Santiago National Zoo

Santiago National Zoo

Nearest Turistik bus stop: Bus Stop 5: Funicular and Bellavista Neighborhood

The National Zoo of the Metropolitan Park of Santiago, inaugurated in 1925, covers an area of ​​4.8 hectares and a population of more than one thousand animals distributed in 158 native and exotic species.

Among its main attractions we can mention a large aviary for internal circulation, a projection room known as zoocine, an amphitheater where live exhibitions are held, among other venues.

Its main purpose is the recreation and education of its visitors, regarding the native and exotic fauna.


Open from Tuesday to Sunday (Monday closed for maintenance, except holidays).
Winter season: Ticket sales from 10:00 to 5:00 hrs.
Summer season: Ticket sales from 10:00 to 18:00 hrs.

Adults: $ 4,000
Children, seniors and students: $ 2,000


You can only pay with cash or debit card. At the moment, they do not have a payment system for a credit card.
Children: from 3 to 13 years old. (Children under 3 years have free entry).
Seniors: from 60 years old.
Students: basic, secondary and higher education, from Tuesday to Sunday, upon presentation of the current National Student Card (TNE). The student value does not apply to graduate or postgraduate students.
Pets are not allowed.
If you wish to enter from the intermediate station of Cable car Santiago, the entrance to the National Zoo must be paid only in cash.

The best way to get to this attraction is climbing through Cable car Santiago and getting off at the Zoo Station (intermediate station). For this you must also acquire the cable car ticket.

If you prefer you can also walk up, it’s about 10 minutes from the Pío Nono station on the Cable car to the National Zoo of the Metropolitan Park.

National Zoo

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