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Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Albany Road, Hong Kong, China
852 2530 0154
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Ranked #56 of 434 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Gardens, Zoos
Description: Beautiful, quiet serene place located in the middle of the city. Small zoo with many exhibits. Great way to relax from shopping and sight seeing.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

As compared to KUL zoo, there are very few animals in here, the gardens are nice to walk around. We visited in August 2014 when the temperatures were soaring at 35C with high humidity, not the right time. Good thing : its free! To consider when going there, please take the bus from the MTR stations, there is one bus... More

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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

View Hong Kong from the top. Easy walking with eye pleasing scenery for the entire family. Enjoy a look at various animals and a few unusual public signs. Like no "slovenly" dress. Abundant flowers are beautiful and I had plenty of time to photograph close up shots.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Start on the south side of the park (uphill side) and work your way down. Great zoo especially if you like Monkeys. This is a free park. Great place to just walk around and see some of the animals. They have a lot of Monkeys, gibbons, and some Orangutans. In August it was a little hot so the bigger animals... More

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Melbourne
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The zoo has lovely gardens and is free, but it is a pretty average (at best zoo). Really only has birds and monkeys. The monkeys are in really small cages, so it isn't very nice in that respect. Flamingo exhibit worth a look.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you take the peak tram on a return trip - downwards! Stop! A short walk away it offers shade, water, ice creams and so much more. The view of animals in cages may not be the best though they offer and bring a smile to your face. The walk around in partial shade in the grounds are relaxing, the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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122 reviews 122 reviews
35 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Spent an hour wandering around, the zoo doesn't have many animals, mainly monkeys, birds and a few tortoises, but it's free, there is plenty of space and it's in the middle of the city. Kids will enjoy it, and it gets you away from the bustle for a while.

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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

ok it blew my mind, a free zoo?? but you kinda get what you pay for except this was pretty good, the animal cages are big but they are still cages, still a nice place to spend 3 hrs(max) after that there is nothing to see

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you are visiting Hong Kong take some time to visit this place. Is perfect for all ages and if you are with young children they will love it. It is free.

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The visit to the Hong Kong Zoo was as I had imagined by the reading material I had on the Zoo, small and intimate, Monkeys and Birds being the main attractions. The central Fountain was a magnificent sight, the grounds well manicured and pathways clean enough to eat your food off. All in all a quiet and enjoyable venture -... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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77 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I didn't have time for the zoo, but the botanical gardens are huge and above all FREE. Great place to just have a bit of rest and feel like you are no longer in the city. Maybe I missed them but I didn't see anywhere yo buy food/water so at least pack some water you will need it. Oh and... More

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