Guilin Zoo

Located inside the Seven Stars Park, or more specifically, the back side of Camel Hill, Guilin Zoo is a professional zoo and the only scientific and educational base for pandas outside their places of origin. It was first built in 1959 and has been expanded after, to the scale of more than 8 hectares (19.8 acres). It boasts about 20 exhibition areas and is the home to over 100 species of animals, the number of which is up to 1,000. The state protected animals, such as giant pandas, golden monkeys, gibbons, red-crowned cranes and Leaf Monkey can be seen here.

Strolling into Guilin Zoo, the first thing that captures your attention is the beautiful environment. The zoo has been made to reproduce the real home of animals to ensure them a comfortable and healthy living environment. For those accustomed to social life, they are given a common area and living as a family. For those preferring to live alone, they enjoy absolute freedom in their own world. Also, the area full of sand ensures the kangaroos a place the same as in their homes; vast water area is provided for swans; as for flamingos or other birds, the Guilin Zoo just employs the mesh enclosure to provide a vast room for them to enjoy flying.

 

Panda Hall of Guilin Zoo

One of the most popular exhibition areas in the Guilin Zoo is the Panda Hall, home to pandas, which attracts lots of visitors from both home and abroad. To better admire them, you are advised to pay a visit in the morning, when they are actively having breakfast and playing with each other. If you go there in the afternoon, it’s very likely that they are sleeping.

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Animal Performing Hall of Guilin Zoo

Stepping into the animal performing hall in Guilin Zoo, tourists are welcomed by the lovely and excellent animal actors. White tigers, lions, monkeys, goats, black bears and parrots can't wait to present a splendid performance. They have unique skills and cooperate well with each other. They are regarded as the amazing animal actors and some are even praised as animal stars. Three animal performances are showed every day, which are the feast for the eyes. The show time is at 11:00, 13:30 and 15:00.
 

Wonder Garden of Guilin Zoo

Wonder Garden is one of the most popular places in Guilin zoo which attracts many visitors, especially children. Children can feed animals such as lamb, fish or rabbits personally. They can also learn about the habits of the animals. Besides, there are many entertainment facilities such as mini-train and bumper cars for kids to have fun.
 

How to get to Guilin Zoo

One can take bus 10, 11, 14, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28, 30, 97, 204, or 206 to Qixing Gongyuan (Seven Stars Park), then, enter the park and walk to the Zoo site.

Entrance Fee Guilin Zoo: CNY 50;
Seven Stars Park: CNY 75;
Combo Ticket: CNY 99.
Note: As it is located inside the Seven Stars Park, individual ticket for the zoo is not available. One has to buy the ticket for the park.
Opening Hours 8:00 – 17:30
- Last modified on Sep. 28, 2018 -
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