“A touch of the Australian outback in kentucky”
Kentucky Down Under is an interactive educational Australian themed Animal Park & beautifully decorated cave, Kentucky Caverns. Visitors participate activities including hands on contact with Australian animals. Where else can you hand-feed colorful lorikeets in a walk-in Aviary, help with the chores at the Woolshed, meet a Kangaroo at the Outback, learn about Aboriginal culture, mine for gemstones and much more!
I went here a number of years ago, when my kids were little, and they loved it. It's like an outback farm in Kentucky. If you're in the Mammoth Cave area with kids, and looking for a diversion beyond the cave itself, Kentucky Down Under is it!
Definitely visit as early in the day as possible. The kangaroos get pretty lethargic after around noon.
The kids (4, 8, and 10) loved it!
YOU CAN PET A KANGAROO
This Zoo is easy to get to and was amazing. They allow pets which was nice, since my dog hates being left in the car. They have a cave you can visit and feeding the kangaroos was so fun.
My kids loved this stop. They got to pet and feed goats, horses, kangaroos, emus, and lorikeets. The Onyx cave tour is really fun. It’s not for toddlers, but young kids can get to see pretty cool cave formations while weaving between the stalagmites.
It's amazing! Very interactive and fun.
A great stop! Cool cave, animals to interact with and beautiful nature hike. A bit pricey, but we enjoyed the stop...about 2 hours to see everything. If u have someone that has trouble walking distances, they have golf carts. Warning: the cave is NOT for anyone less than agile. Small spaces, lots of slippery steps up and down!!!
This was a completely unplanned stop on my road trip and it ended up being the best part of my trip! It is worth every penny. You really get to be close to animals and everyone is pretty friendly. If you are considering a stop here, do it!
Not bad but a bit overpriced. The animals and cave are cool. Worth it if you can get the groupon price.
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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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