Chiang Mai Night SafariCurrently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
This attraction is open during the day but the real action happens at night during the Predator Prowl and 'Savannah Safari', when an open-sided tram transports visitors through the parkland. The night safari differs from the Chiang Mai Zoo in that some animals like wildebeests, giraffes, white rhinoceroses and zebras are allowed to roam and often come right up to the bus. In the 'Predator Prowl' section, the tigers, lions, Asiatic black bears and crocodiles are kept at a safe distance by deep trenches.
During the day you can visit the Jaguar Trail encircling Swan Lake, a 1.2km walk where over 50 species (ranging from rabbits to cranes) are generally not in cages, except of course the trail's namesake animal.
- There are three rides: Savanna Safari, Predator Prowl, Jaguar Trail to choose from and ticket price varies for each of them.
- You can avail some discount by taking the combined tickets for two or more rides.
- Though the park opens at 11:00 am in the morning, the night safari begins after sunset.
- English-language tram starts after 07:45 pm, so plan to arrive around this time if you don’t understand Thai.
- The laser light show has two rounds: 08:00 pm and 09:00 pm.
- Hire a red songtaeow from the city centre.
- Giraffe bar and restaurant
- Fondcome Village Hotel
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81.27% of people who visit Chiang Mai include Chiang Mai Night Safari in their plan
4 PM - 5 PM
44.75% of people start their Chiang Mai Night Safari visit around 4 PM - 5 PM
People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Chiang Mai Night Safari
94.54% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chiang Mai Night Safari
We booked the excursion through our hotel which meant we got a hotel pickup included by our guide. He did an excellent job of guiding us around between the different parts of the whole thing. It started off with an arena show where you could see some of their animals on "stage". Quite good, but not breathtaking in any way. Most interesting was to see the Jaguar diving into the water for his food. Next up was a tram ride around the zoo where you got to get close up to some of the animals as the roamed free around the tram. Probably the best part of it all and quite recommendable. Then over to watch a dance performance with music and fire which was OK as well before taking another tram on the predator route. Unfortunately we were quite a bit away from them so it wasn't as exciting as it would have been if they'd been closer. But still enjoyable though. Last part of the event was the finale with fireworks and illuminated fountains in sync with some music. Nice views over the water and a good way to round it off. Well worth the cost and a special treat as our guide took the best of care of us, ensuring that we could skip some queues and get to the right place at the right time.
I would highly recommend this place for both adults and kids! It is SUPER FUN! There are so many performance and safari. And you can feed the animals (the giraffes, goat, ox, etc) and interact with them in a super close distance. A small basket of fruits and vegetables costs around 30 bahn. But do not feed the zebra as they have sharp teeth that might hurt you.
Had a really great time! Can’t say bad things about this place really. They also have hotels available there. Highly recommended and I will personally go back there for sure.
Cool experience. Saw everything from tigers to alligators! Very wide variety of animals. The entire experience was pretty nice and the lion, dancing and fountain shows were all nice bonuses! Would say it was worth the trip! Also nice price! 800 bath per person.
Night safari was very cool. Most of the animals seemed to be well cared for and happy which is the main thing. The tiger show was cool but not sure if it is really needed. Would of been enough just to see the animals on the trams I think.