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Dalian Forest Zoo

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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animals mostly in good housing

Go through north entrance, walk to the zoo, then you end up walking down the steps and escalators... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ne england
Interesting hurge zoo

Be prepared with shoes suncream amd sun glasses and water. But small food stool are every if you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Be H
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No.60 Yingchun Road, Nanshidao Street, Xigang District, Dalian 116031, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 May 2012

The zoo has two entrance gate and it is connecting by cable car. The South Part (Safari Park) is more clean and has more animals than the East Part ( Stable Breeding Park). The entrance fee is 120 yuan, children under 120 cm is free....More

4  Thank BundaK
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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

If you like animals do not go. The saddest place I have ever visited. Animals in empty glass fronted boxes. Pandas banging their heads against the wall out of bordem / frustration. Animals clearly in a bad mental state. A section of the zoo where...More

10  Thank goodgreefer
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Go through north entrance, walk to the zoo, then you end up walking down the steps and escalators to the safari area: lions, pandas, monkeys and so on. Otherwise you have to walk uo the steps, very tiring, Safari area is good, animals in open...More

Thank roeyNeEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many animals like the leopard and bears confined to tiny cages with barely a hint of natural looking habitat, despite their own signs all over the place saying we need to care for wildlife. Some of the descriptions for the animals are factually incorrect. The...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Animals were sad looking. Tiger area looked like a parking lot. Pandas were only creature worth looking at and som primates. Suggest management travels the world (Australia, USA etc to see what a zoo should look like in terms of animal welfare

1  Thank 898henriks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared with shoes suncream amd sun glasses and water. But small food stool are every if you like some local food. Such as steam corn on corps. Squids on BBQ or snacks. Entance fee is ¥120 RMB. We only did half stage since the...More

Thank Be H
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I don't like zoos but I love this place! Take a motorcycle taxi from the cinguay in downtown Dalian and enter through the north door so you can walk down, down, down alt the way through the zoo. The other entrance is more popular, busy,...More

2  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This zoo is amazing and it is designed wonderfully with very good shows and great verity of animals and birds. Come early in morning and bring lot of food and drinks to keep yourself hydrated and energetic. This place has Anibal and birds show which...More

Thank Syam_Azher
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Spent a morning here walking around with my colleague and I found the variety of animals to be very good. The Pandas were my top hit but so many others to see as well.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Huge zoo park, lots to see. You can easily spend the whole day here. However note that many of the enclosures shut around 3:30, so I would recommend going fairly early. The animals mostly have plenty of space, some unusual species, I especially liked the...More

1  Thank Andy D
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Expect a lot of walking in Dalian Zoo as it is quite a large zoo. They do have trams inside. A lot of different animals and something for everyone. Unlike other zoos you are encouraged to feed some of the animals. There was couple different...More

Thank brigadear
Reviewed 8 May 2018

With most of Dalian’s top attractions involving animals, we chose to visit the Dalian Forest Zoo as it was the best consistently well-reviewed attraction. The visit was off to a good start as the 2km walk from the bus stop to the north gate walked...More

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26 August 2018|
Response from Syam_Azher | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately not . . . . they have elephants which are trained and they can play with you and can hug you lift you kiss you whatever you prefer . . . similarly some trained parrots in aviary can take photographs with you... More