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Khao Kheow Open Zoo

235 Moo 7, Bang Phra, Pattaya, Thailand
+66 236366601
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Ranked #2 of 67 Attractions in Pattaya
Type: Zoos
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 . « less
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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Buying fruit and veg, to feed those animals was great --- feeding the Hippos, with sweet corn. " " Rinos with beans. " '' Monkey with Bananas while running around your legs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We had a fantastic day. Luckily we did not have to pay the full tourist price as we live locally. We did hire a golf buggy from the advice on this site. We had a wonderful day. Loved having the golf buggy which cost about 1000thb. The highlight was cuddling Cookie the baby Orangutang, holding the Binutrongs and my daughter... More

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Taichung, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

What can I say, after you have been to 4 or 5 zoos, the next one is still just a zoo. This one is quite large and the best way to see it is renting a golf cart at the entrance. With that said, there was still so much of the attractions that were closed there was some disappointment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

well worth the money , little tip hire a golf kart to get around , way to big to walk ! especially in the heat , good day out

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been to many other continents but this one takes it home by a mile, tram ride is free if you do not wish to rent a cart, feeding, penguins, rhinos, kangaroos,camels, elephants,lion, giraffes, sun bear, hippos, deer and so on was a lot of fun, the signs are well marked in both thai and English. Having your own... More

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Dont really fancy wild animals out of their natural habitat.They are best in their own surroundings and allowed to roam free. The animals in the zoo looked more like they have given up on themselves, even though they call it a protected area

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We wondered why no tours from Pattaya were offered to visit the Zoo. Answer, the zoo has a very foreigner unfriendly price policy. Anyway, we decided to take a private taxi. Entrance fee is foreigner price at a special pay booth, locals pay a third from what I saw. Once in, you need a way to move around. All the... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

After reading reviews about the Open Zoo, our party (of 7) were a little apprehensive about going, and were worried about the conditions that the animals were going to be living it. We booked our trip with a local agent which cost us approx. 700bahts each. This included a private minibus and our own personal tour guide. Upon our arrival... More

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Chonburi, Thailand
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A zoo that you can feed animals freely like the deer. Buy some grass and feed them. Touched and get closer selfie with the deer. Walk and sit with them. Very tamed animals. The monkeys are free too. You have to throw food to the monkeys and enjoy watching them eating. The lions and tigers are free but there's no... More

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A great open zoo where you can get very close to the animals. I actually touched a Rhinoceros while hand feeding it, wow. Visit if you can, take a taxi, they will wait in the parking area for 3 hrs while you enjoy the zoo.

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