Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBBP) was carved out of Bannerghatta
National Park (BNP) vide notification No FEE 19 FWL 98, Bangalore, Dated: 5th March 2004 and was
brought under the administrative judistruction of the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK),
Government of Karnataka (GOK)
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Bannerghatta Park has various units such as Zoo, Safari and Butterfly park spread over 731.88 Ha.
The field activities of the biological park are many fold as it is classified as
one of the major zoo in the state/country with a lot of scope for scientific development. The
activities prevailing in the Biological Park are Maintenance of zoo - which exhibits varieties
of birds, reptiles and mammals within the well maintained enclosures. Running and maintenance
of safaris - drive of the tourists through the animals' enclosures in the vehicles i.e. tigers,
lions, bears and herbivores safaris and also for breeding of endangered species of animals
/ungulates; Rescue Centers to provide life time facilities to the rescued animals like tigers,
lions and bears from circuses, madharies etc., Butterfly park; Nature camp for the people
those wish to stay and study the flora and fauna in forests; tourism and facilities to
visitors; feeding and health care to captive animals; with inbuilt administrative set up
to manage all the affairs of the Bannerghatta Biological Park
It is notified to the general public that though normally on every Tuesday the Park remains closed, on Republic Day holiday on 26-01-2021 (Tuesday), the Bannerghatta Biological Park will remain opened for the public.
General public may visit website www.bannerghattabiologicalpark.org and book tickets online and avail the benefit of visiting the park on this day.
Wear clothing that merge with nature. Avoid wearing florescent/bright colour clothing
Wear comfortable shoes, carry a backpack, water bottle, hat, headphone (BBP is a silent zone), raincoat, etc. You may
have to walk about 2 to 3 km.
Park has 10 number of Battery Operated Vehicles available on first come first served
basis (Rs. 100/person)
Facilities:- Cloak room, wheelchairs, umbrellas, paper bags, information kiosk etc.
Restaurants inside the zoo: JLR Hill View; Restaurants outside the zoo: KSTDC
Vanashree Mayura and BMTC Annapurna
Single use plastic covers/ items are not permitted inside the zoo. Such
items are replaced with paper bag at the entrance checking gate.
We discourage eating food inside zoo premises as it attracts free
ranging bonnet macaques. However you may carry home made food & have it
at designated places.(JLR - Hill View) / Restaurants
Any liquids and essential food items should be securely contained in a
multiuse container in the backpack in order to avoid snatching by free ranging monkeys.
We encourage you to carry back waste generated by you and dispose it within BBMP limits.