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Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny)

#39 of 280 things to do in Krakow Features Animals
al. Kasy Oszczednosci Miasta Krakowa 14, Krakow 30-232, Poland
+48 12 425 35 51
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Good day out

We went and got a taxi from Krakow...cost us 69 zloty...quite expensive. Once there entrance was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Leeds, UK
via mobile
Worth a visit

The Zoo is also incorporated into botanical gardens, which were very nicely kept with the names of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Krakow Zoo’s 17 hectares (42 acres) accommodate more than 1,400 animals. Its most prized residents include herds of pygmy hippopotamus and Przewalski horses, Somali wild ass, Pere David's deer, barasingha, South American tapir, white camel, South American sea lions, several species of wild cats and rare antelopes such as addax, eastern bongo and waterbuck.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“big cats” (16 reviews)
“sea lions” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
al. Kasy Oszczednosci Miasta Krakowa 14, Krakow 30-232, Poland
+48 12 425 35 51
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went and got a taxi from Krakow...cost us 69 zloty...quite expensive. Once there entrance was only £4 each which is really cheap compared with uk zoos. Great day out...some of animals looked frustrated running around small enclosures but looked well and healthy. Going back...More

Thank TopazJo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoo is also incorporated into botanical gardens, which were very nicely kept with the names of the tree and plant specimens clearly visible. The Zoo was clean and the animals seemed to be quite happy in their surroundings. I have visited Zoos all over...More

Thank patsyManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few hours here. Being from the uk we are used to large zoos that have very large enclosures for all animals- using Chester zoo as the example- other zoos could really take a few tips from Chester zoo. The zoo to enter...More

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this zoo and all started well. I was surprised to see elephants at the beginning. Mediocre pen, could be bigger as there's 2 inside. We walked onto the leopards, jaguars, etc and their enclosures are eye wateringly small, the bars prisoner looking. I...More

1  Thank Helen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Zoo with a big variety of animals. The only down fall was that all the information was in polish so we couldn't understand but would still recommend taking a trip there as it's a nice place to spend a few hours!

Thank ciaral0uise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours. Extremely cheap to enter and there is loads of different animals to see. The zoo is at the top of a hill and the parking is near the bottom but there is a bus every few minutes that...More

2  Thank Gearoid O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the zoo is based on a forest up on a hill....[ thats all .....] otherwise the usual stuff.... what is really beautiful is the forest itself....[ but...you go there for the zoo , not the forest...] - υπέροχο το δασος μέσα στο οποίο είναι ο...More

Thank ilias i
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

A short drive from our hotel, we went to the zoo for my partner's birthday. There were a great variety of animals, some of which we hadn't seen in a zoo before. Seeing the black jaguars was definitely the highlight of the trip alongside seeing...More

Thank Abii P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Krakow Zoo is impressive with a wide variety of animals and insects available for visits to enjoy. The prices are affordable: 18 PLN for adults and 10 PLN for concessions. The cages and rooms for the animals were generally adequate and the animals seemed healthy....More

Thank faithxfaye
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this zoo around 9am and think we were the first visitors. There is a shuttle bus that comes here or you can take a taxi. At first we were confused how to get in but soon enough figured it out. The zoo was...More

Thank David L
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Raquel M
hi, does anyone no how to get to the zoo from the main square
6 March 2017|
Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
you need to go to Krakow Football Stadium about a 15 min walk from the centre or catch a bus/tram there and there's a bus will take you directly to the zoo
georgette s
Can you buy tickets online?
12 August 2016|
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Response from JakubCK | Reviewed this property |
No, only in ticket offices by cash or credit card