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Address: 13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
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Zoo in transition....

The Edmonton Zoo can be a very enjoyable day out with the kids as long as you keep in mind this is a facility in transition. The Zoo is geared to smaller children and offers a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Edmonton Zoo can be a very enjoyable day out with the kids as long as you keep in mind this is a facility in transition. The Zoo is geared to smaller children and offers a pleasant walk around the exhibits, paddle boats, carrousel rides, petting area, and a rubber-tired train ride around a section of the zoo. It is... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The area around the zoo provides for scenic and well groomed picnic areas. We attended a very large family affair here and were impressed with the area. Be prepared for a slight walk because of selected parking areas only.

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Edmonton, Canada
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99 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Edmonton has done a lot to this zoo over the last few years and it's a very nice visit for all ages. My daughter especially like the petting zoo. Oh, and not forgetting Lucy the elephant, she adores her. The staff are super friendly and always willing to stop and chat.

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Simcoe, Canada
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were here in November while visiting our grandchildren and had the place almost to ourselves. It was cold but if you were dressed warm it was fine. There are a couple buildings to go into to warm up, one that houses the elephant and one that has monkeys, kangaroos and lots of other little animals. The seals were extremely... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had a great time, lots of animals and the elephant walking about was neat . The otters were our favorites so playful!

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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am a local REALTOR in Edmonton. We rented the Valley Zoo for a Client Appreciation Party. We had the Valley Zoo for our own private use between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm with an "Elephant Talk" at 7:30 pm. Lucy (the elephant) made a painting while we got to find out about her. (She is almost as old as... More 

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Thank Brent M
Cambridge, Canada
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My family and I spent our last full day in Alberta at the Valley Zoo in Edmonton. It's a cute little zoo! It's not huge by any means (but we are used to the massive Metro Toronto Zoo), but it was a great few hours spent in the wonderful weather. We even got to see their resident elephant go for... More 

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Thank melissabye
Edmonton
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We've been here a few times over the past couple years. Understand when you come this isn't the Calgary zoo or any of the big ones south of the boarder, but it entertains the kids and Lucy the elephant can often be seen walking around with her handlers free of cages or ropes.

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Thank SBurke3
St. Albert, Canada
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is such a nice zoo. Very friendly staff and lots of nice animals to look at. I love visiting here.

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Thank Anne G
Lethbridge, Canada
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I took my 6 year old Grandson to the Valley Zoo in June. It is not a large Zoo but we had a good time. My Grandson loved climbing on the igloo he could see around the Zoo he said. The highlight was when some of the animals were taken for walks around the Zoo. The elephant was wonderful to... More 

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