Zoo & aquarium

Parc Zoologique de Paris Member

Croisement avenue Daumesnil et route de la Ceinture du Lac - 75012 Paris

Bois de Vincennes - 12e Arrondissement


Night time openening at the Parc Zoologique of Paris : Every Thursday of June and July !
From 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm :
An original tour of the park with animations to discover differently the animals
Happy Hour at the restaurant of the park, Le Siam for the "apero'zoo" drinks at the early evening
And until 1 am in the morning : cocktails, tapas and live music at Le Siam restaurant


The Parc Zoologique de Paris: an escape into nature
The Parc Zoologique is open to visitors year round, offering you a unique opportunity to relax right on Paris’ doorstep as you explore over two miles of trails traversing five distinct biozones.
Over 2000 animals are waiting just a stone’s throw from Porte Dorée metro station, representing a sample of 125 different species of wild fauna.
Observe rare and little known species: the mischievous bush dog, the adorable manatee, and the graceful European otter are all perfectly at ease in their habitat.
For your comfort, visitor facilities include a picnic area, two restaurants, buggy hire, and a gift shop where you can treat yourself.
The Parc Zoologique de Paris: a new breed of zoo.


  • Animaux
  • Aquarium
  • Insectes
  • Multimédia
  • Plantes
  • Plantes tropicales
  • Sciences
  • Sciences naturelles
  • Vidéo



Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Audioguide
  • Gift shop
  • Photos allowed
  • Restaurant

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French sign language

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English

Combined tickets

Combined ticket with the Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes

Gift shop

1 shop


2 restaurants serving fast food for a quick bite to eat before carrying on your visit.


  • Bookshop
  • Loan of pram

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price :
Adults: €22 / young & students 12-25 years €16.50 / children 3- 11 years : €14
Reduced price :
Adults : €16.50 / young & students : €14 / Children 3 - 11 years : €11

Interactive guide:smart phone application available on Apple Store and Play Store.

Guided tour

Guided tours in French - Ticket for the park included :
Visit of 2 hours : adults 27€ / children & young 20€
Visit of 1 hour and half : adults 25€ / children & young 18€50

Guided tours in Foreign Languages - Ticket for the park included :
Visit of 2 hours : 30€
Visit of 1 hour and half : 28€

Booking fee : €9 / on-site booking : €10 for everyone

Group tour

Guided tour for groups - Ticket for the park included : Visit of 2 hours : adults 24€ / children 16€ Visit of 1 hour and half : adults 22€ / children 14.50€ Booking fee : €9


Free for young people and children

- 3 years

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Chèque Vacances

Exceptional closure


Opening times

Summer Schedule : every day from May 1st till August 31st, 2016 from 9:30 am till 8:30 am
Mid-season Schedule : from September 1st till October 29th, 2016 from 9:30 am till 6 pm in the week and from 9:30 am till 7:30 am on week-ends, holidays ans school holidays (every zone)
Winter Schedule : from October 30th, 2016 of 10 hours at 5 pm every day, except Tuesdays, schools holidays and holidays

Exceptional opening

  • 1 January
  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 1 May
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November
  • 25 December

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Parc Zoologique de Paris

Croisement avenue Daumesnil et route de la Ceinture du Lac
75012 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 8 11 22 41 22

  • Subway - Porte Dorée
  • RER - Vincennes
  • Bus - 46, 86, 325
  • Tram T3a Velib' et autolib' : stations in front of Parc.

Adapted to disabled people

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Visual Visual
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical

Access facilities offered to disabled people

Free and reduced for disabled people. Loan of wheelchairs. Adapted activities and workshops.

Accessibility for disabled people

- Mobility impairment: the Parc Zoologique de Paris is 100% accessible for visitors in wheelchairs. Reserved disabled parking spaces are close by. The number 46 bus stops right outside the site.
- Visual impairment: for blind visitors, the welcome area (ticket office, information point) as well as the building entrances and public toilets are equipped with audio guides, and have guiding signs on the ground. For sight-impaired visitors, information panels on the species are easy to read. Audio guides are also available at the reception desk.
- Audio impairment: the welcome area (ticket office, information point) is equipped with hearing loops. Visits in French Sign Language are organized.
- Mental disability: guided tours and a wealth of illustrations providing an adapted discovery of the animals and vegetation. Pictograms are mostly used to simplify getting around.

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