Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

Bronx Park, Bronx
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    "jungle world & the monkey house."(7 Tips)
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    "Total Experience ticket and don't miss the Asia Monorail"(5 Tips)
    Damian M.
    "Free admission for Active Duty Uniformed Service"(5 Tips)
    "... places to photograph: Congo Gorilla Forest, Butterfly Garden, JungleWorld, Monkey..."(4 Tips)
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  • Jeff S.
    Jeff S.3 weeks ago
    I always enjoy going to the Bronx Zoo. It’s so relaxing to walk around & see 4,000 animals up close. It’s always a new & different experience. The exhibits are awesome! Can’t believe I took this pic..
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Katerina S.
    The cable ride is awesome & I loved the way it was designed it give the feeling that the animals are in their natural environment.
  • Raied F.
    Raied FarghalyOctober 16
    Great Halloween activities for kids through October 29th.
    Upvoted Oct 16
  • Jess P.
    Jess ParrottOctober 2
    The reptile house is worth the whole visit to the zoo, as well as jungle world. Excellent staff and great exhibitions!
  • Michael R.
    Michael ReillySeptember 11
    Beautiful place, easy to spend the whole day here
  • Paula P.
    Paula PiccardSeptember 2
    Best perk? Free Wednesday admission. Love the Bronx zoo!
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineAugust 10
    Get a free year's membership if you have an IDNYC card.
  • Steven W.
    Steven WAugust 4
    Been here 5+ times
  • Mike
    MikeJuly 14
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this zoo. It's the best zoo in all NYC!! I always look forward to our summer trips here. If you live in the area and have kids the yearly membership is def worth it!
  • Rachel B.
    Bronx zoo was amazing! Bring a backpack full of drinks and snacks if you go!
  • Frieda M.
    1) go on the monorail! Lots of animals and you get a rest and ride. 2) use the shuttle to get around and to opposite ends of the park quickly 3) Bring lunch so you save $$ and so can splurge on treats
  • Stephanie N.
    Stephanie Nichols FordJune 9
    Been here 5+ times
    The animals, the amazing staff and the rides (monorail and big carousel) are the reasons we love the Bronx Zoo.
  • Sandi D.
    Sandi DunlapApril 22
    Craft beer at Zoo Brews near the Asia Plaza!
  • Heather R.
    Heather RowanJanuary 20
    Amazing animals and lots of space for kids to run around.
  • Jennifer S.
    Beautiful zoo. Wednesdays are pay what you wish. Some exhibits are closed seasonally.
  • Dew C.
    Dew CitiDecember 26, 2016
    No, didn't go to see animals, just was around the area cycling with Lola.
  • Justin O.
    Justin OrdovezaDecember 22, 2016
    Free admission on Wednesday but you still have to pay for parking. In winter some animals are not on display. The giraffe, rhinoceros, sea birds exhibits can be smelly.
  • Kirill K.
    Kirill KukuruzaNovember 5, 2016
    Beatiful zoo park to spend all your day. A lot of animals and attractions
  • Michelle B.
    Michelle BuiceSeptember 23, 2016
    I grew up going to this zoo and was able to bring my daughter ( who was not raised in NY). The zoo is huge so be prepared to walk and I would suggest packing a lunch.
  • Deniese V.
    Deniese ValvanoSeptember 9, 2016
    Animals are fabulous the parking is horrible
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsSeptember 5, 2016
    Don't sleep on the mouse house
  • Kathleen L.
    Kathleen LuckeyJuly 29, 2016
    For kids the children's zoo and Carrousel
  • Douglas F.
    Douglas FilterJuly 8, 2016
    Natural settings for the animals. But can't tell if we are on display for the monkeys - or vice versa
  • anthony p.
    anthony perniceJuly 3, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure to check out the gorilla exhibit!
  • Aashna S.
    Aashna SJuly 3, 2016
    The gorillas!
  • Justine D.
    Justine DeJesusJune 21, 2016
    Be prepared to walk & seriously stop and look around!
  • Erin R.
    Erin RathJune 18, 2016
    An amazing zoo! Good, interactive signage. I would like to see more keeper programs. Come prepared for lots of walking.
  • Starry T.
    Starry TiberioJune 17, 2016
  • Jamie L.
    Jamie LinJune 12, 2016
    Get your tickets ahead of time to save a few bucks - Total Experience is definitely worth it. Food is just okay, but they sell beer at the Dancing Crane Cafe!!
  • Suhaib ∞
    Suhaib ∞May 22, 2016
    It's better to come early to finish the whole zoo
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BaskinMay 1, 2016
    Great zoo! Take the Wild Asia monorail for the best experience (animal viewing and tour guide narrative)
  • Marisa C.
    Marisa ChaplesApril 22, 2016
    Better for older kids than small kids/toddlers since it's so big. Food is expensive and service is slow.
  • Oscar M.
    Oscar MaderaApril 20, 2016
    Excellent place to hang out with friends. A lot of animals to see, don't me the reptiles and on Wednesday is free admistion
  • Dasean B.
    Dasean BetheaApril 10, 2016
    I love the all animals plants and insects ,Bring the black planet back🌑
  • Dasean B.
    Dasean BetheaApril 10, 2016
    Try the burger and fries take cash to eat I know it's a little humiliating eating meat at the zoo 🍔🍟🍺
  • Olga M.
    Olga MejiaApril 7, 2016
    Everything birds and snakes
  • Chris A.
    Chris AngelinaMarch 18, 2016
    Better when the weather is warmer but still good none the less.
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MazzaMarch 17, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    My favorite place to visit on the weekends. Summer gets a little crazy with families. I recommend going in the winter for a romantic, quite date
  • Paige C.
