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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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Nice zoo compared to Honolulu

We took my nephews ages 10 and 6 here the Saturday after Hurricane Irma. They have a membership to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Lions, Tigers and Bears! Oh My!

As a Jacksonville Native and a concerned citizen, I am not a big fan of the City Zoo. I keep... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Even S
Jacksonville, Florida
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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” (173 reviews)
“tiger exhibit” (126 reviews)
“stingray bay” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218-5770
+1 904-757-4463
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took my nephews ages 10 and 6 here the Saturday after Hurricane Irma. They have a membership to the zoo so we just paid for us, two adults $35. Seemed kind of high but it was a nice zoo and we spent a good...More

Thank TravelWithCameraHI
Reviewed 4 days ago

As a Jacksonville Native and a concerned citizen, I am not a big fan of the City Zoo. I keep thinking these wild animals should be free! However, as a child, my family went to the zoo a lot. I remember seeing Camels with lollipops...More

Thank Even S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place for the family. Animals and cages are clean and seem to be well cared for. A large selection of animals plus train ride and good food.

Thank theparhams
Reviewed 1 week ago

They hold special exhibits and family activities. We love their animal exhibits as well. I take my grandson often and always clean and the staff is very friendly. It is worth going any time of the year.

Thank Theresa Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always loved going to the Jacksonville Zoo. From when I was a little girl all the way to bringing my own little girl. Over the years, they have made monumental changes and additions. They added a plethora of plants, gardens, and flowers that...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive been to many big city zoos. We have good diversity creativity and size. It is a full day of walking with water park inside zoo for cooling kids off in hot summer. Feeding giraffes, petting stingrays etc. Check it out. If you are looking...More

Thank Wes S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've gotten our yearly membership after our first visit because the experience was so wonderful this summer. A yearly pass gives discounts at other places too, like the Birmingham Zoo, where we went during the evacuation of Irma, and needless to say we weren't alone!...More

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Children and I Enjoyed. Clean and fun. Weather was great Lines were short Shows were super Recommend this zoo for your family's

Thank violetdix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in August 2017 and it was a very nice place to visit. The animals look well treated and respected which is an important point for us. We appreciate the idea of saving manatees in distress and releasing them!! :)

Thank TifTyf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the zoo has expanded more its bigger an nice just tookigh for the kids to et im and enjoy butits nicefor the kids to go and have fun

Thank shanbeaufort33
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29 June 2017|
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Response from Anubis R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a splash pad
Diana P
20 May 2017|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone...for the most part there is little no zero wait time to purchase tickets. If you are going to upgrade and get season passes (worked out VERY well for my family) it takes about 15 minutes to do all the... More
6 May 2017|
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Response from Tom P | Reviewed this property |
We've been on a day with no crowds and saw 'everything' in 4 hours. We have a tendency to stop at exhibits and observe for a few minutes instead of just blowing past with a cursory look. If there are large crowds or field... More