Elmvale Jungle Zoo is perfect for those families who just love animals! Why? Well, because there are 25 acres of them, of course! Elmvale Jungle Zoo is where kids can enjoy an outside adventure as they explore all of the creatures from around the world. No need to get on a plane to discover what amazing wildlife live all across the planet!
As you make your way along the shaded and winding trails, kids can spot all sorts of beautiful creatures - from lions, jaguars, to tigers! Can you spot those playful monkeys too, and those pretty lemurs?
If you're lucky you might spot some of the baby animals too, and those rare and exotic birds are definitely worth stopping by to see!
What started with 2 acres in 1967, Elmvale Jungle Zoo now has over 300 animals from Australia, Africa, Asia, and South America.
Kids especially love the interactive reptile sessions available where they can get hands on, so don't forget to take a camera. There's also a petting and feeding area available with small breeds, plus waterfowl in the sculpted pond!
There is a classic style children's adventure playground, and the winding paths are well accessed by push and wheelchairs. Of course there is!
Animals, playgrounds and so much more at this fun Ontario zoo - so let's get WILD!
Hwy 400 north to Barrie, take Exit 98, go north on Bayfield St.
Hwy 69-400 South, exit Horseshoe Valley Rd. West (County Road 22), travel west to 1st traffic light, County Road 27, turn right and Zoo is on right hand side.
There is a snack bar where you can pick up drinks and snacks
Take your camera and make sure you don't miss the interactive presentations of the reptiles and exotic animals!
The gift shop is where you can take home gifts, toys and other fun items to remind you of your zoo experience!
Give them a call about taking the students - they will love to have them!
They have a picnic area so you can bring your own lunch if you want to! Take plenty of bottled water too
Speak to staff about the accessibility of the zoo - but majority is paved
They have a children's playground so allow some time for that!