NANDANKANAN
THE PARADISE ON EARTH
Nandankanan
is among the six participating zoos
for the conservation breeding of Long-billed vulture
NANDANKANAN
The only zoo in India
to have an Open-top Leopard Enclosure
NANDANKANAN
The first zoo in the country where
endangered Gharials were born in captivity in 1980
NANDANKANAN
Literally Meaning
"The Garden of Heaven"
NANDANKANAN
THE PARADISE ON EARTH
  • April to September(07.30 hrs. to 17.30 hrs.)October to March(08.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.)
    [Monday Closed]
  • Facilities like Safaris, Boating, Reptile Park, Walk-through-Aviary, Toy train and mono-cable ropeway at Zoological Park established for the wildlife lovers to get a penchant for wildlife.
  • Call Us +91-674-2466075 Mail Us support@nandankanan.org

NANDANKANAN BIRD WALK

Nandankanan invites volunteers to join "Nandankanan Bird Walk". This programme is scheduled to be organize on every Sunday of month with 20 participants. Participants have to register their name and details on first come first basis between Monday to Friday.

Reporting Time: 06.15 am

Bird Walk: 06.30 - 09.30 am

Venue: Nandankanan Zoological Park

Register Here
Corrigendum to Tender Notice no. 22/PMU/NKZP dt.06.02.2024 relating to supply of Animal Feed and Fodder to Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar New || Tender notice for supply of medicine to Nandankanan Zoological Park during 2024-25. New || Tender Notice for supply, installation and commissioning of Chlorination unit at Nandankanan Zoological Park New || Tender notice for Supply of Animal Feed & Fodder for 2024-2025 to Nandankanan Zoological Park New || The Toy train facility of Nandankanan will be closed to visitors from 25.01.2024 due to mandatory maintenance. || Corrigendum -III for submission of bid for Toy Train Services at NKZP || Tender Call Notice for Construction of enclosure no 1 under NE Panaroma Project inside Nandankanan Zoological park || Tender Call Notice for Construction of enclosure no 2 under NE Panaroma Project inside Nandankanan Zoological park || Tender Call Notice for Construction of enclosure no 3 under NE Panaroma Project inside Nandankanan Zoological park || Tender Call Notice for Construction of enclosure no 4 under NE Panaroma Project inside Nandankanan Zoological park || E.O.I for Disposal of waste Buffalo Bones || Tender Notice for Disposal of waste Buffalo Bones || Proceeding of Pre-Bid Query Held on 26.12.2023at 3.30pm relating to Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Chlorination Plant in Nandankanan Zoological Park || Corrigendum to E.O.I No. 53 of 2023-24 dt. 18-12-2023 relating to Criteria for Evaluation Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Chlorination Plant in Nandankanan Zoological Park || Nandankanan and SBG will be opened on 25-12-2023(Monday) & 01-01-2024(Monday) and will be closed on 26-12-2023(Tuesday) & 02-01-2024(Tuesday) || Tender notice for Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Chlorination Unit at Nandankanan Biological Park || Tender document for Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Chlorination Unit at Nandankanan Biological Park || Notice inviting tender regarding request for proposal for engagement of DEA Empanled Transaction Advisor for providing advisory Services || RFP document for