We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hattiesburg Zoo

Features Animals
Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Review Highlights
Fun, even on a very hot day!

I’d never been to this particular zoo before. Even though it was extremely hot out, we had a great... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Djpeterman
,
Saucier, Mississippi
via mobile
Very nice small zoo!

The zoo is pretty small but is very affordable and is very well done! Lots is packed into a small... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
956angelw
via mobile
Read all 254 reviews
101
All photos (101)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“train ride”(25 reviews)
“splash pad”(43 reviews)
“small children”(15 reviews)
About
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
Website
+1 601-545-4576
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (254)
There are newer reviews for Hattiesburg Zoo
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
254 results
Traveller rating
155
69
23
6
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
155
69
23
6
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews train ride splash pad small children ropes course merry go round small town cool off perfect size playground area well worth the price couple of hours a great place to spend animals seem enjoyed our visit new orleans great price concession stand
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 20 of 254 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I’d never been to this particular zoo before. Even though it was extremely hot out, we had a great time! There are quite a few “misting fans” around to get cooled off. There’s also a splash pad. The staff was friendly. There’s a digital board...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Djpeterman
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hi, Djpeterman! Thank you so much for visiting the Hattiesburg Zoo! We are so glad you enjoyed your day and hope you come back again soon! Thanks for the kind review!

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The zoo is pretty small but is very affordable and is very well done! Lots is packed into a small space. The animals seem very well cared for. It’s clean and great fun for families.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 956angelw
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello, Angel! Thank you for coming to visit the Hattiesburg Zoo! We appreciate your sweet review, and hope you will come back to see us soon!

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We went Easter weekend. We got there late and most of the eggs had been found. It's a nice zoo and entertaining for the kids but I was disappointed they didn't have elephants or a giraffe. They did get to feed the goats and watching...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank marisaenz2
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review! We are sorry that you guys missed the Easter eggs, but glad you found other things to keep your family entertained. We are working on our space for giraffes, so keep following...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank TeamIcarusBallooning
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you so much for your sweet review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We are so excited about the giraffe exhibit, too!!!

Reviewed 29 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Roy S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roy C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank M2458TMcarrieb
Reviewed 22 June 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mjb282003
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

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

Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cherry M
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

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

Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank tracyselliott
Amanda H, Director of Marketing at Hattiesburg Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

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

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
Hotel Indigo Hattiesburg
11 reviews
1.92 km away
Courtyard Hattiesburg
115 reviews
3.33 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Hattiesburg MS
408 reviews
3.35 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Hattiesburg - I-59
303 reviews
3.38 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 299 nearby restaurants
Jutamas Thai Restaurant
285 reviews
1.45 km away
Keg and Barrel
162 reviews
.31 km away
T-Bone's Records & Cafe
50 reviews
.84 km away
Glory Bound Gyro Co Hattiesburg
94 reviews
1.38 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 49 nearby attractions
Southern Prohibition Brewing
22 reviews
2.42 km away
African American Military History Museum
20 reviews
2.33 km away
UpDown Trampoline Park
24 reviews
1.71 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Brande C
8 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 956angelw | Reviewed this property |
It was open when we were there, but I’m not sure about September.
0
Votes
annieb23901
14 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Debra J | Reviewed this property |
It was only $5.00 per person and worth it
0
Votes
disfam15
28 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
1
Vote