Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Why is Wild Animal Park in Shanghai so Special?

Shanghai Wild Animal Park is an educational and entertaining theme park with animal raising, exhibition, reproduction and conservation. The Park was officially opened on November 18, 1995 in Pudong New Area, Shanghai, with a total area of 153 hectares. You will find more than 10,000 exotic animals of more than 200 species, most of which are rare wildlife, including giant pandas, snub-nosed monkeys, takins, crested ibis, rhinoceros unicornis,white rhinos,cheetahs,giraffes, zebras, antelopes.

Where is Wild Animal Park in Shanghai?

The Shanghai Wild Animal Park is located in Sanzao Town of Nanhui in Pudong New Area.

How to Get There?

  • Take Metro Line 16 and get off at Wild Animal Park Station. Then take Huinan Line 6 and get off at the park.
  • Take Metro Line 2 and get off at Zhangjiang High Technology Park Subway Station. Get out from Exit 5 and find the bus stop for Zhangnan Line. Then get on the bus and get off at the Wild Animal Park.
  • Tourism Bus at Shanghai Stadium (Parking Lot No. 4) only at weekends: 9:30 from Shanghai Stadium and 16:00 back from the zoo. Reservation is necessary.

Wild Animal Park in Shanghai

The Park is divided into drive-through,pedestrian areas and waters adventure. In pedestrian area, you can observe rare animals such as giant pandas, African elephants, Asian elephants, giraffes, chimpanzees, gibbons, lemurs, flamingoes, and crested ibis, and enjoy animal encounters and feeding activities. In drive-through area, animals live in their nature habitat, while humans are kept in a “cage”. At one moment, herds of zebras, antelopes, wildebeests, and rhinoceros are grazing by your side. At the next moment, alpha males of cheetahs, Manchurian tigers, African lions, bears and wolves are leading their pack to start a savage attack.


The Performing Hall

In the performance hall, the lovely animal actors will welcome the visitors. Lovely elephants, dogs, sheep, bears, tigers, lions, monkeys and parrots are all keen to present a wonderful performance for enthusiastic tourists. With the patience and careful training of the breeders, they all have amazing skills and good cooperation.
There will be a race in the dog racing course. All animals that are good at running or running will compete for the championship in the competition field. Dogs, camels, ostriches and Mongolian horses are selected competitors

Areas for Herbivores

The Area for Herbivore allows visitors to observe many walking mild animals at close range. In a leisurely walk, you will see Australian kangaroos, Asian sika deer, African ring tail lemurs and Latin American yellow and blue macaws and so on.

Areas for Wild Beasts

Tigers and lions are very active and active in an open place. Unlike many zoos, which keep big animals behind fences, they look weak. Tourists will ride in a prison car in case of a sudden attack by beasts.

Timetable of animals show




Welcome guests

9:00-10:00 at weekends and holidays

The square in the Zhenda meng

Sea lion’show

10:00, 15:15;  an extra show at 13:00 at weekends and holidays

The performance hall of sea lion

The show of lions and tigers team

11:30; an extra show at 14:30 at weekends and holidays

Animal Training Ground

Horse and Dog Racing


Dog Racing Course

Russian Circus

Mon. – Fri.: 13:00
Weekends and Holidays: 12:00, 14:00

International Circus Theater

Tiger Hunting Training

12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 Tiger Hunting Training Ground

Useful Travel Tips

  • Entrance Fee:

CNY 130 for adults
CNY 117 for seniors between 60 and 64, and CNY 65 for seniors above 65 (passport required)
CNY 65 for children between 6~18 years old (passport required)
Free for children under 4.3 feet (1.3 meters) high or under 6 years old (passport required)

  • Opening Hours:

July & August: 08:00 – 18:00
March – June & September – November: 08:00 – 17:00
December – February: 8:30 – 16:30
P.S. Ticket sale stops an hour before the closing time.

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Edited by Olive Zhang/张银芳