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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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A nice ride around the zoo

I took my bicycle around the zoo as it looked quite big on the map. Although it was coming into... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Michael M
Rainy day but animals weren’t complaining

We weren’t sure if we were going to visit with the heavy rain in the morning, but as the day... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Scott S
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5048 264 St, Aldergrove, British Columbia V4W 1N7, Canada
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+1 604-856-6825
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Dirty facilities, understaffed, lack of amenities, all the animal enclosures are run down and tiny. All the animals look sad. Please don't waste your money, maybe they will get shut down or upgrade.More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Devin H
GVZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Greater Vancouver Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are committed to the ongoing maintenance and upgrades of our facility. Our approach continues to be methodical and we strive to ensure that any facility upgrades are done with the animals and our ecological environment in mind. There will...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018

We went to this zoo specifically because they have an experience (you pay for) where you can feed an adorable red panda. Arun, the red panda, was cute and chill for the 20 minutes we spent in his habitat, feeding him a few dates from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MrsRubyTravels
GVZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Greater Vancouver Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear about your experience at the Greater Vancouver Zoo especially with our Behind the Scenes program. We do agree that Arun is such an adorable red panda! We hope you are able to visit again!

Reviewed June 13, 2018

We took our two year old grandson and there was lots to do and see. Many interactive demonstrations. Lots of wildlife be prepared to walk. Take a good push chair for the little ones, mainly gravel . Six dollars for parking over and above admission.

Date of experience: June 2018
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GVZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Greater Vancouver Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear about your experience at the Greater Vancouver Zoo!

Reviewed May 2, 2018

I took my bicycle around the zoo as it looked quite big on the map. Although it was coming into spring there were not many animals out and about. The price of entry didn't really seem fair for the lack of animals when I went....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is one of the best zoos worldwide I have ever seen.And I have seen hundreds of zoos! The zoo has a wonderful landscape and in April full of blossoms. The animals have so much space.The hippopool is the biggest I have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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GVZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Greater Vancouver Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear about your experience at the Greater Vancouver Zoo!

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We weren’t sure if we were going to visit with the heavy rain in the morning, but as the day continued on the weather improved so we opted to go. The crowds were minimal due to the time of year and weather but we were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

My second trip to Vancouver Zoo, a little colder this time but still lots of animals to look at, the bear was friendly and came up close which was great and the younger one enjoyed seeing the tiger within reaching distance! It still needs some...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

We have enjoyed visiting this zoo a few times. The enclosures are well looked after and cater to the needs of the animal. Such a great experience to see how these animals walk, eat, play and more! Lots of great educational opportunities, different talks and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

If you remember the old zoo, you’ll be surprised. All those old cages already my the sides are gone. They are in the process of rebuilding many exhibits. They just put in an enormous new badger exhibit that is just beautiful. The old small enclosures...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

This is a great outdoor zoo and be prepared to walk a lot. Go when it's cool because I went when all the animals were sleeping because of the hot sun. Except for the zebra family that came out to entertain us and that was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from 40Fireant | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure there is a great way. The zoo is a good distance from downtown.
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Response from Jessica D |
Yes, you can rent them from the zoo for $10 with picture ID.
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Response from 40Fireant | Reviewed this property |
I would say that the vast majority of it is very wheelchair accessible.
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