We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cape May County Park & Zoo

Features Animals
707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Wonderful zoo!

The Cape May zoo is one of the best we have been to...and it's free! (They do accept optional... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Valerie C
,
Columbia, Maryland
Lovely place

This is not a huge mega place to wow you but it is a good place a spend a day in. The place has... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
LopaBhattacharyya
,
Princeton, New Jersey
Read all 1,412 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“reptile house” (61 reviews)
“all ages” (57 reviews)
“cape may county” (111 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
CONTACT
Website
+1 609-465-5271
Write a ReviewReviews (1,412)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"reptile house"
in 61 reviews
"all ages"
in 57 reviews
"cape may county"
in 111 reviews
"well taken care"
in 49 reviews
"free admission"
in 39 reviews
"snow leopard"
in 33 reviews
"wide variety of animals"
in 29 reviews
"big cats"
in 27 reviews
"picnic area"
in 27 reviews
"no charge"
in 25 reviews
"bison"
in 24 reviews
"accept donations"
in 24 reviews
"day trip"
in 48 reviews
"animals seem"
in 23 reviews
"gift shop"
in 50 reviews
"few hours"
in 35 reviews
"train ride"
in 20 reviews
Filter

21 - 30 of 1,382 reviews

Reviewed May 5, 2018

The Cape May zoo is one of the best we have been to...and it's free! (They do accept optional donations.). They have a wide variety of animals, including a few farm animals. The only typical zoo animals they do not have are pachyderms like elephants....More

2  Thank Valerie C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is not a huge mega place to wow you but it is a good place a spend a day in. The place has every section very well designed and you really don't have to try too hard to spot the animals. Well designed and...More

Thank LopaBhattacharyya
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Clean and neat. Well kept. The animals were amazing. Love the raised bridges. Makes it so much easier to have a spectacular view of the animals. Great picnic grounds and playground for the kids.

Thank lmhsew
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

This zoo was far better than some of the zoos that charge! I can't believe admission was free considering how clean and well kept the facility is. Also the animals seem to be very well maintained. Great find - highly recommend. Very important side note...More

Thank susy g
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

For a free zoo this place was fantastic. We have been to paid zoos that were not as good as this. The animals were all easily visible and clean and well cared for. Nice selection of animals of animals on well marked paths. The only...More

Thank amanda g
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We've been here several times and will always come back when we are in the area. Family friendly, donation only and plenty to do. It was a little cold when we went, but there's still plenty to see and you can get up close to...More

Thank Jeff B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

You can literally spend the day you're with your family there's so much to do there's eateries there's ride to the kids it takes a while to go to the zoo there's a playground there's Trails you can bike ride it's unbelievable and it's free....More

Thank karen m
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Jean W, Program Coordinator at Cape May County Park & Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for your great review Karen. We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

An enjoyable experience with nature and animals. This zoo has a wide range of animals/guests that reside here. Admission here is free and donations are widely accepted. Even parking is free. For a Thursday afternoon visit, the crowd was quite modest with families and young...More

Thank highflyer15
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Visited Southern NJ in March and it was unusually cold. Went to the Zoo and had a lovely time. Many of the animal were kept inside to keep them warm but there were enough to make the time enjoyable. They have a great walk where...More

2  Thank Cheryl S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We had heard that this wad a great place to visit. While vacationing in Cape May, our family, 6 adults, 1 teen, and 3 kids visited. It is a donation based entry, so be kind. Wonderful displays, great walking paths and the kids favorite the...More

Thank Carolyn H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Cape May Court House Hotels
Hyland Motor Inn
206 reviews
2.27 km away
The Inn at Jessie Creek
2 reviews
5.56 km away
The Beachcomber Resort
198 reviews
6.74 km away
The Concord Suites
510 reviews
6.75 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Clary's Country Corner Restaurant
181 reviews
3.82 km away
Royal Oaks Grille at Sand Barrens Golf Club
7 reviews
5.09 km away
Murasaki
74 reviews
1.53 km away
The Court House Diner
227 reviews
1.78 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Wetlands Institute
132 reviews
5.69 km away
Slack Tide Brewing Company
16 reviews
7.05 km away
Natali Vineyards
98 reviews
5.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Amanda M
May 23, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Jean W | Property representative |
Tree to Tree Cape May is our zipline company! Its awesome!! treetotreecapemay is their website. Enjoy!
0
Votes
duma724
April 9, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from L7542VLannal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, contact them and you can reserve a pavilion. If you have a particular one in mind, call sooner rather than later as my understanding is they fill quickly in season.
0
Votes
Erica W
July 2, 2017|
AnswerShow all 17 answers
Response from Allen J F | Reviewed this property |
There are several Giraffes at the Cape May Zoo. However, I am not really sure about the feeding policies. There might be signs throughout the zoo, stating their official policies about feeding the animals. I would imagine... More
0
Votes
;