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China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

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Fantastic up close experience

We visited the Dujiangyan Panda Base today (58 RMB) and despite the rain, it was the perfect time... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2018
roamas
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Sydney, Australia
Great to see the Panda's

Wonderful to see how well they are taking care of, the grounds are impeccable, each Panda has his... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
deepsapphyr
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Dujiangyan Base, Shiqiao Village, Qingcheng Town, Dujiangyan City, Sichuan, Dujiangyan, China
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Reviewed 27 December 2018

We visited the Dujiangyan Panda Base today (58 RMB) and despite the rain, it was the perfect time to visit as the panadas were out, they were extremely active and it WAS UNCROWDED (yay!!!). We had many fantastic photo opportunities. Wander up the road to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Wonderful to see how well they are taking care of, the grounds are impeccable, each Panda has his own back yard of at least 2 acres, a blessing in disguise

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank deepsapphyr
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Absolute Panda created the perfect panda experience for my 16 year old son and me. We had two days of volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda base. For two days, we had up close and personal encounters with adult pandas. We cleanded their enclosures, broke giant...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aufierobm
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Totally worth it! Even though I missed the opportunity to take n hug a panda photo taking, volunteering is more than enough. I didn't go through any tour agent. After some cost calculation vs on my own. Tour> USD260 tour guide + USD110 Volunteer work...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We did the Panda Keeper Volunteer programme so spent the day there. Fun and interesting day picking up panda poo, hand feeding and receiving plenty of education about pandas. Almost impossible to book other than through a travel or tour agent in which case you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Ticket for entrance: RMB 58 per adult. You should visit from 9AM to 10AM because during this one hour panda is active as I heard about. I came there about 11.30 and all of them were sleeping. Luckily I saw them sleeping outside, so I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

A trip to China with teenagers was a 2/10 until they hugged and sat next to a panda. The rating got revised to 7/10. Totally pricy but totally worth it according to my animal loving kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 927karenz
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The place is a sanctuary for the pandas. It's really a must see when you are in Dujiangyan. The place is very well maintained and free wheelchairs and umbrellas are available if you so require. Please ensure you do not tap on the glass barriers...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank benton124
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Researching my trip. I was extremely confused at all the different "Panda bases." This one is the one located in Dujiangyan and I saw lots of signs around calling it "Panda Ark." Do not get this confused with the Chengdu base or Panda Valley which...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Jamie N
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Most exciting, worth every penny and cutest part of our trip. I'm against keeping wild ones in captivity. But after visiting here and knowing the pandas from close I'm sure pandas are safer and taken care of, here. Clean and very well maintained premises. Undoubtedly,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ann S
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