See global exotic wildlife at Panaewa Rainforest Zoo.
The Panaewa Rainforest is home to the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo.
The natural environment of the rainforest creates a perfect setting for viewing animals. It’s an intimate zoo where your whole family can have fun experiences. From your littlest all, even your teenager will find it interesting!
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo opened in 1978 and has established itself as one of the best places to visit in Hawaii to see wildlife.
The zoo features 80 animal species and 40 species of plants.
Animals are showcased in various exhibitions. The most famous exhibition is the tiger exhibit, which has a population of the rare white tiger. You can also come across lots of monkeys, reptiles, and a butterfly house. Peacocks roam freely around the zoo.
most famous exhibition is the rare white tiger
Spend a couple of hours exploring the zoo attractions to get up close to your favorite animals. It includes a snack bar and a gift shop for souvenirs. Kids of all ages will have fun in the park thanks to the large playground designed for them.
The zoo is free for all visitors, although donations are welcomed.
Address: 800 Stainback Hwy, Hilo, HI 96720