Opening hours

M-F:9am-6pm Sa-Su:9am-7pm


Adult: 5000 HUF Children:  3500 HUF


The home of tigers and leopards is being renovatedOctober 28, 2022

During the works, some of the animals may temporarily be out of sight of the public. We ask for everyone's understanding and patience, but this is necessary to ensure that the animals’ living quarters in question will be upgraded.

Halloween at the ZooOctober 17, 2022

The Zoo is waiting for you again this year with a colorful Halloween whirlwind and family recreation!

World Animal Day at Margaret Island Pet ZooOctober 3, 2022

Free family event with colourful programs.

“The Enormous Forest” – Photo Exhibition on the Wildlife of BrazilSeptember 30, 2022

The peculiar exhibition introduces the characteristic habitats, the flora and fauna of Brazil, and projects serving sustainable management through beautifully turned-out photos.

Eugen, the everloving american alligatorSeptember 27, 2022

Eugen, the more than 4-meter-long American Alligator came to the Budapest Zoo in spring, behind the 4-meter-long animal’s commanding looks lies a loving personality.

Night of the Zoos - a spectacular evening at Budapest ZooAugust 24, 2022

On 26st of August, the last Friday of this summer, Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomes the visitors with unique evening programs, on the occasion of the XI. Night of the Zoos.

Evening Walks at the Budapest ZooJuly 8, 2022

Special guided tour while you will get to peek behind the scenes at the Zoo as well. Realy unique adventures with expert keepers and vets as your guides.

Nestlings at the endangered northern bald ibisesJuly 8, 2022

This year’s nesting season promises to be successful at the nothern bald ibises. The seven oldest newcomers are already half the size of the adults. Additional chicks are expected, so their numbers may even reach ten or more.

Conservation Research: Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden Contributes to Turtle and Tortoise Study Challenging Evolutionary Theories of AgingJune 30, 2022

Even though humans live longer lives compared to their historical counterparts, we cannot escape the inevitability of aging.

How are you, Taiko?November 11, 2021

Our visitors can often see that our animal carers give Taiko treats or toys from the stone balcony above the polar bear enclosure. Taiko is our popular polar bear cub. Regular enrichment is important for the animals’ well-being.