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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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Clean Zoo,Plenty to see

We went to visit the zoo (4 adults) and stayed for 5 hours.The animals were great and the food was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Epping, New Hampshire
Nice zoo

Very nice zoo, but too many exhibits were unfortunately closed. Would recommend going early to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Whitehall, Michigan
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“camel ride” (61 reviews)
“monkey village” (43 reviews)
“splash pads” (34 reviews)
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
Camelback East
+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to visit the zoo (4 adults) and stayed for 5 hours.The animals were great and the food was too.We would have stayed longer but had reservations for dinner.It's a definate dont miss out on going.

Thank lieu1803
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice zoo, but too many exhibits were unfortunately closed. Would recommend going early to avoid high temps.

Thank Feathers4638
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Phoenix Zoo is a great family experience. All of the animals have come from other zoos and born and kept at the Phoenix Zoo. No animals were taken from their natural habitats. All receive excellent treatment. The staff are knowledgeable about the animals they...More

Thank 919Bonnie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came with wife and 10 year old child last week. Enjoyed ourselves in the 3 hours we spent. Fortunately, it was cool and overcast (by Phoenix standards). Fed the sting rays which the kiddo really enjoyed. Got a close view of mountain lions, bobcats, and...More

Thank Justin F
Reviewed 4 days ago

For one of the largest cities in the US, this zoo underperforms. As noted in other posts, it is average. The enclosures are not great, the variety of animals is somewhat paltry, and the environment is not ideal for animal activity (i.e. this is in...More

Thank Demi-Dad
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Phoenix Zoo has a wide variety of animals, especially from South America. Quite a bit of on going construction. Admission is reasonable but then they try and charge you for numerous activies which are not included in the admission price. Concessions petty steep. But...More

Thank Treadman46
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Phoenix Zoo was a pleasant experience. It would have been better if it wasn't for all of the construction. Still, all of the animals were out and about. We enjoyed the theatre and the train ride. It was our last day in Phoenix, and...More

Thank lwyden
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After going twice to the zoo I would recommend going to the Zoo Lights once and maybe during the day to see the animals. If seen many Zoos across North America and it falls short of expectations for me however if new to these types...More

Thank Ryanstar15
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great zoo with good variety of animals and experiences, and great weather. Probably too hot in summer, but fine in other seasons. They have my daughter's favorite animal, the cheetah. We were lucky to see them up close. They also have camel...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a Tuesday around noon, so it wasn't too busy. Admission was $40 for the two of us, which was the seniors rate that you have to ask for. The map they give you is very good for navigating the site. There are...More

Thank IndulgentSamurai
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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.
Kathy J
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.