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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  • Small zoo with some tidy spaces and enclosures. Animals well kept and in good condition. Well worth the money and easy to get to using tram 6 from the main station. Food in the restaurant was excellen...  more »
  • Great place, great variety of animals, there are lots of picnic places as well as places to play children.
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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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