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Greater Vancouver Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Well run but sorry looking

Having lived in Vancouver for nearly 30 years, this is my first visit to the local zoo. While the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
Good place for kids and adults

Lots of animals from different continents. The lion and tiger feeding is great. The self driven... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Surrey, Canada
via mobile
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“gift shop”(15 reviews)
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Open year round and located only 45 minutes from Vancouver, Step Into The Wild at the largest zoo in BC! Discover the sights and sounds of over 140 species on 120 acres in the beautiful Fraser Valley! Experience the Zoo your way by bringing your own...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5048 264 St, Aldergrove, British Columbia V4W 1N7, Canada
+1 604-856-6825
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All reviews bring your own gift shop lion feeding grizzly bear science world birds of prey large enclosures picnic tables red panda keeper grandchildren stroller wagon talks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in Vancouver for nearly 30 years, this is my first visit to the local zoo. While the zoo is in by well intentioned staff, the whole place looks dated and as though it had its heyday in another era. There are old fashioned...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of animals from different continents. The lion and tiger feeding is great. The self driven cycle rickshaw experience is awesome

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Justnavdeep
Reviewed December 29, 2018

This Zoo has way too many issues. It starts with lack of any elephant in this Zoo,.Fences are too high, bike rentals are rip off, Couple of bird viewings spots where you will rarely see birds, badly kept reptiles etc. I'm afraid this is worst...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Razatravel
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Though they have some great animals to be seen, this zoo is not well maintained:( They have a lot of wire fences that make it hard to truly view some of the best animals. Unlike the Seattle or other zoos decently close that are in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Although we have visited the zoo many times before, this time we noticed some changes. The staff were dressed up for Halloween and very interactive with the visitors. There were some great details including blankets and hot cocoa for all to enjoy on the train!!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nokomi t
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I visited with my senior parents on a beautiful sunny day. We arrived just after they opened and caught the 10:30 train ride. It's a great way to get your bearing and see & learn about the animals. It is a lot of ground to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tara W
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We have a yearly membership, as our 5 year old daughter loves animals. I would like to say that the staff are excellent. My daughter showed interest in a tortoise and the staff member allowed my daughter to pet him and took the time to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kellie G
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Awesome ! We love to bring our bikes to the zoo , our kids bike and parents walk . Kids are 4and 7 and being on a bike helps them see all of the zoo without getting tired . We also did a trip another...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jaime S
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This Zoo is so nice! Best to go early in the morning. We went when they first opened, there were hardly any people and the animals were so active! They had very nice enclosures for the animals too. The red panda was extremely active while...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cmouse92
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the 1:1 time with my teenage son including the train ride around the park. It is sad to see so many large animals in such small paddocks. The cougar cubs for example, or the caiman. Overall we enjoyed our walk around. Pricey entrance fee.

Date of experience: September 2018
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April 26, 2018|
Response from tenacity40 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure there is a great way. The zoo is a good distance from downtown.
April 7, 2018|
Response from Jessica D |
Yes, you can rent them from the zoo for $10 with picture ID.
April 7, 2018|
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Response from tenacity40 | Reviewed this property |
I would say that the vast majority of it is very wheelchair accessible.