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Address: Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Rehabilitation zoo, where visitors can get close to and even touch many of...

Rehabilitation zoo, where visitors can get close to and even touch many of the animals.

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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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 shade for them like some of the other animals had. The ones in their cages... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles 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

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1 Thank Drew L
Bangkok, Thailand
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the attention. Yes it's not a wonderfully kept zoo but it's free & the animals... More 

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Thank AlannaJC
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank H00chie_Mama
Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 ground... And it went on.Throughout, we didn't see a zoo employee nor water dishes in... More 

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Bangkok
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 turn up to the "Mae Surin National Park" where the zoo is located. Haven't noticed... More 

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1 Thank herbertbkk
Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 kind of wild animals found in Mae Hong Son area. Great wild bears, gibbons, monkeys... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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