Henry Doorly Zoo

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  • Henry Doorly Zoo--Good Times Abound

    Nov 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Zoo
    Cons: day was too hot when we went

    Summary: My favorite city to gamble in is Council Bluffs, Iowa. Council Bluffs is just across the bridge from Omaha, Nebraska. On our last gambling trip we decided to stop at the Henry Doorly Zoo on the way home. The zoo is located in Omaha, Nebraska. ... read more

  • Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo: An awesome zoo with truly unique exhibits

    Sep 26, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Some really amazing exhibits, zoo is clean and well-kept, good transporation inside zoo
    Cons: A little pricey

    Summary: I've been to quite a few zoos and aquariums, and I was thoroughly amazed by Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.It's a beautiful, well-arranged zoo with exhibits that make you really feel immersed in the experience. While I've seen some zoos with a more ... read more

  • Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo - the Best Zoo Ever, must see!

    Mar 23, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderfull zoo!  Plenty to see and do, plan at least one whole day there!
    Cons: Lots of walking, quite a few hills.

    Summary: The Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo has got to be one of the nations best zoos!  If you are visiting Omaha, you have got to plan to spend at least one day at the zoo!  The Lied Jungle is a must see, once inside you will feel like you are in a ... read more

  • Henry Doorly Zoo: The gem of Omaha

    Apr 23, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of attractions, relatively cheap admission, not too busy sans CWS time.
    Cons: Pricey everywhere else, lots of hills, Omaha weather is spotty at best

    Summary: I moved away from Omaha about five years ago to move to Dallas to obtain my undergrad. I now live in L.A. pursuing my MFA. I was ready to leave Omaha, but three things I miss from home are family, friends and the zoo. The Henry Doorly Zoo is a great ... read more

  • Awesome Zoo in a nice city

    Jan 12, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The Zoo, The City, The weather what else could you ask for!!
    Cons: There is a lot of walking

    Summary: This is a really nice clean zoo. My Husband has been to the world famous San Diego Zoo and says that Henry Doorly is a nice Zoo on its way to being world famous. There are so many things to see and do! I think that they go above and beyond to educate ... read more

  • The Henry Doorly Zoo Just Keeps Getting Bigger and Better

    Jun 17, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: They keep making improvements to an already great zoo.
    Cons: Big hills and hot days don't mix well.

    Summary: As a busy stay at home Mom of two preschoolers I am on the look for fun that is cheap. The education value is a major plus, but price always plays a factor. We buy a zoo pass to the Henry Doorly Zoo for $55, if you buy a membership after March 31 it is ... read more

  • Most of it is Great

    Jun 30, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: large, open, big, friendly, variety, fun, amazing, breathtaking
    Cons: some things need improvement, prices

    Summary: I love this zoo. Most of the time I hate zoos because I feel the animals are trapped. But this zoo i ... read more

  • Explore Your World Better At Henry Doorly

    Sep 21, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting Interactive Exhibits, Indoor Rainforest/ Jungle, Desert Dome, Creatures of the Night, New Gorilla Valley
    Cons: Cramped Large Cat Exhibit

    Summary: So you are going to Omaha and you are wondering about the zoo? Wonder no more. From one zoo enthusiast to another let me tell you about one of the best zoos in the nation – the Henry Doorly Zoo. The Henry Doorly Zoo, located in Eastern Omaha just ... read more

  • Henry Doorly Zoo; Zoo, Aquarium, and NOW ,Desert Dome!

    Oct 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Zoo and Aquarium both. Open year round.
    Cons: HILLS to walk, cost of food & drink.

    Summary: I stumbled onto the Henry Doorly Zoo about two years ago when I moved into Bellevue (basically a suburb of Omaha), Nebraska. I get acquainted with new areas by wandering aimlessly and getting lost then finding my way back to where ... read more

  • Henry Doorly Zoo - Omaha, NE

    Jul 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The Lied Jungle and Aquarium.
    Cons: The over priced gift shops at the end of each major exhibit.

