Panda twins in Schönbrunn Zoo

Schönbrunn Zoo

The animal compounds of the 250 years old zoo have a particularly generous and natural design. More than 700 - some highly endangered - animal species live here: from Siberian tigers, pandas and hippos to one-horned rhinoceroses. Other Highlights: the Koala House, the lion pen, the South America Park, the aquarium and terrarium with coral reef and the "Polarium." Furthermore, the Zoo ORANG.erie - the home of the orang-utans - and the Rain Forest House where you and your children can marvel at the vast range of flora and fauna from Borneo.

The Nature Experience Trail with a fire salamander climbing wall and a cobweb for clambering will also capture the hearts of young visitors. So will the Treetop Trail - a dizzying 160 meter long rope bridge 10 meters above ground.

Do you want to experience a tropical thunderstorm in the rainforest house? Or watch how cheetahs and jaguars consume their prey? Or see how penguins and seals are fed? This is where you'll find feeding times and other dates.

Hungry? Café-Atelier Nonja, the Imperial Pavilion and the Tirolergarten pamper hungry visitors.

Tip: Anyone who has run out of steam should hop on the Panoramabahn sightseeing train for a tour of the zoological gardens. Excellent views of the city below await from the Gloriette in the extended tour of the Schlosspark. Vienna City Card

Guided Tours at Night

Observe exotic animals at night! This is possible during a special tour through the zoo with infrared binoculars. These guided tours are offered all year round (groups: 20 persons maximum, children from 10 years of age), each tour lasts 90 minutes and can be booked at: Tel. (+43 1) 877 92 94–500 (business days).

The Desert House

Desert Adventure: In the former Sundial House in the Schönbrunn Palace Park, you and your children can observe the strategies that desert plants and animals develop to survive in extreme living conditions.

Palm House

The jungle in the city: splendid exotic plants await you in the palm house.

Combination Tickets available for Zoo, Palm House, Desert House or for Giant Ferris Wheel & Schönbrunn Zoo.

Boy sitting on his father's shoulders, two giraffes in the background

Not only giraffes aim high

 

Boy looking through glass pane at orang-utan

Orang-utan

A group of huddling meerkats

Meerkats

Small ring-tailed lemur with big eyes

Ring-tailed lemur

Woman on treetop trail with Schönbrunn Palace in the background

Treetop trail

Children on a climbing wall with fire salamander in the background

Fire salamander climbing wall

Fish glittering in yellow and turquoise

Aquarium House

Palm House, Schönbrunn

Palm House

Schönbrunn Zoo Entrance via Hietzinger Tor/Hietzinger Hauptstraße

Schönbrunner Schlosspark, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • January daily, 09:00 - 16:30
    • February daily, 09:00 - 17:00
    • March daily, 09:00 - 17:30
    • April-September daily, 09:00 - 18:30
    • October daily, 09:00 - 17:30
    • November-December daily, 09:00 - 16:30
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Swinging doors )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at Elisabethallee, entrance Tirolerhof
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Tours for visitors with disabilities and special needs on request.

    • Comments

      Access to buildings and enclosures without steps or via ramp.

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Desert Experience House

Schönbrunner Schlossstraße, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

    • Adults   €4,00
    • Young people under 19   €2,50
    • Children   €frei
    • Your benefit with the Vienna City Card: 1€ off
  • Opening times

    • May to September
      last admission 5:30 p.m.
    • October to April
      last admission 4:30 p.m.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Automatic sliding doors )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        near Hietzing entrance, about 100 meters from building
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Tours for visitors with disabilities and special needs on request.

    • Comments

      Access to the exhibition rooms: no steps.

       

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Palm House (Palmenhaus) in Schönbrunn Palace Gardens, entrance at Hietzinger Tor

Schlosspark Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • May to September
      Daily 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • October to April
      Daily 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 1 Steps (Swinging doors   110  cm  wide )
      • Ramp 110  cm  long , 18  cm  high
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Tours for visitors with special needs on request (groups of more than 10).

    • Comments

      Floor quite moist in some places. Admission for escort free in some cases.

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