Novosibirsk Zoo

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Novosibirsk Zoo
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This fascinating zoo features 4000 animals representing 399 species, and is active in the preservation and reproduction of endangered species.
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Vika Klo
Novosibirsk, Russia9 contributions
Zoo Day
Jul 2019
It's a wonderful place for family time. It is a big park with a lot of trees, ponds, and cafes. You can spend in Zoo 3 or 4 hours and didn't catch it.
You can find here the rare liliger (tiger+lion) Kiara. Another famous zoo family is the polar bears Kai and Gerda with their cubs, every year they have one or two bears. You should see it to enjoy it.
Written August 15, 2019
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Sunshine245872
St. Petersburg, Russia197 contributions
Rather small but really worth to visit!
Apr 2018
This zoo really warmed my heart when i was there. They don't have as many resaurses as Ekaterinburg's one, but when you there you can see how this people love their work! They have the very first ligr in the world. It is rather small, but very clean and nice! I would suggest people go there.
Written March 20, 2019
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fliss19
14 contributions
The Zoo
Nov 2018 • Business
I am from NZ and have traveled extensively and visited many zoos, this one was on my list even though the day I arrived it was -35 (stupid me). Firstly the staff were very helpful at the ticket office although they spoke no english. There was no map and as I found out all the signs are in Russian with no pictures so I ended up wandering around lost in a blizzard. When I did find some animals by chance their condition and that of their enclosures was sad and disappointing. Warning: If you are from the West, this is not the type of Zoo we are used to - be prepared and go in summer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Written January 16, 2019
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pope86
Novosibirsk, Russia645 contributions
Worth a visit
Nov 2018 • Friends
Wide variety of animals and they are improving the enclosures so it’s less depressing for the animals.
Written November 17, 2018
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Miragha Seyidov
Baku, Azerbaijan124 contributions
Amazing place
Oct 2018 • Business
Zoo was amazing. I’m not the person who likes to go the zoo, but this time due to mu business trip i visited this place. I really in a shock how animals are comfortable there. Cells were very clean and not hungry
Written October 13, 2018
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Kaggy15
9 contributions
Lovely zoo. Cages could be bigger though
Nov 2017
It was a nice outing to go to the zoo. The cages for the animals could honestly be bigger. A lot of the animals were pacing up and down the small cage. Seemed like they were agitated or disturbed. That needs to be reconsidered definitely.
Was lovely to be able to see the Liger :-)
Written October 3, 2018
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Antonina K
Novosibirsk, Russia33 contributions
Must see in Novosibirsk
Aug 2017 • Family
Being a local, I've been to the zoo many times and I enjoy it a lot. The zoo is very big and has a lot of animals, and should be admired first for its scientific and nature preserving roll and only then for its entertaining ability.
Keep in mind that it's quite hard to see the entire zoo in one go, especially if you are going with kids: it's simply exhausting. I hope that this will be solved somehow in the future, perhaps with some sort of transportation within the park. However, even though I personally never went through the entire zoo in one visit, I always enjoyed watching animals in the half I got to see.
Novosibirsk Zoo is not as interactive as some others zoo can get, which can result in one's experience to be described as 'dull', but then again, Novosibirsk Zoo is much more admired for the great variety and not for entertaining and interactive presentation of animals. So if you like watching animals as much as I do, you will have your fun. Animals are cute. Unless it's a hot day, most animals will be hiding then.
When planning your route around the zoo, don't miss liger, the mix of tiger and lion exclusive to Novosibirsk Zoo, the snow leopard, the only cat that lives in the snow regions and also one of the least represented species in nature (less than 100, all of them in Russia's Dalny Vostok), and, of course, white bears: they are very playful and always super fun to watch (many visitors say that they feel like watching white bears is the only thing worth the ticket price in the entire zoo).
To conclude, Novosibirsk Zoo certainly has its flaws, but it doesn't mean it's a bad place to visit. Well, it might, but not necesserary. In fact, I am certain you will have a lot of fun and enjoy your visit.
Written June 20, 2018
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Purnima R
20 contributions
MUST VISIT THIS ONE, if you have time for absolutely nothing else in Novosibirsk !
Mar 2018 • Solo
Must visit. Have to be a little patient to see all the animals. I am against animals in zoos, but visited this one due to being highly recommended on various websites including TripAdvisor. I was not disappointed. Also, the zoo does work sincerely for conservation. Was lucky to catch a glimpse of the Liger as it came out only when lunch was delivered. I did see many animals which I never saw on Animal Planet or NatGeoWILD. Animals appeared healthy. Few of the cages were small, but most enclosures were large. African lions were not looking miserable in the cold (I visited in Mar2018, when even noon temperature was -1 or -2 Celsius) - of course, lions used to be found in southern Europe too (before they were exterminated there). These 2 facts imply that lions obviously tolerate cold temperatures. Moreover, the maned wolf (found in tropical South America ) looked quite comfortable in the cold. A very varied collection. Hence, must visit at least this in Novosibirsk, if you don't have time for anything else.
Written June 12, 2018
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Michal D
Varnsdorf, Czech Republic276 contributions
Beatiful place
Jul 2017
Novosibirsk is boring, but the ZOO is a fine place to spend the afternoon - lot of animals, stands with sandwiches and drinks and all is very clean. I enjoyed the visit.
Written November 9, 2017
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Patrick M
103 contributions
Large venue, small cages...
Sep 2017
I was in Novosibirsk in September and our host family took me and a friend to visit the zoo. It is a large area but it seemed the cages were rather small for some of the animals. The polar bear was a highlight and they were swimming up a storm when we were there. Great place for young children!
Written October 6, 2017
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