Information in English
Welcome to the Heidelberg Zoo
On this site you'll find the most important information in English language.
The Heidelberg Zoo is open 365/366 days a year.
- April to September: 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
- March/October: 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
- November to February: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Last entrance until 30 minutes before closing time.
|January to February – low season|
March to October – main season
November to December - low season
|Main season||Low season|
|Adults||10,20 €||8,20 €|
(3 to under 18 years)
|5,10 €||4,10 €|
|Reduced (Students, handicapped, trainees and pupils) on submitting their card||7,70 €||6,20 €|
|Family-Group card A|
(1 adult with max. 4 children)
|18,00 €||14,40 €|
|Family-Group card B|
(2 adults with max. 4 children)
|28,20 €||22,60 €|
- Sea lion show: daily at 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. (except on fridays)
- Lions and tigers: daily 4.30 p.m. (except on saturdays)
- Porcupine: daily 3.00 p.m.
- Racoons: daily 3.45 p.m.
- Pelicane: 2.00 p.m. (not during the winter season)
- Gorillas and elephants: Several times daily
Shopping at the Heidelberg Zoo
At the Heidelberg Zoo you also have the opportunity to do some shopping in our Zoo shop at the Main Entrance. Our shop offers an assortment of goods including a wide selection of merchandising articles, as well as T-shirts with animal motifs, postcards, animal games and cuddly toy animals.
The shop is open daily from 9 a.m., closing depending on the time of year.
Travel by public transport
The bus number 32 and 31 takes you from the main railway station directly to the zoo. You find more information about the timetable here: www.vrn.de
Travel by car
Take the highway A5, exit Heidelberg center and follow the signs ZOO in the university compound in Neuenheimer Feld. A large number of parking lots is available for you in the zoo area.
- Unsere Tiere und Anlagen
- Das Elefantenhaus
- Robben- und Raubtierrevier
- Haus- und Wildtiere der Welt
- Bunte Vogelwelt und mehr
- Zu Gast in der Savanne
- Tiermedizin im Zoo
- Zoo erleben
- Zoo unterstützen
- Über uns
Wir haben täglich geöffnet.
Sommer: 9.00-19.00 Uhr
März+Oktober: 9.00-18.00 Uhr
Winter: 9.00-17.00 Uhr
Die Tierhäuser sind bis
30 Minuten vor Ende der Besuchszeit geöffnet.