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Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno

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See a wide assortment of animals, pet the stingrays, and enjoy animal shows and demonstrations when you visit Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Explore the rainforest exhibit to see birds overhead and wandering mammals. At Sea Lion Cove, you can view the sea lions through a 10.5 m (35 ft) underwater viewing window. Go to Stingray Bay to touch the stingrays as they swim by, or visit the giraffe feeding station, where on certain days of the week you can feed the giraffes by hand. The Winged Wonders show reveals the talents of a host of birds as they fly around you. Look for various other demonstrations throughout the park to learn more about the animals. Plan your visit to Fresno Chaffee Zoo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Fresno online trip maker .
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  • I used to have the family pass when my children were younger, so we were there a lot! I also had to go there to work on their phone and data lines as part of my job, so I was privy to the early stages...  more »
  • This is a fantastic place to take kids of all ages. They have done a magnificent job of making each habitat open and real. There is so much to do so bring a stroller and money for snacks and drinks.  more »
  • This is one of the best zoos you could ever go to. They have improved so many animal enclosures, sea life & safari areas.  more »
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  • Amazing zoo! Almost every habitat had a very knowledgeable intern available to answer any questions. The exhibits allow for great movement and guest visibility of the animals. The number of bathrooms and water fountains are amazing. You are never more than a short walk from either item. Most importantly is the cost. The admission cost is very low. You get a great, all day value at this zoo. The food, also, is very reasonable. Personal pizza for 8$? Yep, and it was very good. $2 bottle sodas. The mac and cheese was the highlight of lunch though. Amazing!
  • It would be nice if the parking was included in the membership, or at least discounted. We tried to make it worth it and we stayed to see the ducks at the pond after the zoo closed up. I guess they have a playground there in that large park , but we left before we had a chance to play there because the kids forgot to bring their jackets. We have the annual membership and it's kind of annoying when we all have to identify ourselves each time we go. But the kids enjoy going.
  • The zoo has really been upgraded since the past few years. There are still new construction along the way. It's a nice place for my family and I to come enjoy the animals. Bring extra cash to feed the giraffes for $3 or pet the sting rays! You can spend hours here. Love it.
  • This zoo is amazing!! The sea lions cove is my favorite exhibit. I always have a new experience everytime I visit. The zoo keepers are very friendly and informative. We have a zoo pass so sometimes we just go to have lunch. Fresno's best place to visit!
  • This is a pretty good zoo, lots of stuff to see and the animals seem to be well taken care of. The habitats look natural for the most part, and we enjoy the interactive nature of this zoo, like the tiger feeding and giraffe feeding. From the lizards to the elephants our kids where enthralled. We been here twice since moving to the Valley. We'll mostly likely be back soon.
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