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 Schönbrunner Gardens Mini-Train Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $9
Duration: 50 minutes
Tiergarten Schönbrunn Entrance Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $23
Duration: 4 to 6 hours
Schönbrunn Zoo Reviews
Dieser Tiergarten ist sehr gróß und schön angelegt. Man sollte sich unbedingt zu den Fütterungszeiten anwesend sein, sowohl für Kinder als auch für Erwachsene ein tolles Schauspiel. Ein kleiner Tipp f... more »This zoo is very grass and beautifully laid out. You should definitely be present at feeding times, both for children and adults a great spectacle. A little tip for adults, there are evening tours with dinner in the zoo!!!
We visited the zoo on a glorious warm March day. Lots of animals to see, a minature train that you can ride on and some lovely garden buildings that you can get refreshments from. The zoo is practical... more »
Really great Zoo. Something a little different. Very clean and lots of interesting places where the animals are kept. Much better than animals in a big field. Our 2 year old loved it and he was free to enter so it was a bonus.
This zoo is spacious and well-laid out. It creates a relaxing atmosphere. I did see an escaped cockroach in the house of insects, but I hope they have caught it by now.
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