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Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

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    Philadelphia Zoo: Exciting Animals, Family Fun & Wild Adventure Package

    Situated on the banks of the Schuylkill River, this amazing family attraction was the first zoo in the United States. Today the zoo covers 42 acres and is home to 2,300 animals, with features that include a children's zoo, a paddle boat lake and a rainforest-themed carousel. Discover one of the most popular things to do in Philadelphia with kids, and make the most of your trip to the zoo when you book our Wild Adventure at the Philadelphia Zoo Package.
     

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    Hours -

    9:30AM to 5PM March through October & 9:30AM to 4PM November through February
     

    Prices -

    $20 adults, $18 children ages 2-11, free for children under 2
     

    Events

    • Summer Ale Festival
    • Independence 5K
    • Rock ‘N' Roar Children's Concerts
     
     

    Activities

    • Animal Exhibits
    • Keeper Talks
    • Feedings
    • Training
    • Guided Tours
     

    FAQs

    • What are some daily activities at the Philadelphia Zoo?

      You can see a pigeon flight demonstration, goat agility training, a rat demonstration, feedings and keeper chats at the exhibits of otters, giant tortoises, vampire bats, hippos, great apes, cheetahs, polar bears and more.
    • Are guided tours available?

      Yes, guided tours are available for $5 per person (in addition to zoo admission) and are led by a knowledgeable animal expert. Learn insider information on the zoo’s award-winning exhibits. Tours must be made two weeks in advance.
     

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