Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Gulf Shores

3.9
#1 of 8 in Zoos & Aquariums in Alabama
Home to over 500 exotic creatures, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo offers close, personal encounters with animals in an intimate setting. Play with lemurs or cuddle a young kangaroo. Bears, lions, and leopards all reside on the 7 hectare (17 acre) site, where wide pathways allow for close-up views of the animals. Learn about the different species in the zoo by visiting the reptile house, aviary, and petting zoo. Animal shows take place daily, and reservations forĀ animal encounters are available at the gift shop. To visit Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and get the most from your holiday in Gulf Shores, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gulf Shores trip planner .
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  • Gulf Coast Zoo is very special to the Yaun Family. My father-in-law carved a magnificent Python Center Pilling that is under the thatch hut. My daughter was raised on Sumner Youth Camps here. We take ...  more »
  • My daughter and I visited the Alabama gulf coast zoo. The zoo offers unique animal encounters with lemurs, kangaroos and sloths. It was so much fun! The staff was awesome and extremely educated. I hig...  more »
  • Sad to visit. Not worth entry fee. A Most animals appeared restless and displayed dull coats. Depressing and in dire need of upgrading appearance and grounds.  more »
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  • We love this little zoo. It truly is a hidden gem in this community. Take the kids during the week in the "off-season" and more than likely you'll have the place to yourselves. It's geared perfectly for smaller children. Everything is at their height and pace. Love the Little Zoo That Could!
  • Ive always loved this Zoo. Ive been coming here for at least 14 years and have loved every moment. Im glad to see that the zoo is moving to a much more open and better location. I will always come back to see the Tigers and Leopards.
  • WOW! SAAAAD. First of all, interaction with the animals, my a$$. Any interaction comes at an additional $5-$10 for ea. Interaction! Very deceptive advertising! Very tiny cages, no privacy such as trees, shelter, ect. For the big animals. Animals look unhealthy! I am very saddened for what i saw.
  • Awesome time with the family. Memories will be cherished forever. Doctor gave me 6 months and this was well worth my time. Thanks lil Zoo. May God bless you.
  • This is a great no frills zoo. It is a smaller zoo but that leads to closer encounters with the animals. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable of their animals.
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