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Zoo Zurich

#5 of 212 things to do in Zurich Features Animals
Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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Animals are so much fun

This zoo is so unique. It gives much space to animals, plenty of beautiful scenery and mimics their... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
Ghada S
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Visit!!

Regardless of your age this zoo will not disappoint plenty to see and bring out the big child in... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Scottsin978
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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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.
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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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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This zoo is so unique. It gives much space to animals, plenty of beautiful scenery and mimics their natural environment.. The zoo is very large with many animals in plenty of space.. I saw peacocks, lion, tiger, monkeys, bears, different birds, storks, camels.. There is...More

1  Thank Ghada S
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Regardless of your age this zoo will not disappoint plenty to see and bring out the big child in anyone

Thank Scottsin978
Reviewed 18 March 2016

It's a great place to visit with family and friends. The zoo is quite big and took us a good few hours to get around it all. We especially enjoyed the elephants complex and the Masoala green house. I could only imagine how lovely it...More

2  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The zürich zoo is a great way to escape the busy city. Lots of animals in nice surroundings. The kids can run free. My favorits the new elephant house/Park and the Masoala hall. A rainforest under glas. Maybe your eyes are good enough to spot...More

1  Thank Similian
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We have one of the best zoos in Europe. The Masoala house, and the elephant house are my favorites I take my grandchildren here a lot but also treat my 88 year old mom to a visit. Good learning experience.

1  Thank heidileutwyler
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Lovely location and worth a visit several times a year. Some areas have positively improved over time.

Thank robymlh
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend on a lazy sunday. It was filled with families with young children. Easy to get to by tram or car, there is a free shuttle from the parking lot to the entrance. There are alot of picnick possibilities, as well...More

Thank sallyty
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Lovely zoo, sadly we missed most of the animal feeding etc but still had fun. Good eating options within for a quick lunch.

Thank Tavelscookseats
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I didn't expect to see so many wonderful things at this Zoo! My partner and I really enjoyed seeing the different animals and creatures. So much love, care and dedication goes into this place. I was speechless inside the Elephant house OMG!!!! too cute! Every...More

1  Thank hayleyweir2015
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Zoo was quite neat and clean, we enjoyed a lot... Donot miss the dolphin show if you are going to zurich zoo....

1  Thank krunal m
ZooZuerich, Manager at Zoo Zurich, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2016

Hello, You're review is maybe wrong here at the page of Zoo Zurich. Because we never had any dolphin show... Regards

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zoomy_zomy
Is 3 hours enough to see most of animals? Regards
2 May 2017|
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Response from ZooZuerich | Property representative |
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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Moneka K
Is the zoo fee included in swiss pass ?
22 April 2017|
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Response from ZooZuerich | Property representative |
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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