Kids Activities: Zagreb Zoo

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Zagreb ZOO is located in Makismir Park, and it’s across the street from the stadium, also called Maksimir, so, if you’re a sports fan, you can visit both.


You can reach it by trams 5 (direction Maksimir), 7 and 12 (direction Dubrava), or 4 and 11 (direction Dubec). If you want to walk around the gorgeous park, get off on Bukovačka stop, and if you want to go directly to the ZOO, the stop nearest the entrance is Hondlova. We recommend Bukovačka because then you get to cross a real zebra crossing.


The 17-acre ZOO opened in 1925 and it’s home to more than 2, 225 animals.


Opening Hours

Zoo: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day, as well as at weekends and on holidays.
Tickets: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Offices: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Zoo has seasonal opening and closing times that change at the beginning of each month, so check their website before you plan your trip.
The ticket office closes 60 minutes before the closing time and 90 minutes before the closing time during the summer months.


Adults: 30 kn (20 kn on Mondays, excluding holidays)
Children (7-14): 20 kn

Group tickets (15 or more visitors)

Nursery school visit: 10 kn (per person)
School group visit: 15 kn (per person)

Annual pass

One person: 150 kn
Family ticket for 4 people: 400 kn
Family ticket for 5 people: 450 kn
Family ticket for 6 people: 500 kn

Below you can find the public feeding and keepers talk schedules of some of the main attractions, such as Red panda, African lion, or snakes, so you can plan your visit accordingly.

Fun fact – there is an option of adopting animals at the zoo and getting a certificate with your name and the name of the adopted animal on it, which the kids will undoubtedly love.

Depending on other items it includes, like ZOO tickets, posters, and t-shirts, this will cost 50-600 kn. You can call + 385 1 77 88 534 for inquiries, or send an e-mail to:[email protected], 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Maksimirski perivoj bb, Zagreb
Phone: 00 385 1 2302 198
Email: [email protected]


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