A great attraction for the entire family when in Atlanta is the Zoo Atlanta. Located in Grant Park, Zoo Atlanta is one of the city’s most popular attractions and is renowned for its natural habitats. Housing more than 1500 animals of over 200 species from around the world, including ones that are endangered, Zoo Atlanta is a must-visit when in the city. Visitors to the zoo will come across a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians ranging from giant pandas to orangutans, gorillas, rhinos, sloths, kangaroos, lions, snakes and tortoises to frogs, flamingos and Guatemalan lizards. There is also a kid’s playground and petting area at the Children's Zoo, as well as fun animal shows, training demonstrations, animal encounters and more.
Adult (12 ): $22.99 Child (3-11: $17.99
Nov 8, 2014 to March 13, 2015 Daily - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 13, 2015 to Nov 6, 2015 Monday to Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Holidays (July 4, 2015) - 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The Rainforest; home to a variety of gorilla species, the Living Treehouse and the open-air aviary and Masai Mara
Zoo Atlanta does not offer prayer facilities for Muslim visitors. They can either find a clean and quiet place outdoors to offer their prayers, or they can visit one of the numerous mosques in the city of Atlanta like Masjid Abu Bakr, Masjid Al-Mu'minun or the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam.
There are a couple of permanent and seasonal cafés at Zoo Atlanta. The Wild Planet Café and Flamingo Joe’s are open all year round and offer a variety of delicious snacks for kids and adults. Although the food served here will not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors can dine on the seafood and vegetarian options offered. Atlanta also has a plethora of Halal restaurants for those looking specifically for Halal certified meals.