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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, Fort Wayne
(4.8/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Get a glimpse of 1,500 animals and 56 species from around the world at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. 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 Fort Wayne Children's Zoo 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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TripAdvisor
  • This zoo is great for kids, has good variety of animals and attractions to keep their attention. Parking was rather congested, but overall a very good day out with the children. 
  • Ft. Wayne Children's Zoo is one of the best in the US. It is clean and well kept. Exhibits are nice and well maintained and not spread out so far. The Australian and African Safari are my favorites. A...  more »
  • Day with four grand children. Zoo decorated for Halloween. Cute decorations and some animals to see. Also the train ride was functioning. But the main attractions were closed for the season. Entire zo...  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.