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Zoo Karlsruhe

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Open on Monday and near the train station

So many attractions are closed on Monday, so we were delighted to spend a good part of the day in... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
York, Pennsylvania
Surprisingly Complete Zoo!

We wandered over to the zoo from our hotel to enjoy the pleasant October weather and were amazed at... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Dawn D
Ottawa, Canada
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Ettlinger Str. 6, 76137, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 721 1336815
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

So many attractions are closed on Monday, so we were delighted to spend a good part of the day in the Zoo. Like most zoos, this one was very family-friendly. Healthy food was available both inside and at the entrance. As an added plus, it's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We wandered over to the zoo from our hotel to enjoy the pleasant October weather and were amazed at what we found. Beautiful gardens and many animals we haven’t see before..always nice to learn about new animals. It’s a very good size for the city...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I always enjoy to go there with children. Children can be so enthusiastic watching the see lions swim or watch the feeding of the animals. There also some nice playgrounds for them - so it's always a pleasure to go there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 21 September 2018

I previously visited the Karlsruhe Zoo. It was a nice warm day so the river boats were running and the animals were out. The bird aviary is amazing. Karlsruhe Zoo is a must for a full day experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tinytraveltrotter
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The zoo wasn’t something special...not so many spieces of animals.Nice park and beautiful gardens and flowers ..No parking.Signs only in german,no English.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sirkaterina
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you want to have some relaxed time in Karlsruhe, you should spent some hours at the Zoo. Here you find a well organized zoo and a beautiful garden. Every where the Garden is cleaned up, and it even doesn't smell bad from animals !...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank miedissing
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

An enforced break in Karlsruhe as my van broke down I had time on my hands, waiting for a part to arrive. I ended up walking along the rear of the zoo without realising it. I could see the zoo and some animals through the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This was a surprise we weren't expecting. As we had a late flight home we were passing time and decided to vist this Zoo and definitely worth it, not so many large animal's but plenty of birds and smaller animals surrounded by a lake with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Not only the zoo, zoo garden part is also so enjoyable. Boat tour is highly recomended. Want to go back to Karlsruhe just to visit the zoo and palace gardens again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nese A
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I was amazed with the size and quality of the zoo. Entrance is 11 Eur /adult. However, the grounds are very extensive and beautifully kept. There is a large park area to explore, including various flower gardens and a Japanese garden. Many cafes are dotted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlexMikhael1
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15 July 2018|
Response from StonedMarmot | Reviewed this property |
Google Maps?! xD
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Response from luvn2ski | Reviewed this property |
This is wheelchair friendly, as there are walking paths and you should be able to see the monkeys from your wheelchair. I did not take the boat ride so I would contact the zoo directly about access to the boat. Enjoy your... More
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Response from Rick P | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember, the park was very accessible. We saw many people with wheelchairs, strollers, twin-strollers, etc., which had access to everything we went to. As far as getting to the Zoo, we stayed at the Novotel... More