Zoo Zürich, Zurich
Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
An oasis of greenery on a wooded hill east of the city's downtown area, Zoo Zürich shelters over 2,000 animals of about 250 different species. In addition to a large aquarium and open-air aviary, the park features special areas dedicated to African animals, as well as large enclosures for red pandas, snow leopards, tigers, lions, and otters. A replica of a tropical rainforest, the zoo's top attraction, provides visitors with a hands-on learning experience about the natural environments of Madagascar. If you time things right, you may be able to catch the daily penguin parade. Check the website for special events and guided tour options. Take a look at our Zurich itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Zoo Zürich and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Es ist wirklich herrlich im Zoo. Man kann sich den ganzen Tag verweihlen, einfach Geduld braucht man an der Kasse, das könnte mann verbessernIt is really wonderful in the Zoo. You can verweihlen themselves all day, just you at checkout that could need patience man improveshow original
Schöner moderner Zoo, mit vielen Tieren. Der Zoo ist perfekt Kinder und Kinderwagen geeignet. Falls es keine parkplätze um den Zoo hat, fährt immer noch ein Shuttlebus, welcher einem direk vor dem Zoo... read more »Beautiful modern zoo with lots of animals. The Zoo is perfect children and prams. If it has no parking around the Zoo, still a shuttle, which unloads one directly before the Zoo bus. Very much recommended!show original
Sehr schöner Zoo-Besuch heute. Elefanten-Anlage und Masoala-Halle sind super. Enttäuschend aber das gross angekündigte "neue" Aquarium. Das ist ja gar nicht gross anders. Immer noch sehr eng, schade.Very nice Zoo visit today. Elephant conditioning and Masoala-Halle are super. Disappointing but the big announcement of "new" Aquarium. This is so not big different. Still very tight, too.show original
Wow having read reviews I got my hopes up visiting this Zoo and all I can say is those reviews were correct. Definitely one of the best Zoo in the world. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves wandering around this Zoo. All the habitats and surrounds are clean large and spacious. I was especially excited to see the Galapagos turtles and the babies that had hatched some months earlier. Even in drizzling rainy conditions we had a wonderful time.
Great place for kids. I've been twice with my daughter and there's more than enough for us to not cover everything. Well maintained, good diversity and visibility. A few paths that are more like hiking than strolling but on nice day it's hard to beat.
Even though most of the animal descriptions were in German, I still enjoyed my visit here. There were a lot of animals that I'm not used to seeing at zoos in the US, and that alone made the experience worthwhile. The exhibits were also made to match the natural environment of the animals, which was nice to see.
One of the best zoos I've ever been to! It's certainly worth a trip if you're visiting the beautiful city of Zürich. It's easily accessible by the excellent tram system that Zürch has. They also seem to care a lot about making the animals feel as home as possible, which I find very important.
Personally my favourite zoo there is. It's VERY well maintained. Animals have some serious space and the cages are well done. There is also a huge rain forest green house which is definitely worth checking out. On too of all the prices are not too extensive too.
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