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Khao Kheow Open Zoo

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Address: 235 Moo 7 | Bang Phra subdistrict, Si Racha 20110, Thailand
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+66 38 318 444
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Khao Kheow Open Zoo, for over 32 years, has been a cherished resource...

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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Nice Open Zoo with Peeps

I went there for Trail Running Event . I love it . Lots of Animal . Such a lovely Open Zoo. Suitable for children to see more animals here

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went there for Trail Running Event . I love it . Lots of Animal . Such a lovely Open Zoo. Suitable for children to see more animals here

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Yarcombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me my wife and granddaughter visited the zoo last Wednesday. Altogether an enjoyable day. Lots of people on here say it's cruel, they have no room, to hot for them etc etc I've been to many zoo's in Thailand and this is by far the best. Zoo's are no different all over the world people say too hot for the... More 

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Chalakudy, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great space for travellers with children they loved the way they can interact with animals beautifull greeneryvall round a must visit spacebif you are travelling near pattaya

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best and the most satisfactory part of this zoo is the animals are kept very close to the natural state and confinement is not much. The thing which I never like is the animal show.. When I see elephant doing circus and you look at his eyes it looks painful. I like the way this zoo has opportunity to... More 

Thank y_sharad
Chonburi, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst its described as an open zoo most of the animals are housed in very confined compounds, particularity the tigers. There is not a good variety of species to see here. The elephant swimming pool is good but not sure if the elephant would share my view. They have a number of animal shows for which there is an additional... More 

Thank t0mthai
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the flight of the Gibbon and the zoo afterwards. Everything promised in the flyer is a lie. I can't believe all those positive comments here. I work as an animal care taker in one of switzerlands most iconic zoos and that zoo after the flight made me really sad. Lack of water, small enclosures, no space to hide,... More 

Thank Funkymacaca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Another Birthday outing ..now 6 Years old .. and again at the Gate, .. foreigners are herded to a separate pay / ticket booth, .. and only charged just three times that of the locals, ,for entry ! A disappointing start to a fairly shabby experience. Under maintained, often grubby with many allotments closed .. not a thrilling experience for... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place. If the US has something like this, I am sure to take the kids there more often. Not many places where you can feed the giraffe, elephants, hippo and a host of other animals. Kids had a great time even the young one. Also, the place is very humane. I do not enjoy seeing animals in chain... More 

Thank joepall889
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 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.

Thank Ben W
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

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!

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