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Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good place

This place is nice or good for the people who loves animal.This zoo is located on Pune Satara road... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pune, India
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A tranquil forest within Pune!

Recently, we revisited the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park and Wildlife Research Center, popularly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pune, India
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Pune-Satara Highway | Near Bhartiya Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India
+91 20 2437 0747
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Finally post years i visited rajiv gandhi zoo which is based on katraj road opp bharthi vidyapeeth. The only animals zoo left in pune where there are wide variety of animals spreaded accross odd 50 acre forest land. Due the summer heat most of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank anand289
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is nice or good for the people who loves animal.This zoo is located on Pune Satara road in katraj. There is also lake inside which increases the attraction of this place. There are many types of snakes which we are only watching on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank deepagalande
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently, we revisited the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park and Wildlife Research Center, popularly referred to as the Katraj Snake Park in Katraj. It is about 15 kms. away from Shivajinagar Station and probably equidistant from Pune Station too. It’s amazing that such a green haven...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank priyasvision
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Snakes and reptile collection is great. AMPLE space for animals but less on greenery You can see pythons and king cobras. The space for Garial and crocodiles is quite crammed but there's plenty space for all other animals and some reptiles too. Entry fee -...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ugenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is located near Katraj, Pune & is spread across a large area. It's very kid friendly due to cleanliness & lots of free walking space amongst the greens. There are leopards, sloth bears, bisons, elephants, a lion & even a tiger! Beautiful birds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KDavidtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very good to visit with kids to show them animals and snacks. You need 4-5 hours to visit this properly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nkmantri
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Parking Place is not very obvious. It is just before the Zoo it named as Rajiv Ghandhi Vahantal. They charge Rs. 20 for a 4 wheeler. It is just beside a empty bus stand. Note that you are not allowed to carry any plastic inside....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Suresh B
Reviewed 4 February 2019

I went after reading mixed reviews. Worst Zoo of the country. Badly maintained animal cages. Could hardly see animals. Don't count on electric cars as they are always unavailable and overbooked. Cheap crowd come there with food for picnic, they don't even go inside. Please...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelFunUnLtd
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Small zoo cum park. Limited parking public transportation available to reach. Less animals, not maintained battery operated ride available. Entry fee there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sonisdreams
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Variety of animals is very less. Good collection of snakes and it's varieties. Has electric vehicle for inside traveling on a cost basis Entry fee is applicable

Date of experience: January 2019
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1 June 2018|
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Response from Rakhi I | Reviewed this property |
Well depends on where you are coming from...but from city centre it is about 10-12 kms and takes 30-45 minutes in a 4 wheeler
18 May 2018|
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Response from mmjoshi79 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so
9 May 2018|
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Response from chintanm123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Please do not take any luggage with you. It will be very tedious and they do not have any safe to keep theluggage.