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The Reptile Zoo

#2 of 10 things to do in Fountain Valley Features Animals
18822 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-7304
+1 714-500-0591
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Visit with grandsons

Couldn't have been better. Boys loved seeing all the creatures and staff was very patient and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Orange County

I was a bit dubious when I saw it was located in a shopping center in Fountain Valley. Thinking it... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
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  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
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“pet store” (2 reviews)
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18822 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-7304
+1 714-500-0591
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Couldn't have been better. Boys loved seeing all the creatures and staff was very patient and generous with their time.

Thank VanillaOrangeCounty
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I was a bit dubious when I saw it was located in a shopping center in Fountain Valley. Thinking it would be a small, uninteresting place, I went in with trepidation. WHAT A DELIGHT. The turtle pond is right by the entrance. You can buy...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

As a last minute event our friend suggested going to The Reptile Zoo prior to our long travel evening with 2 young children. I think my son enjoyed the Reptile Zoo more than he did Disneyland! He ran from cage to cage pointing at all...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Based on Yelp reviews, we decided to try this place out. We took our 2 year old daughter to this zoo. The first impression was surprised from the outside, it just looks like a regular 'pet shop'. It seems so small and had nothing interesting....More

Thank Jiji A
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our five year old granddaughter is visiting from Colorado and her aunt took her to Prehistoric pets this morning (It opens at 11:00 AM) where she really enjoyed the visit. Snakes, lizard and other reptiles were on display. Lots of tortoises swell. I highly recommend...More

Thank jumbojohnhb
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Yes, it was a little smelly and yes, it could use a little air. A few of the cages were a little smaller than I would have liked them to be but it was a great place for the kids. It was really a place...More

Thank danrodgerson
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Not what we expected. Took out grandson and were very disappointed. The staff did not offer any help or explanation of exhibits. Also, the exhibits were dirty and smelled. Not worth the money.

Thank trixie52
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took our grandson to the zoo because he likes everything reptilian. He was not disappointed. The collection is very extensive to view and sells various species and supplies. You can schedule a group visit for birthdays or other kid's events. Bring your own food...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Went with groupon ticket...was not a zoo! Please change name, misleading...More of a store where you can hold some of the animals. We were there less than a 1/2 hour.

Thank bacm
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We go with our grandchild 2-3 times a month. A large staff love reptiles, know a lot, share their knowledge and are generous with their time. Costs very little.

Thank antonchh
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