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Khao Kheow Open Zoo

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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“open zoo”(129 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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235 Moo 7 | Bang Phra subdistrict, Si Racha 20110, Thailand
+66 38 318 444
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow we all like this place. 3-4 hours enough but you can spent full day and beware from naughty monkey.

Thank Nitin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the zoo after zipline. I like how we can get so close to the animals and even touch them and feed them. The area was big but you can rent a golf car to drive around the zoo.

Thank Ruby T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly too big an area to walk. Can drive in or rent a golf buggy. Open attractions behind fencings mostly, with a small area which is really opened to drive in. Some attractions was done for maintenance, and overall considered well maintained. All shows in...More

Thank jasontehbe
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Forcing elephants to swim in a pool....Abhorrent and shameful treatment of such majestic mammals! Do not go!! This issue has been highlighted on Twitter and other social media...and sadly it is advertised still on the zoo's website. Please do not watch this show...if you do...More

2  Thank Sue A
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Located in Si Racha District of Thailand, about 1.5 hours drive from Pattaya, is Khao Kheow Open Zoo. It is a massive jungle like place, deep inside the forests, and is accessible by road. This is an open zoo wherein tour buses make non-stop rounds...More

Thank PrateekTourist
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The treatment of animals is unbearable in this place. To make aquatic glasses with elephants is really cruel ! Please dont go, dont bring your child in this place.

Thank Fanny M
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Located approx. 1.5 hours from Pattaya, the Zoo is a sprawling complex with a wide variety of animals that appeared to be well cared for. Tourists are encouraged to purchase bags of fruit & vegetables to feed some of the animals, but there are some...More

1  Thank Wynlyn
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

great experience with family with all enjoyment you need with reasonable price , staff deal with us with an a professional and friendly manner and we had spend great fun time there

Thank Muawia S
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We have a great expectation on this ‘open’ zoo. But when we come there, is a very open area so its getting hard to acces although we drive a car around. An old zoo, minim information and not walking friendly. But seem the animals treat...More

Thank Ashariyanti P
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I love to see animals but am always unsure about Zoos but I was pleasantly surprised by Khao Kweow ...... in the most part the animals looked healthy and well looked after. You can get very close to animals that you would not normally be...More

Thank Denise S
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ishtiak s
14 June 2018|
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Response from Mete M | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course .. you should go to the zoo with the car .. it is very big .. there are some signs to show you the way in the zoo .. enjoy the zoo .. it is the biggest zoo i have ever seen ..
Victor C
10 March 2018|
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Response from 2traveller89 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure what you mean by tents... it’s just a zoo. And not sure wether they Actualy have a website to book. Majority of day trips in pattaya are booked through a travel guide ( generally on the streets ) or day tour... More
21 January 2018|
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Response from 2traveller89 | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest taking a passport with you. That’s what we used.