    Paige CMarch 7, 2016
    Love this zoo but don't come during the "off season" winter months because everything is closed and you won't see half of the animals. May-October is their peak season.
  • Jillian V.
    Jillian VerderosaFebruary 26, 2016
    Such a clean and beautiful zoo
  • Nate K.
    Nate KowalJanuary 23, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    What better place to take the kids?
  • Mer I.
    Mer IciJanuary 20, 2016
    Few animals in the winter but large place to wander without a crowd.
  • Markus T.
    Markus TarjamoJanuary 18, 2016
    Probably one of the best zoos I've been to. Definitely check out the gorillas!
  • Norman E.
    Norman EllisDecember 22, 2015
    Park outside the zoo and save yourself the $20+ parking fee.
  • Seth W.
    Seth WinklemanDecember 6, 2015
    Animals are fun
  • Christina C.
    Christina ChinOctober 31, 2015
    Massive zoo in the hood. Can spend all day there checking out exhibits. I think late afternoon may be best time to see the animals active otherwise may catch them hiding or sleeping
  • Bruno C.
    Bruno CardosoOctober 4, 2015
    Wesnesdays are general admission free!!
  • George R.
    George RangelSeptember 22, 2015
    It's an amazing place but it takes 2 days to cover the entire zoo.
  • tina t.
    tina tanSeptember 17, 2015
    Free admission during wednesdays!
  • Belladonna P.
    Belladonna PHOENIXSeptember 15, 2015
    Support the zoo, it's the one place where kids can learn, and families can share time. I have been coming with my family since I was little.
  • Karen L.
    Karen Lang-CuencaSeptember 7, 2015
    Great place for family fun
  • Kimberly A.
    Kimberly AginSeptember 5, 2015
    An incredible zoo - clean, fabulous petting zoo, and a staff that really seems to care.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MilanoSeptember 1, 2015
    Animals are great, food is poor, security guards will hassle you if you lean back on a bench and look at the clouds.
  • Dee D.
    Dee DeeAugust 27, 2015
    So much to see and do, you definitely need more than one day to see everything
  • Carlos G.
    Carlos GonzalezAugust 25, 2015
    Great place to be a whole day being in touch with the nature and the animals
  • zman l.
    zman loAugust 23, 2015
    Free Parking Also on Southern blvd. Just walk 1 long block across from Fordham U. Football field.
  • Oksana U.
    Oksana UltravioletAugust 19, 2015
    Wednesday is a free day, but too crowded. All animals are too far to be seen. Waste of money if you go during other days.
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SAugust 12, 2015
    The gorillas exhibit and polar bear are both great.
  • Erika M.
    Erika MetreyAugust 12, 2015
    Don't go on wednesday! It's free admission but crazy busy
  • Donna S.
    Donna SalamancaAugust 9, 2015
    Had so much fun with the family! Such a great place to take the family 😇
  • John P.
    John PowerAugust 8, 2015
    Membership has its privileges
  • Alex N.
    Alex NicholsonJuly 29, 2015
    Student discounts are not advertised but super worth mentioning! Be prepared to walk A LOT. There is a shuttle but it only does pick ups on one of the four sides of the park...kind of stupid...
  • Ruth M.
    Ruth MadrigalJuly 18, 2015
    Beautiful place. You can easily spend an entire day here. Go for the Total Experience ticket and don't miss the Asia Monorail (red pandas!) and Jungle World exhibit.
  • barbee
    barbeeJuly 17, 2015
    Beautiful animals!
  • Erik C.
    Erik CintronJuly 15, 2015
    An amazing place. What not to love about the zoo!! One of top in USA. such a huge pretty place. With almost every animal. Good food, camel rides, the monorail and sea lions, a must do if ur in the BX
  • Timelessnomad
    TimelessnomadJuly 1, 2015
    Go on Wednesday if you can. Half price and crowds are low before 1pm. Bring your own snacks and a water bottle to save money.
  • Wilfry T.
    Wilfry TaverasJune 24, 2015
    Hey Bronx Zoo, join Freebie! Read more
  • Alexandra J.
    Alexandra JenkinsJune 21, 2015
    Magical still even as an adult :)
  • Joe N.
    Joe NorniellaJune 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Zoo! Zoo! Zoo!
  • Mike H.
    Mike HopkinsJune 18, 2015
    The best parts are the carved moldings of all the old buildings
  • Sarah F.
    Sarah FieldsJune 15, 2015
    Amazing zoo with incredible animals. The gorilla exhibit is worth the extra ticket price. Go for the full experience over general admission.
  • Sihang Z.
    Sihang ZhaoJune 15, 2015
    Zoo animals
  • Charles B.
    Charles B.June 9, 2015
    Get there early to full enjoy everything.
  • Erica S.
    Erica SJune 9, 2015
    The zebras are elegant the 4d movie is always cute
  • Alex
    AlexJune 6, 2015
    Go check out the Madagascar exhibit featuring lemurs! Don't forget to post your photos on social media with #NYisWild!
  • Michele S.
    Michele SMay 7, 2015
    The peacocks were my favorite, strutting around. Almost free as a bird, besides the fact they live in a zoo! Lots to see will come back hopefully the Tigers or the Lions
  • Michele S.
    Michele SMay 7, 2015
    The peacocks strutting about
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanMay 3, 2015
    $20 for general admission gets you to most of the zoo. The soft serve ice cream is also one of the best I've had.
  • Pamela S.
    Pamela SchmidtApril 29, 2015
    The admission price is getting very expensive. I don't like that they charge extra for all the different activities. I have already paid a small fortune to get in.
  • Jelle H.
