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Vienna: Skip-the-line Tickets for Schönbrunn Zoo

Product ID: 7525
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Visit the Vienna Zoo at Schönbrunn and skip the ticket line, the oldest Baroque zoo in the world on the grounds of the imperial summer palace. Get up close with animals from all over the world, like two of the only giant pandas in Europe.
About this ticket
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Spend a day in the historical Schönbrunn Zoo
  • See elephants, koalas, giraffes, giant pandas, and more
  • Let your children run free in the park
  • Admire polar bears in the new Franz Josef Land section
  • Be enthralled by the Baroque style of the zoo, founded in 1752
  • Take a detour through the rainforest house and aquarium
  • Enjoy your stay in the zoo voted 'Europe's best' in 2012
Full description
Experience one of the most incredible zoos in the world: the Schönbrunn Tiergarten, first opened in 1752. The Vienna Zoo dates from imperial times and links the medieval with the modern, something especially noticeable in the beautiful Baroque octagonal breakfast pavilion, just a single part of the extraordinarily diverse architectural heritage of Vienna.

The zoo features numerous recreations of habitats from all over the world and is home to more than 4,000 animals, including elephants, koalas, giraffes, and giant pandas. Apart from the Berlin Zoo, Schönbrunn is the only place in mainland Europe to see pandas. The two representatives of this endangered species in Vienna, Yang Yang and Long Hui, arrived at the zoo in 2003.

The zoo, situated on the grounds of Schönbrunn palace, also has a rainforest house and an aquarium. Children of all ages will enjoy the petting zoo, where they can get close to the cuddliest of the animals, and very little ones can run around in the play park.

Daily feeding session times: 10:30 - Sea Lions, 11:00 - Northern Rockhopper penguins, 11:30 - Peruvian penguins, 13:00 - Oriental Small-clawed otters, 13:30 - Northern Bald Ibis, 14:30 - Giant anteaters, 15:30 - Sea lions, 16:00 - Koalas
Includes
  • Skip-the-line ticket to Schönbrunn Zoo
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink (there is a variety of restaurants in the zoo)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Main entrance: ticket hall in Hietzing Side entrances: Tirolerhof, Neptun ticket booths

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Important information
Know before you go
• The last entrance is 30 minutes before the Zoo closes
• Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
• The aquarium/terrarium closes at the end of visiting times, the aviary 1 hour before, and all other enclosures half an hour before
• The ticket is valid within 30 days of the date on which you validate it
• Opening hours:
6 Nov - 31 Jan: 9:00 - 16:30
1 - 29 Feb: 9:00 - 17:00
1 - 31 Mar: 9:00 - 17:30
1 Apr - 30 Sep: 9:00 - 18:30
1 - 31 Oct: 9:00 - 17:30
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 234 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Fabulous setting enjoyed a stroll around the palace gardens before the visit to the zoo. Very quiet in the zoo at this time of year though we managed to see plenty of animals. Got very close to the pandas unfortunately didn’t see polar bears nor giraffes the latter due to enclosure being cleaned.

November 29, 2019

zoo is great

we bought tix through this site my only complaint is you have to print the voucher then get a ticket from the stand so defeats the purpose of getting tickets early also the whole printing is a pain if staying in an airbnb the zoo is super cute and so pretty. there’s lots of animals enclosures a little small but pretty to see. it’s also doable not overwhelmingly big and the area around there is spectacular

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July 21, 2019

Fantastic, animals some of the happiest and relaxed I've ever seen in a zoo environment. Great work Vienna!

January 8, 2020

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Product ID: 7525