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Fast Track Tickets to Barcelona Zoo

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  • Skip the long entry lines and explore the Barcelona Zoo at your own pace.
  • Home to 4,000 animals and over 400 species of mammals, reptiles, and birds, the Barcelona Zoo is both educative and beguiling.
  • With 11 distinct divisions, such as the Land of Dragons, Terrarium, Gorillas Area, and Aquarama learn about different species.
  • With a distinct children’s play area, allow your children to pet live animals and enjoy harmless pony rides at the Barcelona Zoo.
  • Children aged between 3 and 12 years enjoy reduced price tickets while those aged 3 and below do not require tickets.
  • These tickets cannot be canceled, refunded or rescheduled.

Barcelona Zoo Reopens Post Covid-19

After being forced to keep its gates closed due to Covid-19, the Barcelona Zoo reopened on 25 June 2020. Ensure that you are aware of all the protocols in place before you visit Barcelona Zoo for a seamless and enjoyable experience.

Covid-19 Safety Measure at Barcelona Zoo

  • Visitors are encouraged to book tickets in advance to avoid physical contact at the venue.
  • All visitors of the Barcelona Zoo must wear masks. Failing to wear masks calls for no entry into the zoo. 
  • The physical distancing of 2 meters must be followed between every visitor and between visitors and the staff.

Why visit Barcelona Zoo?

Barcelona Zoo Tickets

Built in 1892, Barcelona Zoo is one of the most favorite attractions in Spain. Here is why you should visit the Barcelona Zoo.

  • Witness animals in spacious enclosures resembling their natural habitat. 
  • The 11 zones house over 400 species of mammals, reptiles, and birds, many of whom are rare and endangered.
  • Learn about wildlife and the importance of conservation. 
  • Enjoy a picnic while being surrounded by wildlife.
  • Cultivate a love for animals by letting your kids explore the petting zoo.
  • Visit the Oceanarium with the largest tank in Europe.

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Barcelona Zoo Tickets

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  • Skip the lines and enjoy fast-track access to the Barcelona Zoo.
  • You can take part in all the activities inside such as dolphin viewing and penguin feeding.
  • Explore the 11 distinct spaces, each dedicated to a certain type of species.
  • Meet Komodo dragons, iguanas, poison dart frogs, boa constrictors, pythons, sea lions, and more.

Discounted Tickets: Toddlers below 3 years can enter Barcelona Zoo sans tickets. Children aged 3 -12 enjoy reduced ticket pricing. Carry valid photo ID proof for verification.
Cancelation Policy: These tickets cannot be canceled, refunded, or rescheduled.

 Best Way to Purchase Barcelona Zoo tickets? Book Online

Needless to say, given the pandemic, it is best to opt for online transactions. There are many benefits to purchasing tickets online:

  • Convenience: Buying tickets online saves a lot of your time, is convenient, and is hassle-free. You omit the stress of queuing.  
  • Great discounts: When you purchase tickets from online and genuine third-party sites, you are entitled to several discounts.
  • Advanced booking: Book your Barcelona Zoo tickets weeks in advance and avoid the stress of standing in ticketing lines or tickets running out.

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 zoo, make sure you cover the following spaces:

Barcelona Zoo Ticket Komodo Dragons

The Land of Dragons

  • The Land of Dragons also called the Komodo space, houses five species from the APAC region. 
  • There are two integrated enclosures. The Komodo dragons live in the larger enclosure and the Muntjac deer live in the other enclosure.
  • The Java Sparrow, the Nicobar Pigeon, and the Pied Imperial Pigeon also live here.
  • Barcelona Zoo's first fully renovated facility, this 140-meter route has been made using modern zoo-immersion in order to create conditions that imitate their natural habitat.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Reptile Zone

Terrari or Terrarium

  • The Barcelona Zoo’s Terrarium is world-renowned for its noteworthy reptiles and amphibians.
  • You will find reptiles and amphibians of all sizes from small dragons and dwarf crocodiles to pythons and large spectacled caimans.
  • At the in-house animal breeding room, you can see baby tortoises, snakes, and iguanas.
  • At the end of the route through this zone, you will find a wooden footbridge that connects several ponds. Here you will find an enormous Siamese crocodile and varied kinds of fish.  
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Primates Gallery

