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Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

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I thought someone should put the hippo out of it’s misery! The sign touts the new enclosure. Meh... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Lindenhurst, New York
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Nice place to visit

Worth a visit. Nicely maintained. The number of animals here are limited, but are well maintained... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Mahesh N
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Off National Highway 4A, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Wildlife Sanctuary is a reserve for birds and other animals. They roam free. They are not in cages. This is a beautiful area to drive through and to get out and enjoy viewing the creatures as they go about their daily routines.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Edge W
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Except for the drive through lush green forest and interiors of Goa there is nothing worth a mention here. Don't go there looking for a zoo. Hardly any animals to see. The enclosures are not viewer friendly and a very far away from each other....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ajvales
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

1. Limited animals on display but very well maintained. 2.Not very crowded place. 3. There is an entry fee for this zoo. 4. This zoo is a far away drive from the city. 5. It's a very quite place. 6. Closed on Monday. 7. Different...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank pcaxyz
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary this afternoon- while the lush greenery is something to admire while driving through the sanctuary, we were quite disappointed when we arrived at a second gate indicating entrance to the zoo. There is one elephant whose legs are chained...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C Crystal C B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Now that the Tiger is gone, the main attraction is missing. However, there are enough species to keep you interested for a couple of hours.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank roshanr778
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I thought someone should put the hippo out of it’s misery! The sign touts the new enclosure. Meh. Not feeling it. I’ll cut to the chase here. The Black Buck enclosure is good. Nice to see them even if the look like they could really...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. Nicely maintained. The number of animals here are limited, but are well maintained. Indian gaurs, snakes, black bucks are some of the attractions. The only elephant is chained. Rhino is good and healthy. The surrounding is well maintained.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Mahesh N
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I went to the ‘sanctuary’ today thinking it would be nice place for mistreated animals following cruel exploitation. It seems they may be no better off in this place. They call it a sanctuary, but I is more like a zoo. Elephant chained to a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
7  Thank JakeP1254
Reviewed 24 March 2018

In a nutshell, It is an ideal jungle resort and a major attraction for school going children and particularly nature lovers. Though it is small but having a pleasant atmosphere.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank asis2015
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I am not a fan of zoo s in some countries, however I was pleased to see large clean and interesting enclosures, clean food and fresh water too and keepers very informed, there were just a couple of animals that need better space the civet...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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