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  1. Germany
  2. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  3. Rostock
  4. Rostock Zoo

Rostock Zoo: Full-Day Entrance Ticket

Product ID: 286655
Explore the famous and spacious Rostock Zoo. Meet local and foreign animals as you journey across five continents. Observe cheeky monkeys, adorable meerkats, and the friendly penguins of the Polarium. Enjoy a perfect day-trip for families.
About this ticket
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover more than 4,200 animals at Rostock Zoo, including gorillas and sloths
  • Embark on an interactive journey through time and evolution in the Darwineum
  • Admire polar bears and penguins in the Polarium
  • Keep your children entertained with mini play and educational stations, as well as a petting zoo
  • Escape the city and explore the amazing park area surrounding the zoo
Full description
Set off an adventure in Rostock Zoo and discover an animal diversity ranging from tiny leaf-cutting ants and lively meerkats to stately gorillas and polar bears. Dive with penguins, marvel at the miraculous jellyfish, and watch the mini hippos be fed.

Once inside the zoo, explore the various installations housing more than 4,200 animals. Experience the zoo residents in a natural environment consisting of a spacious park landscape and species-appropriate facilities. Be sure to check the feeding schedule for your chance to feed a penguin.

Let your children of all ages get close to the cuddliest of animals in the petting zoo. In the living museums, including the world-famous Polarium and Darwineum, take a journey of knowledge to the complex and varied natural spaces of the earth with the animal inhabitants.

In addition to the animal encounters, admire the variety of botanical treasures cultivated during Rostock Zoo's 120-year history. Feel enchanted by a symphony of colors in the dahlia district, flower magic in the rhododendron grove, exotic plants in the Darwineum, and the all-imposing trees on oak avenue.
  • Entrance to the zoo, including access to the Polarium and the Darwineum
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Detailed map of the zoo (can be purchased for €0.50)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The Zoo has 2 main entrances, both of which you can use to enter the zoo. If you are arriving by car, it's recommended to use the entrance located next to the parking lot: Barnstorfer Ring 1, 18069 Rostock. If you're arriving by train, it's recommended to use the entrance located next to the station "Trotzenburg": Tiergartenallee 6, 18059 Rostock.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult
• Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash and outside of the animal houses at all times. You will need to purchase a dog ticket if you plan to bring your furry friend
• Other animals are not allowed
• The zoo does not close so you may stay and explore the zoo in your own time. However, please be aware of the admission times:
• March to April: 9 AM-5 PM
• May to August: 9 AM-6 PM
• September to October: 9 AM-5 PM
• November to February: 9 AM-4 PM
• All animal houses, including the Darwineum and Polarium, will close 1 hour after last entry
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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A really beautifully designed zoo with lots of attention to detail in the enclosures, lots of playgrounds and the great Darwineum - absolute recommendation!

February 16, 2020

Like to go and can only be recommended

February 10, 2020

February 28, 2020

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