Zoological Park of Paris

  • Recreational activities
  • Zoo - animal park
Parc zoologique de Paris - Girafes
Parc Zoologique de Paris

The Zoological Park welcomes you for a unique experience and a great moment of relaxation: a 4km journey through five life zones - Patagonia, Sahel, Sudan, Europe, Guyana, Madagascar.

A stone's throw away from Porte Dorée metro station, come and discover over 2,000 animals, among 179 species of known and less known wildlife ambassadors

  • the largest tower of giraffes in Europe

  • lions, zebras, white rhinos... at the heart of the savannah

  • sea lions and penguins in their immense pools

  • manatees, lemurs and birds in freedom in the tropical greenhouse and so on. Watch them move in complete harmony with their environment and attend over 20 free entertainment activities daily by our trainers and mediators.

And for your comfort, enjoy on-site services and welcoming spaces.

The Zoological Park of Paris, a world to explore.

Ticket number available

Check the events calendar on www.parczoologiquedeparis.fr and follow the parc on Facebook

The Paris Region Tourist Board has actively participated in this project by supporting the Zoological Park of Paris in assembling a case to obtain support from the Regional Tourism Development Fund to the amount of 1.23 million euros, focused on the quality of the reception in particular reception of the public with disabilities. The teams from the Quality/Accessibility centre of the CRT monitored the facilities throughout the site to ensure optimum accessibility of the site for visitors with disabilities. Funding of Regional Tourist Development Fund has helped to facilitate access and guidance of the general public and improve the facilities but also the range of services offered to visitors.

Opening and closing times

From 29/01 to 31/12.


Free entry for children < 3 years.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Ticketing in number
From 20 tickets accumulated: Rate 13 years and over: 15 € / Rate 3-12 years: 11.25 €.

Free for children under 3 on presentation of photo ID or family record book. A ticket is required.
Free admission for disabled people and their carers
Jobseekers: €17; Children (aged 3 to 12): €17

Payment methods accepted

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash


Types of customers

  • Cash dispensers
  • Children
  • Special rate for disabled people
  • Special rate for large families


  • Minimum number of people : 20
  • Sales TO/Distributors


  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • 1 restaurant Monument Café-Zoo de Paris
  • 1 restaurant Le Zarafa
  • Fast food kiosks along the tour route
  • 1 mobile application Parc zoologique de Paris on AppleStore and GooglePlay
  • Activities:
  • Up to 20 free appointments with the caretakers per day
  • Breakfast with the giraffes, Apprentice trainer Lemurs, Birds or manatees
  • Activities during the vacations


Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Unguided group tours available permanently

Average length of visit

  • 180 minutes (individual)

Services and facilities


  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant


  • Educational visits
  • Fast food
  • Restaurant
  • Shop


  • Activity


Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Documentation languages

  • French

Visit languages

  • English
  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French

Audioguide languages

  • English
  • French
  • German

Additional information

Mobile application in French, English, German and Spanish


  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Site, building totally accessible
  • Magnetic loop available at the reception
  • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities

The zoological park is 100% accessible for visitors in weelchairs.

Wellchairs loaning are available at the entrance of the park.

Visit, adult and children audioguides and multimedia guides are aivailable in French Sign Language.


Métro :
Line 8, station Porte Dorée : less than 10 minutes walking from the entrance of the zoo
Line 1, station Saint-Mandé : 15 minutes walking from the entrance of the zoo
Line 1, station Château de Vincennes, then bus 46

Bus : 46, 86 et 325 (stop : Parc Zoologique)

Tramway : line T3 (stop : Porte Dorée)

Vélib and Autolib : stops in front of the entrance of the Parc

Plan your route