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

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Crowded Zoo with various animals, birds and snakes

Best place to go with family and kids. We have seen Variety of animals, snakes and birds . It was very crowded on sunday.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chandra Shekhar R
Pune, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

best place for childrens and youngsters as well, as there are many animals in good condition and in good number, white tiger is the speciality, elephants, Nilgaay, Boating, elephants, various categories of snakes including 12 feet Cobra, you will have Battery vehicle to roam inside, outside is the Katraj dairy where people enjoy dairy food and products which is famous...must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please do visit Zoological park to see the animals created by Nature and its very nice to see and have us with them.

Thank Arvind S
Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place to go with family and kids. We have seen Variety of animals, snakes and birds . It was very crowded on sunday.

1 Thank Chandra Shekhar R
Pune, India
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99 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only zoo in Pune & best for people from all ages. Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park is the only zoo in Pune at Katraj. It was opened in 1999. Prior to 1999, zoo was known as Katraj Snake Park. The animals in current zoo were earlier in Peshwe Park adjacent to Saras Baug, where they were in small cages. Now they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Snake park is really good. Snakes are enclosed in such a way that visitors can get close to them. Overall good zoo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I visited this place multiple times & enjoys this park environment every time, good time to visit this place is from September to February.

Thank Vishal D
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Kids just love this place. The timing is till 7 PM in summer vacation so that's great. We had to wait for about 15 to 20 minutes to get the entry tickets and again 15 to 20 minutes to get the tickets for battery operated vehicles. So the zoo people should increase the number of battery operated vehicles during summer... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I visited this park as animals from peshwa park were transferred here. The porcupine and white bengal tiger are must see. Elephant is hardly visible at end of zoo. It is nice 2 km walk inside zoo. Cobras are small, but king cobra was huge. Good for snakes, turtles and crocodile watching. Nice information too.

Thank Saket G
Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Very good zoo and snake park..it has very vast area in Katraj, many types of snakes, crocodiles, many animals, greenery etc.. entry closed at 5 PM

Thank ashwanijain
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Nice place for kids to learn about animals and see them. Animals are kept in big enclosures so they have a lot of space. They have a small electric an which takes you all around. So good for seniors as well. One entire day can be well spent.

Thank pattydove

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