Zoos and Animal Parks

Foray Through the World of Animals

The Bear Forest Müritz is a bear sanctuary near Stuer in the Mecklenburg Lake District., © TMV/Müller

Zoos and Animal Parks

Foray Through the World of Animals

Whether bear forest, elephant farm, wildlife park Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, crane information center, Ozeaneum or a visit to the Rostock Zoo with Darwineum and Polarium - impressive nature experiences and animal encounters await families throughout the country. Bright children's eyes are guaranteed at these destinations.

Whether bear forest, elephant farm, wildlife park Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, crane information center, Ozeaneum or a visit to the Rostock Zoo with Darwineum and Polarium - impressive nature experiences and animal encounters await families throughout the country. Bright children's eyes are guaranteed at these destinations.

Animal parks, petting and game enclosures, bird and butterfly parks, aquariums - the fascinating animal world of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern can be observed very closely in the numerous zoological gardens and nature experience sites between the Baltic Sea and the Lake District . There is even a monkey forest in the Mecklenburg Lake District. And the exciting thing - many attractions offer guided tours, active trails as well as knowledge, experimentation and experience stations. Here, children can recreate the movements of the animal inhabitants and, for example, balance like a flamingo, sneak like a big cat or climb like a monkey. Highlights also include show feedings, where animal keepers even answer a curious question or two. Join the little ones on a foray through the world of animals.

Zoos and animal parks at a glance

Foray through the world of animals

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© A. Schulz

Marine Science Center - Seal Research Center

  • Open today
  • Am Yachthafen, 18119 Rostock (Hohe Düne)

In a hitherto unique way, public and scientific interests are combined in the floating seal station in Rostock Hohe Düne, as the research facility is also open to visitors. From the sundeck, guests can experience the daily life of eight male seals and an African fur seal.

Read more: "Marine Science Center - Seal Research Center"
© Karls Erlebnis-Dorf

Karl's adventure village Zirkow

  • Open today
  • Binzer Straße, 18528 Zirkow

Rügen's most popular family destination attracts with a large farmers' market, colorful show manufactures and more than 50 exciting experiences.

Read more: "Karl's adventure village Zirkow"
© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Birkenkamp farm

  • Plüter, 19230 Bresegard bei Picher

Guided hikes with alpacas, workshops and seminars, a mini farm store and overnight stays in a teepee - the Birkenkamp farm has so much to offer!

Read more: "Birkenkamp farm"
© Hinterste Mühle gGmbH

Social and Youth Center Hinterste Mühle

  • Hinterste Mühle, 17033 Neubrandenburg

Baking bread and cakes In the wood-burning oven, exercise school and adventure hikes in the forest or playing and doing handicrafts - in the Hintersten Mühle Neubrandenburg, a social and youth center, children and young people are at the forefront and experience entertaining camps

Read more: "Social and Youth Center Hinterste Mühle"
© TDG Rechlin mbH

Boek Wildlife Park

  • Boeker Straße, 17248 Boek

Wildlife park * Carriage rides * Horse-drawn carriage rides * Cultural store

Read more: "Boek Wildlife Park"
© Schmetterlingspark Klützer Winkel

Butterfly Park Klütz

  • An der Festwiese, 23948 Klütz

The Tropics at the Baltic Sea. In an exotically planted flight hall, 600 colorful forest butterflies from South America and Asia fly, such as the palm-sized, iridescent blue sky butterfly, the lively green hummingbird and the elegant bird butterfly. About 40 species can be admired at the same time. Food and drink are provided in the "Palm Café", in fine weather also on the outdoor terrace. In addition, you can buy all kinds of things about butterflies in the store. A nice destination for an excursion in any weather.

Read more: "Butterfly Park Klütz"

Mühlenhagen Nature Adventure Park

  • Open today
  • Dorfstraße, 17089 Mühlenhagen

The Nature Adventure Park Mühlenhagen is worth a trip at any time. The tranquil pre-Pomeranian terminal moraine landscape is characterized by its gentle hills and valleys, in which our spacious enclosures are embedded. Here you can find peace and relaxation during long walks. You will find with us: a stock of wild and domestic animals, an adventure playground, petting enclosures and a stork school.

Read more: "Mühlenhagen Nature Adventure Park"
© Elefantenhof Platschow

Elephant farm Platschow

  • Am Dorfplatz, 19372 Platschow

Touching elephants, feeding them or even riding them - this is what the Elefantenhof Platschow in the Mecklenburg-Schwerin region offers its guests.

