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“Lovely”
Review of Orange County Zoo

Orange County Zoo
Ranked #4 of 28 things to do in Orange
Certificate of Excellence
Cairo, Egypt
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902 reviews
458 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
“Lovely”
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

A great place to enjoy the outdoors.

Not the best place to see exotic zoo animals but certainly a fun day for the kids.

The petting zoo gives the kids an opportunity to come close to some animals- the goats basically. The kids loved it!

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Palm Springs
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249 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

First off this is not a large place. You can spend less than an hour here and see everything. They have regularly scheduled 'meet and greets' with some of the critters. This will take more time of course. The children should love it. this zoo has only animals native to the region and a petting zoo. It's nice, but certainly not a full days worth of adventure. Zoo is in the middle of Irvine park, so you can make a day of it. $5 to park on the property, $2 entry fee for the zoo.

Visited June 2014
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Chicago
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68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great managable zoo”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

If you are in the area and have kids this is a great place to check out. Its large enough to be fun and small enough to explore in around an hour max.

good price too. $5 a car to enter the park and $2 a person to enter the zoo.

Visited June 2014
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Orange, California
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best zoo around”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The OC zoo is located inside a beautiful park. The animals are under 100 year old oak trees. A wonderful setting for the creatures. They have a nice variety of animals & the price of admission is only $2. It is a great place to take the kids and have a picnic after you visit the zoo.

Visited May 2014
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San Clemente, California
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195 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Pretty nice zoo in a beautiful park!”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Nice place to take children because it doesn't require a lot of walking. It's in Irvine Park, which is just a lovely park. I especially liked the mountain lion demonstration the park personnel put on.

Visited January 2014
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