We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Wilhelmaplatz 13 | Neckartalstrasse, 70376 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 711 54020
Website
Today
08:15 - 16:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:15 - 16:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,473 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 305
    Excellent
  • 149
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Really huge Zoo

One of the best zoo i have visited. It has a great way the animals are protected and has a lot of varieties of zones. The Amazonas really felt Amazon :)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Psops
,
Pune, India
Add Photo Write a Review

1,473 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 500: English reviews
Pune, India
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best zoo i have visited. It has a great way the animals are protected and has a lot of varieties of zones. The Amazonas really felt Amazon :)

Helpful?
Thank Psops
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The zoo and botanical garden is unique for the region and definitely worth visiting. It has a very exotic view at the lake and a variety of fauna and flora. I visited several times during different seasons and it always has something to admire. The animals have a lot of space and the organization/aesthetics gives a pleasurable experience. The gardens... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tania S
sheffield
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the zoo today and the gardens and overall aesthetics where amazing. The monkey enclosure and rainforest area was fantastic. The only concern was the some of the larger animals so elephants , tigers , cheetahs and bears had very limited space and seemed really sad which put a big dampener on the day. A plus side was the... More 

Helpful?
Thank monkeynesssheff
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the zoo on a wintery weekend away to Stuttgart, despite the season the gardens were still lovely to walk through and you do get a discounted price out of season (11 euros per adult). We were however pretty shocked at the conditions some of the animals were kept in, particularly the big ones. The brown bear looked unhealthy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jenny_Mo_86
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not really fond of seeing animals in cages but this zoo and gardens are amazing. The animals have lots of room to roam and habitats looking fitting. The gardens are simply gorgeous. A must see while visiting Stuttgart

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Stuttgart, Germany
Level Contributor
87 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical zoo that has the normal lions tigers and bears. It does have some great monkeys and polar bears. Beautiful place if you come during the spring and the flowers are blooming.

Helpful?
Thank Justin C
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i went there when i was a kid more than 20 years ago and i had a chance to take my kids there last summer. i have to admit that i enjoyed my time like when i was a kid 😃!!! its a must when you are in stuttgart

Helpful?
1 Thank cardinicsesar
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to visit while we were in Stuttgart visiting the Christmas Market. It made a refreshing change of scenery from the crowded streets of the town and it was a nice walk through the park from our hotel, Arcotel Camino. It was very well laid out and had plenty of places to stop to rest or... More 

Helpful?
Thank Travel_Mad_Mal
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Didn't enjoy this visit to the zoo. The orangutans looked miserable and seemed to be very bored. People were crowding up to the glass to see one of them in the first enclosure. The poor animal kept averting its eyes like it had really had enough of it all. The next one sat slumped on the floor in a depressed... More 

Helpful?
Thank rainb0w41
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
139 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The zoo is very picturesque and has a great variety of animals within. However some of the enclosures are very outdated to the extent you feel bad for the animals. The food and drinks available are very nice and reasonably priced.

Helpful?
Thank Waynie41188

Travellers who viewed Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden also viewed

Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg
Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg
 
Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg
 

Been to Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question
Tel Aviv, Israel
3 months ago

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?