What do you need to bear in mind on your next visit under the current conditions?
Throughout the zoo, the 2G rule (access only for vaccinated and recovered persons) applies to persons 16 years and older. COVID certificate verification will take place at the zoo entrance. Please have your valid certificate and personal ID ready. Admission to Zurich Zoo for persons with a vaccination dispensation is currently not possible
Note for foreigners
You have a valid COVID certificate of the EU (EU-DCC)? This is valid in Switzerland. You have been vaccinated or recovered abroad and do not have an EU-DCC? Apply for a Swiss COVID certificate.
You will find all information here:
There is a mask requirement in all indoor areas (animal houses, restaurants, zoo stores) for visitors 12 years and older.
Events at the Zoo
Events and guided tours can take place under the 2G rules as before in accordance with federal requirements. If you wish a standing aperitif, we are able to ensure 2G+. Please contact the event team in this regard.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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