The Zoo has an area of 545 rai (218 acres) and is one of the most modern in Asia. The enclosures are large and the zoo has landscaped each section so it matches the habit of each animal. Most of the animals here are from Africa.
Of note are penguins, seals, African elephants, rhinoceros, cheetahs, lions, zebras and giraffes.
There is also a reptile building and a hornbill garden. The zoo is ideal for biology study and relaxation. The area is decorated with lovely flowers. A trailer takes visitors around the zoo, and there are bicycles for rent. Beside inside the Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo, there sections called the Children Zoo.