Well kept zoo, easily accessible and for a reasonable price. Good facilities around the site. Well placed for tram travel.
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The Basel zoo is a beautiful garden right in the middle of the busy city. It is usually very calm (if not too crowded) and a great area for a walk and escape of the noisy streets. It is best to have a season ticket...More
ZOO in Basel is a great place to spend the whole day there. Many, many kind of animals and great aquariums with great fishes. Worth to go in ZOO Basel
We have visited lots of Zoos all over the world and can say that this was easily the best of the lot so far. The animal areas are very well spaced out and there are no enclosures really like any good Zoo. The enclosures were...More
We had a great day out here, the animals have large areas and you see loads, but some might be indoors in which case you can see them from another direction. Highlights were the hippos, goats, rhinos and baby pigs. - Relatively flat and easy...More
You can cover everything in under 3 hours but you're sure to come across some visual treats here - a fantastic underwater aquarium with hundreds of aquatic species, a reptile enclosure, an aviary, an elephant house and best of all, penguins that walk among you...More
It's a really lovely zoo - great day out with the family. And if you are there in winter and it's cold enough - you can watch the penguins go for a walk outside!
The Basel zoo has all types of animals - starting from the tiny termites to the giant African elephants. What made it easy to visit was that it is very close to the tram station. There was English guide available to us. The highlight for...More