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Wildlife World Zoo

16501 West Northern Avenue, Litchfield Park, AZ, USA

9:00 am - 6:00 pm


museums, fun-paid-activities, outdoor-adventures

Wear your comfortable shoes for a full day of family fun at the Wildlife World Zoo. 


Located in Litchfield Park, just west of Phoenix, Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium, & Safari Park have been educating the community since 1984. This zoo has Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals with more than 600 species. There are a petting zoo, rides, shows, and attractions.

There is so much to see and do here for the whole family. The zoo has over 6,000 animals to see in the areas like a safari park, big cats, white rhinos, kangaroo, a world of reptiles, small mammals, and the baby animal nursery. Then there is an aquarium with all of your favorite underwater creatures like sea lions, stingrays, fish, sharks, eels, sea turtles, and more. They also have the largest underwater tunnel in Arizona. You will also find crocodiles, alligators, turtles, and river monsters. 

The zoo and keepers have several shows and feedings to see throughout the day. Check out the daily schedule to make sure you don't miss out on any of the fun. They have a wildlife encounter show, sea lion show, sea lion feeding, parrot feeding, and penguin feeding times. There are also interactive encounters and feeds that are a small price such as the sea lion feed, giraffe feeding station, stingray feed, and petting zoo feed. 

Along with the animals, there is the Adventure Land area with rides like a giant swing, rollercoaster, zip line, and flying scooter ride. In the Africa area, there is a Safari Train ride around the exhibits, and in the Aquarium area a log ride. There is also the Skyride which takes you above some exhibits to give you a birds-eye view. You do have to pay extra however for the rides so do keep that in mind. 

Has a full day of walking gotten you hungry? Don't worry as there are several snack stands as well as several cafes. They don't allow outside food but you are allowed to bring in water bottles. 

The zoo also hosts numerous events throughout the year, including educational programs, field trips, and summer camps, and can be rented out for events. 

Wildlife World Zoo is a full day of fun and one place your family is sure to love. Check it out for your next family adventure. Find all of the detailed information on their website and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram @wildlifeworldzoo for all the latest updates and happenings. 


Parking Restrooms Good for All Ages Zoo Aquarium
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Allison Towner
A Charlotte, NC transplant, Allison was born and raised in Texas. She has a degree in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University. Allison loves to scuba dive, travel, garden, and be active. She has a lovely husband and two smart, playful kids, a girl and boy. A love for nature and the outdoors has always been a passion of hers and now she gets to continue that with her family. They love to explore new places and go on family camping and hiking trips. Allison and her family live on a 12-acre homestead with ducks, chickens, and a garden. Outside life is important to their family and wants to share that passion with others.
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