As a part of Chimelong Tourist Resort, Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou is regarded as the best safari park in the China. Also, it is the largest safari park in the world with the most species of wild animals. The park is quite expansive and covers an area of more than 1,333,340 square meters. Chimelong Safari Park features self-drive tour and stocking-type safari park in China, which makes the tourist feel like they are in the real-life wild environment and see the real wild animals. For the park becomes more and more famous, it has been a must see attraction for tourists in Guangzhou.
What to see in Chimelong Safari Park
Chimelong Safari Park houses over 20,000 rare animals with more than 500 different species. These include 10 giant pandas – China’s national treasure, 23 koalas from Australia, more than 150 white tigers, Orang-utans from Malaysia, Asian elephants from Thailand, anteater from Honduras and many other endangered species. All the rare animals live in communities in which they can live and breed harmoniously.
Chimelong Safari Park is the first park in China to introduce a self-drive tour. The self-drive tour allows tourists to watch the wild animals while driving their own car in the special zone around the park. The self-driving area stretches nearly one million square meters in total. This kind of tour mode offers tourists a new and exciting expedience in the park.
In addition to a variety of rare animals for guests to view, there are also a lot of performances by animals. Safari Park presents the world’s most enchanting white tiger performance for guests, as well as three other famous animal performances, that is, Elephant Theatre, Journey to the West Theatre, and African Animals Show. All the performances are quite interesting and exciting.
Five “foremost” in Chimelong Safari Park
Covering an area of more than 1,333,340 square meters, the park is the largest wildlife park in China with a large original subtropical rainforest area in south China.
The park houses the most endangered and rare animals in the park, including 10 giant pandas, 20 koalas, 150 white tigers and so on.
It is the first park that introduce self-drive tour mode in a wild life park.
It owns the world’s most powerful and largest performance team in the animal shows, including the elephant show, Journey to the West Theatre, White Tiger Show, and African animal performance.
How to get there
One can take Subway Line No.3 to and get off at Hanxi Changlong Station, then get out of the station from Exit E and you will reach the pick-up point of Chimelong free shuttle bus, which will take you directly to the park.
Guests are not allowed to feed the animals in the park, so you are not allowed to carry food to go into park. It is pretty easy to buy food in the park.
Chimelong Safari Park covers an area of more than 2000 mu. It is divided into two parts: tourist region by riding and tourist region by walking. The ridingl area is located in the western part of the park with a variety of grazing wild animals; while the walking tour area is in the eastern part, where feeding rare wild animals from all over the world are on display.