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Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo

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33/2 Moo 2, Maret | Samui Orchid Resort, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
+66 77 424 017
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If the moral greatness of a nation can be measured by the way it treats its animals, the World sucks.

Horrified. Mahatma Ghandi would be crying. Starving distressed (and drugged) tigers. Concrete... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
Fairkatie
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Gold Coast, Australia
Better aquarium than zoo

Good aquarium but not-so-good environment for the big cats. I did not see the "show" as our timing... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
Len J
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible37%
22 Sep 2017
“Poor quality, awkward experience ”
14 Sep 2017
“DO NOT BOTHER”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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33/2 Moo 2, Maret | Samui Orchid Resort, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Horrified. Mahatma Ghandi would be crying. Starving distressed (and drugged) tigers. Concrete pens. Birds in cages too tiny to flap their wings. Monkeys so distressed and depressed. Sealions in tiny pools. The owner's of this establishment need a dose of their own medicine - but...More

1  Thank Fairkatie
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Good aquarium but not-so-good environment for the big cats. I did not see the "show" as our timing was adrift. Plenty of opportunities to have your photo taken with the quieter big cats and a chance to feed cubs.

Thank Len J
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Had a good day, the shows are nice and the zoo is fun for a couple of hours. It is a small zoo on a small island, do not expect too much...

Thank cult2629
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Had a really good time. Tiger show wasn't great. Tigers seemed unhappy. But all animals looked healthy and had plenty of space to roam. Sea lion show was great. Got a kiss from sea Lion after show. Bird show was had some nice exotic birds...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We were a bit skeptical to fo here basesd on other reviews, but we found the animals all had shade, water and were in good condition. There are several tigers in enclosures, lions, birds & monkeys. We watched the seal show which we enjoyed, and...More

Thank julesvj
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Please do not visit this place ! We went because the coco beach water park was closed & we had travelled to lamai ! So was advised to go big mistake ! My 5 year old daughter said mummy this is torture !!! If no...More

6  Thank Sisternavy
maxsamui2, Manager at Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2015

Dear Sisternavy, Thank you for your comment. We are not sure why you mentioned about torture. If you imply to the space, we are the zoo and all animals have to be kept in proper area with care. Our tigers and also other animals are...More

Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

After having been to a variety of zoos in the US and Australia, this one is really quite shocking, although not unexpected. The entry fee of THB 750 p.p. seems really quite high after you tour the place and see the facilities. I regret paying...More

2  Thank jahanner
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Firstly the place is pretty rundown. The aquarium was ok, lots of different types of fishes but the lights were out on 90% of the information pasted on the wall. So we had to strain our eyes to see what was written and we eventually...More

Thank Joey L
Reviewed 14 May 2015

With a lack of things to do on the island we went to the zoo for the afternoon and it was one of the saddest places I have ever been! You walk around a very run down 'zoo', watch 2 shows and then watch people...More

4  Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Very commercial. I did not like the ambiance and the presentation of the animals. All is done to make you spend money but the environment of the animals is pathetic

1  Thank Philippe L
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laurengracey
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Response from Cori K | Reviewed this property |
Spend your time on other things, don't visit this "zoo". The animals are not treated well and some are ill.
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