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“Outstanding zoo” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Khao Kheow Open Zoo
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Khao Kheow Open Zoo, for over 32 years, has been a cherished resource located in Chonburi Province .The zoo encompasses over 2,000 acres of the Khao Kheow-Khao Chom Puo Wildlife Sanctuary. The zoo grounds are divided into animal habitats (400 acres), public recreational areas (200 acres) and research area (1,400 acres) which is used for the breeding of various endangered species. It is the first zoo in Thailand to become a member of WAZA .
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Outstanding zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best zoo ever been too, so much to see, animals have beautiful enclosures and very well looked after, great to interact with some of the animals, will definitely visit again.

Visited February 2017
Thank Ben W
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“Day & night zoo awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Khao Kheow open zoo is the best zoo in Thailand. You can either visit the zoo during the day or at night is pretty awesome as well. The night animals show is the great experience. Must visit place for animal lovers!

Visited April 2016
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“Great day out. Animals treated good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

It was good to see the animals running around in large open areas. You can feed the animals and you can pay 20baht to feed the lion or have your photo with the orangutans. We spent 3 hours here and will visit next time we are in pattaya agains.

Visited February 2017
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Too hot and long line of car during the long weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My family visited this park during the long weekend, so we experienced long long line of cars during being in the park, so it is not recommended to visit this park during the long weekend.

Visited February 2017
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“Khan Kheow more than OK! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Despite this being our 3rd trip to Pattaya, we had never heard of this zoo or anyone talking about or recommending it-having visited it, we find it very strange for it is a wonderful place which I cannot recommend highly enough. It is about a 40/45 minute taxi ride from Northern Pattaya.
As a wheelchair user, there are parts, in particular for me, the koala bears & Orang Utan that I was SO sad to miss out on but my husband was able to walk to those areas & take photo's for me. Friends who had visited 2 weeks ago were able to hold an Orang Utan but today, sadly, it seemed this was not available, much to my sorrow.
However, this aside, we hired a buggy and had the freedom to go where we wanted, when we wanted & could stop & start at will. This zoo is vast so a buggy is an essential really. They do run an open bus but you are a little more tied to where they go & when you get on and off.
All the animals look well cared for &, as well as being able to purchase food as you go round, you can also buy food before you enter the actual beginning of the zoo-in the car park area plus food & drink there which is very cheap & also very good too.
Before visiting can I please implore you NOT TO FEED THE MONKEYS! There are signs everywhere &, whilst it may look cute to see a monkey close up with a banana or such like, these wily primates are very quick learners & prolific breeders & whilst you may have purchased a mixed bag of food for various animals, these monkeys steal the food out of your hand or your bag if you are not careful. Anything is easy prey for them & it may be your sunglasses or mobile phone next.
There is such a wide variety of creatures here from birds in aviaries to big cats, camels, kangaroos, rhino, elephants, giraffe's etc. It is SO worth a visit and you will have a wonderful time. The scenery is amazing & for keen photographers, not only can you have great photo opportunities with the animals but landscapes too: beautiful vistas!
There are camping facilities in the grounds & I think there may be a hotel too but we didn't see it.

Visited February 2017
Thank Nellybucket
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