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Surabaya's Zoo

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Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Went once, will not come back, I hope it will be closed down

I had a really good impression of Surabaya as a city, especially knowing that the major had done a... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
Jakarta, Indonesia
A place to kill your time in the city.

This is not a must see attraction, however, there are not many attractions in the city to begin... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
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Feb 19, 2019
“Went once, will not come back, I hope it will be closed down”
Jan 11, 2019
“A place to kill your time in the city. ”
Surabaya Zoo is one of the zoos that is popular in Indonesia and is located in Surabaya. KBS is the most complete zoo in Southeast Asia, in which there are more than 351 different species of animals consisting of more than 2,806 animals
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Jl. Setail 1 | Darmo, Wonokromo, Surabaya 60241, Indonesia
+62 31 5678703
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Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

I read the reviews here before we went to the zoo and was prepared to see mistreated animals. We really wanted to go to the zoo as one of our family members went here as a little boy. There are a few points for discussion....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank H9413MRcarlm
Reviewed April 26, 2019

This isn't the place to be, even more if you are an animal. Please close this "zoo" for good. This place is clearly falling appart and they're not doing anything to restore it at all.

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank cocoOnly1
Reviewed February 19, 2019

I had a really good impression of Surabaya as a city, especially knowing that the major had done a lot of work to make it so nice to live in. But I just wish she would close this zoo as it was not proper for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
5  Thank atjiong
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

If these animals had voices they would have cried out for HELP along time ago!! This isn't a zoo it's a evil, torturous and sadistic place. THESE ANIMALS ARE BEING STARVED AND MISTREATED! If i could give 0 stars i would. These animals have hearts...More

Date of experience: February 2019
9  Thank deztenie
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

This is not a must see attraction, however, there are not many attractions in the city to begin with, so I guess you could be stuck with this option if you want to kill your time. I got to see few types of monkeys and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gayan1991
Reviewed November 18, 2018

before going we naively didn't read any reviews, so had no expectations however after visiting we would never ever go again and would discourage everyone from going. don't support this zoo. animals are clearly malnourished and obviously depressed. no way for any animals to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank Callie H
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Decided to drop by with the kids because we thought it would be good for them. We have never been so wrong. The place was so dirty with rubbish littering everywhere. And please, try to avoid visiting the toilet if you can. As for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank TeeT256
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The worst zoo in the world. Neglected, malnourished, starved (many to death), and mistreated animals. Pounds of plastics and wood found in their stomach after autopsy. Bones of animals sticking out. Horrible horrible inhuman conditions. Animals should not be living or be treated like this....More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank Maryvx
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Surabaya Zoo is among the oldest Zoo in Java. Built during Dutch Colonial rule in 1916, it sit on the city center of Surabaya and host various animals. While old Cikini Zoo built in 1864 in Capital Jakarta has been demolished and relocated to larger...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank edowo
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Do a google search on Surabaya Zoo and you will find some stories on the disgusting state of the zoo and the poor animal care that previously resulted in the death of animals contained there. I had to go and see it for myself to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
9  Thank SoloOver50Traveler
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