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Brno Zoo is a zoo located in Brno, Czech Republic with approximately areas 65 hectares. This zoo became member of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WZO) in 2000. It was built in 1950 and opened for public at August 30, 1953. The zoo has involved in captive breeding of endangered and participated in conservation of endangered animal species in Czech Republic coordinated by professional scientific institutions. By cooperating with zoologist and breeders, this zoo offers various educational programs and excursions for schools and others concerned person. There are 1407 animals with 274 species lives there. If you are interested to adopt an animal, this zoo also has program for that, for more information you can get it on their website or listen the information from the staff when you are visit the zoo. Before you purchased the tickets here is some information about operational time of the zoo. It is open daily all year round, during November to February is open at 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. from March to October is start from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and during April to September is open from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. the things to do if you want to get the ticket is remember that the ticket offices are closed one hours before the zoo closing. Let's put this zoo as your tour destination and book the ticket, here you can get new knowledge, get closer with animals, and especially for you kids they will be happy if you tell them to visit Brno Zoo.
Brno Zoo Visit and Explore
Beringia exhibit is one of popular part of Brno Zoo which contains northern species. Here you can see American beaver, Artic fox, Artic wolf, avocet, bald eagle, Canada lynx, common raven, common ringed plover, eastern chipmunk, Eurasian curlew, Eurasian oystercatcher, Kamchatka brown bear, north American porcupine, northern fur seal, red-crowned crane, ruff, snowy owl, Ural owl, and wolverine. The things to do if you visit this exhibition are see the family of Kamchatka brown bears, artic foxes and wolves because this is the popular animal in this exhibition.
If your younger children are animal lovers, this area is perfect for them. This area is contained with petting zoo, swings, slides, and monkey bars. They can stroke domestic animals and enjoy see-saws. Here they will see some animals such as cob, Friesian horse, Hungarian screw-horned sheep, miniappaloosa, pygmy goat, red-eared slider and wallis sheep. It must be the things to do to make you children get closer with animals.
In the Tropical Kingdom you can see around 43 animals here. It is included African brush-tailed porcupine, amboina box turtle, Australian green frog, azara's agouti, azure damselfish, blackfin pacu, Brazilian porcupine, caiman lizard, carinate curly-tailed lizard, chuckwalla, cotton-top tamarin, Cuban boa, Cuban ground iguana, cuvier's Madagascar swift, cuvier's dwarf caiman, degu, demarest's hutia, foxface rabbitfish, giant hispaniolan galliwasp and many more. The things to do if you want to the other collection of Tropical Kingdom is you must visit it and see the gorgeous animals there.
According to the name, this area is contained with African animals. Here you will see some animas such as chapman's zebra, fishcher's lovebird, Katanga lion, purple glossy-starling, red-and-yellow barbet, reticulated giraffe, ring-tailed lemur and superb starling.
It will be interesting things to do if you visit Primate Pavilion in Brno Zoo. Get closer with the primate and enjoy funny behavior of the collection of this area that included Anubis baboon, black and white ruffed lemur, black lemur, chimpanzee, and white-fronted brown lemur.
This is the perfect place for the children and young people in the age from 5 to 18 years that interest with nature. The aim of Young Scientist Station is active use of free time of children and teenage youth by form of attractive use of educational methods and means in various natural historical branches and using the zoo as such. This is held every Saturday and Sunday, it can be in the afternoon and even in the morning. Things to do if you are need more information about this program you can visit their website or ask by calling.
How to Get Tickets?
If you make plan and put Brno Zoo as your tour destination and you confused to get the ticket. You don't need to worry about the ticket because you can get it in ticket office there or you can visit their own website to book the ticket.
How To Get Around?
To get around the zoo you can do it by foot. If you want to use zoo train make sure that you are not making tour there during winter season because the train is not operated during that season. In children's zoo also offer horse riding there, but this is also seasonally.
What Should I Wear?
If you visit Brno Zoo in hottest day I suggest you wear cotton tee, short, skirt, shirt, sneaker, sandals or flip flop. If you in chilly day you can wear your sweater, pants, jacket, and scarft.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Brno Zoo is during spring or autumn because the weather is mild and perfect to exploring the zoo and you can try to ride the zoo train.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, things to do before you visit the zoo are you should get map of the zoo on some website on internet and you will not get lost there.
How To Get There?
It's easy to reach the zoo from neighborhood cities of Brno. There is some transportation that may help you tour be easier such as train, bus, airplane or you can drive to get there. For example, if you are from Budapest it takes 4 hours 34 minutes by train, around 4 hours to 6 hours by bus and 3 hours 16 minutes by drive. It will take longer time if you are from Warsaw, you need 7 hours 32 minutes by train, around 9 to 10 hours by bus, and 5 hours 52 minutes by drive.