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Thüringer Waldzoo

City: Gera 07548
Federal State: Thuringia

Size: 20 ha (50 acre)

Animals: ca. 500 animals of 80 species

Opened in 1962

This collection is mainly an animal park                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Petting enclosure

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Food automats

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks

AttraktionenOther attractions
Exhibitions, train

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation, education department

EssenEat & drink
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies

InfoShop and publications

Dogs allowed (on a leash)

TermineEvents during the year
Annual festival

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotMarch until October every day 9 - 18 hrs.
 dotNovember and February every day 9 - 17 hrs., December and January 9 - 16 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 5 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 16): 2,5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates, groups discount rates

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A4 exit Gera towards city center. situated on B2 in the direction of Triptis, signposted. Free car parks

Anfahrt & By public transport: tram no. 1, 2, to ´Haltestelle Dahliengarten/Tierpark´, bus no. 10 or 17 to bus stop ´Am Dahliengarten´ (main entrance)

Aerial view and map at maps.google, in new window
(for street map, click there on map and zoom out)

Staff & contact information

Persons in charge:
 dotSteffen Horn, amtierende Tierparkleiter und Inspektor


PostAddress: Am Martinsgrund / Straße des Friedens 85, 07548 Gera, GERMANY
Operated by: Stadt Gera
Member of: DTG

MailE-mail: waldzoo@gera.de
WebWebsite: http://www.unser-waldzoo-gera.de

* Please note: Most information given about the zoos is derived from our zoo database in German language by parsing keywords or auto-translation. While this works very well with most data, in some cases it might result in odd translation or missing additional details. You might want to have a look at the german German version for control and additional information.

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