Zoological Gardens Hluboka nad Vltavou was first opened to the public on May 1, 1939. Originally created as part of the museum in the neighboring hunting Ohrada decision of the former owner of the manor Hluboká Dr. Adolf Schwarzenberg.
Since then, the zoo went through periods of development and stagnation at the end of the 60s of the 20th century even considered on its abolition. Zoo but was saved and since 1972 is being developed as an independent.
Today the Zoo Deep allowance organization of the South Bohemian Region and its development is the most extensive since its inception. It has become a modern and respected institution.
Zoo situated near the town of Hluboka nad Vltavou, next to the hunting castle Ohrada. It is located in an environment typical for South Bohemia - on the bank of the pond in flat terrain with alleys of old oaks. Color complements the attractive views over the surface of the pond Municky the Hluboka Castle on the horizon.
Currently there are about 4.5 ha of land have found their home and space to live about 300 species in nearly 3,000 copies. The zoo is in keeping with the tradition continues primarily devoted to breeding animals originating from Europe and from Asia temperate climate and especially species living in the wild Czech Republic. There but even smaller exhibition representing the flora and fauna of Australia, South America and Africa. So watch the playful river otters, colorful waterfowl and the majestic Siberian tiger, meet with small ant zrnojedem and mighty lot of European, or experience firsthand the tropical rainforest and the world of African savannas.