Prague Zoo Welcomes new season on 25th March 2017

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Prague Zoo new season starts on 25th March 2017

The Prague zoo is currently 4th top visited zoo in the world. The new season will be officially launched on the 25th March, however the zoo is open all year round.

TIME PERIOD OPENING HOURS
January, February 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
April, May 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
June, July, August 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
September, October 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
November, December 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission is more than reasonable:

CATEGORY SINGLE ENTRANCE ANNUAL PASS
Adults CZK 200 CZK 700 (12 admissions/year – no more than one admission a day)
Children (aged 3 to 15 years*) CZK 150 CZK 450 (12 admissions/year – no more than one admission a day)
Students (must show a valid student ID card**) CZK 150 CZK 450 (12 admissions/year – no more than one admission a day)
Retirees, holders of ZTP and ZTP/P disability ID cards*** CZK 150 CZK 450 (12 admissions/year – no more than one admission a day)
Retirees aged 70 years and older (must show an ID card with date of birth**) CZK 1
Families (2 adults + 2 children aged 3 to15 years*) CZK 600 (+ CZK 100 for each additional child) CZK 1.800 (48 admissions/year – no more than four admissions a day; 1 person – 1 admission)
Children under 3 years* Free admission

I do not know anyone, who would not like the Prague Zoo. The Prague Zoo is located in Troja, is accessible by public transport and of course we are able to provide door to door transfers from the Prague center to the Prague Zoo and return. Price of one way trip is 400 CZK / 15 Euro for up to 4 passengers and 600 CZK / 22 Euro for up to 8 passengers. Baby boosters and seats are provided free of charge. If you need a minivan for a family of up to 4 people, it will be provided at reduced rate 400 CZK / 15 Euro. You can book the transportation by email or using the tailor request form.

Plan at least 4 hours for the visit of Prague Zoo. The Zoo is less busy during the week days and in the morning times naturally.

Prague zoo in Numbers – source: https://www.zoopraha.cz/en/animals/the-zoo-in-numbers

All figures are valid as of December 31, 2015.

General information

Total zoo area 58 ha
Total exhibit area 50 ha
Number of pavilions 12
Number of exhibits over 150
Number of employees 235

As of December 31, 2015, Prague Zoo kept:

Species at the Zoo

144 species listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List (categories “Vulnerable” up to “Extinct in the Wild”)
93 CITES species listed in Annex A to the relevant Council Regulation (EC) (ban on international trade)
59 species included in European Endangered Species Programs (EEPs)
49 species registered in international studbooks (ISB)
62 species registered in European studbooks (ESB)
38 species of animals that enjoy special protection in the Czech Republic

In 2015, Prague Zoo successfully breared:

Total 1,042 young
Mammals 346
Birds 262
Reptiles 434

Daily consumption of some of the feeds used in 2015:

Beef 600 kg
Frozen fish 150 kg
Live fish 110 kg
Rodents 400 units
Insects 8 liters
Eggs 30 units
Hay 1,900 kg
Cereals 560 kg
Carrots 400 kg
Apples 200 kg
Bananas 18 kg
Lettuce 60 units

All pictures belong to Prague Zoo as per https://www.zoopraha.cz/en/

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