    Jelle HoogenboomApril 27, 2015
    Visit World of Birds for some of the most beautiful birds in the world, including Lesser Bird of Paradise and Andean Cock-of-the-Rock.
  • Tasha M.
    Tasha MulrainApril 23, 2015
    Love this place. My kids love it. But it's always pack especially on Wednesdays cause it's free. And all the good stuff you can't see if your not playing.
  • Syaiful A.
    Syaiful AnamApril 22, 2015
    animal lover must visit bronx zoo Read more
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    Syaiful AnamApril 22, 2015
    Wanna visit this place bronx zoo Read more
  • Syaiful A.
    Syaiful AnamApril 22, 2015
    I love animal bronx zoo Read more
  • Ryan T.
    Ryan TrollingerApril 18, 2015
    Fun at zoo ! YAyo !
  • Complex B.
    Complex BitchMarch 17, 2015
    Today was a good day for some wild life birds to show out!.. Awesome place to go with family & friends
  • Oliver B.
    Oliver BouchardMarch 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Winter time is zoo time. Many animals love the cold and it's a completely different experience without the crowds.
  • Steff H.
    Steff HindMarch 7, 2015
    Try going end of fall / beginning of winter it's really quiet and most of the animals are still around.
  • One Punch Mario
    One Punch MarioFebruary 15, 2015
    #Fun place to visit and spend the day. Either alone or by yourself.
  • Alex F.
    Alex FishJanuary 19, 2015
    Free on Wednesdays! One of the best zoos in the country easily accessible via the 2 or 5
  • Harlem A.
    Harlem AmbassadorDecember 27, 2014
    Across from the Botanical garden and near Arthur Avenue, is the largest zoo in the US. Habitats are pretty life like and there is a tram to help you get around. Cafe is on premise if hunger strikes.
  • Yaroslav P.
    Yaroslav PatrikeevNovember 16, 2014
    Very big and interesting
  • Jevon M.
    Jevon MoralesNovember 6, 2014
    Everything!!! 🐘🐯🐆🐵🐪🐻
  • Pinchas M.
    Pinchas MargolisOctober 29, 2014
    Make sure to download the zoo map online before you go and plan a route. It's a big zoo and you can just end up going in circles- specially if you are going with a big group of kids. Parking is $15
  • Lenny K.
    Lenny KnechtOctober 15, 2014
    Go on Wednesday and pay only the full experience tickets! (14.95$ instead of 28$+14.94$)
  • Simon K.
    Simon KeyersOctober 15, 2014
    Great zoo. buy tickets for all the attractions, it's well worth it
  • Nate F.
    Nate FolkertOctober 15, 2014
    The Komodo dragon and monitor lizard exhibit is on the west side of the building. The indoor home for the rhinoceros is on the east.
  • Kerri A.
    Kerri AhernOctober 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    It's huge so you can spend an entire day here and the kids aren't complaining
  • Rosanna M.
    Rosanna MasulloSeptember 26, 2014
    With family beautiful nice
  • Maria B.
    Maria BSeptember 19, 2014
    If you r not a kids person don't go on Wednesday (which is entrance by donation) butterfly garden us worth paying extra! 😊
  • Trever P.
    Trever PolakAugust 31, 2014
    You can ride a cablecar around parts of the zoo.
  • Subin L.
    Subin LimAugust 30, 2014
    peacocks and children everywhere
  • Raquel V.
    Raquel VasconcelosAugust 28, 2014
    Awesome place! You do need the entire day to visit everything. Get the total experience ticket. DO NOT GO ON DONATION DAY!
  • Matt Z.
    Matt ZupkaAugust 25, 2014
    Awesome zoo. Lots of different habitats to explore. Splurge for the full experience ticket.
  • Tiffani D.
    Tiffani DanniAugust 23, 2014
    Its free on Wednesdays its a cool place
  • Panos B.
    Panos BAugust 23, 2014
    Nice zoo with many things to see. Best day to visit is Wednesday which is free but attracts too many people so it will be crowded.
  • Erica T.
    Erica TaylorAugust 20, 2014
    The zoo is great and there's lots to see. Wednesdays have suggested admission as well as discounted full experience tickets.
  • Rosa M.
    Rosa MorenaAugust 12, 2014
    Love the animals!
  • Daniel O.
    Daniel OlmsteadAugust 10, 2014
    Under no circumstances bother with the shuttle. Huge inconvenient mess.
  • david l.
    david levyAugust 10, 2014
    Wish they had better pickup / drop off. (Gotta go thru the parking lot.) Nice animals tho.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CornerstoneAugust 10, 2014
    Everything! Amazing place! Staff is friendly and helpful.
  • imurbbydoll
    imurbbydollAugust 8, 2014
    I LOVE IT HERE! Although Some of animals are not in their respective places, but its really fun for a family bonding
  • Marc Paolo L.
    Marc Paolo LouisAugust 6, 2014
    Go on Sunday less crowded
  • Jay E.
    Jay EaglesonAugust 6, 2014
    Huge zoo with plenty to see and do. The place is kept very clean.
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DarlingMay 26, 2014
    The food is expensive so walk with your own but the exhibits are breath taking!
  • Andy W.
    Andy WonMay 11, 2014
    Head to the sea bird colony at 3:30pm to watch them feed the penguins.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PattiApril 29, 2014
    Some of the exhibits here are just sad, particularly the big cats and polar bears. That said, the monorail is one of the best parts IMO. Don't be scared off by the line, it moves quickly.
  • Maryam A.
    Maryam AlyApril 28, 2014
    When you see zoo volunteers/ employees, ask them questions! Heard some cute anecdotes about specific animals this way.
  • Benny B.
    Benny BaezApril 22, 2014
    The monkeys and gorillas are awesome. Definitely get there as early as possible
  • Raphael J.
