Book your ticket for the zoo here. There are more than 30 zoos and animal parks in Switzerland. Most of them offer a high variety of animals that you can visit and marvel at. The oldest and also the largest zoo in Switzerland is the Basel Zoo, founded in 1874. The "Zolli" is located in the middle of the city and is home to more than 600 species of animals. The large Zurich zoo is known for many exotic offspring and is also very popular. Unlike the zoos in the big cities, regional zoos often display animal species that live or have lived in the wild in Switzerland. A good example is the zoo in Goldau
The largest zoos in Switzerland are in the cities of Basel and Zurich. The Zurich zoo is home to nearly 400 species of animals, the Basel zoo to more than 600. In both zoos you will find a variety of restaurants with a direct view of the animal world.
How long have there been zoos in Switzerland?
in 1874 the zoo in Basel was founded, it is the oldest in Switzerland. in 1925 the zoo Goldau was added. It is located in the area of the "Goldau landslide". The zoo in Zurich was opened in 1929 and is located on the Zurichberg above the city.
What distinguishes the zoos in Zurich and Basel?
Zurich Zoo has realized several major projects
Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park with Asian elephants
African Lewa Savanna with safari buses
Through the Lewa Savannah night visits with food and overnight stay in a safari tent are offered.
In the Basel Zoo a new area for pandas was created.