About Dar Es Salaam Zoo:
Area: Dar Es Salaam
Dar Es Salaam Zoo is designed to provide a unique opportunity for the general public especially those living in and around Dar es salaam city and neighboring towns, to get away from the boredom of everyday life activities in their congested areas to come and relax peacefully and spend their leisure time in a fresh and natural environment though for a moment. It is a place to visit with your children so as to accord them with rich outdoor facilities which are essential for their holistic development as well as for building a firm and conductive experience for their later education and life.
Dar es salaam ZOO also provides an excellent opportunity for professionals who wish to study natural science through interacting directly with animals and plants both wild and domestic which are found in the ZOO. It is an ideal place for tourists young and old, regional and international because of its unique features and abundance of Multi- interest facilities
DAR ES SALAAM ZOO is located 37 km from Dar es Salaam city centre. Going there one should take the kilwa road, then kongowe-mjimwema road at kongowe and then taking kibada/mwasonga road at kibada through the 9 kms moram road. Alternatively one can take kigamboni ? mjimwema road and then Mjimwema- kongowe road up to kibada then turn left 9kms moram road to Dar es salaam zoo, this is the shortest route which is 23 km from the Kigamboni ferry Dar es Salaam.