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Indianapolis Zoo

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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
+1 317-630-2001
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We enjoyed the dolphin show but it seems to be far less other animals to see than Columbus or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beckylou1218
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Christmas at the zoo

My husband and I took two of our four kids. There was so much to see we will have to go back again... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheliadm
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New Castle, Indiana
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Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo has lions, elephants and other wild animals roaming through natural settings. A special petting area allows children to touch, but not feed, the tamer animals. There's also the world's largest enclosed dolphin show and a roller-coaster for all ages to enjoy.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the dolphin show but it seems to be far less other animals to see than Columbus or Cincinnati zoos. $50 for a child and adult to enter seems a little high.

Thank beckylou1218
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took two of our four kids. There was so much to see we will have to go back again to see what we missed. There's so much detail in the lights. I love lights and for me it was breath taking....More

Thank Sheliadm
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is laid out really well and has many attractions to see. The animals are well cared for and the giraffes are very friendly. The Dolphin Dome is just amazing. One of my grandchildren's favorite things is to pet the baby sharks. Inside food...More

Thank Sandi V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time at the zoo. The Brown Bears were very active! We got to watch them wrestle at the very end of our visit. Great way to end the day!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up going on a rather rainy day but there were enough buildings and exhibits that we could get out of the rain now and then. The touch a shark was very popular. Our favorite was the bird areas where birds would land on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time visiting the Indianapolis zoo, particularly the orangutan exhibit and the dolphin show (something we don't have at our zoo at home). The zoo was very clean and had unique experiences like the skyline ride and roller coaster. The zoo staff...More

Thank ChristyB23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know I know, how do you go to the zoo on business? I had to get to know your zoo scavenger hunt here for corporate client. The zoo is laid out very well, bathrooms access to water food Etc is easy. A couple of...More

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the better zoos that I’ve been to. I enjoyed walking around with my daughter and we captured many priceless pictures.

Thank blarmstrong1283
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve literally been wanting to go for like 3 years and it finally happened! The zoo is so beautiful and clean. The dolphin show was the best! Unfortunately we picked the hottest day of the year haha but we still had a fun time! The...More

Thank axj23
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun, where you can view the animals up close. Ask questions of their caretakers. Cool dolphin show.

Thank Brianna A
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Tauby G
4 May 2018|
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Response from Strawberi50 | Reviewed this property |
They were not running when we visited but I called them and this is what they told me. You can pay $3.00 per ride or buy a pass for $10.00 which would give you unlimited rides and have access to some of the animal feeds... More
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haleykoser1439
22 March 2018|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
They have an aggressive/sneaky "variable" fee schedule. Vacation days and weekends, etc. cost more, slow days cost less. So you'll have to check their website to see ticket prices for the day you want to visit, or adjust... More
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Samantha E
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
storage is adequate however if you have your own I would bring it because I am not sure of the rental price but if I remember it is kinda expensive
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