Read more: "Elephant farm Platschow"
© Zoo Rostock/Braun

Rostock Zoo

  • Open today
  • Barnstorfer Ring, 18059 Rostock

At Rostock Zoo, the best zoo in Europe, experience 4,200 animals in 430 different species from all over the world in just one day. In the DARWINEUM, you will embark on a spectacular journey through evolution. The heart of the living museum beats in the Tropical Hall - home to the gorillas and orangutans. Open daily from 9 a.m.

Read more: "Rostock Zoo"
© Wildpark-MV

Wildpark-MV

  • Primerburg, 18273 Güstrow

Welcome to the wild animal adventure in Güstrow: Experience wolf, bear & Co. wilder than in the zoo! The 200 hectare wildlife and landscape park invites the whole family to an unforgettable experience. The local flora and fauna can be discovered in spacious enclosures, some of which can be walked on.

Read more: "Wildpark-MV"
© Anne Häusler

Trebel Valley Alpacas

  • Dorow, 18513 Grammendorf

Here you will find everything about alpaca breeding, alpaca bedding, alpaca rugs, alpaca clothing and other alpaca products as well as alpaca walks.

Read more: "Trebel Valley Alpacas"
© Tourismuszentrale Rügen

alaris butterfly park

  • Straße der Jugend, 18546 Sassnitz

A feeling like being in a tropical rainforest, an oasis of hundreds of free-flying butterflies.

Read more: "alaris butterfly park"

Summer toboggan run & monkey forest Malchow

  • Karower Chaussee, 17213 Malchow

Seven curves on a total length of 800 m and a height difference of 30 m, 7 steep curves, 6 chicanes and a fully automatic T-bar lift make you want to have winter fun in a summery environment.

Read more: "Summer toboggan run & monkey forest Malchow"
© Sabrina Wittkopf-Schade

Tropical House Bansin

  • Goethestraße, 17429 Seebad Bansin

In the Tropical House Bansin palm trees, tropical landscapes and exotic animals can be viewed and experienced.

Read more: "Tropical House Bansin"
© Tiererlebnispark Müritz

Animal Adventure Park Müritz

  • Tarpstraße, 17194 Grabowhöfe

Wide fields with loosely scattered lakes, here and there a village and in the middle of it a zoo - the animal experience park Müritz in Grabowhöfe .

Read more: "Animal Adventure Park Müritz"
A herd of wild boars can be seen in the outdoor enclosure., © Gabriele Skorupski

Historic forestry farm Kaliß

  • Karl-Marx-Straße, 19294 Kaliß

At the historic Forsthof in Kaliß, visitors can not only discover a lot, but also experience a lot. Concerts and exhibitions take place here, an erratic boulder garden shows stone witnesses of the ice age and whoever wants can watch a herd of wild boars.

Read more: "Historic forestry farm Kaliß"
© Landesforst MV

Wisentreservat Damerower Werder

  • Open today
  • Zum Werder, 17194 Jabel OT Damerow

The colossi of Europe up close...

Read more: "Wisentreservat Damerower Werder"
© Weichbrodt

Wisentpark Usedom

  • Open today
  • Heideweg, 17419 Prätenow

Wisentpark Island of Usedom

Read more: "Wisentpark Usedom"
© K.-G. Haustein / Amt Crivitz

North German children farm Zietlitz

  • Zietlitzer Straße, 19079 Zietlitz

In Zietlitz, a district of the municipality of Sukow, the first North German children's farm shows life in the countryside as it used to be. Many typical regional domestic animals can be experienced in their stables and enclosures.

Read more: "North German children farm Zietlitz"
© TMV/ Thomas Grundner

Ivenack Oaks National Natural Monument

  • Open today
  • Eichenallee, 17153 Ivenack

The 1,000-year-old Ivenacker oaks belong to the Ivenacker Tiergarten. They are cultural and natural historical highlight of the area.

Read more: "Ivenack Oaks National Natural Monument"
© Stiftung Tiernothilfe

Land of the animals

  • Am Lehmberg, 19260 Banzin

Open sanctuary for former farm animals with educational facility. In the summer half-year there are guided tours of the animals every Sunday. Encounter days "animal and man" incl. introduction to vegan cuisine, as well as environmental, animal and conservation days for youth groups are offered.

Read more: "Land of the animals"
© Vogelpark Marlow/Zöger

Bird Park Marlow

  • Open today
  • Kölzower Chaussee, 18337 Marlow

The 22 hectare park landscape shows animals from all continents in spacious, natural and walkable facilities for the visitor! Daily animal and flight shows take visitors on a short trip around the world. Several play worlds make the hearts of young and old adventurers beat faster.

