Welcome to Dresden Zoo!

Visitor info

A day at the zoo…

Our opening hours


... spring (from 16/02/2019)
from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

... summer (from 31/03/2019)
from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm

... autumn (from 04/10/2019)
from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

... winter (from 01/11/2019)*
from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
* on 24/12 and 31/12 open to 3 pm
and ticket office closes at 2 pm

The ticket office closes 45 minutes before the zoo closes.

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Our zoo map


Animal keeper sites

Look for this red dot!


You can meet our keepers at the animal enclosures at these times:
 
11:00 am (Wed.& Sun.):Weighing the koalas 
11:00 am (Every 1st friday in month):Crocodile 
12:00 pm (Sat.):Red kangaroo 
1:45 pm (May - Sept.):Lemure 
2:00 pm:Elephant 
2:00 pm (Thu.):Vulture aviary 
2:15 pm (Fr. / April - Oct.):Pelician 
3:00 pm:Humboldt penguin 
3:15 pm (Sun.)Snowy owl 

Meet the keepers at these enclosures at the times stated and they will be happy to answer your questions about our animals!

Feedings (without commentary)

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9:30 am:Koala 
9:30 am (Sat.):Snow Leopard 
11:30 am (Wed. + Sun.):Suricates 
12:30 pm (Tue. + Thu. + Sat. + Sun.):Lion 
12:30 pm:Mandrill 
1:45 pm (May - Sept.):Lemures 
3:30 pm (May - Oct.):Guereza 


Koala eating eucalyptus leaves
Koala eating eucalyptus leaves

Getting to Dresden Zoo


Tiergartenstraße 1 • 01219 Dresden

Phone: +49 (0) 351 478 06 0
Fax: +49 (0) 351 478 06 60

You can reach us by bus or by tram:
  • 13 (Zoo stop)
  • 9 (Zoo stop)
  • 11 (Lennéplatz stop)
  • 75 (Zoo stop)

Parking options


The zoo car park is located directly opposite the main entrance on Tiergartenstraße.
The fees are:
  • Car: 1.00 euro per hour
  • Day ticket for cars: 3.00 euros
  • Bus: 2.00 euros per hour



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