Tours and activities for schools and nurseries

Treat your school or day-care group to a very special outing at Tierpark Berlin. As an extracurricular learning centre, the Tierpark offers a range of tours and projects adapted to every age group. Based on the Berlin curriculum, the tours and projects cleverly combine extraordinary animal experiences with natural science teaching.

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

    Years 1 & 2

    Below you will find the range of tours for grades 1-2 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

    • What animals do you know? How can we classify them?

      Appropriate tours:

      • Pick your favourites – you decide which animals to visit
      • Tierpark safari (please bring binoculars if possible)
      • Monkeying around
    • The four seasons: Changes in nature

      Appropriate tours:

      • The lives of animals throughout the seasons
    • Species conservation

      Appropriate tours:

      • All about wolves (incl. WWF Wolf educational trunk)

        

      You can download more information about tours for Years 1 & 2 here: PDF DOWNLOAD

       

      All at a glance!

      • Duration

        75-90 min.; project days: 2 days of approx. 5 hours each

      • Language

        German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon

      • Price

        €40 (plus admission)
        Project days: €60 plus admission on both days

        Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for school visitors.

      • Participants

        One school class
        Project days: maximum 24 students

      • Booking

        To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

        • School name, type of school
        • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
        • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?
        • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

        For Year 3 upwards, we offer tour-specific worksheets that pupils can complete during the tour or back in the classroom. If you are interested in these worksheets, please mention this in your booking request.

        To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

      • Any questions?

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

      • Up-to-date animal info!

        You can sign up to our school newsletter free of chargehere.

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

      Years 3 & 4

      Below you will find the range of tours for grades 3-4 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

      • What animals do you know? How can we divide them into classes?

        Appropriate tours:

        • Pick your favourites – you decide which animals to visit
        • Tierpark safari (please bring binoculars if possible)
        • Monkeying around
      • Habitats and their inhabitants – natural interactions

        Appropriate tours:

        • Habitat adaptations
      • Pets, domestic animals, wild animals

        Appropriate tours:

        • Pets, domestic animals and wild animals – a comparison

          

      • The four seasons: Changes in nature

        Appropriate tours:

        • The lives of animals throughout the seasons
      • Species conservation

        Appropriate tours:

        • All about wolves (incl. WWF Wolf educational trunk)



           

        You can download more information about tours for Years 3 & 4 here: PDF Download

         

        All at a glance!

        • Duration

          75-90 min.; project days: 2 days of approx. 5 hours each

        • Language

          German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon

        • Price

          €40 (plus admission)
          Project days: €60 plus admission on both days

          Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for school visitors.

        • Participants

          One school class
          Project days: maximum 24 students

        • Booking

          To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

          • School name, type of school
          • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
          • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?
          • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

          For Year 3 upwards, we offer tour-specific worksheets that pupils can complete during the tour or back in the classroom. If you are interested in these worksheets, please mention this in your booking request.

          To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

        • Any questions?

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

        • Up-to-date animal info!

          You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

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

        Years 5 & 6

        Below you will find the range of tours for grades 5-6 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

        • How organisms interact

          Appropriate tours:

          • Predators and prey – survival in the animal kingdom
          • Monkeying around
          • Tierpark expedition (perfect for school hiking days)
        • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

          Appropriate tours:

          • Habitat adaptations
        • Pets, domestic animals, wild animals

          Appropriate tours:

          • Pets, domestic animals and wild animals – a comparison

            

        • Communication and the senses

          Appropriate tours:

          • How animals communicate
        • Species conservation & climate change

          Appropriate tours:

          • Threatened Tierpark inhabitants – the last of their kind
          • Climate change and its impact on animals



             

        • Project days

          Subject: Animal behaviour (two-day project; please bring lunches, snacks and writing materials)

          (available from October to February)

          You can download more information about tours for Years 5 & 6 here: PDF Download

           

          All at a glance!

          • Duration

            75-90 min.; project days: 2 days of approx. 5 hours each

          • Language

            German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon

          • Price

            €40 (plus admission)
            Project days: €60 plus admission on both days

            Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for school visitors.

          • Participants

            One school class
            Project days: maximum 24 students

          • Booking

            To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

            • School name, type of school
            • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
            • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?
            • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

            For Year 3 upwards, we offer tour-specific worksheets that pupils can complete during the tour or back in the classroom. If you are interested in these worksheets, please mention this in your booking request.

            To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

          • Any questions?

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

          • Up-to-date animal info!

            You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

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

          Years 7 & 8

          Below you will find the range of tours for grades 7-8 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

          • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

            Appropriate tours:

            • Extreme habitat adaptations (deserts and polar regions)
            • Predators and prey – survival in the animal kingdom
            • Tierpark expedition (perfect for school hiking days)
          • Communication and the senses

            Appropriate tours:

            • How animals communicate
          • Species conservation & climate change

            Appropriate tours:

            • Threatened Tierpark inhabitants – the last of their kind
            • Climate change and its impact on animals
          • Maths projects – percentages

            Appropriate tours:

            • Animal maths – calculating percentages at the Tierpark (please bring writing materials)

            (available from March to early October)

          • Project days

            Subject: Animal behaviour (two-day project; please bring lunches, snacks and writing materials)

            (available from October to February)

            You can download more information about tours for Years 7 & 8 here: PDF Download

             

            All at a glance!

            • Duration

              75-90 min.; project days: 2 days of approx. 5 hours each

            • Language

              German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon

            • Price

              €40 (plus admission)
              Project days: €60 plus admission on both days

              Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for school visitors.

