Alaska Zoo

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: 4731 O'Malley Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, United States, 99507
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9073462133
  • Fax: +1-9073462673
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids, Social, Zoos, Aquariums And Wildlife Sanctuaries, Landmarks

Alaska Zoo - Review

With nearly 200,000 visitors annually, this is one of the state’s most popular attractions. 25 acres contain about 100 birds and mammals covering about 50 species. It’s not much, but they’ve done it very well indeed. And that’s just weird considering where they started from – with grocer Jack Snyder having to choose between winning USD 3000 or a baby elephant. He chose the elephant.

Animals on display include not only native Alaskan greats such as otters, caribou, owls, hawks, bears and wolves, but also exotic fare such as Amur tigers, Bactrian Camels, and yaks. The zoo’s done very well for itself in terms of education, research, wildlife conservation, and injured animal rehabilitation; and it collaborates with the University of Alaska, anchorage in animal research. They organise various events and educational camps too, so check out their website if you want to involve yourself in that.

For a hefty fee, you could wrangle a special encounter. Parties, greenhouse and other event rentals are advertised.

Alaska Zoo Information

  • Ticket booth closes 30 minutes before final time.

Alaska Zoo Ticket Prices

  • Adult $15
  • Adult Alaska Resident $13
  • Senior $10
  • Military $10; 3 - 17 years $7
  • Ages 2 years and under have free entry.
  • Zoo Lights charges are USD 7

How To reach Alaska Zoo by Public Transport

  • By rented car from city centre.

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TripHobo Highlights for Alaska Zoo

  • Alaska Zoo Address: 4731 O'Malley Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, United States, 99507
  • Alaska Zoo Contact Number: +1-9073462133
  • Alaska Zoo Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Alaska Zoo Price: 15 USD
  • Best time to visit Alaska Zoo(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Alaska Zoo: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Alaska Zoo

  • 64.22% of people who visit Anchorage include Alaska Zoo in their plan

  • 57.14% of people start their Alaska Zoo visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Alaska Zoo

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alaska Zoo

People normally club together Alaska Native Heritage Center and Anchorage Museum At Rasmuson Center while planning their visit to Alaska Zoo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Alaska Zoo, Anchorage Reviews

  • The worse zoo we have ever seen. The weeds are so grown you can not see the animals. The animals pens are not maintained like they should be. This zoo should be shut down until they find someone that LOVES animals and take their job to HEART.. Even your gift shop employees need to love their job...Very depressing that we visited the zoo. Hopefully when I report the to animal control they will clean this zoo up..

  • Nice, clean, gives a good feel of local wildlife. Paths are rocky and steep in some places. It is easier to have a jogging or trail stroller or pack little ones. It was lots of fun for my 4yr old. Enjoyed the information stations.

  • Loved this little zoo. Thanks for taking care of the orphans. Nice that it has so much vegetation and not cement. Animals seem well taken care of.

  • Can't wait to see this zoo in different seasons! Even though it was snowing and cold, and my mobility scooter got stuck a few times... I got to see Alaskan animals and birds in a great atmosphere. We bought season passes and we are visiting again before "summer" ends. ( Moving from South Florida is a big change). Family friendly and a small area to picnic made this better.

  • We had a good time at the zoo, but the petting zoo was closed. Entrance prices are reasonable but there are no exotic animals. The exception was the Siberian tiger but it was sleeping so far away we couldn't even take a picture of it. Polar bears were also sleeping. The brown bears were the highlight of the visit. We were able to track the entire zoo and see all the exhibits in about 2 hours. Also enjoyed gift shop as well.

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