|Map of Wuhan Zoo|
What to See in the Middle Area – Animals and Landscape
Located at the southeast corner of the zoo, the wetland bird zone covers more than 120 thousand square meters (29.7 acres), displaying about 1,400 rare birds of 60 species. Black swans are a feature of the wetland bird zone. The Swan Lake dotted with a flock of black swans in the sunset is a beautiful scene perfect for photography. Besides, the peacock, flamingo, red-crowned crane are also big attractions.
The penguin house is also a must-see in Wuhan Zoo. Penguins are supposed to live in Antarctica, but the penguins here are native to the sweltering African continent - the Ringed Penguin. It differs from other penguins in that it has a black stripe on its upper chest that forms a large ring, extending to the lower part of its belly. That makes it look like a pot-bellied gentleman in a fashionable tuxedo. Hence, it is also known as “Knight Penguin”.
Primate animals: You can appreciate the national treasure animal - golden monkey, smart gibbons showing visitors their professional gymnastics and various species of lovely and naughty monkeys.
Grazing animals: Fluffy alpacas, herds of zebras, giraffes eating leaves, flexible kangaroos and chubby hippos can be seen in the zoo. Also, you can see two heavyweight animals - elephants and white rhinos.
Bird Sounds House
The house shows more than 50 species and 800 rare birds such as macaw, sunflower parrot, hornbill, myna, acacia, magpie, thrush and canary. Here you can also enjoy more than 30 kinds of birds’ wonderful sounds performance.
Here you can enjoy the mountainous rockeries, walk on the man-made bridge, and listen to the gurgling stream. All kinds of colorful flowers are in full bloom, which constitute a beautiful scenery that perfect for photography. Numerous koi fish is the highlight here. You can feed these fish and watch them swarming for the food.
What to Do in the Front Amusement Area
How to Get to Wuhan Zoo
1. Take bus line 42, 273, 361, 413, 553, 580, 622, 646 and get off at the Wuhan Zoo Station.
2. Take bus line 711 and get off at Zoo Bus Parking Station.
3. Take metro line 4 to Wulidun Station. After, go east along Hanyang Road and turn right at the first crossing, then turn left and walk along Mo Shui Lake Road to get there. The walking takes about 10 minutes.
|Entrance Fee||CNY 20 for an adult. |
Free for Children below 6 years old or under 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) tall.
|Opening Hours||08:00 ~ 20:00, tickets are available before 17:00.|
|Recommended Visiting Time||3 ~ 6 hours|