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Zoologischer Garten

City: Karlsruhe 76137
Federal State: Baden-Württemberg

Size: 9 ha (22.5 acre)

Animals: 4000 animals of 255 species

Opened in 1865

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: seals/pinnipeds, penguins, elephants, lions, polar bears

AttraktionenOther attractions
Miniature golf, lookout tower, boat rental, gardens

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation

EssenEat & drink
Kiosk, restaurant, café
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Toilets for handicapped

InfoShop and publications

Dogs not allowed

TermineEvents during the year
Annual festival, special events, and many more events throughout the year

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotMay until September 8 - 18 hrs.
 dotwinter season. 9 - until dusk (maximal 17:30 hrs.)


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 12 €
 dotChildren (age 6 - 15): 5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees for: Senior citizens, pupils / high school students, students, handicapped persons; groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A5 / A8 to Karlsruhe, exit KA-Mitte. Directly at the main railway station

Anfahrt & By public transport: At the main railway station

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:
 dotDr. Matthias Reinschmidt, Direktor
 dotDr. Clemens Becker, stellv. Direktor
 dotClaudia Vollhardt, Betriebsinspektorin. Dr. Julia Heckmann, Tierärztin

TelPhone:++49-(0)++49-721-133-68-01 (Auskunft, entrance: -15)

PostAddress: Ettlinger Str. 6, 76137 Karlsruhe, GERMANY
Operated by: Stadt Karlsruhe
Member of: EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

MailE-mail: office@zoo.karlsruhe.de
WebWebsite: http://www.karlsruhe.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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