Go to Content

Close all menus

Guide to the ZooThe pride of Seoul Grand Park, introduce Seoul Zoo.

Seoul Zoo

Seoul Zoo Operation Hours

Summer(Mar-Oct) :
9:00 - 19:00
Winter(Nov-Feb) :
9:00 - 18:00
  • ※ Open every day (365 days a year)
  • ※ Admission available up until 1 hour before closing

Zoo Tour Guide

  • Note that depending on the weather and necessity for quarantine animals may be seem from the outside ranch or indoor area.
  • See Animal Ecology Manual and the zookeeper's note. It helps you watch the zoo.
  • The Tropical Birds Hall is open until 17:00.

Essential Etiquette for Enjoying the Zoo

  • 1
    Please do not feed the zoo animals grass or food intended for people.Each animal has a unique diet.
  • 2
    Please be silent and do not wake up sleeping animals.Loud voices or tapping on the windows may frighten or upset the animals.
  • 3
    Please do not get too close to the animals' cages.Animals can bite or injure you.
  • 4
    Please do not throw any objects including stones and trash into the animals living areas.Animals may get hurt or fall sick.
  • 5
    Please do not use flash when you take photos.The flash can make animals distressed.
  • 6
    Please do not touch any animal.Petting and feeding are permitted for several select animals.
  • 7
    Please do not mind lonely animals.Some of the animals are solitary, and prefer to be alone.
  • 8
    Please Read zookeepers' notes and explanations.Through these you can learn a great deal about the animals.
  • 9
    Please show your child that you love animals.Your child will learn from you.
  • 10
    Please follow the hours of operation.Animals need rest.