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Wolong Giant Panda Nature Reserve

#1 of 9 things to do in Wenchuan County Features Animals
Wolong Town, Wenchuan County 623006, China
+86 837 624 6754
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Cute Pandas

The nature reserve was damaged by an earthquake a decade ago and this Wolong nature reserve was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cyril C
This is the place to see pandas

We booked the volunteer program for our family of 4 which was quite expensive at 700RMB per person... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike K
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Located at 6,500 feet in the verdant mountains of Sichuan Province, this reserve is one of the last strongholds of the giant panda.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Wolong Town, Wenchuan County 623006, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The nature reserve was damaged by an earthquake a decade ago and this Wolong nature reserve was rebuilt by the donation from Hong Kong government. It is good and fun to see the pandas. The valley has a nice scenery itself.

1  Thank Cyril C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the volunteer program for our family of 4 which was quite expensive at 700RMB per person. However the profits do go back to the panda conservation program. AND you will never in your life get this close to pandas. To see a group...More

3  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Pandas are an endangered species and China are putting vast amounts of money into research and conservation. Wolong is a fabulous facility. Its an hours drive from Dujiyangyan. Its is not at all commercialised so bring your own refreshments. Toilets are basic, bring soap/wet ones/...More

Thank anitafiona
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I volunteered for the day and my wife had her photo taken with a Panda. What a day, earning your lunch by cleaning out the enclosures and then feeding and seeing the Panda's from behind the scenes. Just to top it off...More

1  Thank JB30
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I hesitated to spend a day "volunteering", as I thought I'd be in the way more than actually providing any useful service. But it turns out that the small amount of work we did, combined with the not insignificant volunteering fee, did seem of some...More

2  Thank Gari H
Reviewed 8 March 2017

having visited other panda base in Chengdu this is by far the best location for scenery. It is in the mountains to the West of Chengdu about 2 hours drive from the city and having been open since May 2016 it is quite new. Worth...More

3  Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Yes its closed, so the valley is ideal for hiking. Parts of the old road are washed out so the going is tough. Otherwise you will be the only tourist there

Thank Mightymark9
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We booked the day trip to this reserve via Frasier Suites where we stayed in Chengdu. It is expensive but you sign papers at the base that you acknowledge the money is a donation towards base maintenance, research, and panda care. If you can afford...More

5  Thank Marie M
Reviewed 8 December 2013

The panda reserve centre is closed. They never reopen after the earthquake. The park has never been open. It is closed.

20  Thank Hansheung
Reviewed 17 December 2012

This is the place with the most pandas I ever visited. A 'must visit' place for everybody (from children to elderly).

5  Thank choihb
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anitafiona
15 May 2017|
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Response from Malcolm P | Reviewed this property |
Hi it will be quite warm in two weeks time so you need to wear light clothes and have a sun hat and ensure you have plenty of water, best to take a water bottle so you can refill.Also take a camera as you will gets lots of... More
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Alice_June12
8 February 2016|
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Response from Marie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I visited the WoLong Panda Reserve in September 2015 and was able to pet and hug a panda. It cost $450.00 ( I paid in USD and make sure the bills are new and in good condition). You are escorted to the area to pet... More
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