Activities for adults

    Please note the current coronavirus precautions when booking tours and experiences. You can find more information here.

    Animal encounters

    Are you in love with graceful giraffes, giant tortoises, or adorable lemurs? How would you like to have a close encounter with your favourite animal at Tierpark Berlin? The keepers will introduce you personally and share their expert knowledge – as well as one or two amusing anecdotes.

    Please note: At least one person over 18 years of age must be present.

    • Baudet du Poitou

      Monday to Friday; 2 p.m.
      max 4 people

      From 6 years

    • Giraffes

      2 p.m.
      max. 5 people

      From 6 years

    • Giant tortoises

      12:30 pm
      max. 3 people

      From 6 years

    • Elks

      3 p.m.
      max. 3 people

      From 16 years

    • Penguins

      Mon-Sa 3.30 p.m.
      max. 3 people

      From 12 years

      All at a glance!

      • No. of participants

        max. three to five depending on the animal

        To avoid any possible health risks, pregnant women are not able to participate in our close encounters.

        Unfortunately, people with certain disabilities will not be able to participate in the close encounters. You can ask for more information about this in your booking request.

        Sturdy shoes are desired to participate in our close encounters.

      • Duration

        approx. 20 min.

      • Language

        German or English

      • Price

        €80 per visit (plus admission)

      • Buchung

        Unfortunately, none of the favourite animal visits are fully disabled-accessible. If you would like more information about this, please include this in your booking request.

        Please note: For internal reasons, changes may be made at short notice.

      • Give the gift of an animal experience

        Looking for a special gift for an animal lover? Vouchers for tickets, tours and exclusive animal experiences can be purchased online or are available from the annual pass sales points at the entrances – and they make a great last-minute gift! The voucher will be sent to you by email immediately after you complete your purchase.

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      • Please note

        All vouchers are valid for three years. Refunds of the value of the voucher are not possible.

      Please note the current coronavirus precautions when booking tours and experiences. You can find more information here.

      Tours

      Embark on a special tour of discovery through Tierpark Berlin with one of our experienced guides. Get ready to learn fascinating animal facts and gain exclusive insight into daily life at the Tierpark – complete with the odd surprise or two!

      • Tierpark 360°

        Which were the first animals at Tierpark Berlin, and how many of them were there? What’s the story of Friedrichsfelde manor house, and how is the Tierpark likely to look 20 years from now? Hear interesting Tierpark anecdotes and be amazed by exciting animal facts.

      • On safari

        The Tierpark safari allows you to discover the amazing world of African animals such as giraffes, zebras and cheetahs. How have these animals evolved to adapt to their natural habitat, and how do they survive in the wild?
            

      • Animals of Asia

        The animal kingdom of Asia is incredibly diverse, with habitats ranging from the tropical jungles of Southeast Asia to the icy heights of the Himalayas. But who else lives in the kingdom of the tigers and the realm of the snow leopards? This tour of discovery teaches you more about the Tierpark’s Asian inhabitants.
          
          

      • Saving our planet

        More and more species are threatened with extinction due to the destruction of their natural habitat. Tierpark Berlin is working actively to stop that happening. Go on a species conservation expedition and learn more about the important work being carried out by modern zoos.
          
          

      • The secret world of animals

        Everyone knows animal celebrities like giraffes, tigers and porcupines. And yet the animal kingdom is so much bigger! Meet Tierpark inhabitants who may be lesser known but are just as interesting. Which animals determine rank by stench? What’s a Vietnamese sika, and what’s a guanaco?
           
          

        All at a glance!

        • No. of participants

          Max. 20 Persons

        • Language

          German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

        • Duration

          approx. 90 min.

        • Prices

          incl. exclusive animal experience:* €150 (plus admission)

          not including exclusive animal experience: €120 (plus admission)

          *Experience a Tierpark animal in a whole new way!

        • Booking

          To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance or even earlier for weekend bookings. The following information is required for booking an appointment:                 

          • Name, address and telephone number
          • Expected number of persons
          • preferred date and alternative date
          • Desired tour

          If you would like to hire a handcart for your tour, please include this in your booking request.

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          Evening tours

          An evening stroll around Tierpark Berlin after the gates have closed to regular visitors is a wonderful way to end the day. Which animals get active at dusk, and who is allowed to sleep outside? On one of our guided evening tours you will learn the answers to these questions as well as many more animal secrets.

          Please note: Tickets are strictly limited and only available online.

          All at a glance!

          • After-hours tours

            For individual and spontaneous visitors

          • Dates

            10.06.    7 p.m.

            24.06.    7 p.m.

            08.07.    7 p.m.

            22.07.    7 p.m.

            05.08.    7 p.m.

            19.08.    6.30 p.m.

            02.09.    6 p.m.

          • Duration

            approx. 90 min.

          • Meeting point

            Bärenschaufenster entrance

          • Language

            only in German

          • Price

            €20,50 per person (incl. admission + conservation contribution)

            These tours are primarily intended for adults. Children may take part, but there is no separate price for children.

          • Booking

            Tickets are strictly limited and available online.

            Get your tickets here!

            Depending on capacity, tickets may also be purchased from the ServiceCenter at the Löwentor entrance up to half an hour before the tour starts. Please note that tours begin punctually, whatever the weather!

          • Exclusive after-hours tours

            A special shared experience for groups

          • Price

            €180 per group, plus half-price admission for each participant (up to 15 people per group)

          • Time, etc.

            The starting time of the tour will depend on when the sun sets; everything else can be decided according to your individual requirements.

          • Booking

            Exclusive evening tours can be booked from April to mid-September.

            To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance or even earlier for weekend bookings. The following information is required for booking an appointment:

            • Name, address and telephone number
            • Expected number of persons
            • preferred date and alternative date
            • Desired tour
          • Are you interested in booking?

            Contact us at tierparkschule@tierpark-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 5153 1555.

          Can’t find exactly what you’re looking for?

          We will be happy to put together your own personal tour according to your requirements.

          To give us enough time to prepare and to ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance or even earlier for weekend bookings.

          We look forward to hearing from you!

          Any more questions?

          Don’t hesitate to get in touch!

          * Required

          Safety check: Please select these 2 Animals: Leopard Icebear

        Opening hours

        Today, 8. August
        9:00 - 18:30
        Last admission: 17:00
        All opening hours

        Feedings & Trainings

        • Polar bear talk 11:00
        • Chacoan peccaries 12:30
        • Monkeys 14:30
        All feedings

        Arrival

        Am Tierpark 125, 10319 Berlin

        Route (Google)