Nainital Zoo, Nainital
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Nainital Zoo

Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 41,
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in Nainital
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
57 Ratings & 43 Reviews

About Nainital Zoo

99%
voted as clean
    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

Experience scale
  • Excellent 18
  • Very Good 16
  • Good 6
  • Average 1
  • Below Average 1
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

43 traveller reviews for Nainital Zoo

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Sanket Swaroop

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  • Sanket Swaroop
  • Lives in Rourkela
  • 17 photos
  • 10 Reviews
  •  325 readers

"Children will love it !!" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
It's a excellent place for children my daughter loved it thoroughly
One difficulty is it's really at a very high alti where you need to walk a lot with roads of 45 degree slope. This would **** a lot of energy to add to it you need to carry your baby as well.
The cost is Rs. 50 for adult and 20 for 5-12 years.
Take test and have a good breakfast before going.
The timing is 9. 30 am to 4. 30 pm.
You get sumo, marshall from the mail road to reach the zoo.
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Sanket Swaroop

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  • Sanket Swaroop
  • Lives in Rourkela
  • 17 photos
  • 10 Reviews
  •  325 readers

"Children will love it !!" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
It's a excellent place for children my daughter loved it thoroughly
One difficulty is it's really at a very high alti where you need to walk a lot with roads of 45 degree slope. This would **** a lot of energy to add to it you need to carry your baby as well.
The cost is Rs. 50 for adult and 20 for 5-12 years.
Take test and have a good breakfast before going.
The timing is 9. 30 am to 4. 30 pm.
You get sumo, marshall from the mail road to reach the zoo.
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Sanket Swaroop

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  • Sanket Swaroop
  • Lives in Rourkela
  • 17 photos
  • 10 Reviews
  •  325 readers

"Children will love it !!" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
It's a excellent place for children my daughter loved it thoroughly
One difficulty is it's really at a very high alti where you need to walk a lot with roads of 45 degree slope. This would **** a lot of energy to add to it you need to carry your baby as well.
The cost is Rs. 50 for adult and 20 for 5-12 years.
Take test and have a good breakfast before going.
The timing is 9. 30 am to 4. 30 pm.
You get sumo, marshall from the mail road to reach the zoo.
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Shoury bansal

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  • Shoury bansal
  • Lives in Haldwani
  • 6 photos
  • 22 Reviews
  •  5 helpful votes
  •  180319 readers

"Nice place (zoo on hills)"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
It's a great zoo on hills and a must visit place when you are going to Nainital. Mainly zoo is on hills and it makes it different from other zoo. Mostly all the birds and animals are available here. It is very neat and clean. Also when you roam in zoo with clouds crossing it feels awesome.
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Ankush Gulati

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  • Ankush Gulati
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 32 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  12685 readers

"Good but tiring"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Feb 27, 2016
The zoo is located at very high altitude so require 2hrs to visit. The Whole Zoo is vertical but one can see Tiger, Bear and many more animals. It was really good and worth exploring experience.
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Jaideep Pandya

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  • Jaideep Pandya
  • Lives in Ajmer
  • 18 photos
  • 12 Reviews
  •  6073 readers

"High Altitude Zoo"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 22, 2015
Zoo location at such high altitude in itself makes it worth seeing, zoo is neat & clean with amazing animals like Red Panda, Japanese Monkey, Bear, Panther & Tiger & amazing birds. For Kids & elders too worth visiting.
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Abhisek Sagar

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  • Abhisek Sagar
  • Lives in Dhanbad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  365 readers

"What a Zoo to visit but it is too small"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 27, 2015
Awesome Zoo and better thing is that sightseeing is much more interesting than Zoo. No doubt that Zoo is too small as compared to other Zoo but when you reach the top of the mountain you will feel that you are the only one man at that height because you will see Nainital at your foot. Clouds are looming over your head. Lake was looking so beautifully. I advise you to visit more than 3 hours. Best time is that from December to January.
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Mahen Soni

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  • Mahen Soni
  • Lives in Chhindwara
  • 3 Reviews
  •  509 readers

"Fantastic Zoo"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Oct 26, 2015
It is located at hills. What a fantastic zoo, there are lots of animals, birds and plants. After visiting the whole Zoo we feel too much tired. But experience is very nice.
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Shreya Dixit

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  • Shreya Dixit
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 4 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  1129 readers

"Must visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Oct 12, 2015
I came to know about this zoo after visiting Nainital a lot many times. Zoo is something that I never find interesting as they all are mostly same. But Nainital Zoo is an exception to this.

It is an amazing place. There are a lot of animals like Lion, Deer but the best part are the Birds specially the White Peacock

Do not forget to take your Camera.
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Saroj Pal

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  • Saroj Pal
  • Lives in Memari
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  1060 readers

"No need to go"

  • 2.0/7
  • Posted Oct 5, 2015
No need to go there by climbing so high and also spending Rs. 50 for entry fee and Rs. 30 for share car. To find out animals you have to climb high and high and last to explore nothing extraordinary. Few animals are there which are also seen in any zoo in India.
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