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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 436 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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Melbourne
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
49 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
46 helpful votes 46 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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Perth Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Hong Kong park is huge and peaceful , it's a nice escape from the bustling city below. The park contains beautiful flowers and plants but also has a small zoo area . Another feature is a huge walk through bird aviary, one of the largest in Asia. The park is very popular and on weekends gets quite busy, you may... More

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Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was the last thing we saw whilst in Hong Kong. We had an hour to spare so decided to go for a walk through the gardens, it was a nice change of pace from the rest of Hong Kong. The gardens are not overall that big however well worth a look. I was a bit shocked at the small... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I didnt expect alot since there was no entrance fee. i enjoyed because it was a nice realxed way to spend the morning. the place is not big so its not tierding. a nice choice if you wanna get away from the urban atmosphere i recommend and would go back.

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