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The Barcelona Zoo is an incredibly exciting place to visit for kids and grown-ups alike! Experience a delightful day with your loved ones at the Barcelona Zoo, home to nearly 400 incredible animal species. Secure your Barcelona Zoo tickets now and embark on an exciting adventure in one of the city's most captivating and intriguing destinations.

Why Visit Barcelona Zoo?

Barcelona Zoo Tickets

Built in 1892, A beloved attraction in Spain, Barcelona Zoo is a must-visit destination. Discover compelling reasons why you should visit the Barcelona Zoo.

  • Majestic Animals: Witness animals in spacious enclosures resembling their natural habitat. 
  • Multiple Zones: The 11 zones house over 400 species of mammals, reptiles, and birds, many of whom are rare and endangered.
  • Conservation Efforts: Support the zoo's commitment to wildlife conservation and learn about their endangered species.
  • Family-Friendly: It's a perfect destination for families, enjoy a picnic while being surrounded by wildlife.
  • Petting Zoo: Cultivate a love for animals by letting your kids explore the petting zoo.

Your Barcelona Zoo Tickets Explained

Barcelona Zoo Tickets on a budget

If you are on a budget

Go for: The Economical Ticket Option
Duration: Flexible
Guide: Not included

  • This grants flexible access to Barcelona Zoo.
  • Explore 11 dedicated spaces for different species.
  • Encounter rare, diverse animals like the Chinese Alligator, Nicobar Pigeon, and Muntjac deer.

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Ticket to Barcelona Zoo

Cancelation Policy: These tickets cannot be cancelled, or rescheduled.

Casa Batlo

If you are a history buff

Go for: Combo Tickets 
Casa Batllo access: yes

  • Includes access to Casa Batllo, Gaudi's masterpiece, along with Barcelona Zoo.
  • Discover over 4,000 animals at the zoo and explore Casa Batllo with timed entry tickets.
  • Access the unique Gaudí Cube (360°), the world's first six-sided immersive LED cube.

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Combo: Casa Batlló + Barcelona Zoo Tickets

Cancelation Policy: These tickets cannot be cancelled, or rescheduled.

Barcelona Aquarium

If you love wildlife

Go for: Combo Tickets 
Barcelona Aquarium access: yes

  • Combo tickets grant access to both Barcelona Zoo and Barcelona Aquarium.
  • Explore over 4,000 animals at Barcelona Zoo and 11,000 sea creatures at Barcelona Aquarium.
  • Kids can enjoy designated play areas at both attractions.
  • Encounter diverse animals, including lions, tigers, Komodo dragons, sharks, rays, and moray eels.

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Combo: Barcelona Zoo + Aquarium Barcelona Tickets

Cancelation Policy:  These tickets cannot be cancelled, or rescheduled.

What to see at Barcelona Zoo

The Barcelona Zoo is rich in flora and fauna. Besides the excellent greenery that one can witness, it houses 11 distinct spaces, each meant for a particular species. When at the Barcelona zoo, make sure you cover the following spaces:

Barcelona Zoo - Komodo Dragons

The Land of Dragons

  •  Also known as the Komodo space, it hosts five distinct species native to the APAC region.
  • There are two enclosures within this space. The larger enclosure is home to the Komodo dragons, Muntjac deer live in the other enclosure.
  • The Java Sparrow, the striking Nicobar Pigeon, and the elegant Pied Imperial Pigeon live in the enclosure as well. 
  • This area marks a significant milestone as the zoo's first fully renovated facility. With a focus on modern zoo-immersion techniques, the 140-meter route is designed to replicate the natural conditions of the inhabitants, providing a more enriching and authentic experience for both the animals and visitors alike.
Barcelona Zoo Terrarium

Terrari or Terrarium

  • Barcelona Zoo's Terrarium is globally acclaimed for its impressive collection of reptiles and amphibians.
  • Explore creatures of various sizes, ranging from small dragons and dwarf crocodiles to pythons and large spectacled caimans.
  • Visit the in-house animal breeding room to witness adorable baby tortoises, snakes, and iguanas.
  • As you conclude your journey through this zone, discover a wooden footbridge connecting several ponds. Here, encounter an immense Siamese crocodile and a diverse array of fish.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Primates Gallery

