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Zoo Zurich

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Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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In our opinion far superior to UK zoos

If you are visiting Zurich this is a must. This zoo is increbible, with enclosures that keep the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tas G
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London, England, United Kingdom
Super monkeys

The zoo is rather small but worth visiting, especially the moneys there. The price is like in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ewelinakj
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«People who know animals will protect them.» Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approximately 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants to get people interested in animals and encourage them to play an active role in nature conservation and the protection of species.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
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+41 44 254 25 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Zurich this is a must. This zoo is increbible, with enclosures that keep the animal and animal's wellbeing in mind. The elephant enclosure is amazing, with a pool and lower viewing windows for when they swim. The marine reef tanks are...More

1  Thank Tas G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is rather small but worth visiting, especially the moneys there. The price is like in the USA, around 26 franks.

1  Thank Ewelinakj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Zürich zoo last week and had a good time… not a great time. The zoo was very accessible via Tram, so we were able to easily get to the zoo and back for a reasonable price. The zoo itself is quite large...More

2  Thank Clayton2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... Life in a zoo jungle ... ... let yourself be inspired by the atmosphere, convinced by the many options of attractions and impressed by the very wide range offered  ... one doesn't get out of the amazement! ... fish feeding time is the best...More

Thank Sabi W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting the zoo. easy to get there via the trams, dean easy to navigate, not sure if volunteers or staff, but helpful people were readily available.

Thank jaubelhor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is very nice to go on a summer day , there are different restaurants the Thai restaurant is above the elephants , it's nice to eat there because you can admire the elephants.

Thank Ninascharms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is like magic . I really me ,husband and my kid enjoyed our time here .Such lovely place with good health animals . Amazing varieties and high care of animals.

Thank menoshet
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I agree with most of the 'terrible' reviews and am so surprised this concrete, overpacked, expensive zoo scores so well! Parents, grandparents and all children were totally underwhelmed and disappointed with today's expensive and tiring excursion- just read a few of the details that...More

Thank LisaRob1973
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

With little kids along, visiting any zoo is usually fun for us. We had a good time today at the Zurich zoo. We recommend it to any family with small kids. Don't have high expectations, as it is expected some animals would be hiding and...More

Thank Do A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

You need a lot of time to see everything in this zoo. It feels like the focus really is on the animals and they are constantly making a better living for the different animals. Different species that belongs together (in real life) are sharing spaces....More

1  Thank Lena V
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Hi Three hours are enough time to see the main parts of the zoo Zurich. You have definitely to see the Masoala rainforest and the Kaeng Krachan elephant park. For these two huge enclosures we recommend two hours. If you are... More
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Hello Unfortunately, the entrance fee isn't included in the swiss pass. However, we're looking forward to welcoming you at the zoo Zurich. Kind regards
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