The Reykjavík Zoo and family park is called "Fjölskyldu- og húsdýragarðurinn" in Icelandic and is two joined parks, one for the domestic animals and the other one is a kids' amusement park. It is located in Laugardalur, next to the botanic garden. It is a way to show city-children what life at the farms is like and it is VERY popular. All the animals are cared for by educated farmers, so they are set. The domestic animals at the Zoo are sheep and goats, cows and horses, pigs, rabbits, chicken and turkeys, geese and ducks. The wild animals are minks and foxes, reindeers, seals and wild-birds. There is also Science-world and an Aquarium with fish from the N-Atlantic ocean, a restaurant and a small train which drives you around. In the Zoo there is also a "rehabilitation center" for injured or ill wild animals before they are set free again. On the other side of the bridge is Fjölskyldugarðurinn - the family amusement park (see my next tip).
The Zoo is open every day from 10-18 (17 in the winter time) and the entrance fee is ISK 400 (weekends ISK 500) for admission to both parks.
I have added more pictures in a travelogue of the animals with their new-born (June 2008).
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