Zoocobia Fun Zoo in Clark, Pampanga Mixes Play and Adventure with Animal Conservation
The zoo is not just for animals anymore as Zoocobia Fun Zoo in Clark, Pampanga combines entertainment with education with interactions with the animals as well as attractions, rides, and displays. It is also a place where you can learn something about animal welfare and wildlife conservation in Pampanga.
Despite not being a native animal in the Philippines, ostrich farming is popular. In Zoocobia, guests can feed the huge bird and learn how they are raised
From the Zoomanity Group, creators of the highly educational and immersive zoo and theme parks in the country, comes Zoocobia Fun Zoo in Clark, Pampanga. This is a zoo with native Philippine animals as well as animals from other countries.
The Barn is only one of the 16 attractions of Zoocobia. It houses farm animals that are often allowed to graze and be fed by the guests.
Meet the ducks, camels, pigs, boars, cows, goats, and sheep of The Barn. Zoocobia gets many school tours throughout the year and students enjoy understanding and learning inside The Barn such as distinguishing the animal eggs from one another.
The zoo theme park in Pampanga is Zoomanity’s fun and adventure zoo targeted for children to learn from play, interaction, and rides. Right from the entrance where hay is strewn all over the floor, guests will see displays as well as a small museum of taxidermy as an introduction before meeting the live animals.
The Birds of Paradise exhibit houses colorful birds with all their melodious chirping. Most birds can perch on your arm for a memorable picture!
As a fun zoo, Zoocobia houses friendly, harmless animals which are highly interactive. This includes the rabbits, parrots, monkeys, camels, horses while the animals only for observation are the snakes, carnivorous birds, bearcats, and more. Children will also learn about the foods the animals eat as they feed the animals themselves!
All Zoocobia staff members are attentive to avoid accidents and injuries. Should something occur, they are knowledgeable of first aid for both the animals and the human guests. There are medical kits around the facility for safety.
The must-experience Camel Ride (Php 200/person) features riding a full-grown camel and be led by trained staff around the vicinity for a limited time.
The most popular ride in Zoocobia is the Zooc Ride (Php 99/person) which is a gravity cart that will take riders downhill to the zoo’s next adventure!
You will not run out of fun activities at Zoocobia including the Zooc Ride which is a gravity cart that goes downhill on a 400-meter track. Another one is the Camel Ride where guests can ride atop a camel and circle around the area. They also have the Maze with a challenge of finding the exit while having chance encounters with roaming animals inside the labyrinth.
Zoocobia mostly features animals that are endemic to the Philippines. Many are rescued animals saved from illegal trafficking and butchering.
The theme park mostly has animals from their Animal Conservation and Breeding Center in Australia but some are donated or rescued animals being taken care of in the facility. Once they are well enough, they are released back into the wild.
When in Pampanga, be sure to visit Zoocobia Fun Zoo in Clark, Pampanga for a memorable interaction with the animals as well as an exciting experience with their rides and amenities.
The Zoomanity Group is serious about nature preservation and animal conservation that their vision is to create “One Big Green Park” by having an educational zoo theme park in every province of the Philippines. The group currently has 8 operational local and international zoo theme park namely, Zoobic Safari in Subic, Zoori (Zoo at Residence Inn) in Tagaytay, Paradizoo Theme Farm in Mendez Cavite, Zoocolate Thrills in Bohol, Zootopia in Nagano, Japan, and the Animal Conservation and Breeding Center in Australia.
Also read: Paradizoo in Tagaytay: The First and Only Theme Farm in the City
Come to Zoocobia in Pampanga to support their cause and be better informed of the animals that the Philippines is very proud of!
Address: Calumpang, Mabalacat City, Clark Freeport, Angeles, Pampanga
Contact number: 045-599-3956, 02-847-0413
Operating Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Open daily
Entrance fee: Php 295 /adult or child above 3ft; 3 ft below free of charge
Website: Zoomanity Fun Zoo
This also appears on Philippine Primer Japanese magazine’s November 2018 issue.