Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix: A large Zoo with paved walking paths, a wide variety of animal exhibits, a Farm area with a petting zoo and 2 splash pads.
Age recommendation: All Ages
Hours: Sept 1 – Oct 31: Monday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Nov 1 – Jan 30 Monday- Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Jan 21 – May 21 Monday- Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: Adult (14+): $29.95 Child (3-13): $19.95
Cruise the Zoo prices, General: $65 per car, Members: $50 per car
What to expect: There are restrooms, a restaurant, a coffee cafe and snack stands upon entry. Be prepared to walk a lot and seeing the entirety of the zoo will take most of the day. In addition to the animal exhibits there are also 2 splash pads, a 4-D theater, safari cruiser ride, stingray feeding, a goat petting area, camel ride & an endangered species carousel. Some of which are offered at an additional cost.
Tips: Bring the kids’ swimsuits in warmer months for the splash pads (Mar – Oct). All strollers will be fine in the park. The best place for lunch is at the Savanna Grill at the Park entry. There is also another pretty good option in the farm area (Farm Cafe). You are also permitted to bring your own food (just no glass bottles). Parking is Free.
Phone: (602) 286-3800