Bangabandhu Safari Park Cox’s Bazar

Welcome to Bangabandhu Safari Park Cox’s Bazar information page. This is the first safari park in Bangladesh. It is playing important role in biodiversity conservation, education, research and recreation. Safari Park Cox’s Bazar is one of the main tourist spots of Bangladesh.

Address and Contact Information of Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
Bangabandhu Safari Park
Dulahazra Union, Chokoria
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Contact Number: +88-031-684420, +88 017111 30512S, +88 01834 001009.
Fax: +88-031-681167

Email: dfowildlifectg@gmail.com, info@bsmsafariparkcoxsbazar.com
Website: www.safariparkcoxsbazar.com
Entry Fees and Visiting Time of Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
Type of visitor                          BDT              USD
Adults                                       20.00            $1    
Students (Below 15 Years)          10.00            $1    
Foreigners                                350.00           $5
Visit by safari Bus                      20.00            $1  
Visiting Time: From 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (Everyday)
***The students must show ID card to get concession.
Bangabandhu Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
 
Management Authority of Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
Chittagong Wildlife Management and Nature Conservation Division control the safari park. Bangladesh Forest Department under the Ministry of Environment and Forests is playing important role in wildlife conservation. The safari park is one of the successful projects.
Location of Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
You will see this park near Chittaong-Cox’s Bazar highway.  The distance between the park and Cox’s Bazar tourist city is about 50 kilometers. It is located north of Cox’s Bazar.
Facilities and services in Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
Display and guide map
Lake-View
Large water body for migratory bird
Eco-tourism facilities like watch tower, golghar, 
Observation tower
Special protected minibus
Rest house and cottage facilities
 
Visiting Spots of Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
Bangabandhu Safari Park Cox’s Bazar is divided into different parts.  Have a look:
Information and Education Center
Nature Interpretation Center
Nature History Museum
Open Mooted Aviary
Primate House
Crocodile Bank
Turtle and Tortoise Conservation Center
Cat House
Orchid House
Reptile Park
African Safari
Deer Safari
Elephant Safari
Lion Safari
Tiger Safari
Refreshment Corner and Gift Shop
Rescue Center and Veterinary Hospital
Lake of the Park
Things to Do in Safari Park Cox’s Bazar
To enjoy your visit to this park, you can do many things. Let’s see:
Elephant riding
Hiking through deep forest
0.5 km Board walk through deep forest
Watching attractive model and mural
Safari with buses and jeeps
Collecting souvenirs from gift shop
Enjoying lake-view
Visiting nature history museum
Gaining knowledge about animals
Visiting audio-visual nature interpretation center
                                                                                                                            
Lion Safari
Total area of it is 60 hectors. It is situated at the south-western part of the park. It was started with 4 lions for public show. The tourists can visit the Lion Safari with safari buses and jeeps.
Tiger Safari
It is also established at the south-western part of safari park. It covers total 50 hectors area. Tiger Safari was started with 2 tigers. You can also enjoy it with safari buses and jeeps.
Crocodile Bank
To save the endangered crocodile of Bangladesh, a crocodile bank has been established in this park. It is situated at the north-western part of the park adjacent to a lake. It covers total 5 hectors area. There are 37 Marsh Crocodile (Mugger), 15 Estuarine Crocodile and 3 Ghorials in this bank. These animals have been realized for conservation and breeding program.  
African Safari
Zebra, Wildebeest, Hippopotamus etc are included in African Safari. Buses and jeeps are available for visiting this spot. It is at the southern side of the park. The total area of this safari is 100 hectors.
Deer Safari
The tourists will like this place. It has been established at the center of this park. It covers 100 hectors area of the park. Safari buses and jeeps are available to visit this place. At first, about 200 Spotted Deer, 150 Barking Deer, 35 Sambars, 6 Goyal, 3 Goral, and 6 Hog Deer were released for public show.
Elephant Safari
There are 8 elephants in Elephant Safari. All these elephants are available for riding. It has been established at the northern part of this park. It covers 100 hectors area.
Nature History Museum
It is the combination of plant and animal museum. This is established adjacent to the park information center. In the plant museum about 2000 plant herbarium sheets has been collected for display with computerized data. Similarly about 3050 animal stuffs including vertebrate and invertebrate have been collected for display with a computerized data.
Everyday a huge number of tourists including students and researchers visit Safari Park Cox’s Bazar. Why are you late then? So, travel this spot for knowledge and delight.

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