Engagement of Executive Agency for Design, Supply, Construction and Installation of Small Cat Enclosure inside Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar on Turnkey Basis(Design & Execution) || Selected Candidates for lnternship programme during spring session 2023, at Nandankanan Biological Park || Tender notice for telemetry equipment || Corrigendum to the Notice no.46 dated 10-11-2023 relating to Engagement of Horticulturist Expert in Project Management Unit of Nandankanan Zoological Park || Tender for supply of 3 nos. Motorcycles to Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar || Ropeway Facility of Nandankanan Zoological Park shall remain open for Visitors From 18-11-2023 || Boating Facility of Nandankanan Zoological Park shall remain open for Visitors From 18-11-2023 || Corrigendum to the Notice no.44 dated 03-11-2023 relating to Engagement of Horticulturist Expert in Project Management Unit of Nandankanan Zoological Park || Merit list of Research Fellows in Species recovery of Gharial in river Mahanadi Phase || Shortlisted Candidates for the temporary position of Research Fellow under the project "species recovery of Gharial in river Mahanadi Phase II" || Opening and Closing time of Nandankanan Zoological Park and Botanical Garden || Corrigendum to notice no. 34 dt. 22-09-2023 relating to engagement of Horticultural Expert in Project Management wing of Nandankanan Zoological Park || RFP for selection of an agency for operation and management of multi level car parking at Nandankanan Zoological Park || Apply for Horticultural Expert in Project Management Wing of Nandankanan Zoological Park || Notice for Engagement of Horticultural Expert in Project Management Wing of Nandankanan Zoological Park || Terms of Reference for engagement Horticultural Expert || Walk in Interview for Engagement of Horticultural Expert in Project Management Wing of Nandankanan Zoological Park || Terms of Reference for Engagement Horticultural Expert || Online application form for Research Fellow || Notice inviting Application for Research Fellow || Details Terms and Conditions for Notice inviting Application for Research Fellow || Hike in Safari Bus charges Rs 65/- for Non AC Bus and Rs 100/- for AC Bus || Notice regarding Nandankanan Zoo Ambassador Programme || Publication of request for proposal (RFP) selection of Architectural Consultant for Design and Project Supervision for landscaping, Hardscaping and Allied Ancillary Services at Nandankanan vide Notice 13/1F/NKZP of 2023-24 dt. 10.7.2023 || Register Yourself to Become Friends of Nandankanan || Zoo outreach programmes of Nandankanan Zoological Park. || Notice for Opening and closing time of Nandankanan || To avoid the rush at ticket counters and hassle-free entry and avoid long ques at ticket counters take online entry tickets of zoo & SBG. High-speed free WiFi for online services/ payment through UPI also available at zoo entry || Steps to use free Wi-Fi and payment through UPI at Nandankanan Ticket Counter Complex || Parking Fee : Bus-70; Car-50; Auto-30; Motorcycle-20; Cycle-5 || Reserve Battery Operated Vehicle available for family groups @1000/hr ||
Winter timing of Nandankanan zoo and Botanical Garden w.e.f 01.10.2023 is 8.00 am to 5:00 pm || From 01.10.23, Online & Offline booking time closed at 4:30 pm

