One of the top zoos, features 2,000 of the world's most exotic animals, displayed in natural habitats on 58 acres. Visit Asia, Africa and South America. Then experience reptiles, sea lions, primates and jaguars. At the Louisiana Swamp exhibit catch a glimpse of the world's only white alligators, while enjoying the culture of South Louisiana. Open spring and summer: Cool Zoo, a wild and wet splash park. Add'l admission fee. Zoo is open Tuesdays - Sundays, spring/summer & select holiday Mondays.
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.