We went mid week taking advantage of the online deal to pre book at a lower price than buying at the gate. $16 per person is definitely a good deal for a zoo these days. Arriving for 10am it was nice and quiet and remained...More
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I was skeptical of Los Angeles Zoo with it being in the heart of LA. I thought the enclosures may be small and the animals be in poor condition. However, I was pleasantly surprised! The zoo is huge! The enclosures are not cramped and most...More
Thank you so much for visiting! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Zoo, especially our new giraffe feeding experience. Randa the one-horned rhinoceros is the oldest living member of her species, and receives the best possible care by her dedicated keepers. She...More
We really enjoyed the winding but shaded walkways throughout the zoo. The first place our family goes is to the petting zoo with the goats because we have a very young one that loves to go there. Then we were off to see the elephants,...More
Thanks so much for bringing your family to visit the Zoo, and for being valued GLAZA members! There's nothing better than starting off the day with some time spent petting the goats at Muriel's Ranch.
A membership to the LA Zoo is a MUST for any toddler parent! I've been coming to the zoo myself for years even before I had kids, because I enjoy animals and zoos. I remember my first time thinking the LA Zoo was going to...More
Thanks so much for bringing your family to visit the Zoo, and for being valued GLAZA members! We have certainly made many changes over the first 50 years, and we're sure your family will have a lot to enjoy as our new Master Plan takes...More
A very big zoo but on the day we was there it was very very hot and lot of the animal where hiding. But still worth a visitMore
Thank you so much for visiting! On particularly hot days, some of the animals do decide to take advantage of shade structures, indoor space, or simply napping, in order to beat the heat. We hope you get a chance to return when the weather cools...More
The los Angeles Zoo was Awesome. There was 5 of us and we all loved it. There was lots of places to rest and places to have a lunch. It is so well organized and you could take a Open Bus ride around the Zoo...More
Thank you so much for visiting; we're so glad to hear that you and your entire group had a great time, and took advantage of the Safari Shuttle. See you again soon!
This place needs to close its doors and either send the animals back to their natural habitat or at the very least to a zoo that can really take care of them. The animals looked depressed. All in very sad dreary dirty enclosures....most by themselves....More
We are very sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience when you visited. We can assure you that we are held to the highest-possible standards of animal welfare standards that exist, and that each animal resident is cared for by dedicated...More
What we arrived at the zoo around four thirtyish and didn't realize that they start putting the larger animals back in their pens at about five so we would have had no time to actually check out the major attractions. I was kind of bummed...More
Our Zoo is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and the visitor information page on our website, as well as admissions staff, specify that some animals do start going in for the night at about 4 p.m. We hope you will have another chance...More
Not a bad zoo by any means. Wouldn't travel out of state for it, but great if you live within 2 hours of North LA/Glendale (and don't mind fighting traffic to/from). Glad we went once, but will not need to revisit. Use your sunscreen, people,...More
Thank you very much for your visit! We are certainly very excited to address some of the challenges that the Zoo's initial layout from our beginnings 50 years ago pose -- such as the hilly pathways -- as our new Master Plan takes shape in...More
We love the birdshow with the beautiful birds flying over your head and the otters. But this time we discovered also a great place to eat. Reggies Cafe is right by the entrance so go have a early lunch after you pet the goats and...More
Thanks so much for visiting! We're so glad that you enjoy the Bird Show, and find a great meal for the whole family at Reggie's. We'll be sure to pass your kind words along to the chef and their whole team. See you again soon!