Detroit is a major port city on the Detroit River and is considered as the largest city in the US state of Michigan. It is famous for its automobile industries and music legacies. Over the years, City has attracted thousands of tourists and locals to experience its wildlife heritage.
Detroit Zoological Park is considered as one of the major hot spots for wildlife and animal lovers providing them an unbelievable experience of wildlife. Commonly known as the Detroit Zoo, it is located at the crossway of Woodward Avenue, Michigan. Detroit Zoological society, a non-profit organization takes care of the Detroit zoo and Belle Isle Natural Zoo. The society is responsible for taking care of 1800 vertebrates and 5000 invertebrates.
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One needs to travel to Detroit in order to experience the wildlife along with some information on the fauna beauty of Detroit City. Detroit travel deals offer relevant information along with proper guidance to know the city and its culture. The Zoo offers wide array of activities packed with fun and thrill. Some of the activities are:
- Participating in Species Survival Plans
- Introducing Australian Outback Adventure exhibiting kangaroos and wallabies
- Raising money to take care of the operations and maintenance
Detroit Zoo also provides membership facilities that cover parking, discounted free entry and discounts on Zoo's merchandise. However, one should always enquire about the zoo timings in order to have a hassle free faunal experience.
The Zoo is open 362 days a year between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from November 1 - March 31st, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from April 1st - Labor Day and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. after Labor Day - October 31.
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If you are looking for an amazing wildlife experience then Detroit Zoological Park is the place to eye on.
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Detroit Zoo Address
8450 W. 10 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Tel: (248) 541-5717
Detroit Zoo Hours:
November 1 - March 31: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
April 1 - Labor Day: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Wednesdays in July and August until 8 p.m).
Day after Labor Day - October 31: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day: Closed
Ticket Information for the Detroit Zoo:
Adult (15-61): $11.00
Senior (62+): $9.00
Child (2-14): $7.00
Child (Under 2): $0.00
Parking (Car/Van): $5.00
Hope the best for your trip!