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Kraków Zoo

Kraków Zoo

Kraków Zoo: Our most recommended tours and activities

Krakow: Zoo with Hotel Pickup

1. Krakow: Zoo with Hotel Pickup

Established in 1929, Krakow Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the city. Located in the picturesque Wolski Forest, see a variety of animals that have been saved from extinction. They are now properly cared for by creating conditions that take into account their natural needs. With pickup from your hotel in Krakow, take the opportunity to see some of the most famous residents of the zoo including the Rothschild Giraffe, the pygmy hippo, the Amur Tiger, and the Ruffed Lemur. Home to a vast diversity of mammals reptiles and birds, there is much to see and to interest all ages.

From Krakow: Zoo Trip with Transfer

2. From Krakow: Zoo Trip with Transfer

Experience Krakow Zoo, which currently contains more than 1,400 animals and represents about 270 species. You will also discover over 100 groups of animals which are dying and endangered. These include the Rothschild Giraffe, the Przewalski's Horse, the pygmy hippo, the panda bear, the snow leopard, the Amur Tiger, the maned wolf, the antelope addaks, the chimpanzee, and the Ruffed Lemur. The zoo is located in Wolski Forest, a beautiful forest park which is unique in large urban areas. This area is a favorite vacation spot for inhabitants of Krakow, with numerous marked walking trails. Many of them run near the Zoologischer Garten, which is often the goal of a lot of peoples' hiking. The Wolski Forest also contains bike trails and educational paths, and is a place with several historic buildings including the Mound of Independence, the Jozef Pilsudski, and the monastery and hermitage OO Camaldolese.

Krakow: Zoo Tour with Private Transport and Tickets

3. Krakow: Zoo Tour with Private Transport and Tickets

Don’t worry about any organizational troubles to experience one of Top Attractions in Krakow. Jump out of the city to explore the wild world of animals, see on your own one of the last species on Earth and enjoy passion for animals. Use skip-the-line tickets and avoid long useless queues. The driver will pick you up at your accommodation and bring you straight to the Zoo. Krakow Zoo has great history, because it started to exist right after the animal garden on famous Wawel Hill. When Kings left the Castle, people who love animals created for them a Zoo in the forest, out of the city, where animals can live in peace. So direct transfers are the most reasonable way to come. You will find most recognizable animals, but also these ones that no longer exist in their natural environment! See on your own unique bongo antelopes, pygmy hippos and much more. Enjoy funny lemurs, majestic lions, lovely camels, fantastic elephants or grave crocodiles! See different worlds in one place. After an amazing adventure in the zoo, which lasts around 3 hours, the driver will wait for you in front of the gate. Just sit back and he will drop you off at your accommodation or any other location in Krakow if you want to sightsee more.

Krakow: Lazy Catamaran River Cruise and Salt Mine Group Tour

4. Krakow: Lazy Catamaran River Cruise and Salt Mine Group Tour

Enjoy a combo Vistula River cruise and guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Krakow, skip-the-line entry included. Look at the royal city from the deck of a modern catamaran, then go to Wieliczka and admire underground wonders made of salt by the forces of nature and the work of human hands. Start your day by hopping on board a boat with a heated deck and leather sofas that will make you feel at home, even on cold days. On warmer days, head to the upper platform to enjoy the views while spending time outdoors. Look at Krakow from the riverside and spot monuments such as the defensive walls of Wawel with a panorama of the Royal Castle, the cathedral, and the iconic silhouette of a dragon. Then, change to a bus and drive to Wieliczka, a small town near Krakow, where one of the largest ancient salt mines in Europe (700 years old) is located. The depth of the mine is 340 meters, and the total length of the corridors and tunnels is over 245 kilometers. The tourist route is over 3 km long and includes over 20 halls, underground lakes, and a multitude of corridors and buildings, including the largest and one-of-a-kind Church of St. Kinga, the patron saint of miners. The underground church is richly decorated with chandeliers and statues of saints carved out of salt. There is a specific healing microclimate in the mine and a sanatorium at a depth of 135 meters. Get to know this UNESCO World Heritage Site before returning round-trip to Krakow.

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What people are saying about Kraków Zoo

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Amazing day, lovely Zoo, grounds just wow. No rubbish, no litter anywhere. Park so well maintained. Animals well spaced out with lots of viewing areas. Would definitely recommend.

Pawel is a very helpful tour guide, speaks perfect English, was extremely patient as a guide and gave us a very great tips on the local cuisine and restaurants.

Super set out place. Extremely clean . Had some food (hotdogs & fries) and was very good quality and value for money. Would recommend!

Fantastic. Tomek our driver was punctual and friendly. The zoo was incredible

Very friendly driver and very knowledgeable of the city