Zoo in Klaipeda
The zoological park in the Lithuanian Klaipeda is one of the youngest in Europe. It was born through the efforts of biologist Edward Legescas and is located in a popular urban recreation area 10 km from the city. Today, about 200 animals, representing one and a half hundred species, have a permanent residence permit in the Klaipeda Zoo. Many of them are under the protection of the Lithuanian and International Red Data Books..
Klaipeda Zoological Garden
From the moment of its foundation, the favorite place for family recreation of the townspeople was called the zoo. It is customary to spend weekends watching your favorite animals in a comfortable environment. The organizers of the zoological garden did their best and equipped all the guests with comfortable enclosures and areas for games. The old name "Klaipeda Zoological Garden" was replaced in 2014 with the modern one - "Klaipeda Zoo", as it is more suitable for the constantly developing scientific one. research and educational institution. Citizens and tourists know this place as a mini-zoo of Klaipeda, because so far its territory is not too large.
Pride and achievement
The park workers and Klaipeda residents are proud of the white tiger that has settled in the park as a permanent guest. The guests are also greeted by kind wolves and angry leopards, hardworking raccoons and a respectable panther, clever owls and voracious pelicans, narcissistic peacocks and neat pheasants. Primates coexist with porcupines in cozy enclosures, and graceful and graceful sika deer coexist peacefully with llamas, camels and donkeys..
How to get there?
The address of the zoo is Jonusai K. Dauparai, Klaipeda, Lithuania. The easiest way to get there is by rented car or taxi. The park is located 10 km east of Klaipeda on the E85 highway.
- From April 1 to October 31 inclusive, the park is open from 10.00 to 20.00. Ticket offices stop selling tickets half an hour before closing.
- From November 1 to March 31, the facility is open only on weekends and holidays from 10.00 to 17.00.
The details of the schedule are best checked by phone..
The price of an adult ticket to the Klaipeda Zoo is 4 euros, for a child from 3 to 7 years old you will have to pay 2 euros. Pupils, full-time students and senior citizens can get a discount and buy a ticket for € 3 upon presentation of the appropriate photo ID.
The right to visit the zoo free of charge is given to kids under 3 years old, and discounted tickets are available for disabled people and persons accompanying tourist groups.
Cash desks accept payment only in cash. Bank cards are not served.
The zoo administration asks to pay attention to the rules of conduct for visitors. Drinking alcoholic beverages, smoking and unauthorized feeding of animals is strictly prohibited here.!
Services and contacts
Klaipeda zoo official website - zoosodas.com.
Phone +370 46 475 063.