• Audubon Zoo
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Audubon Zoo

Type: Zoos

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Audubon Zoo, located in Uptown New Orleans is a great place for a family visit. Home to more than 2,000 animals, the zoo is open year-round, from Thursday through Monday. Learning the eating habits of...  Read More


  • Best Attractions & Activities: "If you are visiting the Zoo in the summer months with children, don't miss the Cool Zoo splash attractions and 750 foot-long Lazy River ride."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "If you are visiting the zoo in the summer months with children, add the Cool Zoo wristbands (weekends only) when you buy your tickets."
  • Things to Do in Fall: "For 2019 there are two fall dates (Oct. 12, Nov. 9) for Safari after Dark, an overnight educational event for families that includes crafts, animal encounters, fireside activities, behind-scenes tour and night hike."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "If you are visiting the Zoo in the summer months with children, go ahead and buy the "Cool Zoo" wristbands right off the bat."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Always fun to wander, the zoo offers a slice of different wildlife than you'll see on Bourbon Street.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The zoo is a green oasis of natural habitat spaces for all kinds of exotic creatures.
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: This zoo delivers plenty of fun for kids of all ages.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Audubon Zoo has many great interactive areas for families to really get some one-on-one with the animals.