How to get there

Husdyragardurinn is in the heart of Reykjavik in Laugardalur Valley

Transport by bus

The busses stopping close to the park are routes 2, 5, 15, and 17 at the intersection of the streets Suðurlandsbraut and Vegmúli-the bus stop is called Laugardalshöll.

Transport by car

The Park and Zoo are located in Laugardalur Valley and share parking spots with the Skautahöll ice rink and the Botanical garden of Reykjavik. The parking spots can be used free of charge.

Hop-on, Hop-off

The Hop-on, Hop-off bus stops in the vicinity of the park at the Hilton Hotel and the City Hostel. The park is an ideal place to make a stop when sightseeing around the city.

Hop-on, Hop-off


Please note. Program events can vary due to weather and conditions


The park opens


Reindeers fed and introduced


Seals are fed and introduced


Foxes and minks fed and introduced


Feeding and introduction of exotic animals


Zookeeper present in the cowshed


Zookeeper present in the stable


Reindeers fed and introduced


Poultry house feeding and petting time


Seals fed and introduced


Feeding time in the sheepshed


Pigs and cows fed and milking time*


The park is closed

Horse led under children on weekends from 14:00 to 14:30 during the winter. Winter opening from August 13th 2018 to June 1st 2019

Horse led under children on weekdays from 14:00 to 14:45 during the summer.

The restaurant is open every day until a half hour before the park closes.

*Milking time 17:00 during the summer. Program events can vary due to weather and conditions.

Annual Pass

The choice for the best value

Annual family pass
ISK 20.300

This is definitely the pass giving you the best value when you often visit the park and zoo. With the annual family pass, the whole family has unlimited access to the park and zoo on top of full access to the park's rides when they are running. The greatest thing about this pass is just how family-friendly it really is. It doesn't matter how big your family is—the pass costs the same.

Personal annual pass
ISK 10.300

The person registered for this pass gets access to the park and zoo during normal opening hours as well as a park ride pass when they're running. This pass is only for the person it is registered to on the card.

The Plus-upgrade
ISK 10.300 per Plus-upgrade

With the Plus-upgrade, annual pass holders can bring a guest who gets all the same benefits annual pass holders are entitled to. With +1, you can take one guest along per visit; With +2, two guests, and so on. The Plus-upgrade isn't limited to just one specific person. You're free to take whomever you want along each visit. 
The Plus-upgrade is valid as long as the Annual Family Pass


Good to know

The park is open every day of the year

Opening hours

10 am - 17.00 pm (Winter)
10 am - 18.00 pm (Summer)

Cafeteria restaurant:

Week days: 10-16:30
Weekends: 10-16:30


Children 0-4 year - free
Children 5-12 year - 680 kr.
13 year and older - 900 kr.
Disabled - free
Pensionists - free

10% discount if paid for group of 10 persons or more.

Annual pass

Personal pass - 10.300 kr.
Family pass - 20.300 kr.


Pets are not allowed inside the park. Bicycles, skateboards, roller skates etc. are not allowed inside the park.

City of Reykjavik
Zoo and Park


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