    Raphael JacksonApril 16, 2014
    If you stop by check out Jungle World. Pretty good variety as far as species. Overall good bang for your buck.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatApril 16, 2014
    One of the most popular places that people like to explore in the Bronx is the Bronx Zoo! Great place to bring kids so they can explore a variety of different animal exhibitions and the wildlife!
  • Stephanie K.
    Stephanie KleinApril 15, 2014
    Wednesdays are "Suggested Donation" days!
  • Ernesto M.
    Ernesto Martinez Jr.April 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Coming here on a Wednesday is like walking in to welfare after 11am!!! Just don't do it lol!
  • Christina C.
    Christina CaroApril 4, 2014
    I loved the polar bear, tiger, and giraffe exhibits
  • Pablo M.
    Pablo MartinezMarch 29, 2014
    Wear some good sneakers
  • Dan K.
    Dan KaoMarch 22, 2014
    If you've been to San Diego wild animal park or the San Diego zoo this might be worth skipping. But if not this place is worth going at least once!
  • Augustus Collection
    Augustus CollectionFebruary 23, 2014
    With more than 5,000 living at the Bronx Zoo, it’s easy to see why a trip to the zoo would make a great day out. Read more
  • Stepan R.
    Stepan RogerJanuary 31, 2014
    Quite empty in winter but at the same time no crowds to deal with.
  • MC P.
    MC Photo & TravelNovember 10, 2013
    Off season is nice but some exhibits are being refurbished. No crowds, though!
  • Christine S.
    Christine SpazianoNovember 4, 2013
    Remember where you park and become a member because you can go to many other New York sites like the botanical gardens, Central Park zoo , etc.
  • Virginia M.
    Virginia MurdochOctober 14, 2013
    The snow leopards. Magic.
  • Denise C.
    Denise CozierSeptember 19, 2013
    Plan to spend the whole day...lots to see and do. The mongolian train ride is cool. The Ice Age 4D is a snooze-fest, so skip it if pressed for time.
  • Kellie P.
    Kellie PowellSeptember 18, 2013
    Skip the "Dinosaur" tour- it's not worth your time.
  • Mike J.
    Mike JacobsonSeptember 16, 2013
    Don't go in here past 3, everything closes at 4:30.
  • Damian M.
    Damian MandaSeptember 2, 2013
    Free admission for Active Duty Uniformed Service
  • Chris D.
    Chris DesforgesAugust 30, 2013
    Membership has its privileges. Join today!
  • Ivy
    IvyAugust 30, 2013
    They close @ 5 on week days so plan accordingly... I paid for a FULL FUN DAY & ended up with disappointed kids who wanna come back!
  • Dante S.
    Dante SchulzAugust 23, 2013
    The Congo exhibit with the gorillas is the best part of the zoo.
  • Kenyatta J.
    Kenyatta Jones-AriettaAugust 21, 2013
    The good thing about coming on Wed... Admission is free. The bad thing about coming on Wed... It's so damned crowded you wished you'd paid to come another day.
  • Tony T.
    Tony TorresAugust 16, 2013
    If you are parking on Southern Blvd, PLEASE remove valuables from plain sight! Your car will be broken into if thieves can quickly see what you have to take.
  • Sasha L.
    Sasha LipovtsevAugust 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the membership and come early. Amazing.
  • Chrissy R.
    Chrissy RoseroAugust 7, 2013
    I don't recommend the chicken caesar salad. Chicken taste like tuna. Also chicken strips have no chicken in them. So bring your own lunch!!!!!
  • Joy B.
    Joy BradwayAugust 4, 2013
    Buy a membership and get free parking!
  • Tyrone V.
    Tyrone ViasJuly 30, 2013
    Food is shamefully expensive. Bring our own food and drink!
  • Jennifer O.
    Jennifer OnweJuly 24, 2013
    Wednesdays although its free admission, the zoo gets extremely crowded with camps.. Recommend for any other day of the week!
  • Bethany R.
    Bethany RodriguezJuly 24, 2013
    I remember coming here as a child. With my kids... the next generation! Its still just as beautiful and even better than I remeber.
  • Pema
    PemaJuly 22, 2013
    Do NOT go on Wednesdays. It's "free", but there are hoards upon hoards of people and little children.
  • Ivy R.
    Ivy ReillyJuly 5, 2013
    Don't come on Wednesdays. Not worth the crowds.
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn MaggioJune 28, 2013
    The Dinosaur Safari was more geared for little kids. For older people it'll be kinda boring so unless you have young ones in your group, you may want to skip it and save the time. Love the zoo though!
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WegenerJune 22, 2013
    Get soft serve, not sure why but it's really great
  • Angela L.
    Angela LeeJune 22, 2013
    The Monorail was pretty fun!
  • Chris D.
    Chris DesforgesJune 16, 2013
    Membership is well worth it. Join
  • Stephen W.
    Stephen WarwickJune 2, 2013
    Very cool gardens, bring a picnic!
  • Ray H.
    Ray HJune 1, 2013
    Try to avoid going on Wednesdays which is the one day admission is on a donation basis. Most individuals don't donate so you get riffraff attending. In addition, school trips happen a lot on that day.
  • Guido T.
    Guido TamayoMay 15, 2013
    Make sure to watch the 4D show, so much fun!
  • City of New York
    City of New YorkMay 6, 2013
    "Escape the bustling city & enjoy the largest metropolitan zoo in the U.S. with 600+ species. Check out the congo gorilla forest, butterfly garden, jungle world & the monkey house. Free on Wednesdays"
  • Briana M.
    Briana MagistroMay 5, 2013
    Get a map asap so you can plan your day so you don't miss anything! You can bring in your own food too!
