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Dusit Zoo
About The Zoo
Dusit Zoo was formerly a part of the Royal Dusit Garden Palace, called Khao Din Wana, which was set up by King Rama V as his private botanical garden. In 1938, the Royal Thai government under Field Marshal P. Pibunsongkhram, then prime minister, asked the King for the land to set up the zoo for the public. King Rama VIII granted the land and the government appointed the Bangkok Municipality to the build the zoo in March 1938. The zoo was turned over to the Zoological Park Organization of Thailand in 1954.

Roles of Dusit Zoo
  1. Bring people in contact with animals for educational and recreational purposes.
  2. Reasonability in the welfare, caring and breeding of animals to prevent extinction.
  3. Ensure the animals quarters are as comfortable as their natural habitat.
  4. Produce a zoo environment which serves truly as place of recreation and relaxation.
The zoo is an information and exhibition centre on various species of animals. There are also zoo museum, nocturnal house, bird habitat, the exhibits of reptile, amphibian, water birds, deer, preserved animals, red panda and tigers.
Albino Barking Deer
It is only one Abino Barking Deer in Thailand.
Animal Show stage
It has been set up in order for youths and people to have the opportunity to touch the capabilities of various types of animals such asMonkey show, Parrot Show, Macaw Show, Hawk Show, etc. in each show, the zoo shall demonstrate how such birds fly, eat, and walk,and how they send the signal in order to communicate among one another. Water Park
Water Park
You can watch monkeys, gibbons, Banded Langur and their lovely and naughty behaviors.
Night-time Wildlife
You can meet various kinds of interesting night-time wildlife such as bats, Binturong, Brush-tailed Porcupine by simulating the environment and living conditions in the zoos like their environment in the forest. You can watch them at Dusit Zoo only.
Reptile and Amphibian
More than 70 types of reptiles in more than 50 rooms of raising areas designed to impress you.
Animals Showtimes
Seal Show
Monday - Friday 3 Times a day from 10:30, 12:30,15:00 O'clock
Saturday - Sunday 4 Times a day from 10:30, 12:30, 13:40, 15:00 O'clock
Kenya and Elephants show
Monday - Friday 3 Times a day from 11:30, 13:30 14:30 O'clock
Saturday - Sunday 4 Times a day from 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30 O'clock
Animal Show
Monday - Friday 3 Times a day from 11:30, 13:30, 14:30 O'clock
Saturday - Sunday 4 Times a day from 11:30, 13:15, 14:15, 15:15 O'clock
Fast Fact
Area 118 Rai Animals 1598 lives
Established 1938 Mammals 288 lives
Visitors 2,500,000/year Reptiles 292 lives
Opening Hours Monday - Sunday:9:00 am.- 18:00 pm. Bird 1018 lives
71 Rama V Road, Chitrlada, Dusit, Bangkok, Thailand
How to get there
By Bus
Air-conditioned bus no. 515, 528, 539 and 542
Non air-conditioned bus no. 18, 28 and 108
Duzit Zoo Map
Dusit Zoo Map
Duzit Zoo Map (Click to Enlarge)