Odense Zoo is a zoological garden in Odense, Denmark.
At the time of its opening in 1930, the zoo had two apes, a peacock, a deer, a mule, magpies, and guinea pigs. Today, the zoo has animals from all over the world, approx. 2,000 different animals, covering 147 species such as chimpanzee, monkeys, ring-tailed lemur, Siberian tiger, Grévy's zebra, giraffe, red panda, West Indian manatee, ostrich, penguins, pink-backed pelican, greater flamingo, macaws and Aldabra giant tortoise. In 2001, Odense Zoo inaugurated a DKK 60 million "Oceanium" featuring South American animal life, ranging from the Amazon Rainforest to Antarctica.
In 2008, Odense Zoo was Funen's most popular tourist attraction and number 9 in Denmark, and in 2013 it received the "Best in Europe" award in its category. The visitor record was set in the first year of the "Oceanium" when the zoo received 439,533 visitors.
Aug 14 - Sep 1: 9 am - 6 pm
Sep 2 - Oct 1: 9 am - 5 pm (Sat, Sun: 6 pm)
Rest of the year: 9 am - 5 pm
Adult: 395 DKK
Child: 240 DKK
Senior (65+): 320 DKK