Santo Inácio Zoo

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  • Address: Rua 5 de Outubro, 4503, 4430-809 Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Tel.: +351 227878500
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  • Opening hours: 01 Nov - 31 Mar 10:00-17:00 01 Apr - 30 Oct 10:00-19:00 Closed: Mondays from November to March, January 1st and December 25th. Animals are collected 1 hour before closing.
  • Cost: Smart (€€)
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  • Accessible for people with impairments: Physical
  • Wireless internet access: Yes
  • Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Payment cards: Mastercard
  • The Santo Inácio Zoo is the largest and greenest zoo in northern Portugal and is located just 10 minutes from Porto, in Vila Nova de Gaia. In the little over 10 years since it first opened, it has already had over two million of visitors and has become 'the' Zoo of Greater Porto. The protection of wild life and the well-being of the animals are the main concern of the Santo Inácio Zoo. Every day there are demonstrations of animal behaviour, where you can see the animals up close and get to know them better! A nature visit you mustn't miss!! One ticket, lots of entertainment!
    Every day there are animal behaviour demonstrations, a fun and interactive way to understand and respect wildlife! Enjoy an unforgettable day!
    Between April 1st and October 31th, Zoo Santo Inácio offers tourists the shuttle service (ZooLine) with the following times: 10 am; 11 am; 12 pm and 14 pm from Porto's Sé (Cathedral) to Zoo Santo Inácio and 2:30 pm; 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm from Zoo Santo Inácio to Porto's Sé (Cathedral).
  • GPS: 41.092724, -8.537302
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  • Fax: +351 227878517
  • Price: Children up to 2 years (0- 2 years) free (up to 3 children per adult / senior) Children (3 to 12 years) 9.95€ Adult (13 to 64 years) 15.20€ Senior (over 65 years) 13.20€ Special offer 2 + 2 (2 adults + 2 children) - 44,20€ (non accumulative offer to other offers. Can only be purchased at the Zoo ticket office on the day of the visit)
  • Discounts: PortoCard PortoCard , 25% discount on single tickets
  • Recommended for: Couples, Young people, Families, Seniors, Students