    Summary: For some ungodly reason, I volunteered to help out on the Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa's trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska. I've visited the zoo several times myself and really enjoyed it and my daughter is a member of the Boys and ... read more

  • Henry Doorly Zoo is a REAL Zoo

    Jul 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Rain Forest/Jungle, Aquarium, Variety of Animals, Petting Zoo, Nursery and MORE!!!
    Cons: None

    Summary: The Henry Doorly Zoo has been a part of my life since birth. I have gone to this zoo and watched it grow from a fun zoo to a high quality zoo where you can see a very large variety of animals and learn a lot while you are there. I have ... read more

  • Worth the walk!

    Mar 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cool, unique attractions: Jungle, Aquarium, Pavilion, Desert (soon!)
    Cons: Hills, lots of walking. Get in shape, bucko.

    Summary: Since moving to the Omaha area in 1989, we've seen the Henry Doorly Zoo grow by leaps and bounds. Fees are as follows: Zoo admission Adults (ages 12 and above) $8.00 Children (ages 5 to 11) $4.25 Seniors (ages 62 and over) ... read more

  • Omaha's No. 1 Attraction: Henry Doorly Zoo

    Oct 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Many top-notch exhibits, accessible to disabled, clean throughout.
    Cons: Admission fees are in the $7 range per adult. Some popular exhibits, such as the aquarium, can be crowded depending on the day or time of year.

    Summary: Make a day of it when you visit Henry Doorly Zoo. It is top-notch, first-class and expanding as fast as zoo director Lee Simmons can make it happen. Simmons has made things happen and a new Desert Under a Dome will be the next attraction. But ... read more

  • Step into another land...

    Oct 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wide variety of animals, believable rainforest attraction, great prices.
    Cons: I can think of no cons for this attraction!

    Summary: Whether you have only a few hours or an entire day to visit the Henry Doorly Zoo, it will be well worth your time and money. Attached to an Imax Theatre, the gates to the zoo open and immediately you are engulfed in the wonderous worlds of nature's ... read more

  • Omaha's Dear Doorly

    Oct 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: a great variety
    Cons: a long walk for those without stamina

    Summary: Henry Doorly Zoo has been a favorite day trip destination for all in my family. We try to get up to Omaha every year or two. We have visited in February and May on our last two visits, and both of those visits were on Saturdays. They have a great variety ... read more

  • Great time for all, even the animals like it!

    Aug 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Outstanding visual and educational experience
    Cons: Huge crowds, stroller congestion

    Summary: The Henry Doorly Zoo is an award winning zoo. It has consistently ranked as one of the top ten zoological attractions in the USA. It is CONSTANTLY packed with visitors, even in the winter! It now has an IMAX theater, which is ... read more

  • We'll Be Back

    Aug 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: excellent aquarium and jungle, easy to find
    Cons: lots of hills for walking

    Summary: My family and I just got back from our first trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. Wow, what a zoo! Plan on spending at least a whole day there. Our favorite exhibit was a toss-up between the Lied Jungle and the Aquarium. We did not have time for ... read more

  • A Truly Amazing Zoo

    Aug 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entire visit
    Cons: none

    Summary: This summer my family went to the Henry Doorly Zoo while visiting in Omaha. It is now our favorite zoo that we have been to, & as AZA members that is quite a few. The Lied Jungle, a several story rainforest, did a superb job of giving us a hands on ... read more

  • Awesome Zoo!

    Aug 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Tons to see
    Cons: Lots of Walking

    Summary: We have been to the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska 6 or 7 times and have never been let down. They are always adding something new for us to see! Our most recent visit was just one week ago today. Not the best time of year to go I might add. It was ... read more

  • Under the river and through the jungle!

    Jul 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great rain forest, and aquarium with many hands on exhibits.
    Cons: Food prices are high.

    Summary: If you are fascinated by animals of the rain forest, and those that swim in the sea you must visit the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. We moved to the area about a year ago, and had heard good things about the zoo from neighbors and classmates of ... read more

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