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Hattiesburg Zoo

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107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
+1 601-545-4576
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Great zoo and venue

This zoo not only offers a variety of animal kingdom species but also will serve as a venue for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wanda H
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
via mobile
Paul

A Great Zoo a fantastic place to take children there are a good assortment of animals and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paul s
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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12-acre Zoo featuring 100 species of animals including tiger, tapir, capybara, zebras, alpacas, primates, birds, sloths, reptiles, flamingos, servals, porcupines, etc. Attactions include train, carousel, 4-story high ropes adventure course, splash pad and Safari Grill Cafe. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10a - 4pm. Admission is $5 for ages 2 years and older.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (23 reviews)
“splash pad” (40 reviews)
“ropes course” (8 reviews)
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107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
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+1 601-545-4576
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"train ride"
in 23 reviews
"splash pad"
in 40 reviews
"ropes course"
in 8 reviews
"small children"
in 14 reviews
"merry go round"
in 6 reviews
"small town"
in 5 reviews
"cool off"
in 6 reviews
"playground area"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 7 reviews
"perfect size"
in 3 reviews
"well taken care"
in 6 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 3 reviews
"enjoyed our visit"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
in 4 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 6 reviews
"new orleans"
in 7 reviews
"great price"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo not only offers a variety of animal kingdom species but also will serve as a venue for business events, weddings, etc. Don’t wait, go today!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Great Zoo a fantastic place to take children there are a good assortment of animals and the children really enjoy themselves Really worth a visit if you are in the Hattiesburg area don’t miss it there are few good small zoos like this available...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I have been to this Zoo many times in my life, from field trips as a kid to family reunions. We recently visited and took our 2 year old grand baby. This is such a great place to spend the day and enjoy the animals....More

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Emily H, Manager at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We are so glad you continue to enjoy our Zoo! We look forward to having you again!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Okay so it's quite small with a limited number of animals, but it's only $5 so it's absolutely worth it. There's a new wallaby walkabout where you can mingle with a couple of animals and there's a goat petting area. The tiger and jaguar look...More

1  Thank jarvo2001
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to leave us some kind words! We are thrilled that you loved our zoo!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This is a small zoo, but very well maintained. All exhibits were very clean, staff friendly, and games put out for kids to play. In addition, they have a train, carousel, gem mining, play area, and climbing tower. We very much enjoyed our visit. They...More

1  Thank disfam15
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Emily H, Marketing Manager at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so much! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Come see us again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We went to this zoo during spring break and had to park in a nearby lot. I was worried that the place would be too packed, but even with tons of people, it didn't feel packed and was very easy to see all the exhibits....More

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Emily H, Marketing Manager at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so much for visiting! We are glad you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We took our 2 and 5 year old and it was the perfect size. It also had playground equipment, train, and others. We stayed 3 hours.

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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed the zoo! Thanks for letting us know how we are doing!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I've lived here since the early 90's and I've watched this zoo grow. I used to take my kids there and now I take my grandkids. It just gets better and better. The grandkids particularly love the splash pad and it comes in handy if...More

Thank Amy O
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hello, Amy! Thank you so much for taking the time to let people know how wonderful your experiences with our zoo have been! We are grateful to have people like you visiting!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This zoo has improved alot. They have lots of new animals and are working on new attractions. The kids seemed to have enjoyed themselves. The food was kind of on the expencive side but was good

Thank Jessica C
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi, Jessica! Thank you so much for letting us know how we are doing! We very much appreciate your review, and are so happy you and your family had fun!

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The size of the zoo is perfect if you have small children. Not only does this zoo have all the usual suspects when it comes to animals but there's a visitor train that circle the zoo as well. My kids loved this place! And at...More

1  Thank Barry L
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi, Barry! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a rave review! We very much appreciate it, and are thrilled that you and your family had a wonderful experience!

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disfam15
27 March 2018|
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Response from Rick T | Property representative |
Yes, indeed. There is one in the park outside the Zoo and inside the Zoo is the "Bug Hub Playground" featuring a sliding hill, spider web climbing net, logs to walk and a giant snail. Or, you can bring something to play in... More
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Emma C
13 July 2016|
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Response from Careerteacher | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not allow dogs.
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krnhargis
5 August 2015|
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Response from Emily H | Property representative |
Hi! We do not allow outside food and beverage, but we have Safari Grill, which offers many different options for lunch or snacks. We also have a snowcone caboose and popsicle stand.
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