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Address: Chiang Mai, Thailand
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OK I,m not a zoo person but like aquariums. When this first opened I am sure it was spectacular. Now it is tired and needs a revamp. Slightly smelly, worn and stained glass. It... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 July 2016
Christian K
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Atlanta, GA
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chiang Mai Zoo and Aquarium have some real challenges. It is ALL uphill and on the side of a mountain if you are walking. To ride the shuttle you have to wait 25 minutes in between stops. Half of the cages were empty. The moving sidewalk through the aquarium has NOT moved in ages. It is dirty and not well... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is well worth the money you pay ... All the tanks were clean and fish were healthy .. Got to feed the very large Koi outside with a baby bottle .. The walk through aquarium didn't have a working travelater, but still was excellent to be able to walk through.

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Thank Shemar68
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Not really worth the combined ticket price with the zoo - especially since the zoo is so dreadful. The aquarium itself has seen better days - it has the obligatory tunnel but it looked really old. Honestly, just a few rocks in the water, dirty water and sad looking fish - if that's possible. The single stand alone tanks were... More 

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Thank Anita H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

OK I,m not a zoo person but like aquariums. When this first opened I am sure it was spectacular. Now it is tired and needs a revamp. Slightly smelly, worn and stained glass. It is in my opinion expensive for what you get. Unless you kids are really into fish then give it a miss, you won't find Nero or... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

As a keeper of tropical freshwater fish, I really appreciated this aquarium. It's an excellent visit if you have any interest in freshwater fish. All the tanks are very well kept. Very interesting set ups and selection of species. 10/10

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Thank haggis5329
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Nice enviroment.. A bit to dark at some places so that our almost 3 year old boy was a bit scared.. But overall a nice experience.. Many different fishes and species..

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Thank Christa N
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Our daughter is animal mad, but in particular aquatic animals, especially those from marine environments. The zoo nd quarium are in the same location althouh the aquarium is actually half way road the zoo loop road. Normally we drive right up to aquarium, park outide, and spend an hr or to lookin around the sea cretures. The sealife center in... More 

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Thank AmitinDesign
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

My children and I LOVE aquariums. We use many of our travel opportunities to visit aquariums all over the world. Like the Chiang Mai Zoo, the aquarium has the facilities and potential to be great but just isn't. We have been fortunate enough to visit the SeaLife Aquarium in Bangkok in the Siam Paragon Mall. If you are traveling in... More 

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Thank RoamingAsia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

During our visit we saw little to none zoo keepers and the ones that were present were really careless; while walking, we even saw a big snake coming out from under one of the animal zones completely unattended.

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Thank Diana P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Most of the animals are kept on concrete pads. Elephants are on chains and made to give rides. Fish selection and habitat is poor at the aquarium. I could not recommend to friends.

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