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Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City

4.3
#1 of 11 in Parks in Kansas City
Kansas City Zoo is renowned nationwide for its rich collections of African and Australian species. Its penguin and polar bear exhibits are also popular. In the Kid Zone, children can learn about the animals, feed some of them, and enjoy the play area and carousel rides. You can buy food from concession stands or bring your own. Animal habitats are large, and getting around the zoo requires a fair amount of walking. Consider catching a ride on a train or a tram to ease the journey. You also may rent strollers, wheelchairs, and electric scooters. Arrange to visit Kansas City Zoo and other attractions in Kansas City using our Kansas City attractions site .
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4.6
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  • Spring day to walk the zoo was perfect! Always a wonderful experience. Staff is always knowledgeable and caring.  more »
  • This is our local zoo and still one of our favorites. The animals appear healthy and cared for. The polar bear is awesome.  more »
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  • We love the zoo! It’s such a fun way to spend the day. We enjoy taking our niece here every chance we get. The sky view is a super cool feature, feeding the goats is so fun, and petting the sting rays is so exciting and educational! Check this out if you have young kiddos, a day off, or just want to get out of the house! We have fun and we’re grown adults!
  • We love KC Zoo. It has gotten better and better each year. I love the fact that they constantly improving and reinventing. We like that their are educators on had at a lot of the attractions or exhibits. My kids and I like that we are allowed to bring in our own water bottles and extra snack. We purchased a family zoo pass this year and were so happy to do so. This will give us an opportunity to have fun all year long at the zoo. We enjoyed the boat ride for the first time ever and rode it twice. Our M/C-educator was so funny and very engaging. We dined at the Tuxedo Grill and thr staff was polite and helpful. The food prices are not bad, especially if you are a member. I also would like to complement the staff at the guest services. They were really helpful in buying a membership and made the process quick for my little ones to get into the park. Thanks KC Zoo

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