  • Samman
    SammanApril 23, 2013
    Escape the bustling city & enjoy the largest metropolitan zoo in the U.S. with 600+ species. Check out the congo gorilla forest, butterfly garden, jungle world, & the monkey house. Free on Wednesdays.
  • Jess M.
    Jess MApril 17, 2013
    This is where childhood memories are made.
  • Sean N.
    Sean NickApril 16, 2013
    Don't try to see everything. If there's a certain animal you'd like to see check first.
  • Peter V.
    Peter VigeantApril 14, 2013
    There hasn't been a year in the entire history of the zoo when an animal didn't escape. Most of the time it's a small bird or snake, but in 1982 it was a rare and dangerous panther.
  • Jamie E.
    Jamie EApril 6, 2013
    The gorillas may be behind glass but they were the most interactive out if all the animals. They tapped the glass at us.
  • a blissful life.
    a blissful life.April 5, 2013
    Best zoo, hands down, in NYC, and one of the best in the USA!
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupMarch 5, 2013
    On Wednesdays it's a "Suggested Donation" day which includes everything but a camel ride. So take a personal day and spend it exploring the wild wonders of the Animal Kingdom.
  • Lina V.
    Lina VlasovaJanuary 25, 2013
    Stay away from the harsh ice cream salesladies !;)
  • Sylvia H.
    Sylvia Hernandez-IovinoJanuary 20, 2013
    The last time I was here my daughter was 1 yr old. She loved the elephants.
  • Lawrence C.
    Lawrence ChongJanuary 2, 2013
    Great zoo but you have to walk through dangerous streets just to get there from subway
  • Justin S.
    Justin ScarboroughDecember 22, 2012
    Buy a sweater with Cathy
  • Tammy B.
    Tammy BurkeDecember 11, 2012
    Great place to spend lots of time
  • Joseph C.
    Joseph CatalanoNovember 17, 2012
    Get a season pass its worth it
  • Super V.
    Super VixenNovember 11, 2012
    The Children's Zoo is closed until March
  • Steven C.
    Steven CruzOctober 26, 2012
    Free roaming peacocks
  • Allan Y.
    Allan YaphockunOctober 9, 2012
    durable walking shoes and be there on wednesdays when it's free.
  • Runnett
    RunnettSeptember 22, 2012
    It's best to go on a weekday when school in session. You get to see everything you want to see in record time. Get the Total Experience Ticket if you are planning on seeing the exhibits. Worth it.
  • Jasmine C.
    Jasmine CAugust 25, 2012
    The food is ridiculously overpriced.....bring your own!
  • Jasmine C.
    Jasmine CAugust 25, 2012
    The bees are super annoying when you're trying to eat!!!
  • Trevor D.
    Trevor DimmieAugust 23, 2012
    No Cheetahs anymore but still a great family trip. Tiger Exhibit was great!
  • Jasmine T.
    Jasmine TaalaAugust 22, 2012
    Free parking OUTSIDE on Croton Ave by Fordham University!
  • David F.
    David FinkAugust 18, 2012
    50% discount for military, don't forget to show your ID.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HaveSippyAugust 13, 2012
    the theater in the summer is a great break from the heat!
  • Manos K.
    Manos KoumantakisAugust 12, 2012
    4th biggest in the world! A must-see and worth of spending a whole day or more..
  • Alyssa P.
    Alyssa PAugust 10, 2012
    A lot of walking, uneven pavement and not a lot of animals during the walk. Lots of things that should be repaired and updated and is not. Seemed like their money goes to research more than exhibits.
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BarnettJuly 25, 2012
    Never come here on free Wednesdays. There are tons of shitty kids.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatJuly 19, 2012
    On Wednesdays, you can enjoy a nice free trip to the Bronx Zoo! It's a great place to explore the exhibitions of nature and wildlife. The bear and lion showcases make it seem like you're in the wild!
  • L G.
    L GJuly 9, 2012
    Total experience package is definitely worth it!
  • andre r.
    andre riveraJuly 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Come check me out on the Bronx River
  • Sharlene A.
    Sharlene AyalaJuly 5, 2012
    Do not go WEDNeSDAY, its.donation or free day and you can barely appreciate the zoo with all the people...
  • Rafael S.
    Rafael SulitJuly 4, 2012
    Cap the trip off with a ride on the monorail. It's really cool and an exhibit in itself!
    NYC-ARTSJuly 2, 2012
    A reconstruction of an African rainforest encompasses 6.5 acres and is home to animals, including more than 20 western lowland gorillas. Make sure you come take a look! Read more
  • Tiffanni J.
    Tiffanni JJune 20, 2012
    The Dora 3D theater is so cute. Go see that. The whole family will enjoy.
  • Brei
    BreiJune 12, 2012
    Loved it!!
  • Belén A.
    Belén Aranda-AlvaradoJune 11, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    I rode Rosie the camel at the camel rides near the Asia Gate. It was awesome.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MakarJune 10, 2012
    It is free if you come at 16:30 1 hour before closing time
  • Eric L.
    Eric LanglayMay 20, 2012
    Bronx zoo = Best birth control ever
  • Giovanni V.
    Giovanni VocaleMay 13, 2012
    This is possibly the shittiest zoo I've seen in my life
  • Greg N.
    Greg NeufeldMay 11, 2012
    Stop banging on the glass and screaming. You're Not only pissing of the animals.
  • Tina G.
    Tina GainesMay 7, 2012
    Just passing by.bronx river backed up over here only 2 lanes
  • Justin C.
    Justin ChildsApril 29, 2012
    Go away. Go far, far away... And ditch the babies.
