What do you need to bear in mind on your next visit under the current conditions?
A COVID certificate is required in the whole zoo for persons from 16 years. The COVID certificate will be checked at the zoo entrance. Please have your valid certificate and personal identification ready.
For all visitors without a valid COVID certificate, a public COVID test centre will be available at the main entrance until the end of September 2021 (free of charge on presentation of a Swiss health insurance card; otherwise costs CHF 10).
Due to the mandatory COVID certificate, the masks complsory will no longer apply throughout the zoo.
Current number of visitors at the zoo
(100% = 7,500 visitors at the zoo)
Please note that the number of parking spaces at the zoo is limited. We therefore recommend that you travel by public transport. With the SBB RailAway combination ticket you benefit from reduced fares and zoo admission.
Buy your ticket from the comfort of your own home in our online store as well as in the Zoo App or at the cash desk at the main entrance. No prior reservation of your visit to the zoo is necessary. Vouchers can still be redeemed at the cash desk.
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Schools & groups
Schools and groups of 10 or more people should register in advance. Reservation: please make a reservation at least 24 hours before your visit to the zoo.
Please enter your details: Group name, contact person, number of persons, category (adults, teenagers, children) e-mail address and telephone number.
Please send us an e-mail to email@example.com.
Zurich Zoo implements various measures to ensure that our visitors have a safe stay at the zoo. The measures for the individual areas in detail can be found here (German):
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The still image is updated regularly.