Primate Gallery

  • The Primate Gallery replicates natural living environments for primates, fostering conservation efforts for species such as the red monkey, talapoin, collared Mangabey, white-nosed monkey, putty-nosed monkey, Brazza monkey, and Siamang.
  • Enclosed by glass walls, the gallery offers a comprehensive view for the public, allowing observation of the primates' daily activities, including rope climbing and enjoying their meals.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Aviarium


  • Established in the 1970s, the Barcelona Zoo Aviary hosts a diverse array of over 70 bird species originating from different continents.
  • Notably, its successful breeding programs have played a pivotal role in bolstering the populations of various endangered bird species.
  • As part of the 2002 renovations, the Aviary integrates distinct ecosystems representing African, American, and Asian jungles.
  • Among the numerous bird species inhabiting the Aviary are the White-naped pheasant pigeon, Wattled jacana, Crested partridge, and Sunbittern, contributing to the aviary's rich biodiversity.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Marmosets Gallery

Marmosets Gallery

  • Built in 1990, the Marmosets Gallery or the Titi Monkey Gallery is currently home to seven species of the South American marmosets, namely: Cotton-top tamarin, Silvery marmoset, Goeldi's monkey, Red-handed tamarin, Emperor tamarin, Golden-headed lion tamarin, and the Pygmy marmoset.
  • The animals live inside tiny homes, where the temperature and humidity are controlled.
  • When the weather permits, you will find them sunbathing outside in small islands of vegetation with shrubs.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Palmeral


  • As you enter the Barcelona Zoo, you will see find the Parmeral, a zone with 13 well-built birdhouses.
  • Here you will find many psittaciform species such as white cockatoos, the hyacinth macaw, the blue macaw, the golden parrot, and the red-breasted parrot among others.
  • You can stroll through the garden and observe these birds from various vantage points.
  • The vegetation outside and the design of the aviaries work together to make the experience an immersive one for the visitors.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Flying Dome

Flight Dome

  • Built with the support of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) of the Nature Conservation Institute (ICONA) in 1985, the Flight Done is a region where bird species that inhabit swamp areas are housed.
  • You will find water zones and grasslands here. The different kind of vegetation makes it a great environment for the breeding of several native species that are endangered.
  • This zone has helped in the recovery of endangered species.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Farm


  • Also known as the Children's Zoo, this zone is home to several goats, horses, sheep, cows, and pigs.
  • It is also home to a Catalan Donkey, a species on the verge of extinction, and smaller farm animals such as rabbits and field mice.
  • A lake within the Farm serves as the breeding zone for the midwife toad, the green frog, and the Mediterranean tree frog.
  • This zone is designed to allow children the opportunity to interact with animals.
Barcelona Zoo- Biodiversity Garden

Biodiversity garden

  • The Biodiversity Garden was designed so that the native fauna in Barcelona could thrive. 
  • The garden is cultivated and maintained such that there is minimal human interaction.
  • Several feeders contain food that the animals can feed on. They often also take refuge here, and sometimes, even reproduce in the garden. 
  • You will also find a small lake, where the Iberian green frog, the midwife toad and the Mediterranean tree frog breed.

Conservation Projects at Barcelona Zoo

  • A core mission of the Barcelona Zoo is to enhance the well-being of wildlife fauna through active participation in conservation projects and engaging in research and development initiatives. 
  • Collaborations with local zoos, research institutes, and universities shape its approach, guided by the principles set by EAZA and WAZA.
  • The zoo's involvement spans various research and conservation projects, addressing Cetaceans, Colloserola insects, Dorcas Gazelle, Odzala, Mangabei, and the life of Montseny Brook Newt.
  • Additionally, Barcelona Zoo is committed to projects such as Nacra, the recovery of the European Polecat, conservation of the Bearded vulture, the Pyrenean desman, and the Montseny newt, showcasing a dedication to a wide range of species and ecosystems.

