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FOR VISITORS

Vandalur Zoo Entrance

VISITOR AMENITIES
The Zoo is opened to public on all days except Tuesdays. Entry fee of Rs 30 for adults and Rs 10 for children between 5 and 12 years is being collected from the visitors. Free entry for children below five years inside the zoo. Visitors can pay a nominal amount and utilize the zoo rounds vehicles and Lion safari vans. Battery operated vehicles can also be hired. For the visitors, facilities such as drinking water, toilets, tiled sitting benches and rest sheds are provided at several places inside the zoological park. Restaurant, canteen, milk parlour and tea stall are being run by Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation, Aavin and Tantea.

Directional maps and signages have been provided on junctions in order to guide the visitors for proper routes and directions. White arrow marks painted on the roads guide the visitors to different enclosures.

Zoo receives visitors all the year round, the numbers of visitors is more on Saturdays, Sundays and festival days. Visitation is maximum in January and May. Number of visitors is increasing every year and on an average 5000 visitors visit the zoo everyday. The visitor statistics for the last decade and the revenue generated are given below.

Financial year

Total No. of visitors

Total Revenue

2002-2003

7,11,589

82,80,254.50

2003-2004

7,00,963

1,10,70,930.00

2004-2005

6,68,026

1,11,35,581.00

2005?2006

8,48,823

1,44,46,000.00

2006-2007

11,87,904

2,02,51,945.00

2007-2008

14,47,992

2.50,74,288.00

2008-2009

16,46,129

3.03,87,902.00

2009-2010

16,04,216

4,02.86,000.00

2010-2011

18,10,846

4,69,97,710.00

2011-2012     20,02,545 5,15,20,000.00
2012-2013 22,12,131 8,07,37,000.00

2013-2014

(up to December 2013)

   

 

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