A day out in a spectacular zoo.
Khao Kheow Open zoo, Pattaya offers a day full of exploration and a chance to see wild and untamed animals in their natural habitat and surroundings. The zoo houses around 8,000 animals of almost 300 varying species.
The open zoo has an area span of 1976 acres, made with a specific goal to save the wildlife and its grandeur and beauty, which is best witnessed in their natural surroundings without any disturbance or artificial changes.
The Open zoo has been divided into a lot of zones, such as Animal Show Zone (to showcase the untamed life, living in the nature, and you can touch them and take a photograph with the animals in the ), Big-Sized Bird Cage (with thousands of birds that will be a marvelous sight to your eyes ), Eld's Deer Zoo (Eld's deer, roaming around, and you can touch them and play along), Elephant Trekking (trekking on the back of Thailand's majestic national animal- Elephant), Night Safari (watch the sunset and explore as the true wild comes to life in the night), Wild Cats Park (this zone is devoted to saving and breeding of wild cats).
Timings: Open daily from 08.00 am - 06.00 pm.
How to reach: It is a 1-hour drive to Khow Kheow Open Zoo from South Pattaya, Thailand. Cabs, motorbike taxis, Tuk-tuks are preferred as public transport options are not available.
Note: Children with a height under 4.4 feet will be charged as per the child fare.
Children with a height above 4.4 feet will be charged as per the adult fare.