Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai

2.8
#2 of 35 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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  • I am not a zoo lover and I dread going to the zoos. Chiang Mai zoo is quite large and has many species of animals including animals from African safari to the animals from Arctic and antarctic includi...  more »
  • The animals all look like they’re starving, I don’t know the business side of things but I hope they can recycle some things in order for the animals to get more resources they do desperately need. Th...  more »
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  • This zoo has mixed reviews for good reason. There are some really cool chances to see animals up close and feed them. However, the zoo is massive and difficult to walk. The signs are somewhat helpful, but there are large stretches of the main circuit road with nothing to see. Some of the animals seem like they might be sick. I am not a veterinary doctor, but when an animal is missing patches or fur or feathers, it doesn't look good. It may be normal and healthy, but it looks sickly. Overall this zoo seems to whisper "you should have seen me back then..." It has so many places that probably *used* to be amazing, but now they seem warn down and in desperate need of repair. This zoo and aquarium is worth the price of admission, if only just. 3.5 stars rounds up to 4.
  • Wide variety of animals that u can get pretty up close to. There are opportunities to feed the animals and the food price is reasonable. Furthermore the pandas there are very cute. Ticket price is relatively cheap and the location is quite convenient.
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