Nanning Zoo, located at 73 East University Road, Nanning City, was built in 1973. It was officially opened to the outside world in 1975 with a total area of 39.1 hectares. It receives more than 1 million tourists from home and abroad every year. It is the only large-scale zoo in Guangxi that mainly appreciates wildlife and protects wildlife in different places, raises and manages wildlife, conducts scientific research and breeds. Nanning Zoo is another AAAAAA-level tourist attraction in China, and it is the first-class urban zoo in the country.
In November 2017, Nanning Zoo won the honor of the fifth National Civilization Unit.
Scenic spot information
Adults: 50 yuan
Student card: half price
Children under 1.4 metres free of tickets
7:30 - 17:30
Bus: 4, 53, 54, 58, 66, 76, 204, 207, 222, 604, 605 and 804. Get off at the zoo stop
Metro: Zoo Station of Metro Line 1
It covers an area of 39.1 hectares, including 31.1 hectares of land and 8 hectares of water (about 17804.6 square meters). At the end of 1995 and the beginning of 1996, the area occupied by the expansion of Xixiangtang Road was 1.72 hectares. In May 2003, the area occupied by the expansion of University Road was 0.82 hectares. By the end of 2004, the actual area of the park was 36.56 hectares, of which the water surface was 4.16 hectares.
The park is known by landscape experts as "zoo in botanical gardens". The park consists of more than 30 landscapes such as dolphin hall, elephant hall, gibbon hall, giraffe hall, Penguin hall, hippopotamus hall, reptile hall, rhinoceros hall, kangaroo hall and water fowl lake. Among them: the Dolphin Pavilion, which was built in May 2002 with an investment of 20 million yuan, is the first dolphin performance hall in southwest China; in October 2008, a large-scale theme amusement park with the latest and most exciting amusement projects in China, such as "three-ring roller coaster", "hurricane sport", "magic windmill", "spinning pulley" and "big pendulum", was built with a huge investment, which is the latest and most exciting amusement park in Guangxi. A real roller coaster is also the only theme park in Nanning. Nanning Zoo will strive to become a top-ranking National Zoo integrating fine animal performance, rare animal exhibition and theme amusement park.
There are 2500 animals in Nanning Zoo, such as dolphins, sea lions, Asian elephants, African elephants, giraffes, Siberian tigers, African lions, gibbons, black leaf monkeys, hippos and hornbill. At the same time, the park has the largest artificial domestication population of gibbons, dolphins, rhinoceroses and hippos in China; the population of black langur monkey, Asian elephant and sea lion is the largest population in China.
There are many rare and precious animals raised, such as Hainan Tiger-spotted eel (also known as "the most mysterious bird"), one of the 30 most endangered birds in the world, which was once considered extinct and rediscovered, and China's unique rare wading bird, and successfully reproduced in 2009; giraffe, the world's tallest animal; elephant, the largest mammal on land. Australian national treasure: kangaroo; boa constrictor weighing nearly 300 kg; precious golden python; smart dolphin star; Nanning Zoo's rare animals should be primates, yellow cheek gibbon, capped gibbon, black leaf monkey, silver leaf monkey are rare primates.
The abundant animal resources provide a good platform for the long-term development of Nanning Zoo, which is the biggest advantage of Nanning Zoo compared with its tourist attractions. These tourist resources need to be further explored.
On September 28, 2008, Nanning Zoo introduced the latest and most exciting recreational projects in China, such as roller coaster, pendulum, hurricane sport, crazy pulley, magic windmill. This is also the first large-scale roller coaster in Guangxi and the first large-scale theme amusement park in Nanning.
Nanning Zoo provides a good platform for the publicity of Nanning Zoo through theme parks as its "first" in urban zoos and various "first" activities.
And Water World "Caribbean" amusement park.
The main projects of Caribbean Water Park are: spiral slide. UFO shuttle. Big trumpet. Big tsunami (3M high wave). Rainbow slide. Water roller coaster. Sauna room. Shuizhai. Children play in the pool. Skiing shuttle. Big Bend Moon. Massage pool. The water curtain cave. Skateboarding.
Nanning Zoo has a variety of subtropical plants. It is evergreen all the year round. Various trees and flowers bring new vitality to the zoo. It has the characteristics of subtropical zone in South China. It is praised as "zoo in botanical garden" by landscape experts. Thus, the plant resources in Nanning Zoo provide a good background for the zoo's animal viewing and entertainment facilities, which are very conducive to enhancing the overall image of the zoo.
On February 1, 2009, it was named "National AAAA Tourist Scenic Spot".
In January 2008, Nanning Science and Technology Association awarded the honorary title of "Nanning Science Popular Education Base".
In January 2008, Nanning Zoo undertook the research project "Research on Indoor Domestication and Breeding of White-cheeked Gibbons", which won the honorary title of "Second Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress of Nanning City" awarded by Nanning People's Government.
In March 2008, the Dolphin Show Hall was awarded the honorary title of "Nanning Workers Pioneer" by the Nanning Federation of Trade Unions.
In April 2008, it was awarded the honorary title of "National Greening Model Unit" by the National Greening Committee.
In April 2008, he won the honorary titles of "First Prize of Population and Family Planning Target Management 2007" and "Advanced Collective of Peaceful Construction Work 2005-2007" awarded by the Xixiangtang Street Working Committee of Xixiangtang District of CPC and Xixiangtang Street Office of Xixiangtang District People's Government, and "Excellent Tourism Scenic Area of Nanning City" in August 2008.
In December 2008, it was awarded the honorary title of "Advanced Collective of Wildlife Conservation in the Region" by the Wildlife Conservation Association of the Autonomous Region.
In December 2008, Nanning Science and Technology Association awarded the honorary title of "Excellent Science Popular Education Base of Nanning in 2008".
Traffic: 4, 33, 53, 54, 58, 62, 66, 76, 204, 207, 222, Xixiangtang Express, 604, 605 and 804
Ticket price: 50 yuan per person over 1.4 meters in height
Height 1.2-1.4 m 20 yuan per person
Height less than 1.2 meters free of charge
Ticket discounts are available to groups
Entrance tickets are free to ride in recreational facilities once for each event.
Ticket-free policy: in accordance with relevant national policies
Bird Show (Venue: Bird Show) First 9:30 a.m. Second 13:30 p.m.
Animal Comprehensive Performance: (Location: Former Elephant Stadium) First 10:20 a.m. Second 14:00 p.m.
Dolphin and Dolphin Show: (Venue: Dolphin Show Hall) The first show is 11:20 a.m. and the second show is 15:00 p.m.
Note: Please check the announcement of the performance time during the festival.