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Henry Doorly Zoo

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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
+1 402-733-8401
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Best. Zoo. Period.

I've been to several of the country's best zoos and I have to say Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo takes... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2011
K_0_0_z
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Iowa
One of the best in US, Certainly!

If you are visiting Omaha, Kep 3/4 hours for the zoo for sure. The zoo won't diappoint you. Lot of... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2011
Sujit-Mahapatra
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Bayonne, New Jersey
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“desert dome” (742 reviews)
“lied jungle” (282 reviews)
“indoor exhibits” (177 reviews)
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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
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+1 402-733-8401
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Reviewed 29 June 2011

I've been to several of the country's best zoos and I have to say Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo takes the crown. It's just the right size and they have something for everyone. My 4-year-old was thrilled but I think Mom & Dad may have liked...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2011

If you are visiting Omaha, Kep 3/4 hours for the zoo for sure. The zoo won't diappoint you. Lot of animals, well kept and balanced. My visit was done in 3 hours roughly with the iMax Theater 3D show. They have a huge rainforest area...More

Thank Sujit-Mahapatra
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Reviewed 18 June 2011

This zoo is one of the best zoos I have ever seen. The grounds are clean. There are few odors with so many animals living in close quarters. The animals appear clean, healthy and active. We were visiting Omaha with our 2 year old grandson...More

2  Thank MovedToKC
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Reviewed 16 June 2011

This zoo is in a league of its own; in my opinion it competes with San Diego to be the best in the country. Beautiful, well-organized exhibits with lots of unusual animals. The desert dome is truly unique; the Madagascar exhibit is fascinating Far too...More

1  Thank docj9000
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Reviewed 16 June 2011

All the reviews on here are right on. The Henry Doorly Zoo is awesome! We are locals and have a seasonal zoo pass so when we go we only really go for a couple hours at a time. I thought I would give travelers a...More

4  Thank NEhusker
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Reviewed 15 June 2011

I've been to this zoo about 6 times, its great. Not a real big zoo but one of the best in the country. Has indoor areas which seem to place you in the jungle, desert, ocean. Best gorilla exhibit I have seen. I've been to...More

1  Thank OldOkie
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Reviewed 14 June 2011

Every zoo has its specialty, and based on the number of strollers there Saturday - this zoo's is family entertainment. The exhibits are huge with many climate controlled buildings if it gets too warm outside. Big glass exhibit windows mean lots of room for everyone,...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2011

My boyfriend and I traveled to Omaha, NE from Winnipeg, MB specifically to see the zoo since it was ranked as one of the top zoo's in the United States. We were not disappointed! The zoo's massive indoor rain forest and desert dome were incredibly...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2011

This is a beautiful zoo with so much to see you will need more than one day to see it all. The indoor rain forest is huge and there is 3 levels to walk through. We spent two days and had a great time. The...More

1  Thank mez69
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Reviewed 7 June 2011

We had a wonderful time at this zoo. This is the 3rd time we have been there and there is always something new. They are always adding buildings or animals or something. The Butterfly/Insect house was new for us this time. Our 5 and 18...More

1  Thank Daisy101003
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Response from Cindi K | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes, it actually is quite a delightful walk. The signs are well placed to help you choose your route of walking. Plan a whole day if you want to view all the animals though. The tram is great especially if you have some... More
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are electric scooters at the zoo for rent on a first come first serve basis. They also have regular wheelchairs for rent at the zoo as well. Hope this helps.
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