Kolmården Wildlife Park

zoo in Norrköping, Sweden

Kolmården Wildlife Park (Swedish: Kolmårdens djurpark) is a zoo. It opened in 1965 overlooking Bråviken bay in Sweden. It is the largest zoo in Scandinavia.

Kolmården Wildlife Park
Date opened1965
LocationBråviken bay, Norrköping, Sweden
Land area1.5 km2 (370 acres)[1]
Coordinates58°39′55″N 16°27′59″E / 58.66528°N 16.46639°E / 58.66528; 16.46639
No. of species85
Annual visitors720,000 (2015)[2][3]
MembershipsEAZA,[4] WAZA[5]
Websitewww.kolmarden.com Edit this at Wikidata

Places to see


The park includes the first dolphinarium in Scandinavia. It opened in 1969 and has daily shows, and the world's first cable car safari. The wildlife park also has a birds of prey display and a seal show. In the Marine World area is a roller coaster called "The Dolphin Express". Another, larger, roller coaster in the park is Wildfire.



  1. Kolmården: Let the adventure begin Archived 2014-09-03 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  2. "Kolmårdens djurpark". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 30 April 2011. (subscription required)
  3. "Kolmården Zoo". parks-resorts.com. Parks and Resorts Scandinavia. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  4. "EAZA Member Zoos & Aquariums". eaza.net. EAZA. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  5. "Zoos and Aquariums of the World". waza.org. WAZA. Retrieved 24 April 2011.

Other websites


  Media related to Kolmården Zoo at Wikimedia Commons