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Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station - CLOSED

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11 Jun 2018
“Closed to visitors”
2 Jan 2017
“Update on centre 1.1.2017”
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50 Road No. 15, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit the Center during our Cu Chi Tunnels Tour, however according to our guide, it is closed to visitors because the government took it over.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Karin M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This Centre used to be a popular stop for people visiting the nearby Cu Chi tunnels. In 2016 the government Forest Protection Service took over operation and management from the NGO previously running it. The Centre is still in a period of reorganisation and I...More

Date of experience: December 2016
24  Thank yogayogi
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I was really looking forward to visiting this place during my recent trip to HCMC. I emailed the Wildlife At Risk NGO that was co-operating the facility with the Forestry Department of the Vietnam Gov't and requested a visit. Unfortunately, the staff of WAR were...More

Date of experience: April 2016
10  Thank hops11
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Go mornings preferably as the afternoon sun tends to bake you hard. Good for walking around in the mornings

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank robbielampard
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Wrong adress at TripAdvisor (you have to find the correct one on the internet) Closed because of illnesses of animals (some infection)

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank areitoral
Reviewed 24 December 2015

The information listed on trip advisor is wrong, the URL and phone number is for a travel agent. You need to cal ahead to make sure someone is going to be there. If you go a Google search for Cu CHi wildlife Rescue you will...More

Date of experience: December 2015
9  Thank asterysk
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We visited here after we went to the Cu Chi Tunnels and it was so worth the stop. It seemed like we were the only ones there so enjoyed a private tour. Definitely stop here if you are going to Cu Chi.

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Travelwithme20
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I was at CCWRS yesterday and was not permitted entry. The facility has had an outbreak of some sort and will be off limits to visitors for at least 2 months. An employee came outside the closed gates and informed us. Obviously the souvenir shop...More

Date of experience: October 2015
6  Thank James T
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We had a private tour of the centre and it was the most fabulous experience. The staff were so friendly and all the animals looked happy and well looked after. It was very sad to hear/see how many of the animals had lost limbs via...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank UKDXBTraveller
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I love animals, more than some humans actually 🙊so we are spending two weeks volunteering here and it is simply one of the best experiences of our lives. As a volunteer you will be hands on. You'll be preparing food for the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
7  Thank Thicksoup
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