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Vienna's Schonbrunn Zoo and Giant Ferris Wheel

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    What to Expect
    Admire the Baroque architecture as you enter Schonbrunn Zoo, dating back to the days of Empress Maria Theresia and her husband Franz Stephan von Lothringen. Check out the breakfast pavilion in the center where you can still enjoy an "Imperial Breakfast," if you choose.

    Wander around the area’s many attractions, including koalas, jaguars, orangutans, elephants and the beloved giant pandas. After spotting some of your favorite creatures, head to the Children’s Playground and Petting Zoo for some extra fun for the kids, and stop by the rainforest mirroring the unique ecosystems of Borneo.

    Then enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city with a trip on the Giant Ferris Wheel, an iconic symbol of Vienna’s Prater, the large public park in the 2nd district. The wheel is visible from all over the city with its distinct silhouette and offers incredible views of Vienna from the top. Hop on to enjoy this architectural gem from all angles.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Schonbrunn Zoo is located at Maxingstrasse 13B, Vienna
    Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel is located at Prater 2, Vienna
    Departure Time
    At your leisure

    Schonbrunn Zoo Opening Hours:

    • January: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • February: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • March: 9:00am - 5:30pm
    • April: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    • May: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    • June: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    • July: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    • August: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    • September: 9:00am - 6:30pm
    • October to end of daylight savings time 9:00am - 5:30pm
    • November: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • December: 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel opening hours:

    • January 01 to February 28: 10:00am - 8:00pm
    • March 01 to April 30: 10:00am - 10:00pm
    • May 01 to September 30: 9:00am - 0:00am
    • October 01 - 31:10:00am - 10:00pm
    • November 01 to December 31: 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Return Details
    Public Transport to Schonbrunn Zoo:
    U4: Station Hietzing
    Streetcar (tram) 10, 58, 60
    Bus 15A, 51A, 56B, 156B
    Public Transport to Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel:
    Underground U1
    Streetcar O, 5, 21
    Praterstern S1-S3, S7, S15
    • Entry/Admission - Wiener Riesenrad
    • Entry/Admission - Tiergarten Schoenbrunn - Zoo Vienna
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Confirmation of this product will be received at time of booking
    • Your tickets are valid for 1 month from the date you exchange your voucher
    • You may visit each attraction on the same or different days
    • Child prices are available directly at the gate for children aged 4 - 15 years (approximately EUR10)
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The ticket is quite expensive 20 Euro for adult. For some animals the place is so small. Baby elephant and penguins were the most attractive thing over there. And yes Pandas too. Over all I had a lot of fun in the zoo. It was super nice. Worth visit place.
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    Filthy! Particularly the polar bear exhibit the algae growth in the water was out of control, there was trash in the habitat, the was a plastic shopping bag floating in the water. Just watching the local smoking and throwing the butts on the ground was very disappointing. we
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    I went there in July 2019 and this visit was just unforgettable. Despite my attitude to Zoos is skeptical, here I felt that it's might be even better to live in such a Zoo than in Wild Nature where there is a huge struggle for food and harsh survival. I di understand that it is
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    The ferris wheel is wonderful at night ... the city lights and view are terrific ... It may take a while to get on because there are lots of people and the dining car slows things down but it's worth it.
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    This is part of the Schonbrunn "complex" (Palace/Garden/Zoo). This zoo is pretty cool. It's not very big but it does have a lot of interesting animals. You can easily spend a few hours inside, specially with kids. You can ride the tram to the zoo or just enjoy the nice walk
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