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Shanghai Wild Animal Park

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Address: No.178 Nanliu Main Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 201300, China
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+86 21 6118 0000
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

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after subway metro..you can take a bus line 6..only 2 station and walkable already...entrance is 130 for adult..student is 65 buy you have to bring proof student id.be sure to... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to a free zoos in China now and this is the best in terms of animal welfare that I witnessed. Huge area, wide spaces. There are opportunities to feed and hold animals I'm not sure how ethical that is but they seemed well looked after.

Thank Hodderr
Herndon, Virginia
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65 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 5 year old to this Wild Animal Park at the conclusion of our 2 years living here. It was on the bucket list. I looked up some information on the park before heading there to make sure that there were not current investigations of poor animal treatment and things seemed improved from several years ago. So off... More 

Thank Tamara S
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here at about 9 and had to take ticket (130RMB ) per person. Within the park they have created so I many things to spend money(feeding, safari tours, shows, etc.).Really wonder that Panda missing in a Chinese park... Went there to see the pandas which endemic to China...There is a huge area for panda and went to see,... More 

Thank Eranda K
Phoenix, Arizona
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291 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Arriving at the zoo mid-day/early afternoon is not an ideal time to see the animals as most were in siesta mode. This include the tigers, pandas and a few of the bears along with the other animals. The park was an average to above average experience until seeing the elephant exhibit. There were a group off in one section meandering... More 

1 Thank JDSoui
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went at the weekend,not the best time to go if your on Your on your own,make sure you get a map in English for you and Chinese if you get lost!The bus that takes you on safari,and it's in English,you get to see bears of all sorts ,three different Tigers ,lions and of course giant pandas! There's also a wonderful... More 

Thank LORIAN65
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Was disappointing, to visit a zoo and find that not many of the exhibits on display, This place boasts 6000 animals , well not on the day I was there, ducks and wild birds yes , but not much else, This zoo is not much bigger than London Zoo the exhibits are in cages that are cramped and bare ,... More 

1 Thank Sherry B
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

after subway metro..you can take a bus line 6..only 2 station and walkable already...entrance is 130 for adult..student is 65 buy you have to bring proof student id.be sure to ride the cage bus where you can see a direct live feeding encounter by the staff ..its 40 rmb..after that,you can rent a rickshaw or bicycle but need to deposit... More 

1 Thank jennifer730207
Shanghai, China
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13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This place is big and expensive. The get-through-the-door price is 130rmb but everything else from taking the close up tour bus through the safari part to feeding animals to riding animals to the fair to even shows are extra an sometimes a lot extra. Case in point: The Big Top circus that is running now.... 90 to 150rmb depending on... More 

2 Thank Hawkfanabroad
QLD, Australia
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

About an hour on the metro from downtown, we caught Line 2 and then transferred to Line 16. Leaving the metro station, we were bombarded with offers to drive us the approximately 2km to the park. We ended up catching a taxi. The ticket process was a little confusing (kids prices based on height). The park has very little English,... More 

1 Thank cami15
Bern, Switzerland
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Animals looked sad, especially the donkeys and monkeys.. Wonder if they were beaten.. I went there because we could hold a baby tiger but the website of the park didn't inform that it wasn't possible this week. I went there twice for the baby tiger but no one was there. I called the park but they didnt speak english. Really... More 

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