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Take a walk on the wild side, get close to the wildlife

Take a walk on the wild side, get close to the wildlife

One ticket, lots of entertainment.

Come and see the natural behavior of the animals in their habitats. Amusement and interaction are the keys to understand and respect the wildlife.

Opening time

Open From 10h00 Untill 17h00 Summer · Winter
15 de Outubro até 31 de Março
  • The animals are collected 1h before closing.
  • Open all year except 25 December and 1st of January.

Daily Demonstrations

Feeding the Red Pandas

10H30

Feeding the Asian Lions

10H30

Feeding the Penguins

11H30

Feeding the Bats

11H00

Feeding the Otters

13H15

Wild life Demonstration

15H00

Reptiles Demonstration

14H00

Birds of Prey Demonstration

16H00

Feeding the Lemurs

18H00

Feeding the Asian Lions

Just face to face with the lions! The conservation of this subspecies of lions is urgent, and only the understanding of their habits, characteristics and ways of living can save them from extinction.

Feeding the Penguins

Watch the funny Humboldt Penguins while they are fed, and learn more about the species, their behaviors, habits and curiosities. A must see!

Feeding the Otters

Observe the funny Otters as they are feeding! An zookeeper will be on their habitat and explain their behaviors, habits and curiosities. Do not miss!

Wild life Demonstration

Un unforgettable journey through the 5 continents which will surprise you. Get passionate with the fly of the macaws. This Demonstration will stay in your memory for days!

Birds of Prey Demonstration

A unique and exciting opportunity to observe, up close, the fantastic performance of Birds of Prey in action!

Where to eat

Have lunch in the natural habitat of Zoo Santo Inácio.
Have lunch in the natural habitat of Zoo Santo Inácio.

Have lunch comfortably at the Restaurante do Zoo or at Bar do Lago, enjoying the natural and relaxing environment!

Don't Miss!

Don't miss the Lion Tunnel, a new and amazing experience! A special glass structure allows you to enter the habitat of one of the rarest felines in the world. It's impossible to get closer to the asian lion. Come and try this fascinating adventure!

Come share the emotions of wildlife and visit the renewed African savannah! Observe, closely, giraffes, rhinos, wildebeest, zebras, ostriches and other species that live here, replicating the true day of a savannah in Africa!

The Reptile House hosts more than 50 species of Reptiles and Amphibians in environments designed in order to recreate the conditions of the original habitats. Do not miss this fascinating adventure, and observe the largest snake in the world - the reticulated Piton, threatened Tomato frogs, among many other species.

This magnificent place, with more than 40 species, as an important mission, to show this amazing animals and the importance of their roll in the ecosystem. Hairy Tarantulas, intriguing Scorpions, insects camouflaged in the habitat, giant Snails, numerous species of Beetles and Cockroaches among many other representatives of the world of invertebrates, await your visit!

Wander through the dense vegetation and observe the various species that live in this fantastic habitat. Lemurs and Bats are just some of the animals that wander freely in exotic Tropical World. Get in touch with the different colors and fantastic sounds of nature!

Asian Lion Tunnel

Don't miss the Lion Tunnel, a new and amazing experience! A special glass structure allows you to enter the habitat of one of the rarest felines in the world. It's impossible to get closer to the asian lion. Come and try this fascinating adventure!

African Savannah

Come share the emotions of wildlife and visit the renewed African savannah! Observe, closely, giraffes, rhinos, wildebeest, zebras, ostriches and other species that live here, replicating the true day of a savannah in Africa!

Reptil House

The Reptile House hosts more than 50 species of Reptiles and Amphibians in environments designed in order to recreate the conditions of the original habitats. Do not miss this fascinating adventure, and observe the largest snake in the world - the reticulated Piton, threatened Tomato frogs, among many other species.

Nightlife

This magnificent place, with more than 40 species, as an important mission, to show this amazing animals and the importance of their roll in the ecosystem. Hairy Tarantulas, intriguing Scorpions, insects camouflaged in the habitat, giant Snails, numerous species of Beetles and Cockroaches among many other representatives of the world of invertebrates, await your visit!

Tropical World

Wander through the dense vegetation and observe the various species that live in this fantastic habitat. Lemurs and Bats are just some of the animals that wander freely in exotic Tropical World. Get in touch with the different colors and fantastic sounds of nature!

How to get to the Zoo

How to get there by car

From South Portugal:

  • Take A1 or A29. Continue onto A20/IP1 (signs for Porto/Freixo/Gondomar/A3/Braga).
  • Take the exit toward N222/ Castelo de Paiva/ Avintes. Merge onto N222 direction Avintes.
  • On the N222 go straight up to a roundabout.
  • Turn left after the gas station.

From North North Portugal – Valença:

  • Take A28.Take the exit onto A20/IC23 toward A3/ Braga/ A4/ Vila Real.
  • Continue to follow A20. Take the exit toward N222 toward Castelo de Paiva, direction Avintes.
  • On the N222 go straight up to a roundabout.
  • Turn left after the gas station.

From North Portugal – Vila Real:

  • Merge onto IP4. Keep up to A4 ( Highway toll partial). Take the exit onto A3 towards Porto/A1/Lisboa.
  • Take the exit onto A20. Take the exit toward N222 toward Castelo de Paiva, direction Avintes.
  • On the N222 go straight up to a roundabout.
  • Turn left after the gas station.

How to get there by subway

Take the yellow line (towards St.º Ovídio) and leave at João de Deus station. Next to El Corte Inglês, take the MGC bus to “Quinta das Oliveiras”.

 

 

How to get there by train

If you leave the train in S. Bento station or Campanhã station:

  • Take the Metro do Porto yellow line (towards St.º Ovídeo) and leave in João de Deus stop. Next to El Corte Inglês take the MGC bus that says Quinta das Oliveiras.

If you leave in Devesas station or General Torres station:

  • Go to Avenida da Républica in Gaia. Next to El Corte Inglês take the MGC bus to Quinta das Oliveiras.

How to get there by bus

If you leave in Devesas station:

  • Go to Avenida da Républica in Gaia. Next to El Corte Inglês take the MGC bus to Quinta das Oliveiras.

Travel with Kapten more cheaply

Enter the code ZOOINACIO and get a 50% discount (up to 3€) on the first two trips.


Free

Until 2 years old

  • Until 2 years old
  • From 3 to 12 years old
  • From 13 to 64 years old
  • Plus 65 years old
  • Promo Zoo 2+2
  • ZooCard - membership card