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Address: Jl. Setail 1, Surabaya, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62315678703
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Zoo wasn't look after properly, sadly to see some animals wasn't healthy and so skinny, very smelly and public facilities is needing more concern. Plants was good looked after.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
Denpasar, Indonesia
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Zoo wasn't look after properly, sadly to see some animals wasn't healthy and so skinny, very smelly and public facilities is needing more concern. Plants was good looked after.

4 Thank Travelenjoyment4
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144 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is so not well-maintained. Too bad, since actually it has a very good potential. Located in the city centre, it could attract many visitors.

2 Thank metahanindita
Surabaya, Indonesia
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

very bad management, not feel safe when visiting the surabaya zoo, dirty all over the place, animals are not healthy. need to improve on all department in order for the zoo to become busy again.

3 Thank ck l
Surabaya, Indonesia
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

very saddening to see all the animals are not well taken care of, the facilities are very poorly maintained, malnutritioned animals if lucky enough to survive but most cages are empty. the management need to step it up and take responsibilities.

6 Thank iswahyudi a
Surabaya, Indonesia
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

KBS - Kebun Binatang Surabaya (Surabaya Zoo) has been around for a very long time in Surabaya. But sadly, the zoo is not very well maintained. Lots of the animal cages are small & dirty, and the animals don't look happy. The visitor's toilets are also dirty. Only a few animals like orang utan and monkeys are lucky enough to... More 

4 Thank Veny S
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83 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Hello from KBS (Kebun Binatang Surabaya) zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Here is very pleasant, we can see the cute animals here. This place is perfect to invite children to play and recognize different kinds of animals.

8 Thank Antoni A
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This the biggest zoo I ever known. Have so many animals. But I dont know why, this zoo looks like not so interesting for people to come. In front of this place you will find the sculpture of the Shark and Crocodile as the icon of Surabaya city. Many people come to take photo with this icon. www.AFIETADI.web.id

1 Thank Mamak K
Surabaya, Indonesia
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice and only zoo in the heart of the city, needs little bit of more TLC. crowded during weekends. have to circle around for parking and lucky enough to get one at straight go!

3 Thank Peter D
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86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

In hope my admission ticket money goes to the well-being of the animals I visit them more than once. Although it is just very depressing seeing skinny sick-like animals throughout the zoo. The pungent smell goes throughout the zoo and the animals look so sad being there. It is not a good experience at all to see animals just waiting... More 

22 Thank Maria T
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Went to the Surabaya Zoo as it was in close proximity to where I stayed. The zoo needs a lot of support for improvement. Felt sad at the current state of the zoo and the animals. They looked hungry and the enclosures needed some upgrading.

13 Thank Marrisa I

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