The WOrlds AQuriums and ZOos - WOAQZO

In entire 2020 and probably 2021 the world is hit by corona. Therefor zoos and aquarias open and close depending on local corona numbers. Most zoos are open, but please check on the zoos or aquariums homepage, before you are heading for it. It might be corona-closed or have limited opening hours. A lot of zoos also require that you reserve a timeslot time

Welcome to my homepage wich discripe those zoos i've been visiting, though only mentioning those in general with more than 100 species. Only those smaller ones wich are international interessing are also included.

As far as I can see you got the best zoos in the area of the EU, highlightss are zoos like Burgers Bush in the Netherlands and even southern and eastern Europe has become quite good thanx to the EU laws. A night mare in my eyes are the zoos of Russia (though not all of them), some places even Elephants are having 10 sqm in-doors - and no out-door enclosures, and a lot of the Asian zoos look quite bad as well (best known i guess is China, but not nessescarely the worst place). In general some of the small zoos in the USA should be renovated

 The link to gives you a map of where the garden ore the aquarium is in Europe, including an (incomplete) species list  

Like the last years especially aquariums will open. In 2022 a grand aquarium will open in  Yangon, Myanmar. For the future we also look at Saint Petersburg Zoo, Russia (first section might open in 2022) and Givskud, Denmark (Might open in 2022). Both will be remodeld for mor more than 200.000 million US $. On a much smaller scale Johor Bahru will move to new grounds and open 2025. The biggest project though is Singapore Zoo, where Jurong birdpark will move to Singapore zoo and a rain forest zoo will open as well. The price for the new zoos, renovation of the old 3 zoos and a hotel will be up to 700 million US$. The new bird park all ready should open in 2022 and the rain forest park in 2024.

According to trip advisor the popular zoos are:

Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California, USA
Chester Zoo, United  Kingdom
Singapore Zoo, Singapore
Prague Zoo, Czech Republic
St Louis Zoo, Missouri, USA
Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria
ZooParc de Beauval, Saint-Ainan, France
Bioparque Valencia, Spain
Folly Farm, Begelly, UK

According to trip advisor the popular aquaria are:

Lisbon Ocenarium, Portugal
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto, Canada
Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, USA
Oceanografic, Valencia, Spain
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlingburg, Tennessee, USA
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California, USA
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, United Arab Emirates
Acquario di Genova, Italy
Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Vancouver Aquarium, British Columbia, Canada


Citys with *: I have visited this aquarium/zoo my self and mostly I have written more about it

Citys with **: Here you finde more than 200 species

All prices mentioned are aprox prices, even though Im updating them annualy. Some zoos & aquaria forget to update theire prices on theire homepage. Others are having changing seasonal prices. Is this the case I normally go after the more expensive summer prices.
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