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How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

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PancakeRoll
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How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

Does anyone know how to book the hands on experience?

Seems a shame to go all that way and not hold one.....even at the ott cost.

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1. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

By showing up early.

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2. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

There are no booking. It first come and first serve. You show up early! I went there in December 2012 by showing up early around 8 am. You walk straight to Panda Nursery building where they have all babies panda and it right behind the Nursery. You need to go inside and speak to staff at front desk that you want to have a photo with baby panda. You pay them cash up front(somewhere between $200 - $250) and they will put you on the list. Usually they will tell you what time you need to come back for that session, they will give you a pass for that.

Edited: 2:53 pm, November 26, 2013
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3. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

You pay them cash up front(somewhere between $200 - $250)

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I think bbf is referring to US dollars. You'll have to pay in RMB. I think it's now up to $2,000?

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4. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

No, it 1,300 RMB which it around $220.

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5. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

Hi, guys,

after paying the fees, how long would you allowed to be with the panda ?

if one is with 2 friends, are the 2 friends allowed to go together (without paying extra) ?

Thanks

PancakeRoll
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Unfortunately they seem quite strict on who goes in.

We went in October and paid the 2000 CBY cash on the day. They were only going to let my wife in but they eventually agreed that my 2 young children (4&6) could watch. I was kept outside but they did take both my Camera and video camera in and took lots of pictures.

The time with the panda is short....literally a couple of minutes.

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7. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

Yes it's now up to $2,000 rmb.

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8. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

it 2,000 rmb, not $2,000 rmb. "$" is american money.

After paying fee, you might get a cute hoodie, certificate, and DVD depend if they still have it. Then you will go with a group for breifly tour then take turn to take photo with baby panda. Bring your own camera. You will get to sit next to baby panda and you can touch him/her or put arm around it. They will take many pictures as they can so you can get a some good pictures. That pretty much it. But it still so worth it because none of other places will allow you to do that. I think this place is the only place that allow you to get experience with baby panda. I posted a picture of me with baby panda on facebook and alot of my friends and family got so jealous. It nice to show off!

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9. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

is it possible that they discontinued this? i see no mention of it on the website anymore

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10. Re: How to book Panda Session at Breeding Centre

@bbf3562 - No, $ is not only American money!