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Oaklawn Farm Zoo

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1007 Ward Rd, Aylesford, Nova Scotia B0P 1C0, Canada
+1 902-847-9790
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It's really nice

It's a small zoo but it has all sorts of animals. Clearly the zoo isn't funded by any government or... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
H441957
,
Halifax, Canada
via mobile
A Zoo with a Purpose

The zoo was originally founded with the sole purpose of rescuing animals. It has grown to include... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
golflinc56
,
Annapolis Royal, Canada
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big cats” (23 reviews)
“all ages” (11 reviews)
“farm zoo” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
1007 Ward Rd, Aylesford, Nova Scotia B0P 1C0, Canada
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+1 902-847-9790
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"big cats"
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"all ages"
in 11 reviews
"farm zoo"
in 14 reviews
"gift shop"
in 11 reviews
"prices are reasonable"
in 4 reviews
"large city"
in 2 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"per adult"
in 2 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"pony rides"
in 8 reviews
"great place to take the family"
in 3 reviews
"family pass"
in 2 reviews
"nova scotia"
in 8 reviews
"whole family"
in 2 reviews
"bald eagles"
in 2 reviews
"animals seem"
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It's a small zoo but it has all sorts of animals. Clearly the zoo isn't funded by any government or animal protection organizations but they are taking care of the animals. They seem well fed and healthy enough considering it's a little farm so that's...More

Thank H441957
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The zoo was originally founded with the sole purpose of rescuing animals. It has grown to include animals from all over the world. They are cared for very well with plenty of good food, large areas to roam and even the inclusion of 'toys' to...More

Thank golflinc56
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great place to take the family. Extremely clean, especially the bathrooms. Lots to see and easy to push a stroller around.

Thank Jon N
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited many zoos as my children love them. I usually hate them but not this one. Animals seem happy a lot are rescued animals. It's a cute little zoo! Love the monkeys, and all the big cats. The gift shop was a nice...More

Thank Tam230
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Visited with my daughters (8 & 12) and hubby from Dartmouth. Nice drive and plenty parking when we arrived, even got a shady spot under some trees. Nice welcome from staff, the up to the reptiles. Then out into the animal enclosure area. Pony ride...More

Thank ShonaV123
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Fabulous zoo just minutes from home 🏡 . Beautiful grounds and walk ways . Amazing animals lots to see and do. This zoo is a must see in Nova Scotia . Wonderful educational loads of fun for all ages. 🐒🐯🐆🐏🐇🦎🐾🐾❤️

Thank Pearl G
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

For a small town zoo, they offered quite a variety of animals. Lots of new baby animals to see. A petting zoo, horseback ride (extra$) and a reptile exhibit. There are lots of picnic tables to have lunch/snack. Also there is a small café if...More

Thank Sparkyont
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This place provides and interface for children to see many different animals and is very affordable but I felt terribly guilty looking at the larger animals (tiger, cheetah, etc) in such tiny enclosures. These animals deserve better and I wish they would upgrade their habitat...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Took in the zoo just down the road from us! Busy place, busy morning, beautiful day! Lots of interesting animals, reptiles, and birds! Well kept , clean and uncluttered! Great day

Thank charlotte656
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty awesome zoo to bring kids . My little 5 yo was running all over the place looking for all the different animals . Even I was amazed by the tigers , lions and the other animals in the zoo..

Thank Reg B
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tapestrysongs
20 May 2017|
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Response from Ellen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is . My husband has a wheelchair. It was a great way to spend an afternoon. Really enjoyed it.
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Response from MommaChar | Reviewed this property |
If you are travelling with children Yogi Bear campground is also close and super fun for kids!
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