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethApril 29, 2012
    See the aardvark! He likes ants, so if you find one, share.
  • David S.
    David SkinnerApril 20, 2012
    Beer is sold @ the Dancing Crane Cafe!
  • Mike Bloomberg
    Mike BloombergApril 9, 2012
    Make sure @BronxZoosCobra is still here.
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RaeApril 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure to purchase the Total Experience Ticket That Gives You General Admission & Unlimited Rides & Attractions ( Except the Camel Ride ) :)
  • Nikki G.
    Nikki GizzyMarch 30, 2012
    The giraffes need to be outside!
  • MetroFocus
    MetroFocusMarch 20, 2012
    Get your creepy crawly on with a visit to the Reptile House. Meet the Cobra who disappeared for nearly a week, and returned with a twitter account: @bronxzooscobra Read more
  • Jasmine T.
    Jasmine TiffaniMarch 14, 2012
    Go on a Wednesday.. admission is a donation
  • Ryan E.
    Ryan EngFebruary 18, 2012
    Wednesday is a suggested donation day, but make sure not to visit in the middle of the summer as it is full of day camps and the the heat gets to the animals and you!
  • Bethel & City Tours
    Bethel & City ToursFebruary 3, 2012
    You spend hours walking, taking pictures. It's beautiful. The animals are impressive. You don't feel like you are visiting a concrete jungle here. It truly is beautiful and worth the visit.
  • D'Agostino Supermarkets
    D'Agostino SupermarketsJanuary 31, 2012
    The Bronx Zoo houses more than 6,000 animals and over 600 unique species. The zoo employs 750 full time staff each year. What a busy place!
  • RC
    RCJanuary 13, 2012
    I hope you're wearing sneakers or sandals, you guys will be walking A LOT.
  • Lorraine E.
    Lorraine EspositoDecember 29, 2011
    I've been a member here for 13 years and each time I visit with my boys, we find something new. The summer programs are awesome.
  • Joseph A.
    Joseph AronginoNovember 18, 2011
    Wow that is one big ape ....
  • Valene A.
    Valene AngeliqueNovember 17, 2011
    Visit on Wednesdays. Its free!
  • Henry H.
    Henry H.November 14, 2011
    Get there early if you want to see everything, you can easily spend a whole day here :)
  • Lamont D.
    Lamont DavisNovember 6, 2011
    Always a fun spot to go with the kids...whole park should be free though!
  • TheParrisFoundation
    TheParrisFoundationOctober 23, 2011
    Grab a map because the zoo is huge. Remember to bring a stroller for the little ones, or rent one at the park. Be sure to visit the sea lions; they're a noisy, fun bunch.
  • imbookin
    imbookinOctober 13, 2011
    It's the most famous Zoo in NYC and for a reason… it’s HUGE. AND exciting. Host an event here & sip cocktails below the leaves in the gorilla forest. Or perhaps the Dancing Crane Pavilion is ur scene.
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica SanchezOctober 9, 2011
    Kids get in free w/costume during October
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica SanchezOctober 9, 2011
    Kids get in free w/costume during
  • imbookin
    imbookinOctober 7, 2011
    Letting guests sip cocktails under a canopy of leaves in the congo gorilla forest or relaxin in the tranquil dancing cran pavilion are just 2 of 7 spaces available for booking at this famous zoo!
  • Valerie K.
    Valerie KindSeptember 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    See the LEGO animals while they are here...incredible!
  • Andrew T.
    Andrew TIngleySeptember 27, 2011
    I've seen more wildlife in my backyard. We came on a Tuesday and the animals were hiding. Prob best to go on weekends
  • Howcast
    HowcastSeptember 21, 2011
    Want to be a Zookeeper when you grow up? Check out this video to learn how!
    SPIDER-MAN ON BWAYSeptember 9, 2011
    Don’t just take a walk on the wild side, take a cue from Kraven the Hunter & make it a full-fledged stampede. The beasts you’ll see at the Bronx Zoo are downright tame compared to Kraven.
  • Andres B.
    Andres BlankSeptember 4, 2011
    Monkey house is awesome
  • HBO
    HBOSeptember 3, 2011
    The Sopranos happened here. Tony Soprano takes Mercedes car saleswoman, Gloria Trillo, here on a date and things get a little hot in the reptile house.
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Raptor W.
    Raptor WebbAugust 25, 2011
    Wet but fun.
  • DeadN D.
    DeadN DrippinAugust 24, 2011
    There's a long line, just keep in mind today's free day!
  • Heather N.
    Heather NorAugust 16, 2011
    Go on the wild asia monorail.
  • Sophy T.
    Sophy TayAugust 11, 2011
    The kids zoo is awesome
  • Kiboo
    KibooAugust 5, 2011
    Bronx Zoo is open all day Wednesday for only a suggested donation. Give what you can, or go in for free!
  • Meghan
    MeghanAugust 4, 2011
    Wednesday is donation day , pay what you want!
  • Ariana S.
    Ariana SolísAugust 3, 2011
    Never waste your money on the food here. mcdonalds is 3 blocks to the right of gate C
  • Townley Girl
    Townley GirlAugust 3, 2011
    You must visit the Bronx Zoo and check out all the crazy amazing animals! We especially love the gorillas, who love to interact with all visitors and make us laugh.
  • Florist K.
    Florist KimJuly 20, 2011
    Every wednesday is free
  • Parents Magazine
    Parents MagazineJuly 15, 2011
    Let your child learn about animals by pretending to be one—like sitting inside a heron’s nest, trying to jump as far as a frog, popping out of a prairie-dog burrow and crawling through an otter log.
  • Ariam A.
