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Zoo Zurich

#5 of 220 things to do in Zurich Features Animals
Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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life in a zoo jungle

... Life in a zoo jungle ... ... let yourself be inspired by the atmosphere, convinced by the many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sabi W
Dusseldorf, Germany
via mobile
Day at the zoo

Enjoyed visiting the zoo. easy to get there via the trams, dean easy to navigate, not sure if... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Community of Madrid, Spain
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Zuerichbergstrasse 221, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+41 44 254 25 00
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Reviewed 2 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really looked forward to visit this place, purchased online tickets many month in advance but what a disappointment this place turned out to be! fist off, none of their animal description is provided in english! the staff working when asked about it acts aloof...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful day out with the children. The elephant enclosure is a delight and so were the pig pens. :) ! It seems expensive but compared to other zoos of same standard - London, Chicago and Vienna - it's good value and it does take at...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Zoo Zurich! Especially with kids it is a really nice place to walk around and spend half a day watching all kind of animals. If you want to save some money bring your own food, because there are a lot of picnic...More

Thank M_a_r_a_964
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28 May 2017|
Response from irene c | Reviewed this property |
the all day absolutely
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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
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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