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Zoo Karlsruhe

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Ettlinger Str. 6, 76137, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 721 1336815
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Small and old zoo , well worth the trip with smaller to middle aged children

Wonderful old zoo , not too large , plenty of food available , surrounding grounds large , well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
Very well designed

A very well designed zoo which makes you feel like you are in a park. It allows us to view the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trent C
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Ettlinger Str. 6, 76137, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 721 1336815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful old zoo , not too large , plenty of food available , surrounding grounds large , well maintained , plenty of shade and space for kids to play

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well designed zoo which makes you feel like you are in a park. It allows us to view the animals up close. You could also take a boat ride on the lake with ducks swimming around you. Restaurants, ice cream stands, resting points...More

Thank Trent C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located opposite the train main station , so you cannot miss it. I am very impressed by the layout and design of the zoo and how it fits in the area close to residential buildings. A place worth visiting with kids.

Thank idare2dream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well organized place. Although people object on the zoo concept, this one was a place where the animals were treated with dignity, in roomy places. The boat cruise is unique. Highly recommended

Thank Spyros V
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Seals, lions, apes etc. lots of animals, playgrounds, leisure areas, restaurants. A must when visiting Karlsruhe with Kids.

Thank W9183ICchristinep
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A nice zoo with beautiful gardens. Some peculiar and exciting animals. Don't miss going by boat on the small lake in the middle of the zoo. All fish will come and meet and greet you :)

Thank sauk1
Reviewed 3 August 2017

i am a visitor to this zoo every time I am here on vacation. Interesting animals, clean and beautiful grounds. Today the rose and Japenese gardens amazing! The Red Panda my favorite. very family oriented setting. A boat ride was being enjoyed by all, as...More

1  Thank luvn2ski
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I just love the Karlsruhe Zoo! It is unlike other zoos a place to go to relax. You can visit the animals, of course, but you can simply go there for a little stroll and have a picnic in one of the many open or...More

1  Thank Bea R
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park where you can take a break after a busy day or just go for a lazy walk on weekends. Don't leave from here without taking a boat tour and enjoying the best homemade strawberry ice-cream ever! The Zooterassen Milchbar has also the best...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

My positive impressions: - beautiful botanical gardens (I liked the Japanese section) - many playgrounds and a petting zoo for the kids - some newer immersive exhibits (Exotenhaus, red pandas, polar bears) - upcoming exhibits with a lot of potential (elephants, hypos, linx) - nice...More

Thank LukiLukeGO
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11 August 2017|
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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
Heather B
5 May 2017|
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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