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Summer vacations at the zoo

Glattotter im Wasser.
  • 20 June 2024 - 4 August 2024
  • 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Event

During the summer holidays, we are once again offering memorable and exciting animal encounters for children. Between 20 June and 4 August, young visitors to the zoo can find out all about their favourite animals from Monday to Friday at 11.00 am. Just head for the free holiday meeting points, where we’ll be looking at a different animal every day. No advance booking is necessary.


Holiday hangouts are scheduled as follows:

MondayNorth American porcupines
TuesdayOtters (outdoor area)
ThursdayDarwin’s rheas
FridayRing-tailed lemurs


There’s also a zoo rally, where fact-finders can go in search of clues and learn all about the zoo. Without a doubt, the absolute highlight is our new orangutan house. It will open its doors at 2.00 pm on 18 June – just in time for the start of the summer holidays. Meet the orangutans, smooth-coated otters, binturongs and Aldabra giant tortoises in their new animal-friendly enclosures, or find out about the fragile rainforest ecosystem with our interactive exhibition. Every Saturday from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm on the upper floor of the new orangutan house, there will be a species conservation activity stand.

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