Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Pune

3.3
#1 of 8 in Zoos & Aquariums in Maharashtra
The vast Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park spreads across 53 ha (139 ac) housing exotic species, including reptiles, mammals, and birds. Walk through the lush green gardens and see elephants, sloths, leopards, and Indian crocodiles, then visit the snake enclosure, displaying an impressive collection of venomous snakes, such the king cobra, viper, rocky pythons, and many more. The snake pavilion also provides information in Braille. Visit the rescue center for injured and orphaned animals, then meet the true showstoppers; the white tiger and the Bengal tiger. You can take an electric buggy through the park if you're not inclined to walk. The park has plenty of restrooms, but no restaurant. Work out when and for how long to visit Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park and other Pune attractions using our handy Pune vacation generator.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Thought the park was ok but nothing compared to some of the zoos abroad in terms of the variety of animals. This place is attrative for us .  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    This zoo is nice place to roam around in lush greenery but there are not many animals to see. You can see a and leapord and lot of deers but not very healthy. Overall average experience.  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    A very good place in katraj Pune. It is a picnic spot and good to visit with family on weekdays (less rush). This is situated near to Katraj Bus Depot so, public transport is execellent.  more »
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  • July 4, 2017
    It's a beautiful place to take your kids and introduce them to wildlife animals. Animals here are well taken care of. Also the facilities like washrooms, drinking water are in good condition. There's also eco-friendly mini buses which take 13 people around the zoo area. There's detail information board near every animal and snakes so children and even adults can know more about whatever interests them. Was a beautiful experience!!! 😊😊
  • July 4, 2017
    What we had was a lovely experience and the kids loved it.. Still there are areas of improvement that i am sure the zoo department is working on. More battery operated vehicles and more animals and birds are to be added. Online group bookings will help in getting easy hassle free access to the zoo.
  • July 13, 2017
    A great place for family and especially kids outing. Information boards beside every animal is sure to stir your child's interest in wildlife. The eco-friendly mini buses going around the zoo area is fun experience as well. Also the hygiene of washrooms is a plus.
  • July 11, 2017
    We visit during summer. Not a ideal time to visit as it is a big place. You can get a electric car for inside to cover most of the cage of the zoo. General animals are there nothing fancy. Good collection of snake though.
  • July 4, 2017
    Spacious park so you'll need lot of energy to see whole area. Or one can also take the electric buses. Though the bus is not recommended. Good thing is that drinking water is available every now and then:-). Variety of species is quite vast. Highly recommended.

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