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Sedgwick County Zoo

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Address: 5555 W Zoo Blvd, Wichita, KS 67212-1643
Phone Number: +1 316-660-9453
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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To inspire discovery, appreciation, and respect for animals and nature.

To inspire discovery, appreciation, and respect for animals and nature.

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We thoroughly enjoyed a warm fall visit to SCZ. We hadn't been here in years and were very impressed with all the improvements. Nearly all the animals were outside and visible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
wiffee
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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185 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a warm fall visit to SCZ. We hadn't been here in years and were very impressed with all the improvements. Nearly all the animals were outside and visible. We appreciated how the displays were large for the benefit of the animals, but not so huge that we couldn't see them. We especially enjoyed all the big cats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our young kids to the zoo to see the new elephant exhibit. Nice to see that the whole zoo including the older exhibits up to date and well kept.

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Thank Christopher R
Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sedgwick County zoo is something we are very proud of with the new elephant exhibit and all the other fabulous animals this is a place not to miss. Gotta love the landscaping and the natural exhibits. The animals are very happy in their habitats. I love this place!

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Thank lisalandscaper
Goddard, Kansas
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The attractions at the zoo are world class and rival the best zoos in the USA. Planning around feeding times, especially the Otters, is a great way to observe the critters being very active. On a sunny day, the glint of light from your watch face reflecting on the wall, will have the Penguins curious enough to try and catch... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great zoo with a great variety if wildlife. Gorilla exhibit is fascinating. As good as you'll find anywhere!!!

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Thank RollerCoasterBob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time at this zoo. Very few animals weren't on display and that was wonderful. It's a nice bonus that different displays do a "chat" that's more of a Q&A and the staff is knowledgeable. Plenty to see as well. We were there for almost six hours, and we're two 20 somethings. Better bonus: you can get... More 

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Thank Stefanie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get a membership to the zoo. It is a fantastic place to see all the animals. They have a new baby gorilla. They also have a lot of elephants are a very well-designed paddock. I especially love the bird areas where you can walk in amongst the animals. I was scared to buy a small deer there I thought I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best zoo in the Midwest. The new elephant exhibit is a must see. Leo Damilini kansas

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time to visit this zoo and we were very disappointed that none of the kiosk for drinks were open. The couple of places that were open had huge lines. The only other place to get drinks was at the vending machines which we had to hunt to find and when we did find them a lot... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the best Zoo's I have ever been to. So many exhibits to see. You need to plan on several hours to see everything

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