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Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, West Palm Beach

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society houses more than 700 animals in lush habitats. See local species, including black swans and panthers, at the cypress swamp in the Florida Pioneer Trail exhibit. Head to the award-winning Tropics of the Americas exhibit to view Mayan pyramids and nocturnal animals, such as bats and anteaters. If you'd like to get even closer to the animals, behind-the-scenes access is available with a reservation and for an additional fee. Regular admission covers daily events, such as tiger and alligator feedings. If you're travelling with children, leave time for the carousel, safari train, and play tent. Use our West Palm Beach vacation builder to visit Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society on your trip to West Palm Beach, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • There are many places to get out of the sun due to the many trees on property. The feeding of various animals was entertaining. It is a great place to spend the day with the family. 
  • This zoo is a little small but it's cute. Nice day for the kids, or to just get out of the house. Military gets in free, and their families are half price, Wish more places did that. They have a nice ...  read more »
  • Beautiful, small zoo with a fountain as refreshment for the kids. With some highlights that not everywhere, above all the MARDI who was white alligator is a special experience.
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  • The exhibits are nicely laid out and the animals are pretty visible for the most part. I was not too pleased with the cafe area. Upon first observation, there's a window you can order from and then outdoor covered seating and a big room with glass windows and tables. The gal who took our order seemed very unhappy to be there and very unhelpful. Once we got our food and headed inside, we were turned away as the indoor area is a separate sit-down restaurant. This was not clear or obvious at all. The room was empty and just looked like indoor seating. That was irritating. But the burger was pretty good.
  • Although there are larger zoo's this is a gem !! Aside from fabulous dollar value it's non-mega size allows parents to relax and enjoy themselves as well. Hale the non-mega and what used to be known as Dreher Park Zoo. My kids and I ALWAYS had a GREAT day at this zoo/park/conservatory both before and after the re-do. Go have some fun there !!!! Monkeying around there doesn't mean your a Cheetah !!
  • Great landscaping and Mayan sculptures mixed with animals where you can see them! Was 4 feet from a tiger. All enclosures look very nice. Most of zoo is well shaded from the sun. Many spectacular banyan and Mexican cypress trees. Clearly a great deal of effort went into making this zoo. Fish tacos at the cafe were good. Great staff, very attentive and friendly. This is going down as a favorite zoo.
  • A truly horrifying experience. I went there on July 24th and I was scared ****less. The zookeepers should be fired for their ineptitude. I went to the monkey exibit to find that it was empty and that the little TriHards were roaming around the zoo. There was also one iguana that was on the loose. Don't do there unless you have a strong constitution 😱😱😱😱😱
  • Fantastic layout, shade, and animal selection makes this a great zoo to visit at all hours. Our kids can't get enough. Probably could go twice a month. The Mayan layout is impressive. Not as big as other zoos, no elephants or giraffes. But, definitely a great stroll with fun animals, including gators, tigers, bears, etc.
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