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“Terrible” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Cebu Zoo

Cebu Zoo
Woolbright Drive | Beverly Hills, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
0063-32-414-7103
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Ranked #31 of 40 attractions in Cebu City
Type: Zoos
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Terrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

We took two children, even they were appalled by the conditions the animals were kept in. Not many animals and really hard to get a taxi back to hotel.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“a B-zoo but worth the visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Used to have an urangutan..though if you're on animal rights activisim Im not sure I would recommend this place. YOu can,...and please do suggest to the owner ways and means to maintain its zoo and on taking care of exotic asian wild animals

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Kew Gardens, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Not in good condition”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This zoo is in desperate need of an upgrade. Money either private or public is needed to get this zoo on the road to health. You may find touring this site inappropriate for the kids.

Visited January 2013
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Wangaratta, Australia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Hell Hole”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Don't go it will break your heart to see the animals and the appalling conditions they have to endure. I took two young children with me and it was there first visit to a zoo so sad.

Visited November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“An absolute unimaginable disaster”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The Cebu Council should close this hell hole. The condition of most of the animals is shocking. You would have to see it to believe it. Animals kept like this in western countries would be attracting prison terms for their owners.Just close it down. The staff are uneducated obviously no training and a complete lack of empathy with their prisoners. Just close it down. Too much wrong to fix. Rescue these poor poor creatures . For Christ sake is this how you want Cebu Queen city of the south remember by foreign visitors. If this has been going on for 4 years as one reviewer has said then this city should be ashamed of it self. Just close it down. Come on Mr Mayor are you courageous or not. Every single day that goes by these creatures are suffering . Start a fund up and let donations go to transferring these poor poor animals somewhere else. Just close it down . Good on you Philippines thank you for showing me in real life what it was like 500 years ago. I took photos of every company that advertises in the zoo they will be named and shamed like never before.

Visited September 2012
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