Hellabrunn Zoo Munich

Hellabrunn Zoo, Tierparkstraße 30, München, Germany

Hellabrunn Zoo (or Tierpark Hellabrunn in German) is a 40 hectare (99 acre) zoological garden in the Bavarian capital of Munich. The zoo is situated on the right bank of the river Isar, in the southern part of Munich near the quarter of Thalkirchen. The zoo was the first zoo in the world not organized by species, but also by geographical aspects. For example, the wood bison share their enclosure with prairie dogs.

In 2013, the zoo was ranked 4th best zoo in Europe. It focuses on conservation and captive breeding rare species such as the rare drill and silvery gibbons. Also gorillas, giraffes, elephants, wood bisons, elk and Arctic foxes were successfully bred in the zoo, which houses a large number of species. It is one of the very few zoos that allows visitors to bring dogs.

For a perfect day out with the kids, nothing beats a visit to Hellabrunn Zoo. The zoo is a unique multi-sensory experience where the little ones can see, hear and smell up to 19,000 exotic and domestic animals. Other kids attractions include a petting zoo, two playgrounds, Kinderland Hellabrunn and many exciting events throughout the year. Great fun for the little ones.

Hellabrunn Zoo features two playgrounds where kids can play till their heart’s content: Adventure Playground and the toddler friendly Rhino Playground next to Café Rhino. While the little ones play, parents can relax in the adjacent café.

Animals you can actually touch! Hellabrunn’s petting zoo area at the Isar entrance ist a great experience for young and old.

A great way for kids to explore the zoo is with a pull-along cart. Rental booths are situated at the Isar and Flamingo entrances.

A birthday party they’ll never forget! If you are looking for a unique, wild birthday adventure then Hellabrunn is the place to celebrate! They offer several birthday party themes for you to choose from.

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