            • Participants

              One school class
              Project days: maximum 24 students

            • Booking

              To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

              • School name, type of school
              • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
              • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?
              • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

              For Year 3 upwards, we offer tour-specific worksheets that pupils can complete during the tour or back in the classroom. If you are interested in these worksheets, please mention this in your booking request.

              To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

            • Any questions?

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

            • Up-to-date animal info!

              You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

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

            Years 9 & 10

            Below you will find the range of tours for grades 9-10 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

            • Adapting to habitats – natural interactions

              Appropriate tours:

              • Extreme habitat adaptations (esp. deserts and polar regions)
              • Ecosystem rainforest + the human influence
            • Communication and the senses

              Appropriate tours:

              • How animals communicate
            • Species conservation & climate change

              Appropriate tours:

              • Threatened Tierpark inhabitants – the last of their kind
              • Climate change and its impact on animals
            • Career orientation (Year 9)

              Appropriate tours:

              • Working at the Tierpark

              You can download more information about tours for Years 9 & 10 here: PDF Download

               

              All at a glance!

              • Duration

                75-90 min.; project days: 2 days of approx. 5 hours each

              • Language

                German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon

              • Price

                €40 (plus admission)
                Project days: €60 plus admission on both days

                Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for school visitors.

              • Participants

                One school class
                Project days: maximum 24 students

              • Booking

                To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

                • School name, type of school
                • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
                • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?
                • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

                For Year 3 upwards, we offer tour-specific worksheets that pupils can complete during the tour or back in the classroom. If you are interested in these worksheets, please mention this in your booking request.

                To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

              • Any questions?

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

              • Up-to-date animal info!

                You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

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

              Years 11 to 13

              Below you will find the range of tours for grades 11-13 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

              • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

                Appropriate tours:

                • Extreme habitat adaptations (esp. deserts and polar regions)
              • Communication and the senses

                Appropriate tours:

                • How animals communicate
              • Species conservation & climate change

                Appropriate tours:

                • Threatened Tierpark inhabitants – the last of their kind
                • Climate change and its impact on animals

                  

              • Where to after school?

                Appropriate tours:

                • Working at the Tierpark

                You can download more information about tours for Years 11 & 13 here: PDF Download

                 

                All at a glance!

                • Duration

                  75-90 min.; project days: 2 days of approx. 5 hours each

                • Language

                  German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon

                • Price

                  €40 (plus admission)
                  Project days: €60 plus admission on both days

                  Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for school visitors.

                • Participants

                  One school class
                  Project days: maximum 24 students

                • Booking

                  To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

                  • School name, type of school
                  • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
                  • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?
                  • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

                  For Year 3 upwards, we offer tour-specific worksheets that pupils can complete during the tour or back in the classroom. If you are interested in these worksheets, please mention this in your booking request.

                  To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

                • Any questions?

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

                • Up-to-date animal info!

                  You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

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

                Teacher training

                Find out what Tierpark Berlin has to offer as an extracurricular learning centre. Our cost-free teacher training workshops tell you more about the concepts behind the individual tours and projects and how they link in with the government-approved Berlin curriculum. You will also gain fascinating insight into the wide range of animals on view here and discover how each tour offers a very special learning experience.

                 

                All at a glance!

                • No. of participants

                  min. 5, max. 15

                • Dates

                  31.03.2022 from 3.30pm - 5pm* for elementary school

                  07.04.2022 from 3.30pm - 5pm* for secondary school

                   

                  *With successful participation you will receive a voucher for an exclusive feeding for your next visit with your school class.

                • Duration

                  approx. 90 min.

                • Price

                  Free of charge. If you would like to stay in the Tierpark afterwards, you can purchase a day ticket at the end of the workshop.

                • Booking

                  To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

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

                Nurseries/ After-school groups

                Our specially developed tours for very young children give day-care groups a unique experience of Tierpark Berlin. Under the care of an experienced guide, the children interact with the animal kingdom in a fun and playful way.

                • Monkey business

                  Think monkeys spend all their time eating bananas and being cheeky? Think again! On a visit to the Primate House, the group will learn lesser-known facts about what monkeys get up to.

                  only for after-school groups

                • The chosen one

                  Is your group named after a certain animal? Do you have an animal mascot? Or maybe you want to show the children a particular species? This tour focuses on whichever animal you want to see.

                • Tierpark safari for young explorers

                  The group embarks on an exciting safari around Tierpark Berlin. What animals will you meet?

                • Red Riding Hood – busting the myth!

                  We all know the big, bad wolf from fairy tales, but real-life wolves are quite different. On this tour, children get to know the wolf’s true character, with the help of the famous WWF Wolf educational trunk

                • Exclusive Feeding

                  You want to explore the tierpark on your own with your nursery/ after-school group, but round off your visit with an animal highlight? Then book a feeding for 20€ (plus entrance admission).

                  All at a glance!

                  • No. of participants

                    one nursery/ after-school group incl. accompanying adults

                  • Duration

                    approx. 75 min.

                  • Language

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

                  • Price

                    Tour incl. exclusive feeding        € 45

                    Exclusive feeding                            € 20

                    In addition, the regular nursery/ after-school group admission price applies. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled and stamped form for day-care centre visitors.

                  • Booking

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

                    • Name, address and telephone number
                    • Name of the nursery or school
                    • Expected number of persons
                    • preferred date and alternative date
                    • Desired tour
                  • Other material

                    And the following rallies are particularly suitable for nursery and after-school groups:


                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)