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Children's Zoo Gift Shop, Fort Wayne

(4.8/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Get a glimpse of 1,500 animals and 56 species from around the world at Children's Zoo Gift Shop. The zoo spans 38 acres and contains four themed areas: the African Journey, Australian Adventure, Central Zoo, and Indonesian Rainforest. You can observe the creatures native to these biomes in the various exhibits throughout them. There are also several interactive exhibits, such as a trail where children can climb into a tree house, and a farm setting where kids can pet and play with cows, goats, donkeys, and more. Take a trip on the Sky Safari ride to get an aerial view of the zoo's landscape or hop on the Dugout Canoe Ride for a float down a canal. Make Children's Zoo Gift Shop a centerpiece of your Fort Wayne vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fort Wayne trip builder.
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  • This is a wonderful zoo to go and visit they call it a children's zoo but it is so much more there are children's activities for learning whether it's the reptile house or petting area but it is excep...  more »
  • We have a family pass and go to the zoo with our grandchildren about 10-15 times/year. They always love going and we really enjoy it as well. There are many animals that are enjoyed by all children, t...  more »
  • We visited the zoo with friends from out of town. It was a gorgeous summer day and great to be outside. The zoo is quite large, but manageable, so one gets a lot of exercise walking around. Very nice ...  more »
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  • Good experience. Its small but sweet Zoo. One can spent 3 to 4 hrs there. So I felt like its perfect, if we think from children's prospective. I went there with my wife & daughter. Enjoyed sky ride & rail ride. They got some other rides as well. They got good Animal collection from wild cats to Ducks........!! We enjoyed feeding the Giraffe. Its cheaper as well if compare to one at Columbus / Cincinnati OH; with Parking free........!!! Guys @ Zoo are really doing great job, keep up the good work guys.
  • I was really impressed with the zoo. Everything from the animals to the food was amazing! My kids loved the boat ride and the sky ride. It's a great day trip from Indy! Well worth the money and travel. Great job!
  • This is defiantly the best zoo in Indiana. I haven't been able to go to the new sting ray bay thou:(... Prices are reasonable even though the sky safari you can't really see any of the animals....I think the pony rides are a little to pricey just to be able to go two times around... Very awesome zoo
  • I am the Director at a Nursing home in Fort Wayne and went on an outing to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo today. When we arrived on of our volunteers had gotten sick and was unable to stay with us and push a wheelchair. We were in a pinch, but the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo offered us an employee to help push a resident in a wheelchair. We are very great for Rich's help today. Not only did he help push, but was very informative of the animals and the surroundings. We can't say thank you enough! We had a great time, thank you!
  • WOW. Lots of well laid out trails and ways for kids to interact with the animals. Impressive collection and interpretation. Did not care for the popcorn, but the new Australian animal exhibit was wonderful. Would return! Helpful staff...one said, have a zoorific day. We did.