Aalborg Zoo

In Aalborg Zoo, you can experience some of the most exciting animal species in the world. Hear the roar of the lion, come eye to eye with an orangutan, and watch the polar bears frolic in the water.

In 2012, Aalborg Zoo was awarded as the most popular zoo in Denmark outside of Copenhagen, as the zoo experienced sky-high numbers of visitors with a total of 410,000 guests. In 2013, Aalborg Zoo set a new record of 470,000 guests, and then did so again in 2014.

Popular playing area for the entire family
In 2014, Aalborg Zoo inaugurated a new, big playing area with a playground, a barbecue area and a large scene. Here, you can bring food to prepare on the barbeques and enjoy your lunch out in the open, while the children play nearby.

Luxurious predator facilities
In 2012, new and big facilities for lions and tigers were inaugurated. With the new facilities, both species have been given much more space than before the expansion, as the tiger facilities have doubled in size, while the lion facilities have been expanded even more. Furthermore, the audience area has tripled in size, and it now includes a platform from which you have a perfect view of both lions and tigers.

Popular polar bears
The polar bears in Aalborg Zoo are popular. Aalborg Zoo was the first zoo in the world to set up webcams for people to livestream the birth of a polar bear. The polar bear facilities in Aalborg Zoo are large and allow people to follow the animals from different viewpoints. The most recent polar bear to join the family in Aalborg Zoo is Lars from Rostock Zoo.

Lars is expected to secure the future polar bear population in Aalborg Zoo for many years to come. Lars is not just any polar bear, as he is father of the world famous polar bear, Knut, who lived in Berlin Zoo. So hopefully, Aalborg Zoo will have polar bear cubs again soon.

African village
Aalborg Zoo has created an authentic African environment with a 16 meters tall thatched savannah stable, which houses zebras, warthogs and antelopes. In the village, you can also experience ostriches and mini hippos. Experience the African savannah where giraffes and the other African animals roam freely on their own Danish savannah. Through the year, the African village in packed with activities, such as cooking, dancing, etc. for the entire family.

International programme
Together with various organisations and other zoos around the world, Aalborg Zoo is highly involved in various international projects concerning the conservation of endangered animal species, nature preservation, sustainability, communication of knowledge and research.

Practical information
Aalborg Zoo offers several areas for you to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. Bring along your lunch or enjoy a meal at Restaurant Skovbakken in Aalborg Zoo…

Aalborg Zoo can be accessed via public transportation - bus no. 11

The exit closes 1 hour after admission stops.

Dogs are allowed, but must be kept in a leash.

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Mølleparkvej 63
9000 Aalborg


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  • Classification

    • Accessibility - Easy access
  • Facilities

    • Packed lunch permitted
    • petting zoo
    • Restaurant/Cafe
    • Coach park
    • Activities for children
  • Type

    • Zoological garden

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