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Address: 1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
Phone Number: +1 317-630-2001
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Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo...

Home to over 2,000 animals and Indiana's largest aquarium, this 64-acre zoo has lions, elephants and other wild animals roaming through natural settings. A special petting area allows children to touch, but not feed, the tamer animals. There's also the world's largest enclosed dolphin show and a roller-coaster for all ages to enjoy.

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Visited in Dec. and the Holiday lights and decorations were very well done .. this was an unexpected stop on our trip that we were extremely glad we did!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Mooresville, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean, great experience and very helpful staff.They update exhibits so there is something new to see, often.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter, granddaughter, and I went for Boo at the Zoo. The zoo is the perfect size for a family afternoon. The animals and their habitats are clean and well cared for. Our little one loved the zoo and the fact that the animals are so observable. The temperature was perfect on the day we went, so the animals were... More 

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ORWIGSBURG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited in Dec. and the Holiday lights and decorations were very well done .. this was an unexpected stop on our trip that we were extremely glad we did!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too big, not too overwhelming, very interesting zoo, great oceans exhibit, touch pool, penguins and a polar bear. Fun rides! Pony rides, great dolphins show.

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful zoo experience!! Easy to find, great parking, satisfying visit. The sea lions, dolphin show, and the orangutans were our favorite with many more quality attractions that we missed because of our short time frame. Will be coming back for sure!

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Thank roboky812
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo was just simply amazing. I went with my wife and my parents and we had a blast! Since we went in late November, the ticket prices were cheaper and the animals were so active! Especially the lions and flamingoes and walruses! Wow!! Most of the exhibits were open too, so you really get a good bang for your... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is small but packed with things for the kids. They loved watching the dolphins. They loved the sky "train". They loved the train. They loved the zoo. I would recommend the zoo for any anyone. Great place to spend with the kids.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quite a good zoo for its size, certainly better than Chicagos zoo. The enclosures are a nice size and equipped well, all the animals seems happy and friendly. The penguins and meerkat are great characters, you can watch them for at least 30mins. The walruses are amazing and show just how intelligent some creatures can be.

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Thank Oliver P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice zoo, very expensive though. St Louis zoo is free. K8nda display appointed not as big a place as I thought.

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Thank Susan R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo was fun even though there was some construction going on. The dolphin exhibit was opened even though there were none there.

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