The world's largest urban zoo, Bronx Zoo displays more than 650 different species from across the globe--about 6,000 animals in total. The 107 hectare (265 acre) park features numerous sections and regional themes, including Wild Asia, Madagascar, African Plains, the World of Monkeys, and Tiger Mountain. You'll find a colony of critically endangered western lowland gorillas in their jungle habitat in the Congo Gorilla Forest, which showcases the zoo's commitment to conservation and provides residents with spacious outdoor enclosures. Check the zoo's online events schedule for animal feedings, zookeeper talks, and enrichment activities. PutBronx Zoo into our Bronx visit planning website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
Tours to Bronx Zoo
£62 BOOK WITH VIATOR The New York Sightseeing Flex Pass: Save Big on 100+ Attractions and Tours! The New York Sightseeing Flex Pass: Save Big on 100+ Attractions and Tours!
Duration: 30 days
Bronx Zoo reviews
Enjoy taking pictures all day, lots of beautiful animals, the staff very attentive. The area was very clean. The Food area great. The only thing was the parking to expensive $20.00.
Enjoy taking pictures all day, lots of beautiful animals, the staff very attentive. The area was very clean. The Food area great. The only thing was the parking to expensive $20.00. more »
What a gorgeous zoo. The animal enclosures are done so well and the animals look like they have space and appropriate enrichment activities.
What a gorgeous zoo. The animal enclosures are done so well and the animals look like they have space and appropriate enrichment activities. more »
Probably the best zoo in all of New York City. You will always have a great time here. Parking is a bit expensive, but its worth it! It helps you discover different animals and it is calm and enjoyable. It is a fun experience when you are bored. The shop is great here. Good prices. There is many seating areas and transit. Overall, I would give this a fresh 10/10. Recommend it.
The Bronx Zoo was awesome. The staff members were friendly and very knowledgeable about everything. There's lots of animals to see and the sea lions were really fun to watch. The Dancing Crane restaurant serves really good family friendly food(like pizza, chicken strips, hamburgers and other food that's good for picky little eaters). Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes since you'll be walking around for hours. I highly recommend this zoo to everyone living in NYC or if you're only here for a visit.
Plan your trip to Bronx
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Bronx
Side trips from Bronx
Hidden gems in Bronx
Historic Sites in Bronx
Nearby attractions in Bronx
Parks in Bronx
Trips in Bronx Zoo by other users
10 days in New York City BY A USER FROM OMAN The High Line Central Park The Metropolitan Museum of Art 24 days in New York City BY A USER FROM FRANCE Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Central Park Federal Hall 30 days in New York City BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine Central Park New-York Historical Society Museum & Library 20 days in New York City BY A USER FROM ISRAEL Central Park Rockefeller Plaza Manhattan New York City Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum 12 days in New York City BY A USER FROM ISRAEL The High Line Central Park Bow Bridge 11 days in New York City BY A USER FROM MEXICO Top of the Rock Rockefeller Center Empire State Building