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Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

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370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218-5770
+1 904-757-4463
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Good but not great

I have been spoiled by living in the same city as Riverbanks Zoo in SC. Plus I travel and have been... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mtdbassman
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St. Augustine, Florida
Comortably sized zoo

So happy this zoo had the little train you could use to travel around the zoo.If you had the time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ojemma1
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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This 73-acre park is the only zoo in Florida's northeast.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (192 reviews)
“tiger exhibit” (130 reviews)
“stingray bay” (63 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218-5770
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been spoiled by living in the same city as Riverbanks Zoo in SC. Plus I travel and have been to the Cincinnati Zoo, The Toledo Zoo. The Omaha Zoo. So Jacksonville was a let down. The paths don't really flow well. They have...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

So happy this zoo had the little train you could use to travel around the zoo.If you had the time, you pay once for the train and you can ride all day long. The train has 2 stops and you can walk around and see...More

Thank Ojemma1
Reviewed 6 days ago

I like the way the areas of the zoo are divided by geographic location (Asia, Africa, Australia, etc.). The zoo is very well kept, offers very good food in the restaurants, lots of things to see and plenty of animals. The train ride is a...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Staff was good. Zoo was well lit. It was quite interesting to see the zoo at night, light with lights. Food was good. Had a great time and weather was warm. Great family activity. Long lines at opening - so pre-purchase your tickets and skip...More

Thank lynn10749
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo has lots of walking trails to see animals from all over the world. I only saw less than half because didn't have enough time. Its much bigger than I had thought, I will go back and update this review once I do. The...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great zoo. Clean and lots to see. From south Florida been watching Cubs via web cam that were born to my surprise they were presented today. Cute. How wonderful. The ape attraction closed. Took four hours too see everything. Loved the giraffes. B

Thank paws0810
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have time the Jacksonville Zoo is a nice place to visit. It is not a real large zoo but what they have is worth the visit. My wife really liked the Bald Eagles.

Thank Tpreinert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Jax zoo we have been coming for years. We love to see the ever changing and improvements that are being done.

Thank ashley m
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are ever there for Brew at the zoo you need to go! :) AMAZING event! tons of food and entertainment.

Thank daniellechana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attend the zoo with my daughter my wife and two grandchildren ages four and three months. The zoo is very well set up for young children and very stroller for friendly. We had a great time in the African area and our young granddaughter was...More

Thank kedkap
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Pirates1mom
26 December 2017|
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Response from Himja S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so.
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Richard B
13 December 2017|
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Response from Renato S | Reviewed this property |
At least 4 to 5 hours!
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kathi262016
21 November 2017|
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Response from Wes S | Reviewed this property |
No but they have a train that circles around park. You can either ride to the back and walk,forward or go to back and have it take you back to the front to the exit. The food is toward the back of the park though.
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