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Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

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Address: 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3035
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+1 561-547-9453
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is home to more than 500...

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is home to more than 500 animals on 23 shaded tropical acres, including endangered Malayan tigers, Mexican spider monkeys, jaguars and more! The lush grounds layout includes an Interactive Play Fountain (with changing tents), a Conservation Station which includes a Wildlife Carousel and Safari Train for children to ride, and interactive wildlife presentations. Parking is free, with a shuttle provided to across-the-street parking lots on busy weekends. Guests can dine at the Tropics Cafe, or they can grab a quick bite at the concessions stand and Dippin Dots. Shop seven days a week at the Wild Things Gift Shop, and on weekends at the Marketplace near the Tropics Cafe.

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What a fun day with the kids

Went there for Springbreak 2016 with my kids. They have lots of different kind of animals. Restaurant was not expensive on site and food was good.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there for Springbreak 2016 with my kids. They have lots of different kind of animals. Restaurant was not expensive on site and food was good.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Palm Beach Zoo is a small zoo, some 550 animals, so its not Miami Zoo but my granddaughters like it. Sharon the ocelot is 23, the oldest cat there. A lot of the animals were injuried or are rescue animals.Nabalam, an matriarch jagular is 22. The animal care staff does a good job.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I normally do not go to zoos as I dont like seeing caged animals BUT, many of these animals have been injured and would not survive in the wild. Abandoned 2yr old baby bears, Bald Eagles that had been shot and Albino crocodile. The area that they were living on was remarkable, it felt like we were walking through another... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting Palm Beach Zoo for 30+ years. While not San Diego experience; nevertheless, an excellent zoo. The folks of the Palm Beaches are to be congratulated for funding this valuable community resource.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palm beach zoo is a nice zoo for small children and adults. THey have a merry go round, large splash pad very popular with the kids, and several paths leading to their collection of animals. THere is a Mayan temple themed area with the cats that I like a lot. The areas are shaded so accessible even when hot.... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is just awesome. Great for young kids as it's not too big. The layout is great, landscaping is awesome, service is friendly, and of course, the animals are awesome. My 3 year old loves it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about four hours going through this zoo. There are many animals from multiple continents. I guess I enjoyed Florida type animals best. Don't be afraid to eat at the zoo in there fantastic café. The food is reasonably priced and quite good. There is a smaller area to get hotdogs hamburgers and such. This zoo is more of... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palm Beach Zoo is a wonderful place to spend time. The animals are well cared for in clean and appropriate habitats. There is a great variety of animals and the habitats are laid out in such a way that even when it's crowded you can get a good view of the animals. There are on-going talks and events. While... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Palm Beach Zoo it is a nice place to visit. It's not very large like the majority of all the other Zoos I have visited. We took out teenage son and our other 2 children under 12. Obviously the teenager wasn't to thrilled to be there but it was a family outing and he put up with that. We... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo!! My kids & us adults enjoyed this trip. I'd definitely go back. Had some cool & unusual animals you don't see everyday in Ohio.

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Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this review

Hello Nini124! We love that you and your family had a wonderful day of adventure with us. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and hopefully we will see you on your next trip to Florida! More 

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