Zoo Zurich, Zurich

An oasis of greenery on a wooded hill east of the city's downtown area, Zoo Zurich 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 driving holiday planner to schedule your visit to Zoo Zurich and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • My wife and I are "zoo tragics" having visited hundreds of zoos in many countries. Zurich zoo is up there with the best we have experienced. A wide range of species, in well maintained natural enclosu...  more »
  • With toddler, of course, I am a regular. I think the ZüriZoo is very well done. Individual enclosures such as lions could be implemented even more appropriately. But what I don't find git at all is the Masoalla Halle Restaurant. I find that has no fresh salads, already 2x a hair discovered in menu. In the future, I'd rather get a simple bratwurst or a portion of fries.
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  • Super zoo with big enclosures for the animals. They look happy and well taken care of. Some of the enclosures are pretty new. Big variety of animals. The big greenhouse is amazing, and totally worth a visit. Easy to get to the zoo by public transportation from Zürich central station.
  • Really really amazing zoo. A lot of animals, a really big zoo with a lot to do. Also good food and drinks. The animals are all healthy and its perfect for kids and families. Amazing zoo. Nice and professional crew!
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