Barcelona Zoo – A great experience

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Barcelona Zoo – A great experience

One of the most fun activities for do with your family if you live in Barcelona or come to visit during your holiday, is certainly the Barcelona Zoo.

Discover animals from all over the world with your family, Barcelona Zoo has everything you need! Wandering around, you can find different sort of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, not to mention the dolphin show. There are also specific facilities for some of the species. They are divided into areas corresponding to the different kinds of species, so you can focus on the animals that interest you the most. Lions, snakes, gazelles, wolves, iguanas, there are enough species to please everyone!

Meet all these exotic animals and learn everything about them.

Aviary and Palmeral – Barcelona Zoo

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Open every day and located at the entrance of the zoo, the aviary hosts more than 70 species of birds from all over the world, recreating their different ecosystems. Come and admire their colorful feathers!

The Gorilla enclosure – Barcelona Zoo

Near the aviary, you can meet Awali, Machinda, Muni, Ngoro, Ntua, Virunga and Xebo in the Gorilla enclosure. See how they communicate and behave in a society. The closest animal from human will reveal you all its secrets.

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Area Dragons – Barcelona Zoo

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To discover five animal species from Asia-Pacific, come to the area Dragons that will take you to an exotic journey. The facility consists of two enclosures: the first one for the Komodo dragons, the other one for the Muntjac deers, and birds from Asia such as the Java sparrow, the Nicobar pigeon and the Pied Imperial pigeon also live in this area.

Reptile House – Barcelona Zoo

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Close to the sea lions’ accommodation, for the bravest ones, Barcelona Zoo hosts one of the greatest collections of amphibians and reptiles in Europe, from poison dart frogs and iguanas to large caimans, not to mention the giant snakes like the python and the boas. Not for the faint of heart!

Titi Monkey Gallery – Barcelona Zoo

Over 6 species of the smallest and cutest primates are waiting for you in the Titi Monkey gallery. They will make you melt!

The small primates’ gallery – Barcelona Zoo

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Meet the Brazza monkey, the white nosed monkey, the putty nosed monkey, the red monkey, the Barbary macaque, the talapoin, the Siamang and the collared mangabey in the small primates’ gallery. Consisting of a covered corridor with glass walls passing through the facility, the gallery enables visitors to watch the animals climbing up and sliding down the walls, for the entertainment of children and their parents.

The Farm – Barcelona Zoo

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Encounter, feed and pet ponies, rabbits and donkeys in the Children’s zoo. Ideal for children living in the cities, the farm will fill them with wonder. They will learn farm animals’ way of life, and associate their names to their real appearance.

But the Barcelona Zoo has a lot more to visit.

Sumatran tigers, lions, elephants, hippopotamus, kangaroos and many other wild animals are also in the zoo, if you want to know where to go to find them, take a look at the map of the zoo.

And of course, the dolphin sessions take place every day from Tuesday to Sunday.

Don’t wait any longer and come to spend a great family time at Barcelona zoo!

For more information about the zoo, you can visit the official website.