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Address: Pune-Satara Highway | Near Bhartiya Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India
Phone Number: +91 20 2437 0747
Today
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Must visit for kids

The zoological park is very neat and clean and well maintained. It is an amazing learning experience for kids, as they get to see wide range of animals. The entire place is lush... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Navi Mumbai, India
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We went to the zoo on 3rd May, 2015. Here is our experience - - There is a limited car park and especially on weekends and holidays it gets full very quickly. So either you go very early and get a parking space or go by auto or bus. In peak hours a typical wait time to park your car... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Zoo in pune is spead over a massive land area and the authorities have tried to give the animals a totally jungle feel. a buggy ride is provided though at a cost for exploring the zoo which has animals like the white tiger, elephants, deers each given a huge enclosure

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Pune, India
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We went to Katraj Zoo on 24-April-2015. Reached there at 3.30 PM in the afternoon. It was scorching heat around 35 C outside but it was really nice and cool inside. We didn't feel the heat inside. So if the heat is high, it must be a good reason to go to this place. It is a very clean and... More 

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Pune, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The area allotted to this zoo is huge indeed, but it is not utilized properly. Very few animals to see which is not worth walking so much. The authorities need to utilize a space in a better way and bring in some new animals/birds. Also if you are carrying food with you, like biscuits or something, they make up open... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
New Delhi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The zoological park is very neat and clean and well maintained. It is an amazing learning experience for kids, as they get to see wide range of animals. The entire place is lush green and you really dont feel like that you are in the middle of the city. You should give atleast 2-3 hours to take a tour of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1,638 reviews 1,638 reviews
990 attraction reviews
1,110 helpful votes 1,110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Pune zoo is spread out over a surprisingly large area: be prepared for plenty of walking! Seems to be a concentration on deer with not much in the way of exotic animals. Entrance fee is just 50 INR for foreigners so it's acceptable value, but there's really not too much to see.

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Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Nice place if you are in pune with kids and really nothing to do , but if you come with real expectations of sighting some real wide variety of wild animals then its a waste of time. many love bird couples are seen who want privacy. Ticket is Rs 15 /- so its value for money to watch a white... More 

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Pune, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The only zoo in pune. Good for children. Don't expect a lot from this place. Best time to visit is morning.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

When: Last Saturday morning. Woke-up, we looked at each other & today was Pune. Why: It was a weekend & we had to drive :) Where: In Pune, we settled for the Zoo at Katraj. How: By Expressway in my car. Journey: Was cool ... really cold as we passed through the Lonavala-Kandala range. Stopped over after the 2nd Toll... More 

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Pune, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I was planning to take my 3 year old son to this zoo for quite a long time and was waiting for the post monsoon season. I realized that October to January would be the ideal time to take kids, thanks to the pleasant weather. I am writing this review especially for the parents who want to have an idea... More 

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