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Erlebnis Zoo Hannover, Hannover
(4.4/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover first opened its doors in 1865, making this one of Germany's oldest zoological parks. As you wander the 22 hectares (54.3 acres) of exhibits and habitats, you'll notice lush, realistic enclosures. The zoo prides itself on having few visible barriers between visitors and its 3,500 animals. You can walk through seven regions of the world, including the Zambezi, Yukon Bay, the Outback, and Gorilla Mountain. Follow the 5 km (3.1 mi) explorer path for the recommended route through the zoo. Ask about a guided tour if you'd like to learn more about the zoo's residents and its conservation efforts. Children will also enjoy the petting zoo and several playgrounds. To visit Erlebnis Zoo Hannover on your trip to Hannover, use our Hannover itinerary builder.
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  • The Hannover Zoo is already an attraction in itself, somewhat more expensive during the day, but if you are planning a special celebration times: the event are areas in the Zoo only to recommend. We had a family reunion in the celebration barn (Nov. ' 16), 5 years ago already a candle-light dinner in Yucon Bay. The food of this time a cold / hot buffet was super. Price / performance TOP celebration. The staff friendly and competent. Our wishes have been implemented 100%.
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  • The Erlebnis-Zoo Hannover is not just a Zoo, it's an entire world. Here is every small corner super central theme and takes one in the the world of of area of. Many interesting shows and feedings are waiting here one. The Zoo evolved steadily, currently also a new subject area will be built. The gastronomy there is here. Restaurants where you can eat well offer you enough choice. Several small kiosk and shops are also available to buy something to drink or an ice cream again. Only the prices are somewhat high. Clear recommendation for a trip.
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  • Beautiful weather, beautiful day. The Zoo offers everything the heart desires to spend an exciting, enjoyable day there. Again happy to
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  • A must go if you have time to visit it while in Hannover. The animals can be seen in pens which are very similar to their natural habitat. There is a lot of effort put into ensuring you are as close to the animals as safely possible. We got to see the seal show in the Yukon stadium which was a treat. Highly recommended to visit
  • This was the absolute coolest zoo I've ever been to. It really feels authentic. The animals do not look like they are in cages, they look very free and happy. The facility is very well taken care of. Also, this is the very first zoo I've been to where you can actually go into some of the enclosures and get super close! After 4:30 PM (16:30), entrance fee is only 6€. That's a steal! You definitely see where the money goes here. I can't wait to go again.
  • Well, it's a city Zoo. U can imagine this can not be the biggest one. I want to share one experience. I lost my English Zoo plan after entry and was far away. I asked in shops for a new one but they had only german plans. After Asking for it and unfriendly answer I got the Information to go to the entrance of the Zoo. Where I found another shop. After asking with wrong information where I didn't get one, I downloaded the plan. Bad service for foreign ppl.
  • Great zoo. Spend 3 days here before we saw it all. One day 7 hours. Only minus is that no info is in English. It is only a zoo for people who speak German.
  • My favourite zoo in central Europe (I've been to many), food can be expensive but is expected, you can always pack food as tables are free to use without purchase of food. entrance ticket includes everything from shows at scheduled times and boat rides showing off some enclosures up close like the giraffe enclosure and various others.