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Address: 100 Huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 221 179
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Chaing Mai Zoo is a great attraction for all ages. Located at the base of...

Chaing Mai Zoo is a great attraction for all ages. Located at the base of the mountains, the zoo offers a picturesque landscape and a variety of animals to see.

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A nice option for filling a half day.

We've been on a 2-month vacation across SE Asia, basing out of Chiang Mai for the period, so we needed things to do with our 5-year-old. The zoo is very large and sprawling, a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was very inexpensive, but I started to doubt about the quality of care the animals receive. Birds kept in relatively small fenced enclosures. Turtles swimming in filthy water. The layout was also a little confusing and required extensive walking. Would not return.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been on a 2-month vacation across SE Asia, basing out of Chiang Mai for the period, so we needed things to do with our 5-year-old. The zoo is very large and sprawling, a decent variety of animals, a very large AIR CONDITIONED aquarium with a kids touching pond, all of which filled a half-day. A couple of disappointments: cars... More 

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Thank Milton B
Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for small kids - feeding elephants, giving baby bottles to carps, watching scuba divers feed fish and seeing the belly of a stingray up close - fascinating. The aquarium is worth the extra money

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Thank Maryxs
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was slightly disappointed by the Chiang Mai Zoo. The good points: my daughter enjoyed riding on an elephant and feeding it food. Food for animals was inexpensive. Lunch and cold coconuts at the stop for the orangutan and penguins was also very cheap. New facilities at the library in the kids area were nice. Bad points: very run down... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So we visited the zoo totally oblivious to the fact it's half way up a giant mountain. At the entrance we laughed when we saw you could hire a gold buggy or get a shuttle bus around the zoo, five minutes later we totally understood why people did this hahaha. Not for the faint hearted if you want to walk... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our time at the zoo. You never know what you will see at the zoo, depends on the animals moods. There was not many people there, so for us that was nice. We felt the zoo had limited funding, animals were all well taken care of but we didn't see hardly any staff, pathways are not amazingly maintained... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

drove in to the zoo, parked nearby and rented a golf cart, then realised we can drive our car all the way around inside, wasted money on the cart, which is hard to control and brakes not working well. That aside, a lot of feeding, little pigs for children, hippo feeding, girrafe, elephant, fish. so kids loves to do all... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the zoo on a Saturday morning. Came here 5 years ago. Since then no money has bee spent on its up keep. It is run down and the mono rail wasn't working also the travelater was broken in the aquarium. Overall the place is run down and unkempt. Not worth a visit

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Thank Mark181063
Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have some amazing animals but their quality of life leaves you feeling sorry for them. 1 elephant alone in a very small concrete enclosure. 2 pandas, separated into 2 enclosures. Both just pacing back and forth and back and forth. 1 giraffe. Many empty enclosures. The animals just seem sad and lonely. Wouldn't recommend.

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Thank Pearl763
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For 100 bhat you can't go wrong. The animals seem reasonably cared for and the zoo itself is huge. We paid the extra 150 bhat to see the Pandas which was okay. There's a jump on jump off bus that takes you around to various stops. The zoo is on the side of a mountain so plenty of steep hills... More 

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