Founded in 1922 and home to 660 animals, Oakland Zoo features a number of natural exhibits in addition to a renowned elephant program. Explore themed areas spread out across the zoo, including the African savannah, the veldt, wild Australia, the rain forest, and more, each complete with flora and fauna native to that region. The Adventure Landing area features rides that give you views of the animals. If you have little ones with you, stop by the children's zoo, dedicated to teaching young minds about animals and the natural world. Be sure to check the website for information on scheduled animal feedings, special events, activities, and educational programs. To visit Oakland Zoo on your holiday in Oakland, and find out what else Oakland has to offer, use our Oakland.
Oakland Zoo Reviews
The Oakland Zoo is a perfect place to spend a day with kids, so we had a fine outing with our family. They thoroughly enjoyed the Adventure Landing Bay in the Merry Go Round of Cars, Animals and... more »
The new gondola was nice to get to see some of the larger animals on top of the hill. The mountain lion enclosure seemed small for the animals, that was sad. The wolf exhibit was good. Don’t bother... more »
This is a great place to bring your kids. They have so many animals and if you come in the morning they are usually active. The gondola ride to the top is also very good as you get the view of the bay. And the ride is free! You'll get to see the bald eagle, wolves, jaguar, bears and mountain lions. This is a fun place for the entire family!
This zoo is huge. Easy to find parking space, family oriented. They got bathrooms, animal play ground for kids, gift shop, cafe. Different animals birds, monkeys, lions, tigers, giraffes, zebras, elephants and so much more. The zoo is very nice and clean and employees are nice, friendly and helpful. I would totally recommend worth every dollar.
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