Located on the grounds of the majestic Schonbrunn Palace, Schönbrunn Zoo mixes rich history and the animal kingdom. Wander through this World Heritage Site for sightings of giant pandas, koalas, orangutans, tigers, penguins, and more. Visit the Amazon rainforest, or catch a polar bear feeding in the polarium. The zoo, the oldest in the world, opened in 1752 as a menagerie. You'll find an interesting architectural mix here, with original buildings from the Baroque era mingling with modern zoo architecture.The zoo offers several themed tours, as well as the chance to customize a guided tour according to your personal interest, if you book in advance. Plan to visit Schönbrunn Zoo during your Vienna vacation using our convenient Vienna visit planner.
Tours To Schönbrunn Zoo
Vienna Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $98
Duration: 1 to 6 days
Vienna's Schonbrunn Zoo and Giant Ferris Wheel BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 4 to 6 hours
Vienna Schönbrunner Gardens Mini-Train Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $9
Duration: 50 minutes
Schönbrunn Zoo Reviews
It is such a hige and amazing zoo! The oldest zoo in the world...all kind of animals well organized and great location, easy to get to. Make sure you visit the palace as well, it is next to it. My... more »
This zoo is set in the schoenbrunn palace garden grounds. Its a lovely walk through the gardens to get to the entrance. We used the vienna pass here and walked straight in. Great range of animals and.... more »
Absolutely stunning place. Animals all in great condition, all rescues or have been born there. Baby elephant entertained everyone, elephants and humans alike. Baby polar bear (not for visitor viewing but you could watch on a video). Wonderful experience not to be missed.
This was an amazing zoo. It is SO much bigger than it seems on the map, and they have so many animals, including a lot of animals you don't often see in zoos like the panda. The animals seemed really happy with lots of space, and I saw a lot of enrichment, which is a huge sign of a zoo that treats its animals well. I would highly recommend this zoo to anyone who comes to Vienna and likes animals.
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