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Cape May County Park & Zoo

#1 of 10 things to do in Cape May Court House Features Animals
707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
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If you like seeing wild animals in habitats rather than cages here's the place to go. No entry fee... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tom F
Belcamp, Md
Cape May County Zoo - A Must See!

Cape May County Zoo is for the entire family, young and old. Zoo parking and admission is free as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennifer P
Washington Township, New Jersey
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Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully maintained exhibits. With 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and approximately 500 animals, you're sure to see something new. The Cape May County Zoo is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas). Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning November 1st. No admission fee. That's right! The zoo is free of charge! Donations are GREATLY appreciated! Join the FUN, where the admission is always FREE!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like seeing wild animals in habitats rather than cages here's the place to go. No entry fee like so many other zoos, just make a donation of what you can afford. Always updating their exhibits and big into conservation. Have snow leopards and...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cape May County Zoo is for the entire family, young and old. Zoo parking and admission is free as the zoo operates on donations (everyone should make sure they donate!) The animal exhibits are spacious with just the right animals for everyone to enjoy. The...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit the zoo on a gray morning that wasn't great for beach-going. We went with fairly low expectations - after all, it's free, and generally you get what you pay for. My three year old son loves otters, so we figured, if...More

Thank millera913
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After many visits to Cape May, we finally visited the zoo for something to different to do. It's larger than it looks and is clean providing a natural habitat for many of the animals. Since some of the animals were inactive or in their shelters,...More

Thank Bunnie59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first trip to the county zoo and we were definitely pleasantly surprised. Admission and parking are free. There are numerous playgrounds and pavilions to have a picnic at. Staff is very friendly and will answer any questions you have about the animals....More

Thank wwnjbeachbum
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cape May Zoo is perfect for families with young children. They have a variety of animals from around the world. I did not see any extremely large animals such as elephants or rhinos. The park is beautifully landscaped with plants and the majority of...More

Thank DiscountKing
Jean W, Program Coordinator at Cape May County Park & Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Although it is a wonderful review and we are very appreciative, we want to make sure readers realize there is a charge for the Zipline/Aerial Adventure Park. I believe there is a typo and Discount King meant to type "For an admission fee, try your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a day with just my granddaughter, took the ferry and had a wonderful time at the zoo. Trolley takes you from ferry in CapeMay to the zoo. Lots of animals were out except the lions.. been to lots of zoo's and they are always...More

Thank beachl0ver92253
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cape May Zoo is a great attraction for people of all ages! Nice clean Zoo and also has a tree climbing area that the kids love!

Thank frankwelsh26
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, friendly and well kept. The grounds are beautiful and the animals and exhibits are interesting and well maintained. Fun place for families and it is FREE. They take donations and deserve them. This is a gem tucked away on the mainland of beautiful beach...More

Thank diane184
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo was really nice, lots to see and really clean.Parking and entry are free. Geared to all ages. There are a few places to get lunch at during your visit or pack your and have a picnic.

Thank Melissa N
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Robert M
is zoo opened this Friday?
24 May 2017|
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Response from P F B | Reviewed this property |
Their web site has the hours listed.
Robert M
What other activities are there?
24 May 2017|
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Response from cherylbythesea | Reviewed this property |
There is a new zip line. I will be there again this weekend and pay more attention.
Julie C
what city is it in
18 January 2017|
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Response from Jean W | Property representative |
Cape May Court House