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Heidelberg Zoo

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Kids aren't too young, after all

My daughter and her friend, 11 & 12 years old, respectively, enjoyed the raccoons, lion, tigers... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Mannheim, Germany
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Small and well designed zoo

I used to enjoy watching a bear and foxes from the outside of the zoo. The design was changed and I... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Fukuyama I
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The city's large zoo is home to a diverse range of animals and birds.
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Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 64550
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Couldn't believe they managed to pack so much into this small space. The creators have really put some thought into minimising wasted space and in several enclosures more than one type of animal share the space - meercats in with skunks for example. We spent...More

3  Thank Sue C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Heidelberg Zoo is situated in the university quarter of Heidelberg. A large multilevel car park can be found right next to the Zoo entrance. Very convenient. A discount on the parking fee can be obtained at the Zoo ticket counter, when getting the tickets....More

3  Thank Hendrik_NL
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All reviews great variety of animals lions and tigers worth a visit whole family couple of hours on display gift shop few hours enclosures playground seal cage camel sheep dispenser interact species
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the Zoo was under construction or renovation and still they charged the high season amount. Many animals we couldn't see at all! The best were elephants and the play area near the entrance.

Thank MrsMasalin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you ran out of things to do with the kids, you may want to try this... beware that is crowded all year long

Thank Itamar M
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter and her friend, 11 & 12 years old, respectively, enjoyed the raccoons, lion, tigers and apes. But they also played at two different playgrounds and went into the petting zoo, which was pretty fun for them. We looked on with our dog beyond...More

Thank Ncrist-see
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I used to enjoy watching a bear and foxes from the outside of the zoo. The design was changed and I was not sure how I could see them. I particularly enjoyed the new tamarin facility with a long tunnels between two rooms. We can...More

1  Thank Fukuyama I
Reviewed 25 August 2018

we went there ten days ago with our kids. I appreciated the Seal and tortoises and above all The Big apes. it was Very interesting to read some information about food and environment. my kids enjoy ed the Big play ground.

Thank Nadia C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This zoo is good value. We visited with 2 adults & 4 children. We had a lovely day strolling around the zoo. There was some upgrade work being done so we didnt get to see some of the animals but we still enjoyed the day.

Thank GalwayAsh
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We went around 1pm, most of the animals were sleeping. We only get see few animals. My 3 years loved it. He was running around everywhere as it wasn't busy at all. My son loved the small play area at the end of the zoo....More

Thank Meeta J
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We have been here before, about 2 years ago. The zoo is a nice place to wander around on a hot day, with plenty of shade from tree's & bushes. They have a good selection of animals, and a play area for kids. There are...More

Thank Wig_Traveller
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This zoo was much better than we expected. Highly recommend if you’re visiting Heidelberg with children.

Thank PasiK
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Plenty packed into this gem with much more to find in our next visit! The zoo was clean, well maintained and provided plenty of things to do on our way around. Saw many happy families enjoying their day out and the zoo keepers were friendly...More

Thank michaeldU4770MX
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