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Horse Cave, Kentucky: Kangaroo Zoo and Cave

Unique combo attraction features an above-ground, kangaroo-inclined zoo, and a cave beneath the zoo's parking lot.

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and Mammoth Onyx Cave

Address:
3720 L and N Tpke Rd, Horse Cave, KY
Directions:
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and Mammoth Onyx Cave. I-65 exit 58. Turn east onto KY-218, then a quick left (no stoplight) at the brown highway sign. You'll quickly see the Zoo sign on the right.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
270-786-2634
Admission:
Adults $26.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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In the cave.

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and Mammoth Onyx Cave

You can feed and pet kangaroos, even see baby kangaroos peek out of their mamas' pouches (There are other animals as well). Rent a golf cart to feel like you are on a wild safari. Plus, a cave tour is included with your admission. Awesome cave!

[Jess, 07/28/2023]

The cave, which is lit with nature-enhancing colored lights, has a convenient entrance in the zoo's parking lot.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Unknown Confederate Soldier MonumentUnknown Confederate Soldier Monument, Horse Cave, KY - < 1 mi.
Hidden River Cave and American Cave MuseumHidden River Cave and American Cave Museum, Horse Cave, KY - 2 mi.
Wigwam Village Motel No. 2Wigwam Village Motel No. 2, Cave City, KY - 4 mi.
In the region:
Shopping Center Tomb of Miss Dynamite, Scottsville, KY - 36 mi.

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