Dehradun Zoo – Malsi Deer Park
Malsi Deer Park is located in Dehradun the capital of Uttarakhand state of India. Dehradun Zoo was first known as Malsi Deer Park. It is one of the most beautiful picnic spots located in Dehradun, situated on the Mussoorie route. This park is an ideal place for groups of all ages. This park is very clean and well managed by the Uttarakhand forest department. One can spend a quality time with their friend and family in the Dehradun Zoo (Malsi Deer Park).
Malsi Deer Park is a mini zoological park lying on the foothills of the Shivalik range of Uttarakhand. The zoo is located 10 km away from Clocktower Dehradun. If you are going from Dehradun to Mussoorie, then you should stop at this place and spend some time here. This park is located in a very quiet environment, it takes about 1 hour to hike the Zoo. This place is counted among the famous tourist and picnic spots in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Crocodile, Jaguar, Nilgai, and various colorful birds are the major attraction of Dehradun Zoo.
There are so many things here for children as well as for adults. There is a 3D theater, Park for Children, Aquarium, and Adventure activities for the adult.
In addition to the deer, you can also see Tiger, Peacock, Rabbit, Crocodile, Nilgai and various species of birds like Owl, Parrot, Ostrich etc. There is also a fish aquarium in this park.
Dehradun Entry fees and Ticket Price
Charge in INR
|Normal Days||Sunday or Holiday day|
|Child (3 years to 12 years)||10/-|
|Aquarium Per person||50/-|
|Zipline per Person||70/-|
Dehradun Zoo Timing
From March to October, the opening and Closing time of Zoo is 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
From November to February, the opening and Closing time of Zoo is 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Dehradun zoo remains closed on Monday, Diwali, and Holi.
Dehradun Zoo Animals list/Fauna List
In the list of animals, there are lions, Nilgai and Deer in Malsi Park. Nilgai, which is an endangered animal, is seen in their natural habitat in this park. Birds like Parrot, Love Birds, Owl etc are found in this park. These animal and birds are adopted by someone for a year. Adopt mean to say that the responsibility of food and health of these faunae is given by those who adopt these. The birds that are in this park are exotic.
Dehradun Zoo Aquarium
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand inaugurated this aquarium in June 2017. The 50% earning of Malsi Deer Park is spent in the welfare of fauna live here.
Oscar, Silver Shark, Aligator Gar, Goldfish, Dollar, Zebra Danio, Jaguar, Blood Parrot Cichlid, Severum, Texas Cichlid, Buffer Fish, Green Terror, Arowana, Shark, Arapaima and many other fishes are found in Dehradun Zoo Aquarium.
How to reach Dehradun Zoo
Malsi Deer Park is located on the way to Mussoorie on the right side of the road, 10 kilometers from Dehradun. This park can be easily reached by city bus or auto. From Clocktower Dehradun the visitor can take the bus (take the bus which is going to DIT College)to reach the Park. It is located at a distance of 11 kilometers from the Dehradun railway station. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport, which is 33 km far from this place.