Guadalajara Zoo

Guadalajara Jungle Zoo

A perfect family plan awaits you at the Guadalajara Zoo where you will be surrounded by all kinds of animals. Get to know the essential information to book this beautiful experience as soon as possible, you will love it!

GDL Zoo Attractions

  1. Aquarium
  2. Safari Masai Mara
  3. Sky Zoo
  4. Antártida
  5. Amazonia
  6. Herpetario
  7. Michilia
  8. Monkeyland
  9. Rancho
  10. Jungle
  11. Train
  12. Villa Australiana

Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, the GDL Zoo is a public organization that was founded in 1988 with the motivation to introduce different species of animals, to be a perfect place to be with the family and to generate interest in nature.

Its 50 hectares have witnessed unique moments that have been a great milestone in the history of the park, which you will be able to learn about yourself in its official website: in 1995 the first albino crocodile arrived at a zoo in LatinAmerica; in 2001 a pair of orangutans arrived from Taipei itself or the presentation of the Gentoo penguins in 2016.

The most popular attractions are the aquarium, the Masai Mara Safari, the Sky Zoo and the Antarctica area. Thanks to the Aquarium you will be able to delve into the depths of the sea to meet the most unusual fish; in the Masai Mara Safari you will discover Africa without leaving Mexico. Sky Zoo is a different way to see a zoo from the heights and last but not least you can’t miss the Antarctica, where you will see Emperor, Adelie or Gentoo penguins.

Guadalajara Zoo Schedule

During the school season the hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 18:00 PM, while during the holiday season it will be open every day of the week from 9:30 AM to 18:00 PM.

You will also have available basic services such as restaurants, souvenir store, restrooms and much more to make your excursion as comfortable as possible.

After visiting the zoo, you can take advantage of the best tourist tours in Guadalajara and get to know the whole territory.

Guadalajara Zoo: prices

There are both individual and package prices depending on your interest in each park attraction. Individual prices for the Aquarium are 75 pesos for adults and 45 pesos for children. To purchase a Safari ticket, adults must pay 62 pesos while children pay 45 pesos. The Antarctica portion will be 55 pesos for adults and 40 pesos for children.

You can hire means of transportation such as the cable car, which will cost you 60 pesos for the whole trip as opposed to the half trip, which will cost 33 pesos. The cost of the train will be 55 pesos for the full trip and 34 pesos for the half trip. Finally, you will be able to parking by paying a general fee of 67 pesos.

Guadalajara Zoo packages

Animals inside the Guadalajara Zoo

  1. Guadazoo Package: adults 100 pesos, children 62 pesos
  2. Premier Package: adults 280 pesos, children 190 pesos
  3. Diamond Package: adults 330 pesos, children 247 pesos

The Guadalajara Safari

One of the most popular areas of the park is the Safari, a small piece of Africa in the middle of Mexico. Here you will travel through the territory in a special truck for 2o minutes, you will meet the different animals that inhabit it, as well as learn about the life of a Maasai village. Enter into this unforgettable adventure and live it up close with your loved ones.

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