Location : Goldau
How to reach
By train : The zoo of central Switzerland can be reached from Zurich, Baden, Luzern and Zug by less than 45 minutes. The zoo is 400 m from the station.
Discover the wonders of nature and the animal kingdom at Switzerland’s premier animal park situated in Goldau. This beautiful boulder-strewn wilderness of Goldau has spacious grounds featuring two tranquil lakes dotted with aquatic animals is a perfect place for family picnics. The species here are mainly European and the concept is to educate visitors about wildlife conservation through presentations, exhibitions and guided tours. Excellent infrastructure, Robinson Playground and barbecue makes it a perfect destination for children who loves to enjoy a huge park with swings, watch towers sandpits and climbing nets. The star attraction is 20 m long slide provide plenty of thrills and spills. A visit to this zoo is a delight .It helps to make a direct contact between animals and humans which is indeed a fascinating experience. The zoo remains open throughout the year. The timing of the zoo from November to February is between 9 am to 5 pm and from March to October is between 9 am to 6 pm. For those who want to visit at weekends the timings are from 8 am to 7 pm.
Excellent infrastructure, Robinson Playground for your children as well as barbecue facilities complete with fire wood, are available. The Goldau Nature Park and Zoo is a big attraction throughout the year. Special tours or banquets can be arranged.
Open all year
November - February from 9 am to 5 pm
March - October from 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm
The Goldau Nature Park and Zoo was founded in 1925 and is situated in the midst of the romantic wilderness of a forest that was the site of a rockslide - an area that enthralls its visitors.
Numerous, mainly European animals live here in a unique network of flora and fauna. Due to a generous expanse of land that resembles the animals natural habitat, one can experience direct contact between humans and animals, a fascinating experience.