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Phoenix Zoo

#11 of 229 things to do in Phoenix Features Animals
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
+1 602-286-3800
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Excellent facilities!

Enjoyed zoo while visiting Phoenix and found it to be well run and nice facilities. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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It's a zoo

I don't like Zoos in general I don't believe in keeping wild animals caged up, but the kids love it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mesa, Arizona
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Visit the Phoenix Zoo and explore a wondrous world of curiosity, imagination and discovery. For more than half a century, the Zoo and its animals have amazed guests from across Phoenix and around the globe. Whether you are on the lookout for awe-inspiring Asian elephants, on safari to spot the great Sumatran tiger or seeking towering giraffes roaming the savanna - a day at the Zoo offers adventures like no other place in the Valley. With cafes, shops, lush gardens and exciting experiences like Stingray Bay, Giraffe Encounter, Monkey Village, Safari Train, 4-D Theater and many more, your visit to the Zoo will be memorable for the entire family. The Phoenix Zoo is one of the nation's largest non-profit zoos, committed to conservation and providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
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455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3431
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+1 602-286-3800
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed zoo while visiting Phoenix and found it to be well run and nice facilities. Definitely recommed it!!

Thank NCKate
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don't like Zoos in general I don't believe in keeping wild animals caged up, but the kids love it and get to see the animals alive, but it's really hot here in summer feel sorry for the animals , but it is a zoo

Thank Martyandrews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was about 106 when we visited but we had a good time. We visited with an 8 year old and two 11 months olds. We spent about 4 hours here and saw every attraction. Staff and volunteers were very friendly. We didn't realize there...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful zoo! Things are always changing. It's a great place for kids of all ages. There are lots of activities for small children to explore. Of course, the highlight of the year is Zoolights. It is the biggest display of light in...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a zoo person, but of course my son is. It has a lot to offer children more than just a walk to see the animals. Definitely opt for the package with the trolley-train tour and the movie. It extends the activities for the...More

Thank ChaparralAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have your walking shoes on. This is definitely a winter time thing, because the Arizona summers are brutal on the animals. When we went they were plenty cool and very playfull.i will definitely go again but it will be In winter months

Thank rockyd527
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phoenix Zoo offers a variety of animal exhibits where animals are free to roam and observers can take in their majestic beauty. However, aside from the average day at the zoo, the Phoenix Zoo offers children and teen classes working directly with animals. For...More

Thank andrealara1212
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery. Feeding the giraffs is fun. Hike through the Zoo is fun. There are several events. Please check out their website.

Thank PVRtourist
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Boy Scouts to the Zoo in July! Not the best time to visit. If it wasn't for the heat we would have stayed longer. We had to cut our visit short because it was too hot. It was really nice to see...More

Thank aniter08
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to many zoos having a small child it is a must, this zoo was one of the best we've been to. I loved that there were not one but at least two water play areas for the children. We were there during...More

Thank James K
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Cynthia F | Reviewed this property |
$24.95 for adults and & $14.95 for kids. However we purchased a membership to our local zoo which has a reciprocal agreement with other zoos of which the Phoenix Zoo was one. That allowed us half-price admission. I think... More
Kathy J
1 May 2017|
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Response from PhoenixZoo | Property representative |
We are currently running a Groupon for $14.95. Unfortunately unable to post a link here.
31 March 2017|
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Response from Crystal D | Reviewed this property |
I think it is far more beautiful than many. There are a lot of splash pads for the kids and areas where they can play. It is laid out well and gives you a good walk for your money.