Primate Gallery

  • The Primate Gallery consists of spaces that imitate the living environments that primates live in.
  • It has been designed to conserve primate species like the red monkey, the talapoin, the collared Mangabey, the white-nosed monkey, the putty-nosed monkey, the Brazza monkey, and the Siamang, among others.
  • Glass walls enclose these primates, giving a complete view to the public to witness the animals' day-to-day activities that include rope climbing and munching on food.
Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Aviarium


  • Built-in the 1970s, the Barcelona Zoo Aviary is home to over 70 species of birds from various continents. 
  • Thanks to highly successful breeding rates, it has contributed to increasing the population of several endangered bird species. 
  • A collection of distinct ecosystems of the African, American, and Asian jungles was a part of the 2002 renovations of the Aviary.
  • White-naped pheasant pigeon, Wattled jacana, Crested partridge, and Sunbittern are some of the bird species you will find here.
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: the Golden-headed Lion Tit, the Cotton-headed Tit, the White-faced Tit, the Goeldi’s Tit, the Emperor Tit, the Blond-Hand Tit and the Pygmy Tit.
  • 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.


  • 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

One of the missions of the Barcelona Zoo is to uplift the existing state of wildlife fauna by contributing to conservation projects and taking up research and development activities. The zoo has collaborated with native zoos, research institutes, and universities and is governed by guidelines framed by the EAZA and the WAZA.

The research and conservation projects include Cetaceans, Colloserola insects, Dorcas Gazelle, Odzala, Mangabei, and the life of Montseny Brook Newt. 

Other notable projects of the Barcelona Zoo include the Nacra, recovery of the European Hill, conservation of the Bearded vulture, conservation of the mosquito net, and the conservation of the Montseny newt.

Plan Your Visit to Barcelona Zoo

Getting There
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Barcelona Zoo Tickets Timings

Daily: 10 AM to 8 PM. The ticket office closes at 6 PM.

The zoo is open every day of the week.

Pro tip: Download the Zoo app to help you plan your visit more conveniently. 

Best time to visit: Plan your visit to Barcelona Zoo for early mornings, as soon as the zoo opens. This will help you avoid long lines and crowds. You can also visit Barcelona Zoo during late afternoons.

Getting to Barcelona Zoo

Address: Parc de la Ciutadella, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Find On Map

By Bus: Board bus lines D20, H14, H16, V21 or V27. Ramon Trias Fargas-Doctor Trueta stop, which is 4 minutes away, is the closest stop.

By Metro: On the yellow line, take L4 to Ciutadella | Vila Olímpica, 10 minutes away. Or, take L1 on the red line. Alight at Arc de Triomphe, 9 minutes away.

By Tram: Take the T4 from Ciutadella to Vila Olímpica.

By Train: Take the RENEFE train to Estació de França and Arc de Triomphe. Both stations are a quick walk away from Barcelona Zoo.

Barcelona Zoo Tickets - Facilities
  • Wheelchair: Borrow a wheelchair for the duration of your visit.  
  • Restaurants: There are three restaurants on the Barcelona Zoo premises.
  • Changing rooms: You will find diaper changing rooms in several of the toilets in Zoo.
  • Play area: The playground also includes games for kids with reduced mobility.
  • Hospital: Near the entrance to Wellington Street you will find a medical center for any emergencies.
  • Breastfeeding rooms: Nurse your baby in peace in the breastfeeding room located in the Farm area.
  • Lockers: Leave your belongings at the free lockers.
  • Gift shop: Buy souvenirs to mark your trip to Barcelona Zoo.
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.
  • Specific spaces and facilities have limited accommodation. A ticket to the zoo does not guarantee admission to these facilities. 
  • Smoking is prohibited. However, smoking zones are indicated with a signpost. 

All Your Questions About Barcelona Zoo Tickets Answered

Q. Is Barcelona Zoo open?

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

Q. Where can I buy Barcelona Zoo tickets?

A. You can buy your Barcelona Zoo tickets online.

Q. What is the best way to buy Barcelona Zoo tickets?

A. 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.

Q. Who can avail of discounted tickets to Barcelona Zoo?

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

Q. Can I cancel my Barcelona Zoo tickets?

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

Q. What is the validity of my tickets to Barcelona Zoo?

A. Barcelona Zoo tickets are valid only for the day it has been booked for.

Q. What are Barcelona Zoo timings?

A. The Barcelona Zoo is open from 10 AM to 8 PM all round the year.

Q. What can I see at Barcelona Zoo?

A. 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.

A. 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 complexes, and breastfeeding rooms are available.