Paris Zoo, officially Parc Zoologique de Paris, is located in Bois de Vincennes on the Eastern side of Paris.
Paris Zoo is divided in five geographical zones where animals live in their original environment: Sahel, Patagonia, Europe, Amazonia and Madagascar. See Paris Zoo map. Paris Zoo is a green attraction on the edge of busy Paris. A key attraction is the 65 meters "grand rocher" rocky hill, closed to visitors.
Paris Zoo is open from 10am to 5pm mid October to mid March, from 10am to 6pm mid March to mid October (9.30am to 7.30pm on week-ends).
Adult ticket: 22 euros. Child ticket (3 to 11): 14 euros.
We advise you to visit Thoiry Safari Park near Paris as an entertaining complement to Paris Zoo.
In Thoiry, girafes, elephants, lions in liberty amaze children. Tigers can be seen from a glass tunnel.
In Paris, you can also visit the Jardin d'acclimatation, a lovely amusement park with a small zoo for kids.
See our suggestions of Paris attractions for children