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Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo

8450 W. 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: 248-541-5717

An animal-lover's paradise, the Detroit Zoo is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. Major exhibits include the Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden.

Restaurant On Site, Continental Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Charge for Parking, Free Parking, Internet Access
Distance from Downtown Detroit
14 miles
Distance from Metro Airport
30 miles
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa


  • Wild Lights, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 11/22/2014 - 12/31/2014

    Hours 5:30 to 9 p.m. November 22-23, 28-30; December 5-7, 12-14, 19-23, 26-31, 2014

    Wild Lights is a spectacular holiday light display at the Detroit Zoo. For 22 nights, more than two million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and animal sculptures on a trail through the front ... read more

  • Breakfast with Santa, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 12/06/2014 - 12/20/2014

    Hours Call for time, Saturdays Dec 6, 13 and 20.

    A waffle breakfast buffet, complete with a gift for each child who comes to see Santa. Takes place in the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery. Photo ops with the jolly old man are absolutely available. ... read more

  • Love Gone Wild, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 02/14/2015 - 02/14/2015

    Hours Call for times

    If there's one thing that happens on Valentine's Day, it's love. Or mating at least. Couples are invited to take an entertaining look at how the animals like to do their thing. ... read more


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