Explore Zurich on Safari
In Zurich, young animal lovers can encounter their favorite animals and at the same time find out all about their behavior and habitat.

On Safari Through Zurich

On Safari Through Zurich

Panthers, elephants, turtles, wild boars or fallow deer: in Zurich, young animal and nature lovers can discover both indigenous and foreign fauna and flora.

In wildlife parks in and around Zurich, young adventurers can encounter indigenous animals, some of which are now extinct in the wild in Switzerland. At Zurich Zoo or Knie’s Children's Zoo in Rapperswil, meanwhile, they have the opportunity to see exotic animals at close quarters.

By observing wild animals, children can learn all about their behavior and habitat, while fascinating educational trails tell them how they can protect their favorite species in the future.

WalksHikesBike ToursMountain BikingSummer TobogganingMountains
The Atzmännig is a leisure paradise and popular excursion for families with children

Goldingen
Parks & GardensZoos & Animals
Not only fruit and vegetables grow on the Jucker Farm – it's a place of adventure for families to enjoy

Seegräben
Zoos & Animals
Knie’s Children's Zoo belongs to Switzerland’s tradition-steeped Knie Circus, and is a popular meeting place for animal lovers of all ages.

Rapperswil
Zoos & Animals
Lama trekking in Zurich’s wine-growing region is a memorable experience for people of all ages.

Oerlingen
Science & Technology
At the Nature Museum, discoverers both big and small can explore the natural world.

Winterthur
Parks & Gardens
Forest Sihlwald is a natural park and offers plenty of room for sport and recreation

Sihlwald
AttractionsParks & GardensZoos & Animals
Young explorers can experience wild animals at close quarters.

Goldau
Zoos & Animals
Wolfs etc. – Explore the wild animals of Switzerland at the Langenberg wildlife park, west of Lake Zurich

Langnau am Albis
The zoo, which is surrounded by nature yet close to the city, is home to a wide range of fauna.

Zürich
Science & Technology
There is quacking, shrieking, grunting and chirping at the University of Zurich’s Zoological Museum

Zürich
Zoos & Animals
At the Bruderhaus Wildlife Park, adventurers follow the trail of animals such as wolves and lynxes.
Science & Technology
The Aathal Dinosaur Museum features a spectacular dinosaur exhibition with original skeletons from the Jurassic period

Aathal
WalksHikesZoos & Animals
Lined-up and saddled you set forth on a trekking tour in the steps of a donkey.

Benken, SG
WalksHikes
This family adventure trail offers climbing, an animal pen and a lookout tower.

Amden
Zoos & Animals
There is plenty to explore and experience outside the city, too: the Bächlihof offers a great day out for families.

Jona
HikesMountainsZoos & Animals
Braunwald is located at 1,256m altitude and is the ideal starting point for exploring the mountain world

Braunwald
WalksNature
On the Beaver Trail along the Rhine, young explorers can find out all about these industrious animals.

Rüdlingen