Israel’s Most Visited Attraction
The zoo lies within a pastoral valley in southwestern Jerusalem and provides its resident animals with living conditions at international standards. At the zoo, you will find a variety of experiential activities for children and adults, alongside rich information on every one of the animals living at the zoo.
The Biblical Zoo focuses on maintaining a zoological collection with good living conditions and developing and facilitating educational activities to bring the public closer to nature conservation and the protection of wildlife. The zoo promotes social involvement, conducts research, and participates in national and international projects of conservation, breeding, and returning animals to the wild. It does all this while creating a place for enriching leisure within an atmosphere that emphasizes the values of nature.
Get acquainted with animals. Enjoy a precious green space.
The Biblical Zoo spreads over 400 dunams of land, which houses dozens of spectacular animal exhibits. They present nature’s biodiversity along with a system of pools, a manmade lake, whose water is purified and recycled, grassy areas, and plenty of shaded green spots. At the zoo, you will find an enchanting area for children, including a petting zoo and a living classroom, where you can encounter and get acquainted with a variety of animals up close, as well as an ecological playground.
The zoo offers a variety of special tours throughout the year, including behind-the-scenes tours at various exhibits, an overnight tour, and personal guided tours for groups and individuals. Details and registration are available on the zoo’s website. To guarantee the visit, tickets must be ordered in advance through the zoo's website >>