Visit the Bronx Zoo | New York City Activities
Visiting the Bronx Zoo has been a popular NYC Activity for more than 100 years.
2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10460
Since 1899, Visiting the Bronx Zoo has been a fun way to spend an afternoon. This is the largest urban zoo in the world, and the many exhibits delight visitors of all ages who come to enjoy this New York City Activity.
About Visiting the Bronx Zoo:
Situated on 265 acres, the Bronx Zoo is home to more than 6,000 animals. It’s come a long way since it opened with 843 animals – which was quite an impressive number at the time. Today, both locals and visitors looking for an NYC Activity head to the zoo to enjoy browsing the exhibits and learning about some of the Zoo’s interesting creatures.
With so much to see while Visiting the Bronx Zoo, most visitors find that two days are needed to see it all. If you can only set aside one day to enjoy this New York City Activity then be sure to browse the Zoo’s website to see which of the exhibits interest you most.
In addition to the many exhibits that are included with general admission, the Zoo also includes a number of premium exhibits which can be enjoyed for an additional fee. The premium exhibits include
Premium exhibits include the Bug Carousel, Butterfly Garden, Congo Gorilla Forest, 4-D Theatre, and Wild Asia Monorail.
Some of the creatures you may see while Visiting the Bronx Zoo are giraffes, African wild dogs, Asian elephants, grizzly bears, Komodo dragons, penguins, red pandas, zebras, gorillas, Indian rhinoceros, and many more. Purchase the Total Experience ticket to make the most of this NYC Activity. The Total Experience ticket provides access to all of the Zoo’s premium exhibits, and it is a great value.
Add this New York City Activity to your itinerary during your next visit.
Monday through Friday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
General Admission Tickets
Adults - $19.95
Ages 3 to 12 - $12.95
Total Experience Tickets (includes access to all premium exhibits described above)
Adults - $33.95
Ages 3 to 12 - $23.95