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Mae Hong Son Zoo

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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Mixed, good bad

We stumbled on this by accident just cruising around. There ere no signs that I saw. Saw no... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
bulldogtwo
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USA
Not nice.

If you want to see happy, healthy and free animals this isn't the place. If you have any shred of... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Drew L
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Rehabilitation zoo, where visitors can get close to and even touch many of the animals.
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible43%
6 Nov 2016
“Mixed, good bad”
11 Jul 2016
“Not nice.”
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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stumbled on this by accident just cruising around. There ere no signs that I saw. Saw no Farangs, only locals. Some of the animals seemed to be doing well. The bears were stressed in the hot sun, and it was hot. There was no...More

Thank bulldogtwo
Reviewed 12 July 2016

If you want to see happy, healthy and free animals this isn't the place. If you have any shred of decency you will walk out feeling like you've visited a prison for innocent creatures. Best avoided in my opinion

1  Thank Drew L
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Take along some bananas & spend some time seeing the animals with only a small fence between you. There were lots of bears in two big paddocks but there were also some in small cages which was sad. The gibbons were very sweet & enjoyed...More

Thank AlannaJC
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This place is very sad. The animals are enclosed in cages too small for their size and I noticed the monkeys were afraid of their handler. This zoo broke my heart.

Thank H00chie_Mama
Reviewed 4 December 2013

The visit started quite well when we saw the black sun bears seemingly relaxing at ease in the green enclosures, then we saw some cages, then some closed cages, then locked up gibbons in cages, then macaques in small dirty cages, mountain goats on flat...More

3  Thank Comixe
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Mae Hongson has been our preferred holiday destination for years yet it was only yesterdat that I found out that a zoo exists in the town's vicinity. A few kilometers to the north, just before the gas station at Baan Bang Moo there's a right...More

1  Thank herbertbkk
Reviewed 13 March 2013

It is about 7 kilometers from Mae Hong Son town center. Take the road to Pai and at Km7. turn right into Nam Tok Mae Surin national park headquarter. Then Mae Hong Son zoo is on your right hand. Here you will enjoy many different...More

Thank tourmerngtai
Reviewed 18 December 2012

Avoid this place at all costs and spend your time trying to get it shut down and the animals rehoused in to better conditions.

4  Thank Mingalablah
Reviewed 31 July 2011

This zoo is free!!! Massive bear enclosure lots of monkeys and birds also lovely for a picnic by a beautiful river. The place is a lovley experience and I fully recommend!

1  Thank Intrepidvampire
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