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Make the most of your day at Blijdorp Zoo and head out prepared! Find all the practical information here or discover the benefits of an annual subscription. Have fun!

Explore all the activities at Diergaarde Blijdorp.

How busy will it be?

Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Opening hours09:00 - 18:00

What's on

12:00 - 12:15
Cownose ray feeding times
Cownose ray
12:45 - 13:00
Rüppell's vulture feeding times
Rüppell's vulture
13:45 - 14:00
Sharks feeding time
14:30 - 14:45
Dalmatian pelicans feeding time
Dalmatian pelican
14:30 - 14:45
Penguins feeding time
14:30 - 14:45
Polar bears feeding time
Polar bear

Make the most of your visit to Diergaarde Blijdorp. Familiarize yourself with the daily schedule? Quickly find the nearest restaurant and learn all about the animal and plant species within Blijdorp. Discover all this and more in the free Blijdorp app.

Entry tickets

Diergaarde Blijdorp is open every day. Order your tickets online and save €2 per person!

Ticket type



Regular price



Children 3 - 12 years



Babies and toddlers 0 - 2 years


Supervisors (from 13 years old) of disabled individuals (from 3 years old) only available at the cashier


* Did you not receive the entrance tickets in your email? Please check your spam/unwanted mailbox first. If you have further questions, you can contact our ticket partner Ticketcounter at: +31 (0)10 751 64 00. They are available during opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, and on weekends via email at


Visit Diergaarde Blijdorp all year round!

Family composition

Annual payment

Annual automatic collection

Monthly automatic collection


€ 99


€ 8,25

Adults with max. 5 children

€ 192,00

€ 174,00

€ 16,00

2 adults with max. 5 children

€ 264,00

€ 240

€ 22


From the 3rd adult onwards

€ 73,00

€ 66,00

€ 6,00

From the 6th child onwards

€ 60,00

€ 54,00

€ 5,00

Age of children: 3 to 17 years

At Diergaarde Blijdorp, you come face to face with the beauty nature has to offer from around the world. Meet the red pandas in the Himalaya region and experience the giraffes and zebras on the African savannah. In Blijdorp, you can fully enjoy a world journey in just one day!

You can travel by public transport to both entrances. The entrance on the Riviera hall side is about a 10-minute walk from the backside of Rotterdam Central Station.

A list of frequently asked questions for Diergaarde Blijdorp. If you don't find your question here, please get in touch with us.

Diergaarde Blijdorp aims to protect and preserve nature and inspire as many people as possible to do the same. We also offer our business guests an educational, inspiring experience of nature in an officially recognized botanical garden.