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Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

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Closed Now: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Nice place to wander and look at the animals, relax by the fountain, and enjoy some green... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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I’m not one for zoos, but this seems OK

We went mainly for the botanical gardens - more on this later. The zoo consists of many large... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Albany Road, Hong Kong, China
+852 2530 0154
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely little park for a short stroll and a bit of tranquillity. The zoo part is very small, but some interesting things to look at, and animals seemed happy and healthy. Much damage from the recent typhoon, so some areas were closed. Didn't cost anything,...More

Thank MichelleF325
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place to wander and look at the animals, relax by the fountain, and enjoy some green space. Toilets were very clean too. Kids will enjoy looking at the animals. There's only a tiny kiosk so you may want to bring your own water and...More

Thank talae_01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went mainly for the botanical gardens - more on this later. The zoo consists of many large cages with monkeys and birds in them. They all seemed happy enough, and the keepers certainly seemed to be looking after them. The information boards are in...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxing and fun park in the midst of Hong Kong. Many varieties of exotic birds, fun to watch monkeys, beautiful greenery. Nice reprieve from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong.

Thank Smileypokey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in apartment in bustling central Hong Kong went for stroll and within 1k Came upon this wonderful park. Entry is free . Hosts fountains, aviary & various types of primates. Takes you away from the biz for a few hours. Worth a visit

Thank Contented-travels
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Located in the steep hills of Hong Kong Island this is a lovely escape from the busy streets of HK. Inside the park is some lovely green areas to walk through with monkey, turtle and bird enclosures to look at.

Thank davidbrown86
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This is the oldest park in Hong Kong. It also houses the city's only zoo. While the central fountain gives a nice overview of Hong Kong skyline, the extensive collection of flora and fauna adds colour to this quiet urban greenery. It is right opposite...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a very well taken care of garden. The added attraction is the few primates cared for here! Many of the animal displays were undergoing renovation, however the orangutan and smaller monkey enclosures were a treat to observe. The meerkat display needed some improvement,...More

1  Thank Donna C
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

After a walk, we arrived at this cool place, beautiful walks around the shaded paths, very quite and peaceful in such a busy city. Monkeys, meerkats, and birds, larger primates too. There is a small shop for refreshments, prices a bit steep, but with all...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Had this garden recommended by a friend who now lives in Hong Kong and was worth the visit. Was a nice relaxing change to our otherwise busy trip. With lots to see and do whilst also offering that relaxing and natural environment to deter that...More

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May 18, 2017|
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Response from cpcog | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to tell you it is not a real zoo as you would expect. however, it is free so you could still go there to have a look. It won't be too interesting in my mind.
Regina O
May 7, 2017|
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Response from rwa |
No fee. Not a big zoo. If going from Admiralty (MRT) up, up, up, for a heart and lung challenge, think twice! You had better be in shape and ready for a confusing and poorly marked walk up many, many steps, steep grades... More