VOC Park & Zoo - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Coimbatore Junction): 2 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours

Place Location: In Gopalapuram Locality

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km from Coimbatore Junction, the VOC Park & Zoo is a zoological garden and amusement park located in Gopalapuram locality of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Also known as V.O. Chidambaranar Park, it is one of the prominent recreational spots as well as tourist places in Combatore.

The VOC Zoo & Park was established in the year 1965 in an extent of 7 acres and is named after freedom fighter V O Chidambaram Pillai. Managed by the Coimbatore City Corporation, the park houses around 890 animals including 335 birds, 106 mammals, and 54 reptiles. The park and zoo is a preferred picnic spot for locals who get their kids to have a wonderful time and introduce them to the world of animals.

The park has a play area for the kids, an aquarium, and a Jurassic Park where not just children but even adults can have fun. Visitors also have access to a variety of fairs, exhibitions, annual events, and several arts and cultural events that are organized in this park. There is also a restaurant in the park premises where one can gorge on some delectable snacks and beverages, such as tea, coffee, cold drinks, sandwiches, burgers, noodles, etc. during your visit. It is a perfect place to get the imagination running to build stories.

Timings: 4 PM - 7.30 PM on Weekdays, 10 AM - 7.30 PM on Weekends, & Closed on Tuesdays

Entry : Rs. 3 for Adults, & Rs. 2 for Children

Toy Train: Rs. 2 for Adults, & Rs. 1 for Children