Tallinn Zoo boasts one of the most impressive collections of exotic species in Northern Europe. In addition to extensive outside exhibits including birds of prey, lynxes and grey seals, you can check out the Pachyderm house, which also features loads of snakes and a couple of pigmy hippos, or duck into the steamy, crocodile and chimp-filled Tropical House. The Amur leopards are also must-sees as they are critically endangered - Tallinn Zoo is a very important and successful part of their international breeding program. The Zoo also features a Polarium that provides a spacious home for two polar bears. Environmental Education Centre and Children's Zoo can be found near the west gate at Ehitajate tee 150. By public transport it is easiest to enter through the north gate at Paldiski tee 145, just take bus N°21, 21b, 22, 41, 41b or 42 from city centre to the Zoo stop.
Ticket office is open 09:00-15:00. Indoor expositions (Tropical house, Pachyderm house) 10:00-16:00, closed Mon. Children´s Zoo is open daily 10:00-17:00. You are allowed to wander the zoo 2 hours after the ticket office closes.