A top zoo, featuring some of the world's most exotic animals. Visit Asia, Africa and South America. Experience sea lions, primates and jaguars. At the Louisiana Swamp catch a glimpse of the world's only white alligators, while enjoying the culture of South Louisiana. Open spring/summer: Cool Zoo, a wild & wet splash park featuring Gator Run, a lazy river! Add'l admission fee. Zoo is open Tuesdays - Sundays, spring/summer & select holiday Mondays. Closing Times vary by season weekend/day.
VIA I-10 W. or E.: exit Carrollton Ave 232 S. bound. Cross Claiborne and St. Charles Ave. Take a left on Leake Ave./River Rd. past Broadway, Leake Ave. turns into Magazine St. Zoo is immediately on the right. From downtown: Take Magazine St. S. away from Quarter 6 mi. Audubon Park is on the right and the Zoo is on the left. Or take the scenic route on St. Charles streetcar. Exit Audubon Park and board the free zoo shuttle.