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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

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3700 L and N Turnpike Rd, I-65 at Exit 58, Horse Cave, Horse Cave, KY 42749-7100
+1 270-786-1010
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Small but Fun Zoo With Private Cave

If you can do only one thing in the area, this might be the best because of the variety. For one... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Batesville, Indiana
Interesting and fun for all ages

Get the Groupon and this becomes a great deal, not sure I would find it a good value if we paid... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dawn M
La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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Fun and interactive animal park. Many Australian animals including kangaroos, as well as other North American Animals. Cave on site, included with admission price. Fun for the whole family.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cave tour” (221 reviews)
“exotic birds” (13 reviews)
“animal shows” (12 reviews)
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3700 L and N Turnpike Rd, I-65 at Exit 58, Horse Cave, Horse Cave, KY 42749-7100
+1 270-786-1010
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Reviewed yesterday

If you can do only one thing in the area, this might be the best because of the variety. For one admission price, you get to hike through a small but interesting cave, pet kangaroos and emus, have lorikeets swarm you (assuming you spend a...More

Thank SMF-Collegeville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the Groupon and this becomes a great deal, not sure I would find it a good value if we paid full price but where else can you feed the kangaroos and wallaby and have Lorries land on your head? That right there made it...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was disappointed arriving with the up hill climb. Park looked a little run down but what a great trip. Park is very hands on. Animal show allows you to hold a Macaw and python for pictures. Go into area to feed and pet emus and...More

Thank Earl C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a sunny Sunday when it was mid-seventies in temperature after snagging the groupon. It really wasn't busy yet -- there may have been 40-50 we saw total. there The gal at the ticket office/gift shop was friendly & gave us event times....More

Thank Trearch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m glad it was a cool day but plenty of shade for hot days. We walked the zoo but golf carts could be rented. Very hilly. The cave has a lot of stairs but had a great time. The fudge shop was a delight. We...More

Thank BarryM59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went n the middle of the week, they were not extremely busy. We loved all of the birds and really enjoyed feeding and petting the kangaroos!

Thank Vetia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If not for the fact that you can feed kangaroos and pet them I would have given this place one star. It has the potential to be much much better than what it is. There is lots of land but only a few animals and...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad place...but not great either. We went here after purchasing a Groupon, so that helped make the place more worth going to since it is an hour and a half to get there. The park isn't small, but not huge either. We did...More

Thank Bryson C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This came up in Groupon so we gave it a shot. Nice place. Not too large but enough to kill about 3-4 hours. Plenty of up close and petting of the animals. Plus you get the cave exploration which was awesome. Great place to take...More

2  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My grandson and I spent the day at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and had a great time. He enjoyed everything there. In particular he liked petting and feeding the Kangaroos. We rented a gold cart, which made our travels around the park much easier....More

Thank alabamatransplant24
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27 July 2017|
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Response from workharddieproud | Reviewed this property |
I've been twice and spent about 2 hours both times. It really depends on you. You can spend all day there, doesn't cost extra, once you pay you can also leave and come back. We left and ate and came back for the cave tour.
6 September 2016|
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Response from Trish W | Reviewed this property |
It's just about 15 minutes away to Mammoth Caves.
6 September 2016|
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Response from BuddyKY | Reviewed this property |
$28.50 adults $15.50 kids Groupon provides a good discount. Full price is definitely way overpriced.