Visakhapatnam: Good news for visitors: Vizag Zoo Park will be reopen from July 20
Dr. Nandani Salaria Curator, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park Visakhapatnam It is informed that the Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued permission for reopening of Indira Gandhi Zoological park, Visakhapatnam for visitors duly following the guidelines issued by the MoHA, GoI and as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by the Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi, in view of prevailing COVID-19.
Hence, the formal reopening of the Zoo will be on 19.07.2021 (Monday) at 10.30am in the august presence of Sh. Prateep Kumar, Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Andhra Pradesh, Guntur, duly following the guidelines & SOPs as per the instructions issued by the Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Andhra Pradesh, Guntur and Conservator of Forests, Visakhapatnam. In order to make necessary arrangements for the visitors, entry of public will be allowed from 20th July (Tuesday) onwards.
The visitors are strongly advised to wear mask and exercise social distancing norms. Thermal scanning of visitors and presence of mask will be checked for at the gate and accordingly entry will be given.
Visitors have an option to book tickets in online platform of our website www.vizagzoo.com and it is advised to book online tickets which will reduce the contact between the visitors and the Zoo staff.
Visitors should note that no plastics or crackers will be allowed inside the Zoo campus. It is requested to all the visitors to exercise social distancing norms for safety of their own, Zoo staff and the animals in Zoo.
If anyone is found disobeying the rules of Zoo and COVID-19 social distancing norms, fine will be imposed