The Haifa Zoo, founded in 1949, is an educational center coomprised of a zoo, botanical garden and a natural history museun. Built on the north slope of Wadi Lotem, mount Carmel sets the backdrop for our zoo, providing a breathtaking view to the mediterranean and an urban nature reserve.

Our zoo care for a fine collection of over 350 animals of 100 species in 55 enclosures. They include ungulates, predators ,waterfowl, raptor and primates. Our live reptile collection is one of the largest in the country .  Many spices of snakes native to Israel including some of the venomous ones, are on display as well as reptiles from around the world.   A small natural prehistory museum with dioramas of the Carmel and changing exhibits complete our permanent facilities