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Hattiesburg Zoo

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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 15 July 2018
TeamIcarusBallooning
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Nice Little Zoo

While on a road trip to New Orleans, we intended to visit a couple museums in Hatttiesburg, but... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Roy C
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Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
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+1 601-545-4576
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All reviews train ride splash pad ropes course small children merry go round small town cool off playground area well worth the price couple of hours perfect size a great place to spend new orleans enjoyed our visit lots of fun great price concession stand
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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!

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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

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

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.

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

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

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!

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!

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
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!

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
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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Brande C
8 August 2018|
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Response from Angel W | Reviewed this property |
It was open when we were there, but I’m not sure about September.
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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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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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