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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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The Little Zoo that Could

Everybody needs to make a run to Alabama Gulf Coast's Little Zoo That Could. The animals are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RAYMONDW400
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Mobile, Alabama
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Gulf Shores Zoo

This is a fabulous place to take the kids if you need a break from the beach. It is a small zoo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
7766heath
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Pell City, Alabama, USA
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In late 2019, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo will become 'The Little Zoo That Grew' when we move to our new 25-acre home! The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is home to more than 600 exotic animals including lions, tigers, macaws, reptiles, kangaroos, lemurs...more
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1204 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5908
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everybody needs to make a run to Alabama Gulf Coast's Little Zoo That Could. The animals are enchanting. I love them all. I go often, and I encourage you to see what I know! Great Gift Shop. Great Encoun ters with Kangaroos, Sloths, Lesser Anteaters,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous place to take the kids if you need a break from the beach. It is a small zoo but will be moving in 2019 to a larger area. My kids loved this place and all the animals. Great find.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small zoo but according to signs they are moving to a large 25-acre reserve in 2019! They have a lot of animals to view. In their current locale, they have birds, monkeys, deer, donkeys, a few large cats, and camels. It was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me first start by saying we have been to a lot of small zoos in the past. This particular zoo has a wide variety of animals- reasonable in price and best of all it is very well kept! Our child loved going there. We...More

Thank Soonerstud50
Michelle R, Public Relations Manager at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and our small wolf pack has our hearts as well. We hope you'll come back after we've moved to our new 25-acre home in late 2019.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised how much fun we had. I read the bad reviews and I have no idea what zoo they attended. We did encounters with the sloths, kangaroos and the lemurs. They had so much fun. Very educational with the encounters. The animals clearly...More

Thank Gerry C
Michelle R, Public Relations Manager at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love hearing that you enjoyed your experience at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. We hope you'll make to plans to visit again when we're at our new 25-acre home in late 2019.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this little zoo! The animal encounters make it really special, and the small size really makes you feel closer to the animals than at some of the larger facilities we have visited in the past. My kids do the kangaroo encounter every time...More

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Michelle R, Public Relations Manager at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear you enjoy your visits to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small zoo on approximately 7 acres. A wide variety of specimens and the kids will love the ability to feed some of the animals. Attractively priced from $7 to $11 dollars. The experience was a pleasant surprise.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cute small zoo. Many animals showing pacing behavior. Took me 30 minutes to see everything.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great afternoon adventure for anyone with kids. The animals are up close and the grounds are well maintained and easy to walk through. The side educational shows are very well done and get you even closer to the animals and their handlers....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the zoo at the recommendation of a friend. What a great experience! For the size of the zoo, they had so many neat animals. The best part of it was the chance to pet kangaroos, lemurs, sloths, and anteaters. Those were each separate...More

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Response from JIm J | Reviewed this property |
As others have answered there are “wagons” available but I don’t know the pricing as we did not have a need. However, I know they have complimentary wheel chairs available.
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Kenny A
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Response from travelnus | Reviewed this property |
June is a BUSY Month. You will want to plan plenty of travel time . Yes, in town too.
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