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Phuket Zoo, Phuket

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Visit Phuket Zoo to see a wide variety of animals. Take photos with some of the park's most famous residents, and stroll around the ample gardens. With themed areas and an interesting layout, this zoo has become popular with international visitors, particularly younger ones. Small stands around the grounds sell cold beer or ice cream. Note that multiple visitors have reported poor conditions for the animals, which may be reason to skip this attraction. Put Phuket Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Phuket Town day trip planning tool .
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  • The owner needs to sell this zoo to someone who cares about animals.. The staff also all need to be replaced, none of the animals are looked after. There is no maintanence happening here. Everything i...  more »
  • We visited this zoo on suggestion of our Taxi driver, the collection of animals is small with no uniqueness. The elephant crocodile shows are unimpressive. The foreign tourist who pay 500 Baht entry f...  more »
  • Well, of a day touring southern Phuket, Big Buddha, Wat Chalong and Phuket Town, this was certainly the low-light! Over priced, blatantly cruel, decrepit paths and facilities and did I mention over pr...  more »
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  • Terrible place, DO NOT VISIT! Animals in DIRTY tiny cages with no food or enrichment or clean water even. Many were sick and injured. The staff didn't care and we saw them hitting the monkey after the horrific monkey show. The elephants are distressed, chained Why this place is still open is beyond me. Sickening. Sad. CLOSE IT!!!!!!!
  • Behind each zoo/circus/"Wild Life park", each elephant show or riding, each birds/cetacean performance, each tiger/monkey/koala cuddling, there is slavery, physical abuse, torture, imprisonment in order to break their spirit and accept humans commands. The majority of the travelers don't know about it because tourist companies hide the truth or they simply refuse to face their cupidity. Please don't go there. Visit Phuket Elephant sanctuary instead.
  • Worst Zoo I've ever been to, the animals look starved, are in small enclosures and the staff want money for every little thing. Avoid it.
  • Absolutely nothing to see. Dont bother. Go to tiger kingdom instead.
  • We were there today and regret it. I was beginning to realize how terrible this is. Just money-laundering!! I'm torn. Read me and found out why the elephants danced, that is a sign of depression and stress.The elephants were drawn and led. Some animals were in terrible condition. Please do not support. The birds at the beginning had at least still space, we also took pictures, because we did not realize what was coming! 😞😞😞 Crocodiles without end the like under drugs to open the mouth and so persist.But I believe that the carers like their animals ... or that is all show ...!!!!

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