Plan Your Visit to Barcelona Zoo

Getting There
Visitor Rules
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Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Facilities
  • Free Wheelchair Service: Provided for visitors with mobility needs.
  • Ergonomic Child Seats: Available for families with young children.
  • Breastfeeding Room: A dedicated space for mothers to breastfeed in privacy.
  • Cafes: On-site or nearby cafes for refreshments.
  • Children’s Games: Play areas or designated spaces for children to enjoy.
  • Free Lockers: Available for visitors to store personal belongings securely.
  • Information Point: A service to provide guidance and information to visitors.
  • Picnic Areas: Designated spaces for visitors to enjoy picnics.
  • First Aid Station: A medical facility for any emergencies or medical assistance.
  • Souvenir Shop: A shop offering zoo-related memorabilia and souvenirs.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Visitor Rules
  • One ticket guarantees only one person access.
  • Once availed, the tickets must be kept throughout the stay.
  • An adult must accompany children below the age of thirteen. 
  • Do not feed or attempt to feed animals or cross barricades and barriers.
  • Pets are not allowed. 
  • Photography for commercial purposes is prohibited.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the general area. However, smoking zones are indicated with a signpost. 
Dining near Barcelona Zoo

Restaurant La Dama: Healthy, ecological Mediterranean seasonal food. Besides cafeteria service it has vegan and vegetarian dishes as well as a special kids menu and food to take to the park picnic areas.
Timings: 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m

El Xaloc Cafeteria: The menu is designed with care for both people and nature. Indulge in organic salads, locally-sourced hamburgers, and a variety of other delectable options. This take-away cafeteria also offers the option to dine on the outdoor terrace.
Timings: Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

La Morera Cafeteria: Indulge in organic salads, locally-sourced meats, and a variety of other enticing options. Whether you opt for take-away or prefer to dine in the restaurant's outdoor terrace, you'll discover this culinary experience in the children's farm of the Zoo.
Timings: Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hotel rooms near Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo is close to several hotels. A few you can explore include:

  1. Hotel Ciutadella Barcelona: Located near Ciutadella Park and Barcelona Zoo, this hotel offers a convenient location.
  2. Hotel Oasis: Situated in the Gothic Quarter, Hotel Oasis is not far from Barcelona Zoo and provides easy access to various attractions.
  3. Hotel Barcelona Catedral: Found in the Gothic Quarter, this hotel is centrally located and offers a comfortable stay.
  4. H10 Port Vell: Situated in the Port Vell area, this hotel is close to the Gothic Quarter and offers modern amenities.

All your questions about Barcelona Zoo tickets answered

Is Barcelona Zoo open?

Yes, the Barcelona Zoo has been open from 25 June 2020. You can purchase tickets to Barcelona Zoo here.

Where can I buy Barcelona Zoo tickets?

You can buy your Barcelona Zoo tickets online.

What is the best way to buy Barcelona Zoo tickets?

The best way to buy Barcelona Zoo tickets is to book them online. Purchasing tickets from third-party sites such at Headout will help you avail great discounts.

Who can avail of discounted tickets to Barcelona Zoo?

Children between the ages of 3 to 12 enjoy reduced pricing on their Barcelona Zoo tickets.

Can I cancel my Barcelona Zoo tickets?

You cannot cancel the Barcelona Zoo tickets as they are non-refundable.

Can I buy tickets online in advance?

Yes you can purchase tickets online, allowing you easy access on the day of your visit.

What are the opening hours of Barcelona Zoo?

Barcelona Zoo is open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

What can I see at Barcelona Zoo?

You can witness a rich collection of flora and fauna divided over 11 spaces, namely the Land of Dragons, the Aviary, the Primate Gallery, the Palm Trees, the Biodiversity Garden, the Terrariums, the Farm, Titis Gallery, and the Flight bird dome.

Is there a cafeteria or restaurant inside the zoo?

Yes, there are several dining options within the zoo, including cafeterias and restaurants that offer a variety of food choices.

What facilities can visitors avail of at the Barcelona Zoo?

As a part of its hospitality, the Barcelona Zoo has several restaurants and cafes set up in its enclosure. Besides that, basic amenities like wheelchair access, diaper changing boards, smoking zones, emergency medical services, in-house shopping, and breastfeeding rooms are available.

Are there facilities for visitors with special needs?

Yes, Barcelona Zoo is committed to accessibility. Facilities include free wheelchair service, accessible restrooms, and the ZooBot chatbot for information.