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Cape May County Park & Zoo

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707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
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Enjoyed the zoo

Cape May County offers free admission to this very clean zoo. It is not a huge zoo but a great way... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rich S
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Great Morning Visit

We were a group of 7 ranging in age from 2 to 67 and all enjoyed the experience. Loved that the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
565geist
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Califon, New Jersey
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Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully maintained exhibits. With 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and approximately 500 animals, you're sure to see something new. The Cape May County Zoo is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas). Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning November 1st. No admission fee. That's right! The zoo is free of charge! Donations are GREATLY appreciated! Join the FUN, where the admission is always FREE!
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
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+1 609-465-5271
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cape May County offers free admission to this very clean zoo. It is not a huge zoo but a great way to spend an hour or 2 adding variety to your beach vacation.

Thank Rich S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a group of 7 ranging in age from 2 to 67 and all enjoyed the experience. Loved that the giraffes were out feeding and you could sit and watch them Appreciated the shade on a very hot day. A delightful place to spend...More

Thank 565geist
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The free Cape May zoo is a great way to spend a half day away from the shore. Lions, snow leopards, giraffes, bears, camels, deer, birds, foxes, reptile house, bird house and petting zoo. I have tried to attach a photo of the Safari Café...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cape may county zoo and park is a fabulous place to visit. And a must do every time I go to the shore. It's a great place, the grounds are well maintained and the animals are well taken care of. And its FREE! you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came down for the week with the family for a beach trip, but after getting a bit too much sun we were looking for something fun to do that wasn't sand and surf. We decided to go to the zoo. The parking situation could...More

1  Thank Tiffany R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all the years we have visited the area, we finally went to the zoo with our grandkids this past weekend. What a great place to see all kinds of animals. We liked it as much as the kids. Pretty exciting little zoo, with lots...More

3  Thank sharyur_123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is perfect in many ways. First of all, its free (with donation if possible). The zoo is not too small, or too big. Just the right size for 2-3 hours of leisurely strolling. Many areas to sit in the shade and rest. Large...More

1  Thank vacation06Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo is wonderful in every way possible. The animals are plentiful. The staff is friendly and helpful. It isn't too big, a very nice walk in a few hours. There is a large shady area in back of the zoo. The areas for the...More

1  Thank gussterling
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cape May County Zoo is the nicest free zoo I’ve ever experienced. We always make a donation and buy from the gift shop to support the zoo. This year the snow leopard exhibit and primate houses were done. They had a presentation by the...More

Thank M C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking surrounding ample playgrounds for kids and food kiosks. Zoo accessible, clean, well laid out and fun for all ages.

Thank gail s
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Michael P
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Kimberly C | Reviewed this property |
I'd like to help. Would be best to call either, sorry. (Although you may have done this already. I noticed you asked question) sorry I can't help. Good luck. It is an awesome place to visit. Enjoy
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Michael P
July 7, 2018|
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Response from tompa49 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely need a ride, either a car or uber.
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barbara m
June 25, 2018|
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Response from rich_cardona | Reviewed this property |
I'd take Uber. It's a good long ride from the ferry--maybe 20-30 minutes.
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