    Ariam AlulaJuly 11, 2011
    Remainder that tomorrow is members night. Come out and enjoy a day at the best cultural institution in New York City!
  • Louis T.
    Louis TorresJuly 10, 2011
    Don't waste the $13. Park on the street.
  • Mark C.
    Mark CáceresJune 23, 2011
    free 99 on Wednesdays
  • Sonny
    SonnyJune 18, 2011
    Bring your own food. The lines at the stands can be very slow.
  • David B.
    David BerkowitzJune 13, 2011
    Try the croque monsieur - As good as it looks
  • NYIP
    NYIPJune 3, 2011
    Favorite places to photograph: Congo Gorilla Forest, Butterfly Garden, JungleWorld, Monkey House. The Wild Asia Monorail when the weather is cooler as the animals are easier to see and photograph. Read more
  • James R.
    James RoyJune 1, 2011
    No free water, what a shame
  • Nancy G.
    Nancy GastonMay 16, 2011
    We have the family premium pass & go regularly. Go early, visit the Asia monorail & after losing 6hrs, grab the shuttle for a final hoorah! Animal topper drinks are a smart buy for kids. $10
  • Bronx Zoo P.
    Bronx Zoo PeahenMay 11, 2011
    I'm outta this place!
  • Cass A.
    Cass AndersonMay 1, 2011
    Make sure to see King Kong at the Congo exhibit
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KimApril 30, 2011
    Woo penguins!
  • Jenny P.
    Jenny PeckApril 24, 2011
    Be sure to go see the flamingos, the most feminist bird.
  • Kai B.
    Kai BrinkerApril 9, 2011
    Be sure to check out the giraffes. They're probably the closest you're allowed to get to a big animal without a fence, moat, or window in the way.
  • Walker
    WalkerMarch 28, 2011
    Watch out for the cobra. #cobrawatch11
  • ajat t.
    ajat tariyalMarch 1, 2011
    KIDTIP: Stroller access not so easy from subway & very long ride. Consider zipcar from any points NOT on the upper west side.
  • Carmen S.
    Carmen SandiegoJanuary 24, 2011
    You won't believe how much rhinos go for on the black market!
  • Jackie
    JackieNovember 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Work for a few hours..
  • Maryfrances G.
    Maryfrances GattineOctober 30, 2010
    check out the butterfly exhibit! amazing!
  • Mel C.
    Mel CouOctober 17, 2010
    Kids get I'm free with a custom during October!
  • Devoni M.
    Devoni MSeptember 25, 2010
    The Bronx Zoo is great. You really need a full day to see the entire zoo. Arrive when gates open and leave at closing time.
  • Tashi G.
    Tashi GoodwynSeptember 22, 2010
    do love that the food is good and coffee is good
  • matt s.
    matt sullivanSeptember 21, 2010
    miss the zoo
  • James
    JamesSeptember 12, 2010
    Better off grabbing dropped food off the ground
  • David W.
    David WardSeptember 5, 2010
    Don't be fooled by Membership benefit of no waiting in lines. You still need to wait in big lines for Monorail and other major attractions!
  • Gwendolyn H.
    Gwendolyn HollowayAugust 28, 2010
    Nice way to spend a Saturday. Doable in one day
  • Ethan A.
    Ethan AAugust 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out Wildlife Theater at the Wild Asia Plaza (by the monorail) during the summer. Fun plays and puppet shows!!
  • Victoria G.
    Victoria GonzalezAugust 21, 2010
    Not cool that they close exhibits before closing time. It's 4:45, so that means I should have the full time I paid for!
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HongAugust 21, 2010
    Building a catio for your cat? The Bronx Zoo is a great place for inspirational ideas!
  • Tom M.
    Tom McKennaAugust 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring quarters for the animal feed. 50 cents per handful. (They don't take bills)
  • Julie S.
    Julie SebastianAugust 17, 2010
    Membership is only 120 bucks or so, you get in free and get 6 free parking passes. Includes all exhibits, rides, etc. Definitely worth the money and a great place to go spend a couple hours!
  • Xiang L.
    Xiang LiAugust 7, 2010
    NOOOOOO EWWWWWWAugust 5, 2010
    Butterflies are attracted to the color white; dress appropriately for the Butterfly House... if you're 7 it's terrifying.
  • Adam M.
    Adam MorrisonJuly 24, 2010
    Get off on the E Tremont Ave. exit off the 2 Train to get there easier!!!
  • Pat
    PatJuly 23, 2010
    My favorite place in New York, they have over 200 species; none of who are in cages. I like wild asia, u cruise through it on a monorail. If u have kids or neices or nephews take them to the kiddie zo Read more
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 22, 2010
    Watch Dora & Diego’s 4-D Adventure, a 3-D movie starring our favorite amigos on a mission to save the rainforest with cool effects like air blasts, scents and more. Powered by
  • Clarisel G.
    Clarisel GonzalezJuly 21, 2010
    This is a must place to visit in the Bronx. Support our wildlife.
  • Bizb t.
    Bizb thegr8July 18, 2010
    Free on Wednesdays
  • Lauren
    LaurenJune 30, 2010
    Bring good walking shoes; you'll be doing A LOT of walking.
  • sarah b.
    sarah bennettJune 27, 2010
    have yet to see the lions - they are never out. Im thinkig they dont actually have any. But have seen the tiger get fed everytime. RAWR!
  • Aryan J.
    Aryan JJune 21, 2010
    Skip the Total Experience pass and ask for General Admission at the ticket booth (they do not advertise this). You will save by paying for the Congo and Asian monorail separately (only two worth it).
  • Stewart J.
    Stewart JimenezJune 21, 2010
    That new 4D Theather with Dora and Diego is awesome!!! Read more
  • Stone N.
