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Lion Park Skip-the-Line Entrance Tickets

Experience the awe of Lion Park at Viaport Marina, a sanctuary where rare White Lions roam freely alongside tigers, leopards, and more. Engage with expert caregivers, learn about vital conservation efforts, and create unforgettable memories as you interact with lion and tiger cubs. Join in supporting the mission to protect and preserve these majestic creatures for a sustainable future. And enjoy being with amazing creatures!

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House of Big Cats: Lion Park Tuzla

Lodged within Viaport Marina Tuzla Istanbul, Lion Park stands as a beacon of wildlife conservation and education. Spanning 8 acres, it houses a diverse collection of awe-inspiring predators, from powerful lions and majestic tigers to elusive leopards and other fascinating species. A highlight is the presence of rare White Lions, a global rarity. Beyond its captivating residents, Lion Park serves as a platform for awareness, showcasing the importance of preserving endangered species and their ecosystems. Expert caregivers ensure the well-being of these creatures, while interactive experiences with lion and tiger cubs offer a deeper connection to nature. Your visit contributes to the vital cause of safeguarding these remarkable animals for future generations. 

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  • Skip long ticket lines and enter the Lion Park right away!
  • Encounter a diverse array of predators, including lions, tigers, leopards, and more.
  • Witness the extraordinary presence of rare White Lions, a global rarity.
  • Gain awareness of conservation efforts to protect endangered species and their habitats.
  • Meet with expert caregivers dedicated to the well-being of these majestic creatures.
  • Create lasting memories by interacting with playful lion and tiger cubs.
  • Great family time and opportunity to teach your kids to respect nature!

  • Lion Park skip-the-line entrance ticket
  • Pick-up from and drop-off to centrally located hotels.
  • Alternative drop-off at Sultanahmet Square, Taksim Square, Aksaray Tram Station, Sirkeci Tram Station
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Introducing Lion Park at Tuzla, Viaport Marina

Lion Park, established in 2018 on an 8-acre area at Viaport Marina, is home to 30 predators of 10 different species. Housing majestic creatures like lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars, along with endangered species such as pumas, lynxes, and caracals, Lion Park plays a vital role in their conservation. Notably, the park is a sanctuary for the extremely rare White Lions, with 2 young males, 2 young females, and a male cub among its inhabitants, making up just 30 of these magnificent creatures left in the world.

Explore Lion Park's captivating inhabitants

  • Siberian Tiger
  • Puma
  • Leopard
  • Caracal
  • Black Panther
  • White Lion
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Lion
  • Anatolian Lynx

Functioning as a Conservation Center, Lion Park Istanbul provides a warm and safe haven for endangered predatory cats, allowing them to thrive, reproduce, and maintain a natural habitat-like environment.

Big Cats in Their Natural Atmosphere

Being the first and only predatory cat park in Turkey and its surrounding regions, Lion Park Viaport Marina proudly houses a pair of Anatolian Lynxes, an endemic species, and a female caracal. The dedicated Animal Management Team at Lion Park, comprised of expert veterinarians, technicians, and caregivers, operates around the clock to ensure the health and well-being of the residents.

Lion Park serves as a living laboratory for the study of predatory cats, striving to foster environmental awareness, particularly among children. The park sheds light on the declining populations of endemic species and reveals the lesser-known aspects of these remarkable creatures.

Visitors to Lion Park Tuzla Marina can engage in memorable experiences such as photographing and interacting with lion and tiger cubs, promising excitement and enjoyment throughout their visit.

Lion Park Istanbul Rules

  • Observe warning signs within Lion Park and adhere to instructions from park staff.
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult to enter Lion Park.
  • Due to weather conditions or maintenance work, some animals may not be visible in their shelters.
  • Pets are not allowed inside Lion Park.
  • Flash photography is prohibited within Lion Park.
  • Feeding animals, except during designated feeding times and with diets prepared by experts, is not permitted for the well-being of the animals.
  • Attempting to touch animals through glass enclosures, tapping on glass, or introducing foreign objects into the enclosures is dangerous and prohibited.
  • Smoking is not allowed within Lion Park.
  • Bringing food into Lion Park is prohibited.
  • Sudden movements that may startle the animals are not allowed.
  • Please prevent your children from running.
  • Additional charges apply for activities like cub feeding and photo sessions.
  • In case of lost items, please contact park security. Items found this way are handed over to the security section at the entrance.

Frequently Asked Question

What animals can I see at Lion Park?
Lion Park is home to an array of captivating predators, including lions, tigers, leopards, caracals, and more. Rare White Lions are a standout feature of the park.
What is the significance of White Lions?
White Lions are extremely rare, with only a few remaining in the world. Lion Park offers a rare opportunity to observe and learn about these majestic creatures up close.
How does my visit contribute to conservation?
A portion of your admission fee goes directly towards the park's conservation initiatives, supporting the well-being of the animals and their habitats.
Can I purchase skip-the-line tickets?
Yes, skip-the-line tickets are available at, providing expedited access to Lion Park and allowing you more time to enjoy the experience.
Is Lion Park suitable for children?
Lion Park offers an educational and family-friendly environment. However, children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Can I take photographs?
Photography is allowed throughout the park, but flash photography is prohibited for the well-being of the animals.
Are there food and beverage options available?
Lion Park provides designated areas for enjoying refreshments, but outside food is not allowed within the park.
Where is Lion Park located?
Lion Park is situated within Viaport Marina, offering a convenient and accessible location for visitors.

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12 January 2022
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