Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, USA, 36542, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2519685731
  • Fax: +1-2519673358
  • Ticket Price: 11 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids, Social, Entertainment, Amusement Parks, Food And Dining, Restaurants

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo - Review

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is home to over 300 animals and was opened in 1989 covering an area of 17 acres. The zoo is popular for getting filmed by Animal Planet that focused on the small zoo’s effort and success in surviving the three Hurricanes- Hurricane Ivan, Hurricane Dennis, and Hurricane Katrina.

Come here to see the gorgeous animal that include lions, tigers, bears, leopards, monkeys, wolves, and macaws. The reptiles section, Sloths and aviary sections are the highlight of the zoo.

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Ticket Prices

Admission fee:

  • Adults: USD 11
  • Seniors: USD 9
  • Kids (8-12 years): USD 8

How To reach Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo by Public Transport

  • By using a Van service.
  • By renting a Car.
  • On foot

 

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  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Address: 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, USA, 36542, United States
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Contact Number: +1-2519685731
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Price: 11 USD
  • Best time to visit Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo(preferred time): 09:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

  • 95% of people who visit Gulf Shores include Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in their plan

  • 65.58% of people start their Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

90.99% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Gulf Shores Reviews

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  • We go here several times a year and are always pleased. It is a small zoo, but well maintained. There are always many people on hand to care for the animals and to tell us about the animals. We have a 13 year old and 9 year old and we all love it. We usually spend a few hours here per visit. It is a fun thing to do each time we are in Gulf Shores!

  • We took my son to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo as a surprise for his birthday; ever since we can remember he has wanted to meet a sloth, up close and personal, and we heard about their encounters. I can not say enough about our day exploring this zoo! We experienced all of the encounters and I was so impressed by how passionate and dedicated each of encounter staff were about, not only the animals they were working with that day, but all of the animals! They took the time to teach us new facts about each of the animals and answered all of our questions! It was extremely apparent that they all loved their jobs and watching all of the employees interact with each other clearly showed that it was a work family atmosphere. I would highly recommend doing all of the encounters while visiting the zoo, we have never had an opportunity like it! You could tell that all of the animals throughout the zoo were well taken care of, all of the enclosures were very clean and food was fresh. We are already planning on returning in the future!

  • Utterly small zoo. Proper staff first off, well done there. However, the animals are practically inexistant in their entirely too small cages. Some animals barely had 10 - 15 feet to walk around. They stated they plan to be moving to a much larger location where the animals can enjoy proper cages, but until then it takes all of 20 minutes to walk through. The only reason I gave it two rather than one is that the encounters are the peak of the experience. However, the lines are appalling. Waited for an hour and 23 minutes standing for the lemur encounter alone. I understand everyone pays to be in the exhibit and hold the animals, but it need be split into multiple areas for each encounter rather than the one cage/area per each of them. Hopeful (for the animals sakes) that the new location is a proper fitting for their intended habitat.

  • Admission was cheap, the animals were all out and moving. The workers were kind and had a good sense of humor. You could pay extra to personally handle and experience a good deal of animals. More big cats like lions and tigers than the Birmingham zoo. The black bear was massive!

  • Small, quaint little zoo with a really good, friendly staff. Several encounter options you can add on for a reasonable fee ($10). We've done Lemurs, Kangaroos and Sloths. We come here every time we've been down here and there's always something new.

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