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Tierpark Lange Erlen

#15 of 153 things to do in Basel Features Animals
Erlenparkweg 110, Basel 4058, Switzerland
+41 61 681 43 44
Review Highlights
Amazing outdoor family picnic

Great place to go with kids, there is a small zoo, barbque area, pond, river, forest area etc etc... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Basel, Switzerland
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Fantastic experience

To begin with we really enjoyed our visit. But be careful if you do like walking yourselves around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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  • Average5%
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“animal park” (7 reviews)
“mini zoo” (2 reviews)
“small zoo” (3 reviews)
Erlenparkweg 110, Basel 4058, Switzerland
+41 61 681 43 44
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go with kids, there is a small zoo, barbque area, pond, river, forest area etc etc Kids can enjoy the day around and adults can get a beer break at the cafes Amazing for dog walking also

Thank Jghaswalla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To begin with we really enjoyed our visit. But be careful if you do like walking yourselves around instead of taking public transportation, this is not very easy to reach on foot since the surrounding area is definitely not pedestrian friendly. So take the bus,...More

Thank ilGrec0
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take the kids on a nice summer day with plenty of animals to see a nice cafe or restaurant to visit and nice atmosphere. Behind the park is a small water way that is surrounded by trees and great...More

Thank DavidVR84
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I was born in the region of Basel and I visit the Tierpark Lange Erlen since my childhood. Today I took my good friend from Portugal there and she did confirm to me that this park is always a good place to go for a...More

Thank ThomasSchauffert
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Although not far from the motorway you feel like in a world apart. Stroll through the parc and watch the domestic animals from hens to lynx and Wisent (kind of Bison). And all of this comes for free !

Thank Cecca2
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Easy to reach on the #36 bus and what a perfect place. We were expecting a small animal farm with the usual domestic/farm animals. However the first thing that strikes you are the huge cranes flying and nesting overhead. As you look around you realise...More

1  Thank TheFabFour18
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The TierPark Lange Erlen can be accessed with Bus #36 Kleinhunigen (exit Lange Erlen). Walk through the overpass, then towards the right and through the trees to the park entrance. This park was mostly quiet on my visit with only a few other visitors walking...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wonderful park with lots of animals. You can strol around the park and enjoy a familyday. There is also a smal shop where you can buy a snack and a huge playground.

Thank 2014geni
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a really nice place to go with children. It is a mini zoo very close to Basel downtown. Also there is a small café where you can have some drinks while the kids are visiting the park.

Thank IvanFuruya
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A bit hidden away and off the beaten tourist track - given that it's a community-targeted park - this is still a wonderful and inspiring idea: a free-entry animal park for kids. With a surprisingly wide range of animals to view (obviously it cannot compete...More

Thank PaddyLenka
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