Situated on the popular island of Korkeasaari, the Helsinki Zoo
is one of the best family attractions in Helsinki. Home to more
than 200 different animal species and five times the varieties of
plantlife, the zoo makes a great stop for anyone travelling with
children in Helsinki. Visitors can see Finnish wildlife like musk
ox, reindeer and snowy owls, or more exotic flora and fauna from
all over the world. The zoo also offers rest areas, restaurants,
and souvenir shops.
Address: Mustikkamaanpolku 12, Korkeasaari
Postal Code: 00099
Telephone: (09) 310 1615
Transportation: There is a bridge to Korkeasaari from Mustikkamaa, and
ferries in the summer from Kauppatori and Hakaniemi.
Opening Time: October through March 10am-4pm; April and September
10am-6pm; May to August 10am-8pm.
Admission: EUR10 adults, EUR5 children 6-17. Combination zoo and
ferry tickets are also available.