Zoological Park

Amidst the natural beauty of natural forest adjacent to Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary, Nandankanan lies in the vicinity of Kanjia lake. This site covers a...

Botanical Garden

The State Botanical Garden spread over 173 acres, is situated in the sylvan settings of the moist deciduous forest of the sprawling green Nandankanan Sanctuary...

Adopt An Animal

Now you can adopt an animal of your choice from Nandankanan Zoological Park. The “Adopt an Animal” program would support the Zoo's world-class care and...

Special Attractions

Nandankanan is the first zoo in India with a white tiger safari. It provides unique situation where the visitors are confined in a vehicle and the animals roam in the open jungle. A twenty-minute drive through the meandering roads crisscrossing the natural forest in a special protected vehicle takes the visitors straight into the pride of lion in the lion safari. Also visitors can avail opertunity to slight sloth bears in their natural habitat through safari bus service.

Tiger Safari

is the first zoo in India with a white tiger safari

Lion Safari

Special protected vehicle takes the visitors straight into the pride of lion in the lion safari.

Bear Safari

Visitors can avail opertunity to slight sloth bears in their natural habitat through safari bus service.

Herbivore Safari

Barking deer, Spotted Deer, Sambars and Peafowls etc.

Butterfly Garden

Long as we live its you and me baby

News

World Pangolin Day 2024

The World Pangolin Day was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 17th February, 2024. The programme was inaugurated in the presence of Deputy ⋅⋅⋅

World Wetland Day 2024

World Wetland Day was celebrated at Nandankanan on 2nd February, 2024 at State Botanical Garden. A group of 50 students from Godisahi Govt High Scho ⋅⋅⋅

64th Foundation Day

Nandankanan Zoological Park celebrated its 64th Foundation Day on 29th, December 2023. Sri. Pradip Kumar Amat, the Hon’ble Minister of Forests, En ⋅⋅⋅

World Elephant Day-2023

World Elephant Day was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 12th August, 2023 with the following events ⋅⋅⋅

International Tiger Day 2023

International Tiger Day, 2023 was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 29th July, 2023 in presence of Sri Sanath Kumar N., (IFS), Deputy Dir ⋅⋅⋅

World Crocodile Day 2023

Crocodiles are cold-blooded creatures that typically bask in the sun for a significant portion of the day. They are often seen on the banks of aquat ⋅⋅⋅

Van Mahotsav- 2023

Van Mahotsav is observed in the first week of the month of July as it coincides with ‘monsoon’. This week marks the plantation of nativ ⋅⋅⋅

World Environment Day 2023

A poster presentation on Lifestyle for environment (LiFE) and Beat plastic pollution was conducted at Nandankanan Zoological Park on World Environme ⋅⋅⋅

Celebration of World Veterinary Day

World Veterinary Day 2023 was celebrated at Nandankanan on 29th April, 2023 with this year theme "Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness in V ⋅⋅⋅

World Wildlife Day 2023

World Wildlife Day was celebrated on 03rd March, 2023 in front of Interpretation Centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park.The theme for this year 2023 ⋅⋅⋅

World Pangolin Day 2023

World Pangolin Day was celebrated on 18th February, 2023 in front of Interpretation Centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park.An interactive quiz progra ⋅⋅⋅

World Wetland Day 2023

World Wetland Day was celebrated on 2nd February, 2023 in front of Interpretation Centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park. First a wetland trails was ⋅⋅⋅

63rd Foundation Day

The 63rd Foundation Day of Nandankanan Zoological Park was celebrated inside the park on 29th December, 2022 at 10:30 am. Shri Sushil Kumar Popli, I ⋅⋅⋅

68th National Wildlife Week

68th National Wildlife Week was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park from 2nd October to 8th October, 2022. Nandankanan organized a series of e ⋅⋅⋅

World Elephant Day-2022

Elephant day was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 12th August, 2022 in the presence of Sri Kedar Kumar Swain, IFS, Conservator of Forest ⋅⋅⋅

International Tiger Day 2022

International Tiger Day, 2022 was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 29th July, 2022 in presence of Sri Debidutta Biswal. (IFS), Principal ⋅⋅⋅

World Environment Day 2022

World Environment Day 2022, celebrated the day through a series of activities and events in off-line and on-line mode to aware the public and visito ⋅⋅⋅

World Wildlife Day 2022

World Wildlife Day was celebrated on 3rd March, 2022 in front of Interpretation Centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park. The Programme was attended by ⋅⋅⋅

World Pangolin Day 2022

A day to raise awareness for pangolins: the most illegally traded mammal in the world. Pangolins, sometimes known as scaly anteaters, are mammals of ⋅⋅⋅

World Wetland Day 2022

World Wetland Day was celebrated on 2nd February, 2022 in front of Interpretation Centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park. The Programme was attended ⋅⋅⋅

67th Wildlife Week 2021

State level 67th Wildlife Week celebration was observed at Nandankanan Zoological Park following all the COVID Guidelines. This celebration was obse ⋅⋅⋅

World Elephant Day 2021

On August 12, World Elephant Day is celebrated to conserve and protects elephants from numerous threats they face now a days. On 12th August, 2012 t ⋅⋅⋅

WORLD CROCODILE DAY 2021

Nandankanan Zoological Park celebrated the World Crocodile Day on 17th June, 2021 by organizing and promoting this day through on line events to gen ⋅⋅⋅

