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Finding new places that provide exciting opportunities to interact with animals is always a treat for someone like me who loves these creatures. Animal lovers will find some of the world's most thrilling attractions in Germany, a country known for its varied landscapes and storied past; but also for its definite love of nature.
In fact, this country is one of the best places place to visit if you like wildlife watching, whether you're particularly interested in birds, sea creatures, or just plain old observational skills. While visiting this stunning nation, here are a few of the top things to do for those who love animals.
If you're a fan of birds, you really must make it to Weltvogelpark Walsrode in Lower Saxony. With over 4,000 birds representing over 650 species, it is the biggest bird park in the world. Bird feeding sessions, guided tours of aviaries, and flying shows are just a few of the engaging experiences offered by this park.
However, birds aren't the only attraction in the park. The verdant scenery, nice gardens, and tranquil ponds make this a great place for a relaxing stroll. Picnic spots and playgrounds are also available for family enjoyment. Visit Weltvogelpark Walsrode for a memorable experience, whether you're a serious bird watcher or simply seeking some peace and quiet.
The Munich-based Tierpark Hellabrunn is up next. Animals at this zoo are housed in accordance with their geographic distribution, creating a unique "geo-zoo" idea. It is among the most diversified zoos in Europe, housing about seven hundred and fifty species.
From kangaroos and polar bears to elephants and lions, the zoo houses an impressive array of creatures. To make the animals feel more at home and to provide visitors a more genuine experience, each area is created to resemble their natural habitats.
Numerous interactive experiences are also available in Tierpark Hellabrunn. There are guided tours and a petting zoo; and you can also see how they feed the animals! This makes it a perfect vacation spot for those who love animals and families.
Several Sea Life Aquariums may be found in various German cities, including Berlin, Munich, and Oberhausen. Those interested in the intriguing underwater world can definitely enjoy a nice day in any of them.
Thousands of marine animals from all around the world call each tank home. There is a wide variety of marine life to observe, including vibrant tropical fish, elegant rays, fearsome sharks, and fun sea turtles. Touch pools, educational seminars, and feedings are other attractions at these aquariums.
The mission of Sea Life Aquariums extends beyond just entertaining guests; they also strive to protect marine life. Their goal is to make the seas a better and safer place for marine life through their many rescue, protection, and breeding programs. Not only will you have a great time at these aquariums, but you'll also be helping out a good cause.
A wildlife park and leisure facility located in the middle of Germany, Serengeti Park Hodenhagen provides an unforgettable safari experience. The Wildlife Park, Monkey World, and Leisure Park are the three sections that make up the park.
Open meadows teem with free-roaming Asian and African species await you as you drive through the Wildlife Park. This includes zebras, lions, rhinos, giraffes, and more. And if you’re into primates, you can enjoy a lot of different types of apes and monkeys in the Monkey World.
Bonus: you can also enjoy a lot of different rides and activities at the Leisure Park. An unforgettable and thrilling family adventure awaits at Serengeti Park Hodenhagen, where you may observe wildlife while having a blast at an amusement park.
The Kölner Zoo, in the German city of Cologne, is well-known and among the country's oldest zoos. Animal enthusiasts will find nirvana there, as it shelters over 10,000 creatures representing over 850 species.
Both the elephant park and the rainforest hall are well-known attractions at the zoo. With its Asian decor, this elephant park is among the biggest in all of Europe. Many different kinds of birds, reptiles, and tiny mammals choose the rainforest hall their home since it accurately portrays the tropical environment of a real rainforest.
A variety of engaging activities are available at the Kölner Zoo, including feeding demonstrations, keeper presentations, and even overnight stays. It is an ideal location for a family outing because it combines entertainment with educational opportunities.
Located in Berchtesgaden, Eagle's Nest Wildlife Park provides visitors with an unforgettable wildlife encounter in addition to stunning vistas of the Bavarian Alps. Many raptors, such as vultures, eagles, and falcons, call the park their home.
During the daily flying displays, you may marvel at these majestic birds as they soar through the air, framed by the breathtaking alpine surroundings. The park is home to a variety of native animals, allowing visitors to experience the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area.
There are hiking paths and scenic lookouts throughout the park besides the animals. No one can help but be amazed by Eagle's Nest Wildlife Park, whether they are nature lovers or bird enthusiasts.
There is an abundance of entertainment in Germany for those who enjoy being around animals, including zoos, aquariums, and wildlife parks. Discover the wonders of the animal kingdom at each stop, where you're sure to have an adventure of a lifetime and pick up some useful knowledge. Gather your furry friends, because you're going on an adventure in Germany!Back to overview
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