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Get the Feel of a Jungle Safari at the Sardar Patel Zoological Park in Gujarat

The next time you decide to visit the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, you can also visit the Sardar Patel Zoological Park, popularly known as Jungle Safari Park, in Kevadia, in the district of Narmada in Gujarat. One of the interesting facts about this zoological park is that you get to see almost 170 species of animals from America, Asia, Africa and Australia in their natural habitat.

Sardar Patel Zoological Park Safari Timings
  • Open: 8:00 AM
  • Closing: 5:00 PM
Sardar Patel Zoological Park Ticket Prices
  • For adults: 200 INR
  • For children: 125 INR

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Fauna & Other Features of Sardar Patel Zoological Park

Sardar Patel Zoological Park in Gujarat

The Sardar Patel Zoological Park, the latest tourist attraction in Gujarat located in close proximity to the Statue of Unity, is called a Jungle Safari because unlike other zoological parks, the park is created in an “open design”, which recreates the feel of a wildlife safari. The animals can be seen in their natural habitat, and not restricted to cages, unlike the other zoos. It is interesting to note that the zoo has many animals which have been imported from across the world.

There is an area called Abode of Carnivores, which houses only carnivorous animals. Golf carts are also available for taking a tour of the Sardar Patel Zoological Park. Much emphasis has been laid on ecological balance. There are more than 5 lakh plants in the zoo distributed across 7 levels. Animal models have also been placed at certain points which provide information about the fauna inside the park. Some of the animals inside the zoo are Royal Bengal Tigers, leopards, giraffe, zebras, rhinoceros, deer and antelopes.

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Sardar Patel Zoological Park in Gujarat

Ornithologists and bird lovers will also enjoy visiting this park, as they can enjoy birding at the large Indian Aviary, which is also the largest geodesic dome in the world. The visitor can enter the aviary and watch the birds up and personal. Some of the birds are extremely friendly and may also perch on your shoulder.

There are around 500 birds belonging to 30 species in the aviary, in addition to 30 types of plants and grass for their food. Orientations will also be provided to children and adults when they enter the aviary. There are 2 sections displaying the birds: exotic and Indian. Volunteers are present at all times inside the Jungle Safari in Kevadia to help and guide the tourists.

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Visit the Jungle Safari to have a great time!

Sardar Patel Zoological Park in Gujarat

The next time you plan a sightseeing tour of Gujarat and include the Statue of Unity in your itinerary, do not forget to visit the Sardar Patel Zoological Park, better known as the Jungle Safari with your friends and family!

Attractions close to Sardar Patel Zoological Park
  • Statue of Unity (3.3 kilometers)
  • Sardar Sarovar Dam (6.7 kilometers)
  • Cactus Garden (11.8 kilometers)
  • Ekta Nursery (5.4 kilometers)
  • Children Nutrition Park (5.2 kilometers)
How to Book Tickets for Sardar Patel Zoological Park?

Tickets to Sardar Patel Zoological Park can only be booked online. You can book your tickets by visiting the website

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What are some of the animals that I can see at Sardar Patel Zoological Park?

Some of the animals that you can see at the Sardar Patel Zoological Park are zebras, leopards and giraffes.

Q.How far is the Statue of Unity from Sardar Patel Zoological Park?

Statue of Unity is located just 3.3 kilometers from Sardar Patel Zoological Park.

Q.What makes Sardar Patel Zoological Park so different from other zoological parks?

Sardar Patel Zoological Park is different from other parks because you get the feeling of taking a safari while visiting the park since you are able to view the animals at a close distance, which is not possible in any other zoological park in India. Also, the animals here have been imported from all over the world.

Q.When was Sardar Patel Zoological Park opened to the public?

Sardar Patel Zoological Park was inaugurated by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, on 30th October, 2020 and opened to the public on the same day.

Q.What are the timings of Sardar Patel Zoological Park?

The Sardar Patel Zoological Park will open at 8:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM.

Published: 03 Nov, 2020

About the author

Vishwajit Sharma

Writing, for me, is an artistic expression of the countless thoughts flooding my mind. For now, travel content writing is what keeps me going! In my spare time, I like nothing better than immersing myself in a book, along with a cuppa! A classic movie helps too! I define traveling as a process of self-discovery. Hailing from Darjeeling, my ultimate desire is to escape to the hills, with the mountain air and solitude as my constant companions!