Read more: "Bird Park Marlow"
Coburg Fox Sheep, © Peter Ramsch

Pet farm Rambow

  • Rambow Hof, 17194 Moltzow

Zoo with 250 animals in 60 breeds. Mainly old domestic animal breeds threatened with extinction.

Read more: "Pet farm Rambow"
© Tiergarten Neustrelitz

Zoo Neustrelitz

  • Open today
  • Am Tiergarten, 17235 Neustrelitz

One of the oldest zoos in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - rustic habitat for 450 animals!

Read more: "Zoo Neustrelitz"
© Heimattierhof

Home animal farm

  • Sandhufe, 18311 Ribnitz-Damgarten

in Ribnitz-Damgarten

Read more: "Home animal farm"
Penguins feeding time, © © Roeder

Schwerin Zoological Garden

  • Waldschulweg, 19061 Schwerin

A green oasis lies in the centre of Schwerin, which is characterised by a 3 ha large bird meadow as well as semi-natural animal enclosures, which are a second home to the 650 animals from 120 species. Schwerin zoo is one of the most beautiful in Germany.

Read more: "Schwerin Zoological Garden"
© Andrea Hauser

Our little Burderei

  • Gartenstraße, 19075 Mühlenbeck

"Unsere kleine Burderei" is a privately run farm and offers professionally based animal-assisted projects and donkey walks for individuals, small groups and families.

Read more: "Our little Burderei"
© Eselhof Schlage

Schlage donkey farm

  • Am Obstgarten, 18196 Schlage

Not far from the Hanseatic city of Rostock, an attractive, popular site for education, leisure and recreation of a high standard has been created in just a few years on a 3.3ha site of a former orchard. Constantly it is expanded and new things are created.

Read more: "Schlage donkey farm"
On the trail of rescued brown bears at the bear sanctuary, © Thomas Oppermann

BÄRENWALD Müritz

  • Open today
  • Am Bärenwald, 17209 Stuer

Brown bears – all of which came from improperly kept habitats – live in Western Europe’s largest bear sanctuary in the Mecklenburg Lakes. It is open all year round!

Read more: "BÄRENWALD Müritz"
© Fleesensee Alpakas

Fleesensee Alpacas

  • Lebbiner Str., 17213 Penkow

Small alpaca farm with farm store in Penkow that specializes in offering various recreational activities, health prevention and animal assisted therapy with alpacas.

Read more: "Fleesensee Alpacas"
© Tierpark Wismar

Wismar Zoo

  • Am Tierpark, 23966 Wismar

Southwest of the old town of Wismar, the zoo of the Hanseatic City extends over 13 hectares - an ideal family excursion destination

Read more: "Wismar Zoo"
© Gerald Pfaff, Erlebnis- & Tigerpark Dassow

Adventure & Tiger Park Dassow

  • Gewerbestraße, 23942 Dassow

Under the motto "Tiger Park - Experience Tigers Up Close!", Germany's only tiger park invites you to special experiences with the whole family. The constantly growing range of attractions offers visitors entertainment at the highest level.

Read more: "Adventure & Tiger Park Dassow"
© Archiv Zoo Stralsund

Stralsund Zoo

  • Open today
  • Grünhufer Bogen, 18437 Stralsund

The largest zoo in Vorpommern with 800 animals in 120 species and shapes offers a "journey through the fantastic world of animals!" - from chimpanzees to tarantulas, from farms to jungles.

Read more: "Stralsund Zoo"
© Sabrina Wittkopf-Schade

Wildtierland Gut Klepelshagen

  • Klepelshagen, 17335 Strasburg

At Wildtierland Klepelshagen, visitors can marvel at the wealth of species of native flora and fauna without any fences or enclosures.

Read more: "Wildtierland Gut Klepelshagen"
© Schmetterlingsfarm/Heike Schnelle

Butterfly farm Trassenheide

  • Open today
  • Wiesenweg, 17449 Trassenheide

Europe's largest butterfly farm is a tropical paradise on 5,000 square meters and about 2,500 free-flying exotic butterflies. Those who come to the farm already in the morning can experience how butterflies hatch in the so-called pupa house.

Read more: "Butterfly farm Trassenheide"
© A. Schulz

Marine Science Center - Seal Research Center

  • Open today
  • Am Yachthafen, 18119 Rostock (Hohe Düne)

In a hitherto unique way, public and scientific interests are combined in the floating seal station in Rostock Hohe Düne, as the research facility is also open to visitors. From the sundeck, guests can experience the daily life of eight male seals and an African fur seal.

