Home to over 500 exotic creatures, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo offers close, personal encounters with animals in an intimate setting. Play with lemurs or cuddle a young kangaroo. Bears, lions, and leopards all reside on the 7 hectare (17 acre) site, where wide pathways allow for close-up views of the animals. Learn about the different species in the zoo by visiting the reptile house, aviary, and petting zoo. Animal shows take place daily, and reservations for animal encounters are available at the gift shop. To visit Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and get the most from your holiday in Gulf Shores, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gulf Shores trip planner.
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo reviews
The AL Gulf Coast Zoo has a nice collection of animals. Some of our favorites were the big cats, sloth, kangaroos, giraffes and lemurs. There is an air-conditioned reptile house. A butterfly house... more »
Great little zoo. Our two little ones really love the animals and getting to feed a good number of them. The animal encounters are fun if you're into doing something different like that (the kangaroo was my favorite). They will be moving to a larger facility at the end of September and will reopen sometime in November (check website for more updated info). Worth the price of admission, can easily spend half a day there with the kids.
Nice, small sized zoo. We did the lemur encounter which was fun. Apparently they start napping around 11, so they weren't very active but nice to pet. One really loved my son's hat :)
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