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

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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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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
39 helpful votes 39 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Dehradun, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It's on Pune - Satara Road and can be reached easily by a sharing auto from Swargate. If you have a car or bike there is easy parking available. Entry fee is very nominal.If you are in a group you can hire the pollution free cart. I have visited this place many times, it is also a good place to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went to the park on a Sunday - big mistake if you don't like crowds. Huge crowds with no proper queues resulting in chaos on the main road just to buy entry tickets. Service lane in front of the zoo has been hijacked by hawkers. The arrangement of the ticket counter, in gate and out gate were the first indicators... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our visit was mainly out of curiosity for the snake park but were surprised to get to see tiger, white tiger, bear, neelgaya etc. Although the condition of the snakes was pitiable as they are kept in large glass cases with lights in them. Overall it is a nice place to hangout for like 2-3 hrs, Sundays avoidable due to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Its really amazing to find such a green portion in the city. Quiet impressive with the preservation of natural beauty. Its good family outing. learning experience for childrens. Some tips for visit. 1. Might take 3-4 hours for entire tour. 2. Plastic is not allowed inside. 3. We can carry own food inside. 4. Best time to visit in winter.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The zoo is not as big as Alipore or Bannerghatta. But it is quite well maintained. We were very lucky to see so many Royal bengals and Albino tigers at a stone throwing distance. They also have battery led non polluting vehicles running at very low prices.

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