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UI Zoo

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Lovely zoo

This zoo has one of the healthiest lions I have seen in Nigeria in a while and this only means that... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Lagos, Nigeria
The oldest public Zoo is still the best

I have been visiting this zoo for many years and it is not gainsaying to acknowledge the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Anago James Ake... O
Lagos State, Nigeria
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
+234 805 527 5915
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

This zoo has one of the healthiest lions I have seen in Nigeria in a while and this only means that they are doing a good job. The zoo is found within the university premises and requires an entrance fee of 500 Naira.

1  Thank Titi_Dokubo
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting this zoo for many years and it is not gainsaying to acknowledge the maintenance of the place, professionalism of the staffs and I appreciate the neatness of the environment. There are diverse animals like the lions and lionesses, elephants, different species...More

1  Thank Anago James Ake... O
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I was actually really impressed by the renovations that had gone on here. Their variety of animals has been increased and there are detailed descriptions to go with each have animal. Also, the handlers/caretakers are super friendly. I'd recommend this for anyone.

Thank Kayode A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited the zoo with my husband and our two toddlers. What a fun day! I was surprised by the variety of animals at the UI zoo, I didn't expect much to be honest. The grounds are very clean. Other than the reptile section, we didn't...More

Thank Laulo F
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

It had been a while since I last visited the UI Zoo, and the improvements I observed during this last visit were pleasantly striking. Now they have paved (raised) walkways all around. The play area has been revamped and furnished for picnic. The species of...More

1  Thank Jydeoo
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The place need a little bit of improvement so to say. There are so many animals that are missing in this particular place die to disaster that happen to them couple of years ago. I think they are putting some plan in place now. There...More

Thank princeiseoluwa
Reviewed 30 January 2017

You need to see an animal, visit the U.I Zoo. Interesting guide, history and value for money. Learnt more about the animal kingdom....

1  Thank Olufunmilayo I
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best zoo in Nigeria situated at premier University . The whole place has been transformed, a lot of regeneration has taken place. The charges are too much and I think the management should do something about it. Also, more wild animals are...More

Thank princeiseoluwa
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I was happy to visit again after a year to find that the zoo is getting better. It cannot compare with bigger zoos in other notable tourist destinations but it remains a shining light in Ibadan, south west Nigeria. Major animals to see include lions,...More

1  Thank Awhana
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Response from Olufunmilayo I | Reviewed this property |
Hello dear, it is N500:00 per head. Group rates depend on the day and number in the group. I visited with a group of 7 and still paid N500:00 each.