Opening hours

M-F:9am-5.00pm Sa-Su:9am-5.30pm


Adult: 4500 HUF Children:  3200 HUF


The “Rooies” have grown a lotApril 15, 2019

In early February we already reported on the joeys growing in the pouch of the Red-necked Wallabies. The three babies have grown a lot since and reached the age when they can leave the pouch. In the meanwhile two new joeys looked out of the pouch.

Wombat joey: again a global rarityApril 8, 2019

The cameras installed in the wombats’ den recorded joyful images recently. A joey is peeking out of the pouch of the mother animal, Molly.

No need to be afraid of sharks?March 22, 2019

In the recently opened Shark School, visitors can get to know the wonderful world of sharks. But how true are the stories of how dangerous sharks are?

Rescued animals of 2018February 1, 2019

In the framework of their rescue work in 2018, our colleagues assisted 1807 animals of 108 protected or specially protected species.

Tropical experience in the Palm HouseJanuary 28, 2019

Our Zoo is worth a visit, even when it is cold outside, since we are open whatever the weather and, in our heated animal enclosures, we offer a real tropical climate.

The Shark School is now openJanuary 16, 2019

In December 2018 a new Shark School was added to the attractions of the Once-upon-a-Time Castle. This exciting exhibit gives an insight to a world that in most zoos is behind the scenes.

The “Hedgehog” Animal Rescue Centre has openedNovember 20, 2018

The Zoo has been involved in rescuing injured birds and small mammals for a long time. In our new Rescue Centre the public can view the entire rescue process.

Patagonian mara pupsOctober 28, 2018

Patagonian maras, endemic in South America, brought a smile to our faces this year with their ten pups. The five pups most recently born have just come out from their refuge to the enclosure.

Baby armadilloSeptember 5, 2018

A pup was born to the Southern three-banded armadillos on show in the historic Palm House (America Tropicana). The baby mainly comes out in the afternoon hours because the adult animals are fed at this time.


On 31st of August, the last Friday of this summer, Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomes the visitors with unique evening programs, on the occasion of the VII. Night of the Zoos.