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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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For a reasonable price, we were able to do the Kentucky down under and Mammoth onyx cave, this was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Amazing stop!

We were part of a group and it was too cold for us to be outside so they brought the animals to us... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Terri M
Wilson, New York
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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.
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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 3 days ago via mobile

For a reasonable price, we were able to do the Kentucky down under and Mammoth onyx cave, this was such a fun experience! The staff was very kind, helpful and informative. The whole location is very scenic and we were pleased with all there was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Locmelis
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were part of a group and it was too cold for us to be outside so they brought the animals to us! Awesome experience. All of the employees LOVED their jobs and it showed. Loved the up close and personal experience with the animals....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Terri M
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Small zoo but you can feed and pet the kangaroos and your ticket includes the cave tour with us 20-30 minutes.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Mystic5390
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Viewing and feeding the kangaroos was a lot of fun. They did not have many animals in the petting zoo. The cave tour was short but sweet. It was different than other cave tours i have been on. The passages were very small to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 720katew
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

We had SO much fun. Petting and feeding the kangaroos was incredible and such a unique experience. The cave is small but beautiful. We will definitely return!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Awesome place very friendly staff. Enjoyed feeding and visiting with the animals. The cave was beautiful and staff was very informative. Great time. Children would love it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank judys218
Reviewed 28 November 2018

we enjoyed this friendly park with my son and family nice relaxation place to roam around with cute animals and enjoy the feeding

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nraghaven
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We came to this park the day after Thanksgiving about noon. There were about 20 cars in the parking lot. We spent just under $100 for our family of 4. We were assigned the 12:30 cave tour. We saw the birds in the cabin, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rucingok
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This is my 8 year old autistic son’s new life motto! An emu ran up, but his hand, and stole the cup of food intended for the kangaroos. I do wish the emus were separated. We went on a rainy day, which actually worked out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Great day with the family. The zoo is designed more like a park with quite a bit of walking. You see exotic animals here that you may not have at the local zoo: kangaroos, koalas and a great exotic bird exhibit. The shows were also...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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8 July 2018|
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Response from ChrisS7899 | Reviewed this property |
I found in Groupon 4 tickets for $59.
1 June 2018|
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Response from Bryan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both are open when raining.
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.