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Hamburg Zoo

#9 of 316 things to do in Hamburg Features Animals
Lokstedter Grenzstr. 2, 22527 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 5300330
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The Hamburg Zoo, opened in 1863, has a new elephant pavilion and new tropical aquarium. Animals are in naturalistic enclosures.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Lokstedter Grenzstr. 2, 22527 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 5300330
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Hamburg Zoo Hagenbeck offers attractions for young and older people. We like to visit the zoo with our grandchildren, who are always fascinated by the great variety of animals, birds and all kinds of fish and sea creatures. Just come and visit the Hagenbeck...More

Thank mennogr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Zoo and a lot to see. Especially the Polar Bears and seals enclosure. Well worth picking up a bag of veg to feed the elephants and other animals. The Park is accessible from the metro station and Just a short walk to the main...More

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very well designed and maintained zoo, with the possibility to feed some of the animals (buy vegs at the zoo). Animals held mainly in nicely designed environments, pleasing for both the visitors and the stars themselves (I suppose). A feel good visit! Don't miss...More

Thank Ilona L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was once a famous place but now rather tired and not up to the standard for animal detention that visitors would expect. Most of the animals look very tired and bored. Time for a serious rebuild of move to a larger location where the animals...More

Thank CJoutandabout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love loved it here. The relationships between the keepers and the animals seemed genuine and compassionate, a big highlight was watching the bears catching fish in their mouths from a keeper with well practised aim. There is minimal fencing (I mean knee height) around...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo is wonderfully designed and very pretty. It is one of the only zoos that I can remember visiting that was not full of depressed looking animals swaying from side to side, and they all seemed very content. We went for one of their...More

Thank sjr182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A decent zoo, it earned an extra star for the cold climate exhibit. Half a day is enough to cover the full grounds. Food and drinks inside where very expensive.

Thank KayJayMorillo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend were excited to go to the zoo of Hamburg. However, when we came here, we saw that the animals had way too small cages. It started at the entrance of the Tropen-Aquarium, in which the monkeys had to live in an...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Super well designed! Great activity for a family with young kids and any age! You can rent wagons for you to move the children around! Here some pictures!

1  Thank Lilianro
Reviewed 14 June 2017

animals are relax and free in the protect zone. I like this place and see more animals in one place.I suggest to go there with your child.

Thank Saeedmbo
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Hannah J
29 July 2016|
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Response from j0_prit | Reviewed this property |
The Zoo is private I do not think so considering the high pricing they have but the best would be to check directly with them
12 March 2015|
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Response from foxnigel85 | Reviewed this property |
Hi,I would reckon the zoo is very friendly for strollers--it is Germany and they do things correctly unlike my country!. Hope you enjoy your visit--we spent around 5 hours there so leave plenty of time.
20 December 2014|
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Response from carol j | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we didn't get to have anything near the zoo but I would recommend the Factory Hasselbrook.