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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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Nice day outing

We had a party of four, one adult, two teenagers, and one 3yo old. The tickets are too costly for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amber M
,
Somerset, Kentucky
via mobile
FUN FOR ALL AGES!!

Not a whole lot to do in the Cave City area (aside from Mammoth Cave) so decided to give Ky Down... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeanette A
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louisville, tn
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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” (242 reviews)
“golf cart” (40 reviews)
“sheep herding” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
3700 L and N Turnpike Rd, I-65 at Exit 58, Horse Cave, Horse Cave, KY 42749-7100
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+1 270-786-1010
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"kangaroo exhibit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a party of four, one adult, two teenagers, and one 3yo old. The tickets are too costly for what you get to experience, however I had a Groupon deal that made it worth the trip. Tickets for adults are almost $26 and children...More

Thank Amber M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not a whole lot to do in the Cave City area (aside from Mammoth Cave) so decided to give Ky Down Under a try. We spent most of the afternoon there and kids (age 6 and 9) still weren't ready to leave. Get to be...More

1  Thank Jeanette A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my nephew who is an adult with autism. The staff was so friendly, caring and accommodating. My nephew loved the laughing kucabura bird. Jeremy was so nice and gave us so much great info and time with it. The kangaroos are just adorable....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cute place to see animals from Australia up close. They had dingos and wolves in a fenced area to view. You also are able to feed lorikeets in the bird house. But the main attraction was petting the kangaroos! Loved every minute....More

1  Thank jsenter1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have heard of this place for years and finally able to make the short trek from Cincinnati. Boy was it worth it! Got to pet a kangaroo! The staff are very friendly and knowledgable! The animals are very relaxed with kids of all ages and...More

1  Thank becreuss
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo was small, but the kangaroos will eat out of your hand. The $1 for the food was worth it for us. We rented the golf cart although we could have walked it. It is up hill so be warned. The shows were good...More

1  Thank Penny B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't recommend for anyone out of shape due to the hills and the price of cart rental. The cages for some birds small. Daughter loved the opportunity to pet the kangaroo and llama.

Thank Luv2trvlafar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Groupon for this outing. We did not rent a golf cart but they had them available. There is a lot of walking. The cave was incredible and the guide was informative. The cave was cool (58 degrees) and 2 of the dogs...More

Thank erica62948
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the different animal species, and chance to get up and close, The animal show was exciting, and informational.

Thank jaydee7862018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole family loved it. We did the onyx cave tour as well. We had ages ranging from 2 to 68. It was enjoyed by all ...

Thank Charlotte M
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daisygirl987654321
8 July 2018|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
I found in Groupon 4 tickets for $59.
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Mae A
1 June 2018|
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Response from Bryan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both are open when raining.
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wahooaud
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.
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