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Phoenix Zoo

#11 of 228 things to do in Phoenix Features Animals
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Zoo lights!

This zoo is huge! you better go very early in the morning so you can see all animals, during... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cindy N
Phoenix, Arizona
Nice Zoo

We went to the Zoo our first day in Phoenix. It's a nice zoo with several educational... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim P
Geneseo, Illinois
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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
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+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This zoo is huge! you better go very early in the morning so you can see all animals, during Christmas time they have the "Zoo lights" it is beautiful but during night you can't see all animals

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Zoo our first day in Phoenix. It's a nice zoo with several educational programs/shows. It was unseasonably hot for Mach, so staying hydrated was a must. The tram ride was a good way to sit and relax. We watched a 4-D...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this zoo! My family has been members for a few years and enjoy taking the kids. We've been to many zoos in and out of the country, and this one is pleasant. My kids love going, petting the sting rays and playing in...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phoenix Zoo offers educational programs for children that are very unique and fun. The one that we participated in is Lunch with a Zookeeper. It is an interactive program for children and a caregiver once a month with a different animal zookeeper. It is...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

With four kids and many years under my belt here in Phoenix, I can honestly say that the Phoenix Zoo is one of my all time favorite places to go. Outside of summer months it is a lovely outing for the whole gang. Christmas is...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fun, educational and relaxing to visit this kind of place. Esp. In AZ, they offered rides, shows, mini tour within the Zoo. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Thank Sheuk_Miming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is in a really cool area by Papago Mtn. Park. Lots of interactive stuff, really reasonably priced. Really good size and my kid had a great time. The Arizona wildlife area was really neat how they incorporated the natural landscape for the bighorn...More

1  Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite zoo. The animals are so well taken care of and look happy and content. They are always making improvements. My grandson loves the splash pads.

1  Thank cheriKae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While this zoo is small, its beautifully laid out. The only diwn side is lack of animals out. Considering it was 75 degrees out, I can only imagine that in 100 degrees there are less animals out then.

1  Thank Marcy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went around Christmas Time and visited the Zoo to watch the Zoo lights. It was a beautiful sight to see

1  Thank Calizona63
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
how much does it cost per person
26 May 2017|
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Response from Cynthia F | Reviewed this property |
$24.95 for adults and & $14.95 for kids. However we purchased a membership to our local zoo which has a reciprocal agreement with other zoos of which the Phoenix Zoo was one. That allowed us half-price admission. I think... More
Kathy J
How much to get in? We are seniors.
1 May 2017|
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Response from PhoenixZoo | Property representative |
We are currently running a Groupon for $14.95. Unfortunately unable to post a link here.
How is this zoo different than the rest
31 March 2017|
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Response from Crystal D | Reviewed this property |
I think it is far more beautiful than many. There are a lot of splash pads for the kids and areas where they can play. It is laid out well and gives you a good walk for your money.