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Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York, USA, 10460

The Basics

For a firsthand look at biodiversity, head to the Bronx Zoo, where you’ll find more than 4,000 animals and plants. Stroll through the butterfly garden, marvel at the big cats, pet goats and donkeys, or ride the bug carousel.

Spend the whole day at the zoo, or visit as part of a daylong adventure in the Bronx. Culinary tours in the Bronx’s Belmont area typically take you near the zoo, and highlight the neighborhood’s top eateries. And the zoo is just a short walk from Arthur Avenue, the heart of the Bronx’s Little Italy.

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Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
$39.95 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Fun and excellent experience
So much fun. We watched The Zoo show. Exciting to see animals and environments that are featured. Friendly staff. Very happy with COVID checking. Liked staff was available for questions and mask reminders. Thanks
Susan_B, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in New York City

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New Zoo Review
Amy_L, Sep 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
The zoo was clean, staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Exhibits were accessible from all routes. Butterfly Garden was beautiful . Signage was sparse when exiting and directions not clear for the multiple entrance points and bus pick up.
star-4
Best time with my family
Jackie_S, Sep 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
We love the giraffes and the gorillas the most that day!! Disappointed we didn’t get to see the elephants. Couldn’t find the monorail to get there. Everyone is so friendly and the place is beyond clean! Super impressed and felt very safe with all the COVID regulations. Can’t wait to go again!!!!!!
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Exelent experience. Great...
YESENIA_C, Sep 2021
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Exelent experience. Great time with my family. I would recommend to everybody to visit the Bronx zoo.
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Awesome
Robin_L, Sep 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
Omg everything was beautiful . Grounds were clean and animals taken good care of. Best time ever. I would go again
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Clean and fun
Albert_V, Aug 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
The grounds are kept very clean. Wonderful experience. The fact that we can walk around with a beverage is a definite plus!
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Bronx Zoo
Wilson_V, Aug 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
Amazing place! Must see EVERYTHING This thing is asking me to fill the 100 characters. Bronx zoo had nothing to do with the minus -1, but by association, yes. Minus -1 4 stars
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Memorable !
Yosephin_T, Aug 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
All animals were well taken care of . Staff was friendly . Everything is incredibly clean . There was no waiting time.
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Bronx Zoo fun, Viator always reliable
Jeffrey_R, Dec 2020
Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights
Viator is the best - regardless of where in the world we travel. Bronx zoo was fun both the animals and light show
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See the wonders of nature and the animals in their habitat.
ivan_Salas, Aug 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
The place is soo clean, a lot of birds and some animal like peacock walk with the children, is nice to see the good care of all the animals and their habitad and my first time to see some of them.
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Bronx Zoo 2021
Amir, Aug 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
I recommend families to come to the Bronx Zoo. It is nice. The staff is friendly and helpful The monorail was amazing, my family love it. We enjoy the trip and we were very happy. I enjoy watching the elephant, the tiger, the zebra. Sad that we couldn’t see the giraffe, because the signs said there’s were outside and the sign didn’t provide directions about where the giraffe was outside, we look and look and couldn’t find it. Lol
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Wonderful
Sandra_L, Jul 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
Whole experience was great! Booking with Viator was easy and very convenient to use. Zoo was organized and clean. Would recommend
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Beautiful Zoo
Serguey, Jul 2021
Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket
I really love all about the zoo. The animals, the decorations, the excellent cleaning in all areas. I learned about the animals and I saw some of them for first time in my live.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Bronx Zoo is a must for animal and nature enthusiasts of all ages.

  • Download the zoo’s app to help plan your visit and access park maps.

  • General admission is free on Wednesday, and kids ages 2 and under always enter for free.

  • There’s an on-site café, as well as several food stands.

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How to Get There

It’s easy to get from Manhattan to the Bronx Zoo by public transit. Hop on the 2 subway train to Pelham Parkway station, or take the BxM11 express bus from Madison Avenue. Several city buses will also take you there: the Bx9 and Bx19 stop at 183rd Street and Southern Boulevard, and the Bx12 and Bx22 go to Fordham Road and Southern Boulevard. Driving is also an option, but the zoo’s parking lots fill quickly.

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When to Get There

The zoo is open daily from 10am to 4:30pm, and closed on major holidays. As many of the exhibits and animal enclosures are outdoors, it’s best to visit in spring, summer, or fall. For fewer crowds, go on a weekday.

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Family-Friendly Zoo Activities

To make the most of a family day out at the Bronx Zoo, find a Quests leader and join a Quests adventure, with trivia, tours, and lab activities. Or, check out Nature Trek, where, for an additional fee, kids can crawl through tunnels and cross bridges in a treetop village. Sea lion and penguin feedings are also offered daily—see the schedule.

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