Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai

2.8
#2 of 38 in Parks in Chiang Mai
See the variety of animals living at Chiang Mai Zoo, including the beloved panda bears. The first zoo of its kind in northern Thailand, the institution houses over 400 species, offering plenty to see and do--especially for younger visitors. Among the many mammals, birds, and reptiles kept here, the main attractions are undoubtedly the giant pandas. Tourists flock in great numbers to see these magnificent creatures, which remain a rare sight outside of China. Put Chiang Mai Zoo into our Chiang Mai holiday builder app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chiang Mai.
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  • Negatives: Safety at this zoo is only related to the "God Panda" for which a babysitter has been assigned. Otherwise a child can easily be eaten by a crocodile if he is not well supervised (see photos). No logic in the structure of the zoo. The train does not indicate the white tiger yet a rarity. Positives: low price, small train correct, walk in the trees
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  • Chiang mai zoo is good. Animals like lions, tigers, jaguars, black Panthers, leopards and especially pandas are well taken care of. The place of elephant is also spacious but there is one lonely eleph...  more »
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  • Quite sure good zoo complex, well laid out and takes a good day to get around. Most of the attractions were well kept. There is a monorail that you can ride and the kids enjoyed being able to feed elephants and ride ponies. They have a good range of animals and the enclosures are set out for reasonably good viewing. There is a food hall for lunch and plenty of other snacks available.
  • Awesome zoo. Different style comparing to modern European zoos but definitely worth visiting. Animals are in more natural environment. I wish I had more time there. My kids were amazed too. Pandas (Chiang Mai Zoo is one of 16 zoos outside the China that have pandas), koalas, and much more.
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