    Stone NewmanJune 19, 2010
    Come see Alex Beard read story time for the The Jungle Grapevine at the Asia Pavillion at; 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00
  • David I.
    David IwanowJune 12, 2010
    Must take a few hours to fully explore the park and consider the full experience pass
  • An X.
    An XiaoJune 3, 2010
    One of the best zoos I've seen - well worth a visit. Visit on a cloudy day, and the animals will be super active. Try to see the polar bear in early afternoon.
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KMay 30, 2010
    Awsome place to be... wendsdays is free to go in
  • John B.
    John BlancoMay 29, 2010
    Not stroller prepared to shuttle kids in and out of stroller often
  • Megan F.
    Megan FigueroaMay 9, 2010
    Best zoo Ive been to by far.
  • Lori P.
    Lori PMay 8, 2010
    Take the express bus from Manhattan...much better than the subway. Also, go on a weekday in the Spring if you can. You'll avoid the crowds.
  • Ray H.
    Ray HApril 15, 2010
    Worth visiting when in The Bronx, just don't go on Wed. because it's free and always way full on that day with less animals on display as on any other day (which one pays for) Read more
  • Nick S.
    Nick SApril 1, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Spend some time at the Sea Lions exhibit. But be careful - you can easily lose track of time and spend hours there!
  • Ahvi S.
    Ahvi S.February 20, 2010
    Madagascar can be skipped
  • Luis A.
    Luis AvilesFebruary 10, 2010
    Go watch the tigers interact with zoo keepers, very kool!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DorvilleFebruary 6, 2010
    I've seen lots of zoos and this is a good one. It's really big and nice and great for a nice afternoon. I know zoos get a bad rap sometimes but isn't it worse when the animals don't get to see anyone?
  • Eva N.
    Eva NowakowskiFebruary 5, 2010
    I love the petting zoo.
  • JC E.
    JC EarleJanuary 30, 2010
    Best zoo in the city of New York!
  • sheryl
    sherylJanuary 18, 2010
    find the slow loris in the jungle world exhibit. share a moment with those beady adorable eyes.
  • Rob K.
    Rob KelleyNovember 15, 2009
    Find the Jungle World building in the Asia section. Very low profile entrance but it's huge and amazing. End up deep down at the Jungle Waterfall room with underwater view of huge fish
  • Rob K.
    Rob KelleyNovember 15, 2009
    To see the most, either start at the upper right entrance near Zoo Center / Astor Court or hustle up there first. Meander down to south entrance.
  • Michael N.
    Michael NuzzoJuly 29, 2009
    Gotta go to the zoo this year dude. Perhaps illegally feed some animals nutritious fruits and veggies...
  • Martin D.
    Martin DavisJune 15, 2009
    Go to Bronx Zoo and pet liger
  • Josefinne P.
    Josefinne PachecoSeptember 19
    Chegue cedo! O Zoo só abre durante 7:30h, então corra. É um local lindo, organizado e encanta pela harmonia entre os animais. Imperdível: setores Congo e Ásia (com passeio panorâmico de trem)
  • Dmitry L.
    По четвергам посещение зоопарка бесплатно
  • Eliana L.
    Eliana LeiteJanuary 5
    Adorei esse zôo que parece um parque
  • Guilherme 梅.
    Guilherme 梅田October 30, 2016
    Venha de quarta feira onde a entrada é de graça!!! Mas se prepare para muitas... mas muitas crianças,muitas filas, muitas famílias!
  • Maria
    MariaAugust 29, 2016
    Зоопарк так себе, в сравнении с Мексиканским и Тайским, например.
  • Omar L.
    Omar LoggiaAugust 16, 2016
    Visitar los gorilas
  • Rac C.
    Todo muy bonito.
  • Átila F.
    Átila FreireDecember 29, 2015
    Só é bom no verão, no inverno está tudo fechado e alguns animais não ficam expostos
  • Antonio Luiz
    Antonio LuizSeptember 29, 2015
    Na verdade eu esperava mais, a parte dos gorilas vale a pena
  • Tiffany Mishell H.
    Buen zoologico, solo que deberian hacer a los animales mas entretenidos, fui y todos lo animales pasaban acostados sin hacer nada😑😑🐢🐒🐼🐻🐨🐷🐗🐘
  • Leo S.
    Leo SkvirskiyAugust 4, 2015
    Берите самый дорогой билет, иначе вообще нихуя не посмотрите.
  • Robert B.
    Robert BobJuly 17, 2015
    Лучше всего брать Total Experience ticket, даже если не пойдете в кинотеатр, существенно сэкономите на входе в отдельные павильоны и монорельсе)
  • Alan x.
    Alan x el mundoJuly 7, 2015
    La zona del Congo es impresionante y a mi gusto lo mejor del Zoo
  • Gabriela S.
    Gabriela Sion 🎀April 10, 2015
    Le mercredi l'entrée est gratuite..!
  • Luis S.
    Luis ShimabukuroJanuary 2, 2015
    Já fui há muito tempo atrás, lembro que valeu a pena. Vou repetir essa visita em um próxima oportunidade! Se não me engano, é o 2º maior zoológico dos USA, só atrás de San Diego.
  • Andrey K.
    Andrey KharitonovNovember 14, 2014
    Очень красивый лес, парк, животных не так много как хотелось бы
  • Javier O.
    Javier O.March 18, 2014
    Un zoológico muy completo, se han esmerado en darles un buen espacio a los animales que poseen
  • Antonio D.
    Antonio De BonisMarch 15, 2012
    Muy buen paseo...
  • Juan Carlos L.
    Muy bueno. Harta variedad de animales y si tienes suerte, no habrá nadie...
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