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Brevard Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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We went to the brevard zoo for the first time on Valentine’s Day. We got to do the kayaking, feed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valeria L
Kissimmee, Florida
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Great Place to Visit

I can't believe I haven't reviewed the zoo before now. I've been here a ton of times and will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katherine S
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Explore the world of animals at Brevard Zoo, an internationally accredited facility home to giraffe, rhinos, big cats and hundreds of colorful parrots. Interactive experiences include giraffe and bird feedings, a children's water play area and...more
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8225 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940-7924
+1 321-254-9453
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2006

Recently returned from a 1/2 business - 1/2 pleasure trip to Orlando. We had our two small children in tow, and decided on only hitting WDW one day. (Smart choice for us!) While looking for other ideas of things to do with a couple of...More

12  Thank Stogie3786
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I went to Brevard zoo today with my 3 yr old and planned on having a good time, what made our experience so horrible and humiliating were some of the zoo personal working at Brevard zoo. At the cafe near the flamingo area, there were...More

8  Thank sarah m
BrevardZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Brevard Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2013

Dear Sarah: We’re sorry you had a bad customer service experience at the Zoo. We pride ourselves on being a friendly, helpful place and clearly we did not live up to those standards. Paws On is not open to the public until 10 a.m., but...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am comparing this zoo to several others that i have been to in the country, including the Toledo Zoo, Pittsburgh Zoo, and even a small town zoo of Fort Wayne, IN. This zoo needs an overhaul! Maybe some Zoo Brew events to bolster funds,etc....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the brevard zoo for the first time on Valentine’s Day. We got to do the kayaking, feed the giraffes and the parakeet for a very good price and it was so much fun! The staff was very helpful and friendly and the...More

Thank Valeria L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe I haven't reviewed the zoo before now. I've been here a ton of times and will always go back for a visit. Strengths: *Very heavily shaded. Very few spots where open space has the sun beating down on you. *Animals nicely spaced...More

1  Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite Zoo. You can spend all day or half a day and see it all. I love that the animals have REAL habitats. They are not just caged. In early November they are more active in their habitats. There are kid activities...More

Thank Happiness819374
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Zoo on our last day in Cocoa Beach, This is a great place to visit,, beautiful, lots to look at, kids and hubby took the kayak ride-which they enjoyed! Train ride was great-right thru the animals, fed the giraffes and birds- great experience...More

Thank Tkdgal41767
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely way to spend the afternoon. Lots of exhibits to see. We upgraded to the explorer package which includes the aviary feeding (watch out for the lorikeets!!! They are very friendly), giraffe feeding (such a fantastic way to see them up close), and the...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a pathetic zoo! Really small and the day we visited several sections were closed for construction. Even if those had been open our opinion would have been the same. Not that the animals are being mistreated but the place is just so small...More

Thank coastermeister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great zoo! The variety of animals and activities is excellent! The educational signage is both interesting and informative. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for something to do in the area!

Thank Cntrychica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our kindergarten class LOVED the Brevard Zoo! It is a relaxing trip and shady. Thank you for not having a bunch a small cages filled with animals. The Brevard Zoo has opted for fewer animals in a more natural environment. The kids loved the train...More

Thank drbrds22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is fabulous. It’s just the right size! You can see and really enjoy everything in a day or two. The neat thing is you always want to go back for more and to keep up with the animals. Go ahead and get the...More

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Response from knb78 | Reviewed this property |
There is a Hampton Inn and a Holiday Inn right across the street. Both are nice.