Phoenix Zoo

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455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ, USA - (602) 273-1341

Phoenix Zoo Reviews

jamesdean252 jamesdea…
68 reviews
The zoo in the devils backyard! Apr 01, 2011
The Phoenix Zoo is in the devils backyard located in Papago Park area of Phoenix. The zoo is home to over 1300 animals that can handle the heat. We stopped in on our last day, trying to kill some time before our red eye flight home. It was the hottest day of my trip to Arizona with a high of 97 degrees, some of the animals were hiding inside and I don’t blame them one bit. We should have done the same thing but couldn’t find any good museums to go too, the zoo was a great choice. It was a fun filled couple hours that we spent watching the animals play. The zoo breaks down into 4 different sections for Africa, Arizona, tropical, and the children’s petting zoo, with a few other attractions. It cost $18 a person to get into the largest non-profit zoo in North America. The zoo is always a great place to spend the day. If you are in the area I recommend checking it out, just hope you go on a cooler day.
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ceh23 ceh23
8 reviews
Pretty Good Zoo Dec 22, 2009
Having gone to many zoos, I'd have to say the Phoenix zoo is pretty entertaining. It's fun to walk through the different exibits and feel like you're where the animals should be.

Probably the coolest part of the zoo would have to be the Monkey Village. At the monkey village you get to walk into a caged in area where spider monkeys are all around. They get pretty close. Also, it looks like they've got a new exibit where you can feed giraffes. Seems cool, too bad I missed it!
Monkey Village
By the entrance
JamaicaMeNutts JamaicaM…
5 reviews
May 08, 2007
This zoo was pretty fun. I enjoyed it a lot. I absolutely love going to Zoos. As far as zoos go it was pretty average, but not terrible.

We got in for 50% off because my parents are members of the local zoo in Battle Creek, MI. It was fairly cheap to go. We went with a group of 4.

The food, as at all zoos, was very expensive. We didn't end up eatting there because it didnt take us all day.

Since we were there Between Christmas and New Years it was fairly chilly. It wasnt very busy at all. We wanted to get hot chocolate but it was too expensive.

We got to see all the typical animals that you see at zoos, except they had a lot more snakes. A lot of rattle snakes.

We also got to see the mountains. Which is quite different from our zoo at home. They were making a new viewing platform so you could feed the giraffes, but it was just beginning when we were there.

The rhinos were awesome, the tigers were awesome. The lion seemed sick. They had cyotes there too which we dont see often at the zoo.

Overall, a great trip. Id probably go back if I was in the area.

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