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Kumasi Zoo

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Address: Kumasi, Ghana
Phone Number:
233 51 23842

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The Kumasi Zoo is closed at the moment due to the ongoing contruction work of the Kejetia Market. I passed but the zoo many time one my trip to Ghana in January 2017. But the near... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
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New York City, New York
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141 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Kumasi Zoo is closed at the moment due to the ongoing contruction work of the Kejetia Market. I passed but the zoo many time one my trip to Ghana in January 2017. But the near by cultural center still opened

Thank Weheretohelp
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This zoo is the worst I have ever been to. Looking at some of the reviews from last year it seems that standards had dropped further by the time I visited this summer. It is not really a zoo as there are very few types of species and barely any information about the animals. It's pretty much just an animal... More 

2 Thank Shards M
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This zoo is waste of time and money. Zoo without animal. I will not recommend to anyone. This is not accessible by transport. This should not be called zoo.

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Unfortunately I feel ashamed to even tell anyone there is a zoo in Kumasi,especially as the Garden City with all the forest reserve we have to visit a zoo with very few and aged animals is really a laugh and a big joke actually. It needs to be scraped!!!!!

Thank macob
1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Rubish........ absolutely rubish.... i mean..... y even bother creating the zoo... the animals look so bored... its jux dry.... nothing of interest.... you will have mor fun watching natgeo than going too the zoo... so sad

Thank Damilola O
Crawley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

To the credit of the keepers, the animals appear clean and moderately healthy. The pens vary, some look spacious and adequate, some look so pitiful you could almost cry in sympathy for the poor inmates. Lions looked healthy and happy, snakes, turtles, other miscellaneous creatures. Chimpanzees were kept in what I think the worst of conditions, isolated and in barren... More 

4 Thank Ross A
Accra, Ghana
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166 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

It's pretty bad, really. Old fashioned zoo with tiny cages and sad, bored looking animals. But this is Ghana and it is all there is for those of us who liver here. The only good part is that the animals can easily be seen as their environments are so small. Our kids like to see the animals, so I'll give... More 

Thank spicycouple22
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

well, so much being said about how underfed the animals are and how poor the place is, bla bla bla. For sure, it's true! You can cry looking at some of them...true. BUT! Not to go there and not to support them? Well, who else gonna do it dudes? the zoo will not close just cause you don't go there,... More 

1 Thank Nicole D
Kumasi, Ghana
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This place is indeed a mini National Park right in the heart of the city of Kumasi. The aren't that many exhibits and the cages are old looking but the general atmosphere is one of high biodiversity. The staff are quite friendly though their dressing is a bit shambolic. Somehow the fees charged are quite moderate even for expatriates. Compared... More 

Thank gadcoffie
Accra, Ghana
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This is a place you should never visit in Ghana if you are an animal lover. The animals are very poorly maintained and the place is stinking. Both you and the kids will not enjoy the place. It will be a total time waste for your family.

2 Thank haivenkey

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