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2021

Nandankanan Zoological Park celebrated the 49th World Environment Day on 5th June, 2021 by organizing and promoting this day through a series of act ⋅⋅⋅

World Wildlife Day 2021

World Wildlife Day, was celebrated on 03rd March, 2021 in front of interpretation centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park. Dr Siba Prasad Parida, HOD, ⋅⋅⋅

World Pangolin Day 2021

The World Pangolin Day was observed at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 20th February 2021 where Sri Bimal Prasanna Acharya, Deputy Director, Nandanka ⋅⋅⋅

World Wetland Day 2021

World Wetland Day, was celebrated on 2nd February, 2021 in front of interpretation centre of Nandankanan Zoological Park. Prof. Sudarshan Maharana, ⋅⋅⋅

World Elephant Day 2020

On August 12, World Elephant Day is celebrated to conserve and protects elephants from numerous threats they face now a days. On 12thAugust, 2012 th ⋅⋅⋅

International Tiger Day 2020

International Tiger Day was celebrated on 29th July, 2020 in an unique way due to pandemic situation. An interactive on-line quiz programme on â ⋅⋅⋅

World Wildlife Day 2020

The year 2020, known as a “biodiversity super year”, will host several major global events that place biodiversity at the forefront of t ⋅⋅⋅

World Pangolin Day 2020

The World Pangolin Day, 2020was observed at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 15thFebruary 2020where Sri JayantKumar Das, Deputy Director, Nanda ⋅⋅⋅

60th Foundation Day

Nandank anan Zoological Park has celebrated its 60th Foundation day today on 2g.l1.20lg. During last sixty years journey, Nandankanan witnessed lot ⋅⋅⋅

65th Wildlife Week Celebration

65th Wildlife Week was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 3rd October, 2019 in the presence of Sri Shashi Paul, IFS, Director Nandankanan ⋅⋅⋅

World Elephant Day 2019

On August 12, World Elephant Day is celebrated to conserve and protects elephants from numerous threats they face now a days. On 12thAugust, 2012 th ⋅⋅⋅

World Environment Day 2019

Nandankanan Zoological Park celebrates the World Environment Day on 5th june, 2019 by organizing and promoting the day through a series of engaging ⋅⋅⋅

World Pangolin Day 2019

The World Pangolin Day, 2019 was observed at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 16th February 2019 ⋅⋅⋅

World Wetlands Day 2019

The international theme for World Wetlands Day 2019 is 'Wetlands and climate change’. This theme will be reflected in the February 2019 editi ⋅⋅⋅

Elephant Day Celebration [2018]

The celebration was observed with a mass awareness programme amongst the visitors with a message for elephant conservation. ⋅⋅⋅

World Wetland Day, 2018

World Wetland Day, 2018 was celebrated on 2 nd February, 2018 on the bank of Kanjia Lake. ⋅⋅⋅

58th Foundation Day of celebrated

The 58th Foundation Day of Nandankanan Zoological Park was celebrated inside the park on 29th December, 2017 at 03:00 P.M. Shri Priyadarshi Mishra, ⋅⋅⋅

63rd Wildlife Week Celebration

Wildlife Week was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 8th October, 2017 in the presence of Sri Sisir Kumar Acharya, Director Nandankanan Bi ⋅⋅⋅

World Elephant Day 2017

Elephant day was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 12th August, 2017 in the presence of Sri Sandeep Tripathy, (IFS) PCCF (WL) & CWLW, Sri ⋅⋅⋅

International Tiger Day 2017

International Tiger Day, 2017 was celebrated on 29th July, 2017 at conference hall of Nandankanan zoological park. Mr. Jayant Kumar Das, Deputy Dire ⋅⋅⋅

Save tiger campaign

The International Tigers Day was celebrated at the Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of the city. School students take part in a “ ⋅⋅⋅

Elephant Day Celebration

The World Elephant Day was celebrated at the Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of the city. World Elephant Day is an international annua ⋅⋅⋅
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