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Emerald Coast Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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More like a petting zoo or farm, but still well worth a visit

When I asked at check in about this zoo, I was told it is more like a petting zoo or farm and that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gold Coast
Tremendous experience!!

We had our daughters birthday party here and we could not have been happier. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
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The Emerald Coast Zoo offers captivating, close-up encounters with more than 125 exotic animals and rescued wildlife. Shady paths and picnic areas under the oaks, along with souvenious and refreshing drinks from our gift shop, make for a fun family...more
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5262 Deer Springs Dr, Crestview, FL 32539-8844
+1 850-682-3949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I asked at check in about this zoo, I was told it is more like a petting zoo or farm and that is not far off. We really enjoyed our visit to Emerald Coast Zoo and loved the tortoise that was wandering around free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gizmolyn
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We had our daughters birthday party here and we could not have been happier. The staff was incredible, from the camel rides to an awesome sloth encounter. The Emerald Coast Zoo is a hidden gem I would recommend to anyone looking for a day trip...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jet60559663636
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We visited today and totally enjoyed ourselves. The three of us are disabled and we purchased zoo keeper package so we could take photos with the lemurs, sloths, tigers, lion, and other animals. The owner personally drove us in his golf cart and allowed us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank CindyMcDon
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I love this zoo. It may be small but it is so nice and the owners are updating and adding new animals all the time. The price is reasonable and I will be going again first chance I get.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Stone S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My family and I really enjoyed visiting this zoo. They had a nice selection of animals there. We learned about the diffrent animals they had and found out that they rescue to.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank trhankison
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

They have a great variety of animals! The zoo keepers live on the property so they are in tune with the animals needs. Great place for a family outing

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is a small zoo. This zoo is the perfect size for small children. Not too long and boring. It takes about 45 minutes; without hurrying. It might take longer now, since they have been adding new enclosures steadily for the so cute and adorable...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dy K
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I took my granddaughter for an outing and we had a blast. Highly suggested. For a $1 you can buy animal treats to feed the mules and llamas. And can pet them. They have peacocks running around. Your kids will love it. It cost $10...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lisaeK9963OP
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Let me first say...I LOVE this place. We will most definitely come back! The kids, big and small, had a blast feeding the animals. It was such a cool experience. If you like the up close experience... this is your zoo.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank onestelady
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Today we went to the Emerald Coast Zoo. We had such a wonderful day today. Since the new owners purchased it, they have made such a difference. Each time I go they are building larger habitats and they have even more animals. You can tell...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 859th
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5 April 2018|
Response from Sara d | Property representative |
Sloth and Lemur encounters are $50 for the first person, and $35 for the next participant up to 4 total.
29 December 2017|
Response from DesertMagpie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I remember a place with a few picnic tables. There were some people eating lunch there.