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Zoo Basel

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Binningerstrasse 40, Basel 4054, Switzerland
+41 61 295 35 35
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Basel Zoo Entrance Ticket with Hotel Pick and Drop Off Included
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Binningerstrasse 40, Basel 4054, Switzerland
+41 61 295 35 35
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A variety of animals were residents of the zoo. Lots of room. Lots of greenery. Looked pleasant for the animals - was vreat for us with our granson. He was enamored.

Thank gilad54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a trip to the zoo the morning of our flight as something to do but we're pleasantly surprised. A lovely little animal sanctuary with a large variety of species and a wonderful gift shop!

Thank AshleighPoole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely zoo with the usual selection of animals. Snow leopards were cute. There's also an aquarium area too

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting zoos in India, and wild safari in Bangkok, was having a bit more expectation from this zoo ...

Thank Sourojit P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a small zoo but so well kept! The grounds are absolutely beautiful, and very very clean. The restaurant was good and prices were reasonable (for Switzerland). Individual tickets are a bit expensive but they have a Family ticket for CHF 43 (two adults and...More

Thank Selma F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spending two to three hours at the zoo is not really enough time to see and read about all the great collection of animals provided by the Basel zoo

Thank tdog20
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this zoo in july. Zoo was very nice with lot of animals. It is not too far from city. Easy to reach there by tram. Lot of familes were there. Animals are healthy and you can see them enjoying the day to...More

Thank Vibhor D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I stopped by for an afternoon after an overnight flight to help adjust to the time change. The zoo is quite lovely with a good selection of animals in well designed spaces.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The animals look happy and some are even blended in. Great selection of exotic monkeys 🐒 and top notch lions giraffes rhinos elephants and wolves. Restaurants and restrooms. Adults about 20 francs. A family pass is available too. Conveniently located on the #10 tram 🚋...More

Thank P A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Basler zoos is certainly up to its reputation, i.e. the best in Switzerland and in the world-class category. The zoo is actually a park with beautiful trees. Animals have plenty of space. Over 600 species are represented, from fish to elephants, from lions to...More

Thank jrb437
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Darren F
27 September 2016|
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Response from The_Swiss_One | Reviewed this property |
Children aged 6 to 15 9.00 CHF Young people aged 16 to 24 14.00 CHF Adults aged 25 to 61 20.00 CHF Tarif senior as of 62 years 18.00 CHF Families: parents with their own children aged under 20... More
22 April 2016|
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Response from KF0x | Reviewed this property |
They normally do walk the penguins on a daily basis, in the morning, but this depends on the weather. Please do check the website for the exact times - or give them a call in advance, just to be sure that you don't create... More