- Address: Állatkerti körút 6-12
- Hours: Open daily from 9am to about 5pm or 6pm, depending on the season. Closing hours seasonally (with the earliest closure at 4pm), be sure to check the zoo's website for the most up to date closing times.
- Admission: Adult: 2500 HUF; Child/Student: 1800 HUF
There are more than 950 species of mammal, birds, reptiles, fish and insects in 14 different themed zones at the zoo. There’s a lot to pack in, so get a map at the ticket office so you don’t the miss reptile house full of snakes and lizards, giraffes and gazelles in the Savannah Zone, the lemurs in Madagascar House, the lions, rare birds flying free in the aviaries and the petting farm for toddlers.
There’s plenty going on daily to keep families amused. Highlights of the zoo’s activities include the pelican feasts at 10.30am; sea lion feeding at 11am, 2pm and 4.30pm; and camel walking at 12pm. Magic Mountain is the zoo’s newest attraction, with lots of interactive games for kids plus a 3D cinema showing wildlife movies and simulation rides.