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Tickets for Barcelona Zoo (Parque Zoológico de Barcelona)

Located in the heart of the city, Barcelona Zoo is home to a wide variety of animals from all over the world.

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Barcelona, Spain


One of the Top Attractions in Barcelona

If you’re looking for an amazing zoo experience, look no further than Barcelona Zoo! Located in the heart of the Barcelona, this zoo is home to a wide variety of exotic animals from all over the world. Whether you’re a kid or a grown-up, there’s something for everyone at Barcelona Zoo.

Exotic and Rare Animals in Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona zoo houses species from all over the world, making for an interesting and diverse experience. Some of the highlights include the lions, meerkats, reptiles tigers, and bears, but there are also many other fascinating creatures to see. Some of them are: babirusas, giant anteaters, anoas, red pandas, African wild dogs, snow panthers, Hawaiian geese, meerkats elephants bongos and many other primates. If you visit Spain, be sure to visit Barcelona Zoo!

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🐵Petting Zoo for Children

If you’re looking for an up-close and personal animal encounter, be sure to visit the zoo’s petting zoo, where you can touch and feed a variety of friendly animals.

A Zoo Rich in History

Explore Barcelona Zoo, one of the prime attractions of the city and has been flocking with visitors since 1892. A legendary part of Barcelona, it was home to the world’s first albino Gorilla named Snowflake for 40 years and had the first dolphinarium in Europe. The Barcelona Zoo is great day activity for anyone travelling to Barcelona!

Two giraffes in a zoo enclosure at Barcelona Zoo, where online tickets are available.
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  • Indulge your wild side and spend a magical day among the animals.
  • Visit one of the biggest zoos in Spain and Europe.
  • Get access to a collection of around 2,000 animals from over 300 species.
  • Komodo Dragons: See the world’s largest lizards in the Komodo dragon enclosure and lots of other reptiles.
  • Admire flocks of parrots and tropical birds in the aviary.
  • Sea Lions:  Witness the playful antics of the sea lions.
  • Get up close with your favorite animals in petting zoos or watch them feed at specific times of day. 
  • Enjoy interactive experiences like riding a camel and learning about conservation in the Discovery Center.
  • Experience a memorable day out with family or friends! Visit
  • Gain a thorough understanding of animal habitats and behavior, as well as see the zoo’s current animal welfare initiatives in action, with lots of exhibits.
  • A great day for both adults and kids and ideal for a family trip.

Plan your Visit

Opening Hours - Closing time

Working hours: Open daily from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Beware that the ticket office closes at 6 p.m.

Check the official site page for any changes in hours.

How to get to Barcelona’s Zoo

The place is located next to El Born district in the Parc de la Ciutadella. You can walk easily from el Born to the parc and the zoo. There are two access points: one through the Ciutadella Park and the other along Wellington Street, next to Passeig de Circumval – lació ( ring-road).

From other areas of the city you can get there:

By Metro : L1 Marina and Arc de Triomf / L4 Barceloneta and Ciutadella

By Bus : D20, H14, H16, V21, V27

By Tram : Ciutadella – Vila Olímpica (T4)

By Train – Renfe : Arc de Triomf and Estació de França

🌟Barcelona Zoo Highlights & Info

The Barcelona Zoo is a great place to visit for all age groups. Here are some of the highlights that you should not miss out on:

  • Get up close and personal with animals in the petting zoo.
  • See rare species like babirusas, giant anteaters, anoas, red pandas, African wild dogs, and snow panthers.
  • View flocks of parrots and tropical birds in the aviary.
  • Enjoy a fun day with the family in one of the biggest zoos in Spain and Europe.
  • Ideal for a couple tour.
  • Secure environment with strong security measures.
  • Wide working hours.
  • Watch from close many different species including amphibians, primates, birds and reptiles.
  • Excellent animal welfare. Learn about the Zoo's animal welfare initiatives.
  • Great choice for a day tour.
  • Many restaurants nearby.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Barcelona Zoo & Barcelona Zoo Tickets

Absolutely! Barcelona Zoo is an excellent zoo, with a wide variety of animals from all over the world. The zoo is known for its conservation efforts and for its education initiatives, as well as its fantastic interactive experiences like the petting zoo.

Most people typically take about 1-2 hours to visit the zoo, depending on how much time you want to spend looking at each animal and participating in activities. There’s plenty to do and lots of interesting animals to see!

You can find tickets for Barcelona Zoo here. If like you can also become member of the Zoo Club. Zoo club members can visit the Barcelona Zoo as much as they want through the year. You can find more information in the Barcelona Zoo official website.

The best time to visit Barcelona Zoo is during the summer months, since that is when animals are most active. It’s also less crowded and temperatures are more pleasant during this period of the year. However, you can still enjoy a great experience at any time of year!

The Barcelona City Council plays an integral role in the running and maintenance of the Barcelona Zoo. It oversees the management of the zoo, ensuring that the highest standards of animal welfare are adhered to, and that the zoo remains an attraction that educates and delights visitors from around the globe.

The council also provides funds for the zoo’s various conservation efforts and educational programmes, reinforcing its commitment to nurturing a harmonious coexistence between humans and animals. Through its support of the Barcelona Zoo, the Barcelona City Council exemplifies its dedication to environmental responsibility, animal protection, and educational advancement.

The ticket offices for Barcelona Zoo are conveniently located at the zoo’s main entrance. One can be accessed directly from the Ciutadella Park, while the other is along Wellington Street, adjacent to Passeig de Circumval – lació (ring-road). The ticket office operates daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

But, in order to avoid long lines, it is better to book your tickets online.

  1. Picasso Museum: This museum is just a brief walk from the zoo and houses one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.
  2. Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC): Located on Montjuic Hill, the MNAC is a short metro ride away from the zoo. It showcases a rich collection of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque art.
  3. Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA): Just a 20-minute walk from the zoo, the MACBA boasts an impressive collection of contemporary and modern art.
  4. Design Museum of Barcelona (DHUB): Located close to the Glòries metro station, this museum is a must-visit destination for design enthusiasts.

Barcelona Zoo is not just a great place to visit, but also an educational and interactive experience. The zoo offers a variety of activities for visitors such as:

-The Animal Encounter – get up close and personal with some of the zoo’s animals.

  • Interactive Exhibits – learn all about the different species of animals found in the zoo.
  • The Zoo Safari – take a guided tour by cart and explore the grounds of the zoo.
  • Animal Feedings – watch as the animals are fed throughout the day.
  • Educational Programs – participate in hands-on activities to gain knowledge about animal conservation and wildlife preservation.

There is only one Barcelona Zoo, located in the Ciutadella Park in the city centre.The zoo also boasts a variety of educational activities and programs aimed at inspiring members of the public to learn about and protect wildlife.

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