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Visiting Information

Check this out before a care-free visit.

The Shoushan Zoo is a place perfect for family activities. You get to see amazing animals and find out how they live their lives. It is advised against feeding animals while you are in the zoo, and please follow the rules of the zoo to keep you and animals safe.

Ticket for visit

  • Opening Times

    09:00~17:00 Tuesday thru Sunday; no admission after 16:30.

  • Closed Days

    Closed on Mondays and Lunar New Year’s eve. The zoo is open as usual if Monday coincides with a national holiday.

Ticket price

  • 全票新台幣40元

    Adult: NTD $ 40

    General adults that meet no discount condition.

  • 半票新台幣20元

    Half Price: NTD $ 20

    Age 6-17.

    (with certification)

  • 團體票,二十人以上團體按門票八折收費

    Group Discount

    Groups more than 20 people receive 20% discount.

  • Free of Charge

    Free of Charge

    Those who meet one of the following:

    (with certification)

Free Admission:

  • Children less than 6 years old. / Elementary school children in Kaohsiung City.
  • Seniors 65 years and older.
  • People with disabilities and one companion.
  • Kaohsiung citizens with low income ; proof documentsrequired.
  • Those whose household is registered in Gushan District Dengshan Village、Xingzong Village 、Guanghua Village、Shanxia Village、Guyan Village、Luchuan Village、Baushu Village、Fengnan Village、Shude Village、Hebian Village、Shoushan Village、Hui‘an Village and Xinmin Village, Kaohsiung City. proof documents required.
  • Tour guides with license issued by the Tourism Bureau, M.O.T.C.Republic of China.
  • Volunteers with Volunteer Services Card.
  • Those who meet any free admission condition require no reservation; just have your ID ready at one of the manual gates for your admission.
  • If the accompanying persons are over 65 years old or children who qualify for free tickets, they can click on the number of free tickets when purchasing tickets online, and pick up tickets at the "automatic ticket vending machine" at the gate of the zoo on the day of admission.

How to buy a ticket

Tickets can be pre-ordered at our official website, or at ibon、KKDay and Klook. You are invited to exploit the online pre-order service.

Payment services: iPass, EasyCard, credit card, Line Pay, iCash, cash, automatic kiosk, online purchase.

Transportation and Parking

City Bus No. 56 to Shoushan Zoo

KKDAYBus Schedule
  • Departs from Kaohsiung Railway Station
  • MRT Yanchengpu Station
  • LRT Wenwu Temple Station
  • Zoo

Where to get on

  • Kaohsiung Railway Station

    Zhongshan 1st Road (next to Lane 325, Zhongshan 1st Road)

  • MRT Yanchengpu Station

    Get out of MRT Yanchengpu Station from Exit 4. Turn right on Wufu 4th Road for about 10 m and take bus No. 56 in front of Hua Nan Bank to Shoushan Zoo.

  • LRT Wenwu Temple Station

    Get off the LRT at Wenwu Temple Station. Follow Dagong Road and turn right on Gushan 1st Road for about 50m to take bus 56 at Taipower Station to Shoushan Zoo.

Departure time

Buses are available every 40 minutes on weekdays or every 20 minutes on holidays between 08:30 and 17:30. Also available is the holiday shuttle every 10-15 minutes on holidays from MRT Yanchengpu Station to Shoushan Zoo. Visitors are encouraged to exploit the transportation service. (Service not available on Mondays as the Zoo is closed.)

  • MRT transfer

    橘線  鹽埕埔站
    Orange LineYanchengpu Station

    Get out of MRT Yanchengpu Station from Exit 4. Turn right on Wufu 4th Road for about 10 m and take bus No. 56 in front of Hua Nan Bank to Shoushan Zoo.

    Guide Map
  • LRT transfer

    輕軌  文武聖殿站
    LRTWenwu Temple Station

    Get off the LRT at Wenwu Temple Station. Follow Dagong Road and turn right on Gushan 1st Road for about 50m to take bus 56 at Taipower Station to Shoushan Zoo.

    Guide Map
  • Bus 219 service

    Gushan Administration Center
    Gushan Administration Center

    Alight the bus at Gushan Administration Center, then walk along Wanshou Road. You will reach the zoo after passing by Yuanheng Temple, Wanshou Mountain Bridge and the zoo parking area.

    Bus Schedule

Driving Directions from Other Cities and Counties

  • Gushan Administration Center

    Provincial Highway No. 1

    Provincial Highway No. 1 (Minzu Road) → Jiuru 4th Road → Hua’an Street → Gushan 3rd Road → Wanshou Road (Yuanheng Temple) → Wanshou Mountain Bridge → Shoushan Zoo

  • Freeway No. 1

    Freeway No. 1

    Freeway No. 1 → Jiuru Interchange Freeway → Zhongzheng Interchange → Zhongzheng 4th Road → Dagong Road → Gushan 1st Road → Wanshou Zoo Entrance → Wanshou Road → Wanshou Zoo

Parking Information

  • Location

    There are 245 parking spaces for cars and 26 for motorcycles 300 meters from the zoo entrance.

  • Price

    Parking fees for cars are $40 NTD on the weekdays, $15 NTD every 30 minutes on the weekends. $10 NTD per entry for motorcycles.

Visit Information

  • Visitor Notice

    Do you know why you should not eat or bring plastic bags in the zoo? Check out the tips before you start your visit.

  • Map

    How to have fun in the zoo? Where is your favorite animal? Check out the map and plan your route in the zoo.

  • Animal search

    Do you, animal lover, know how many animal species there are in the zoo? Check out what they look like and how they live their lives before your visit.