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Indianapolis Zoo

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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
+1 317-630-2001
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Orangutans

Go for the new orangutan exhibit. Huge and modern. Nothing else like it in the world. Also, the... read more

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Reasonable50
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Zoo trip

It was nice everyone was friend we had a great time can’t wait to go again. It was very clean food... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Go for the new orangutan exhibit. Huge and modern. Nothing else like it in the world. Also, the dolphin show was very humane with healthy dolphins. Parking and entrance for one was about $30.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was nice everyone was friend we had a great time can’t wait to go again. It was very clean food was great company picnic was there it was amazing.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister traveled from Minnesota to see the rescued cheetahs at this zoo. She said that not many zoos have them on display, and she was excited to see these cats up close. She wasn't disappointed. They are beautiful and graceful to watch. We were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable day, but butterflies this time of year were very underwhelming. Been better in a previous visit another year. Might try to hit as many of the scheduled “chats” given to you as you enter. These are times when they have placed food...More

Thank Joyce H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Indianapolis zoo is such a blast. I started from the west side and descend to the east. From the plains all the way to the sea lions. A lot of those animals are organized into wide open spaces. I grew so happy heading to the...More

Thank Aurora K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is small but definitely worth the time. Lots of show's. If you see the dolphin show sit up high or you miss out. Take a water bottle. Water is very expensive. We had a 5 and 13 year old and they both had...More

Thank Robin R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our daughter for her first visit to the zoo. It was a fun day and she loved everything. The food was a little expensive but it was good. My one complaint is the bathrooms were a mess. Where the changing...More

Thank Ashley T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a set of grandparents passes as a Christmas gift from our children. It's a great way to take your grandkids to the zoo. Parking is included with the ticket. We got there early as it was hot outside. We began our visit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its been years since I've visited the Indianapolis Zoo. Years, as in ...probably 30. I don't know that I've seen our zoo through the eyes of an adult. But just recently I was able to do just that ...and more. I experienced the Indianapolis Zoo...More

Thank Kelly D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time at the zoo and loved the dolphins! I suggest you start at the back and make your way back up to the ocean exhibit during noon for a nice cool down.

Thank FeatherFe
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dawnelder68
17 August 2018|
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Response from Aurora K | Reviewed this property |
I went to the website and it’s $8 to rent a wheelchair. The website also shows costs to rent a stroller or an electric cart.
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josiemartin2018
30 June 2018|
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Response from rescuav8tor | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know. I would suggest contacting the zoo directly.
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am03rn
18 June 2018|
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Response from AvonIN | Reviewed this property |
All year around. The facility is indoors, weatherproof!
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