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Hattiesburg Zoo

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107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
+1 601-545-4576
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Fantastic Zoo!!

What a great zoo! Lots of fantastic exhibits, with a very clean facility. Can’t wait for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TeamIcarusBallooning
via mobile
Sloth Experience

Was really hot that day. Most animals had found any available shade trying to stay cool and could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roy S
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Athens, United States
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12-acre Zoo featuring 100 species of animals including tiger, tapir, capybara, zebras, alpacas, primates, birds, sloths, reptiles, flamingos, servals, porcupines, etc. Attactions include train, carousel, 4-story high ropes adventure course, splash pad and Safari Grill Cafe. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10a - 4pm. Admission is $5 for ages 2 years and older.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“train ride” (23 reviews)
“splash pad” (41 reviews)
“small children” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
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+1 601-545-4576
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"train ride"
in 23 reviews
"splash pad"
in 41 reviews
"small children"
in 15 reviews
"ropes course"
in 8 reviews
"merry go round"
in 6 reviews
"small town"
in 6 reviews
"cool off"
in 7 reviews
"perfect size"
in 4 reviews
"playground area"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 7 reviews
"well taken care"
in 6 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 3 reviews
"new orleans"
in 8 reviews
"enjoyed our visit"
in 4 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 6 reviews
"great price"
in 3 reviews
"concession stand"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great zoo! Lots of fantastic exhibits, with a very clean facility. Can’t wait for the giraffe exhibit to open!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really hot that day. Most animals had found any available shade trying to stay cool and could not be seen - understandable. Zoo was clean and well kept. Employees were pleasant. My wife had a slot experience which made the visit great. Good place...More

Thank Roy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a road trip to New Orleans, we intended to visit a couple museums in Hatttiesburg, but discovered none of them were open on Sundays (this particular Sunday happened to be Mother's Day, but they are closed each Sunday). Even the visitor's center is...More

Thank Roy C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small zoo, but very friendly staff. Perfect for an afternoon or half-day outing. My niece had a great time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed looking at the animals. I like the size of the zoo. You can see the entire zoo in 1-2 hours. The price is reasonable -$5 per person. The kids enjoyed the play areas and the train. They really liked the Splash Pad to...More

Thank mjb282003
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad you were able to bring your family and enjoy your day!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect size for a quick trip or you can rent a cabana and stay all day. Great burgers in the snack cafe, too!More

Thank Cherry M
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Cherry! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are thrilled to hear that you took advantage of our cabana rentals! They are the perfect place to cool off and hang out! It's nice to hear how we are doing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice outing for small kids. It has a train ride and carousel, and is pretty well kept. Ideal for kids!

Thank tracyselliott
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Tracy! Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad to know you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

It was shaded and there are cooling fans every where. The animals are limited but for $5 you can enjoy a nice variety.

Thank Debra J
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Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi, Debra! We are so glad you came to visit! Thank you for the kind review!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This zoo not only offers a variety of animal kingdom species but also will serve as a venue for business events, weddings, etc. Don’t wait, go today!

Thank Wanda H
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A Great Zoo a fantastic place to take children there are a good assortment of animals and the children really enjoy themselves Really worth a visit if you are in the Hattiesburg area don’t miss it there are few good small zoos like this available...More

Thank paul s
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annieb23901
14 July 2018|
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Response from M2458TMcarrieb | Reviewed this property |
$5. Under 2yrs old = free Train ride =$2
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disfam15
28 March 2018|
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Response from Rick T | Property representative |
Yes, indeed. There is one in the park outside the Zoo and inside the Zoo is the "Bug Hub Playground" featuring a sliding hill, spider web climbing net, logs to walk and a giant snail. Or, you can bring something to play in... More
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Emma C
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Response from Careerteacher | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not allow dogs.
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