoo will be memorable for the entire family. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation's largest non-profit zoos, committed to conservation and providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
Camelback East
+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Phoenix zoo with our young nephews over the holidays. We have been before, but always enjoy going back and seeing new animals. The petting zoo is great for up close with some really tame goats. The grounds are well maintained, with wide,...More

Thank BigOrangeCat
Reviewed yesterday

We went during Christmas Lighting of the Zoo. It was a wonderful family activity. The lighting with the music was wonderful. We were able to see nature;Christmas lights, and animals. Zoo is Always fun.

Thank 360billieg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Phoenix zoo is a wonderful way to spend the day. Very clean and organized. Special events and exhibits for various ages. Staff is informative and helpful.

Thank smarion22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Attended the final day of their annual zoo lights presentation. Arrived early (60 minutes) to an almost empty parking lot. Left from a packed parking lot after spending a few hours strolling through an unbelievable light display all choreographed to wonderfully themed Christmas music. Attendance...More

Thank 190russelle
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great zoo to spend the day walking around to cover the whole zoo. Make an attempt to catch Zoolights, when they have thousands of lights all over the zoo with some synchronized to music. Hot during the summer months, early morning but great during...More

Thank Kirby F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our granddaughters had an absolutely delightful time at this zoo. Do take advantage of both the tram tour and the 3-D movie; our 3 and 7 year old absolutely loved these!

Thank Mari M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Phoenix Zoo with high hopes, but was a bit disappointed. The zoo needs more signs by the enclosures. The way its set up, you literally have to walk up to each one to read the tiny sign. I.m used to larger signs...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at PZ and enjoyed the traveling dino exhibit. The new rhino exhibit was inspiring. Nice day walking around

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a private venue, one can expect to get gouged at every corner. Having said this, it is a nice zoo and great for the kids. The Dinosaurs in the desert is fun.

Thank The_Man1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to navigate, easy to see animals, fairly large areas for animals, also has a great dinosaur area and a carousel with endangered animals instead of horses .

Thank Carol K
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13 January 2018|
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Response from Sydele G | Reviewed this property |
I looked up the pretty restaurant right IN the Phoenix Zoo. It's Gertrude's.
28 July 2017|
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Response from titus a | Reviewed this property |
yes but it will be a hike and I would recommend driving
26 May 2017|
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Response from Erin S | Reviewed this property |
If you have an Entertainment Book there is also a coupon in there.