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Address: 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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10:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully...

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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Very nice Zoo

The Zoo asks for a donation, so I guess it's free, but anyone going should at least make a small donation. We live about 80 miles north of the Zoo, the Bronx Zoo and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
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Brick, New Jersey
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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Zoo asks for a donation, so I guess it's free, but anyone going should at least make a small donation. We live about 80 miles north of the Zoo, the Bronx Zoo and the Philadelphia Zoo are both about the same distance. We definitely enjoyed visiting and seeing the Big Cats, Lions Tiger, Snow leopard and Cheetah. I was... More 

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Toms River
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love going to this zoo at least once a year. It is clean and easy to walk trough. Can't wait for next summer to visit again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Parking is free, they ask for a donation. The Zoo is free as well. There are no mono-rails or riding tours, you have to walk but there are benches along the way to stop and rest.

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Eddystone, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Always a great time the park could use some shade bring lots of sunscreen but for a free zoo (please leave a donation) it is wonderful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It has most things you'd expect from a major zoo, without all the commercialism and cost. I'd recommend giving a donation, but it's not required. It's got the African savanna: lions, giraffe, cheetahs, & zebra, American wildlife: buffalo, black bear, eagles, & the silver fox. It has a reptile house (clean & odor free) and birds. Plus a tiger, mcaws/parrots,... More 

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Manalapan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This was our first time visiting the zoo and what a great time we had. The zoo is very well kept and so easy to walk around. They have a lot of animals and birds. The zoo and parking are free, but donations are welcome. The animals had so much room to move.

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The zoo is totally free to get in and park. They do take donations if you would like to support the zoo. We go here usually every other year on our visit to the Jersey Shore. They do a fantastic job with the upkeep of the animals and the grounds. Its a good size zoo and it usually takes us... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were shocked by what a lovely time we had here. The zoo was clean, the setting unique. Animals had lots of space within enclosures. Admission was a donation of your choice. Really a fabulous way to spend several hours!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a fun attraction for all ages. The zoo is free, but they ask a donation of whatever you feel comfortable giving. There is plenty of parking and the attraction is wheelchair accessible. Plan on spending several hours here, as there is so much to see. Not only are there plenty of well cared for animals and exhibits, the... More 

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Cape May County, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the best parks I've been to with lots of live animals. Great place to take the kids!

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