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Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

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1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3035
+1 561-547-9453
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Beautiful Zoo - with One on One Experiences

this zoo is beautifully laid out, relaxed, the habitats seem well cared for and real...but what... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mollypw
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Shelburne, Vermont
I enjoy going to the Zoo

Had a wonderful time at the Palm Beach Zoo. Took in some of the talks and exhibits and a leisurely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
justjoeyFtL
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Ft Lauderdale, Fl
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The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is home to more than 500 animals on 23 shaded tropical acres, including endangered Malayan tigers, Mexican spider monkeys, jaguars and more! The lush grounds layout includes an Interactive Play Fountain (with changing tents), a Conservation Station which includes a Wildlife Carousel and Safari Train for children to ride, and interactive wildlife presentations. Parking is free, with a shuttle provided to across-the-street parking lots on busy weekends. Guests can dine at the Tropics Cafe, or they can grab a quick bite at the concessions stand and Dippin Dots. Shop seven days a week at the Wild Things Gift Shop, and on weekends at the Marketplace near the Tropics Cafe.
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1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3035
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Reviewed 4 days ago

this zoo is beautifully laid out, relaxed, the habitats seem well cared for and real...but what makes the zoo so wonderful, are the "one on one" experiences you can have...its about $30 a ticket, and we had a "one on one" with a sloth!! an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time at the Palm Beach Zoo. Took in some of the talks and exhibits and a leisurely walk around the zoo. So much to see and do. Like feeding the animals, the the different bird species are walking along with you. You...More

Thank justjoeyFtL
Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello justjoeyFtL! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We agree... Wilma and Fred are a MUST-STOP on the adventure MUST-SEE list!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So i went with my family to take my little cousin, when they had their holloween thing going for the kids. I was thinking the zoo was going to small because really don't hear about the palm beach zoo. You always hear about lion country...More

Thank Lisa M
Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lisa M, Thank you very much for your feedback it is appreciated! We are so happy you enjoyed our small zoo that is doing BIG THINGS on behalf of wildlife, endangered species, and the natural world. It looks like you may have just missed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small zoo. Lots of exhibits were closed which was disappointing. Renovations were in process and they are needed. Those that were open were fine. Almost seemed sad. Nice afternoon stroll through the exhibits on a dreary day.

Thank Japruzze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought my son here last weekend. Overall it is a pretty nice zoo. It is on the smaller side but they have some pretty cool animals. The jaguar exhibit was really cool. Hurricane Irma reaked a little havoc with the zoo so I don't...More

Thank Jim M
Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jim M, You had a choice and you chose us - thank you and thank you for sharing feedback. Two habitats were destroyed by Irma and are out of commission until further notice. We are also adding to the Zoo to enhance guest experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone here several times and it is always nice. They keep the place clean and it is never too crowed. Kids always have fun. We will continue to go every year.

Thank JTHOMAS2003
Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello JTHOMAS2003, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your day of adventure and we look forward to your next WILD visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend surprised me with a trip to the zoo as an early birthday gift. After spending time walking around, we found our way to the Flamingo Walk sign where he informed me that I would be meeting the Flamingos! Keepers Rachel and Rebecca, along...More

Thank becklou3
Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello becklou3, We were tickled pink by your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your unexpected Flamingo Experience and we hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were really excited to visit after reading reviews. In all fairness I think a lot of exhibits closed due to Irma. Some exhibits still very nice. The girl working the food service was horrible as in worst ever, I get millennials are disinterested and...More

Thank Joshua B
Palm Beach Z, Public Relations Manager at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Joshua B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, your feedback is valued and we are looking into the details of your visit. Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with grand daughter ,daughter and wife Midweek,almost empty till school group showed up. Plenty of areas to roam around. Animal keepers were at different locations to give a talk about the animals. Grand daughter loved it. We had been there several times in past...More

Thank olesmokey220
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I went to the zoo on a weekday. We practically had the place to ourselves. That was wonderful. Unfortunately, quite of few of the animals were not visible. Also, many of the exhibits were not open - NOT the zoo's fault, but...More

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Mary H
15 October 2017|
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Response from Palm Beach Z | Property representative |
Hello Mary, Yes we have daily rates for both wheelchairs and strollers. Wheelchairs are $8 per day. We look forward to your visit!
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islandgirlinstuart
29 August 2017|
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Response from Palm Beach Z | Property representative |
Hello islandgirlinstuart, it varies on opinion but Florida is hot and humid. We open from 9a-5p and from our Tropics Cafe to our cave, Pioneer House and Komodo dragon exhibit there are plenty of areas where you can dodge... More
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Sarah C
21 April 2017|
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Hello! Yes, we have wheelchair rentals - they are $8 per day! You can find other answers to questions like this on our website under the 'Plan Your Day' tab. Your WILD adventure awaits!
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