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Almaty Zoo

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Nice 75 year old zoo with building updates in progress.

We took an Uber ($3) 5 km east from our Kazzhol Hotel arriving at 10 AM, 1 hour past their opening... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Gene R J
Silver Spring, Maryland
Very large and a nice assortment of animals

The zoo was quite large and extensive. It had a number of species I had not seen before. The... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Astana, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Many animals to be visited, suggested for families and anybody interested for a day in a very large and beautiful zoo.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank VitoLuca
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We took an Uber ($3) 5 km east from our Kazzhol Hotel arriving at 10 AM, 1 hour past their opening. As seniors with passports, we discovered our admission was free (normal 700 tenge), then climbed the series of steps up to the main court,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is one of the saddest ZOOs I have ever visited. A relatively big number of animals on a limited space which means that many animals live in very constrained cages. A lot of them are prone to stereotype behaviour. Some look clearly desperate. For...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Veronika660
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I would not really call this a zoo. There were only goats and chickens when we were there. I m not sure if there have ever been any other animals there earlier. Go for a walk if u want. There are cages for sure, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bhairavi d
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great place. They have same animals that we haven't seen in any other zoo. There is very small aquarium and some birds.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lina R
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The zoo was quite large and extensive. It had a number of species I had not seen before. The larger mammals such as lions and bears were enclosed in small cages. It was a shame to not allow them to have a bigger more natural...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Kathy60
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We decided to double up on our Zoo adventures in Almaty at the end of our journey around the region to see what, if anything had changed since we were at the Almaty Zoo three months earlier. Not much had changed from ninety days prior,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

With the arrival of new management team this place is having a rebirth, rejuvenation. Still a lot of work ahead. Recommend to visit with kids and family. New expositions coming all the time.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mika o
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I was a little surprised that there are so many interesting animals. This place has great potential but it needs some improvements and better conditions for many amimals.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pawel_hbg
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

It is a enough big zoo . They have almost everything . So many types of birds. Tigers, lions , hippopotamus ... Even you can feed elephant with your hands . Entrence fee about 2 usd for one person . And you should pay about...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kdrkmtmr
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Izzie H
23 September 2017|
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