Read more: "Marine Science Center - Seal Research Center"
© Karls Erlebnis-Dorf

Karl's adventure village Zirkow

  • Open today
  • Binzer Straße, 18528 Zirkow

Rügen's most popular family destination attracts with a large farmers' market, colorful show manufactures and more than 50 exciting experiences.

Read more: "Karl's adventure village Zirkow"
© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Birkenkamp farm

  • Plüter, 19230 Bresegard bei Picher

Guided hikes with alpacas, workshops and seminars, a mini farm store and overnight stays in a teepee - the Birkenkamp farm has so much to offer!

Read more: "Birkenkamp farm"
© Hinterste Mühle gGmbH

Social and Youth Center Hinterste Mühle

  • Hinterste Mühle, 17033 Neubrandenburg

Baking bread and cakes In the wood-burning oven, exercise school and adventure hikes in the forest or playing and doing handicrafts - in the Hintersten Mühle Neubrandenburg, a social and youth center, children and young people are at the forefront and experience entertaining camps

Read more: "Social and Youth Center Hinterste Mühle"
© TDG Rechlin mbH

Boek Wildlife Park

  • Boeker Straße, 17248 Boek

Wildlife park * Carriage rides * Horse-drawn carriage rides * Cultural store

Read more: "Boek Wildlife Park"
© Schmetterlingspark Klützer Winkel

Butterfly Park Klütz

  • An der Festwiese, 23948 Klütz

The Tropics at the Baltic Sea. In an exotically planted flight hall, 600 colorful forest butterflies from South America and Asia fly, such as the palm-sized, iridescent blue sky butterfly, the lively green hummingbird and the elegant bird butterfly. About 40 species can be admired at the same time. Food and drink are provided in the "Palm Café", in fine weather also on the outdoor terrace. In addition, you can buy all kinds of things about butterflies in the store. A nice destination for an excursion in any weather.

Read more: "Butterfly Park Klütz"

Mühlenhagen Nature Adventure Park

  • Open today
  • Dorfstraße, 17089 Mühlenhagen

The Nature Adventure Park Mühlenhagen is worth a trip at any time. The tranquil pre-Pomeranian terminal moraine landscape is characterized by its gentle hills and valleys, in which our spacious enclosures are embedded. Here you can find peace and relaxation during long walks. You will find with us: a stock of wild and domestic animals, an adventure playground, petting enclosures and a stork school.

Read more: "Mühlenhagen Nature Adventure Park"
© Elefantenhof Platschow

Elephant farm Platschow

  • Am Dorfplatz, 19372 Platschow

Touching elephants, feeding them or even riding them - this is what the Elefantenhof Platschow in the Mecklenburg-Schwerin region offers its guests.

Read more: "Elephant farm Platschow"
© Zoo Rostock/Braun

Rostock Zoo

  • Open today
  • Barnstorfer Ring, 18059 Rostock

At Rostock Zoo, the best zoo in Europe, experience 4,200 animals in 430 different species from all over the world in just one day. In the DARWINEUM, you will embark on a spectacular journey through evolution. The heart of the living museum beats in the Tropical Hall - home to the gorillas and orangutans. Open daily from 9 a.m.

Read more: "Rostock Zoo"
© Wildpark-MV

Wildpark-MV

  • Primerburg, 18273 Güstrow

Welcome to the wild animal adventure in Güstrow: Experience wolf, bear & Co. wilder than in the zoo! The 200 hectare wildlife and landscape park invites the whole family to an unforgettable experience. The local flora and fauna can be discovered in spacious enclosures, some of which can be walked on.

Read more: "Wildpark-MV"
© Anne Häusler

Trebel Valley Alpacas

  • Dorow, 18513 Grammendorf

Here you will find everything about alpaca breeding, alpaca bedding, alpaca rugs, alpaca clothing and other alpaca products as well as alpaca walks.

Read more: "Trebel Valley Alpacas"
© Tourismuszentrale Rügen

alaris butterfly park

  • Straße der Jugend, 18546 Sassnitz

A feeling like being in a tropical rainforest, an oasis of hundreds of free-flying butterflies.

Read more: "alaris butterfly park"

Summer toboggan run & monkey forest Malchow

  • Karower Chaussee, 17213 Malchow

Seven curves on a total length of 800 m and a height difference of 30 m, 7 steep curves, 6 chicanes and a fully automatic T-bar lift make you want to have winter fun in a summery environment.

Read more: "Summer toboggan run & monkey forest Malchow"
© Sabrina Wittkopf-Schade

Tropical House Bansin

  • Goethestraße, 17429 Seebad Bansin

In the Tropical House Bansin palm trees, tropical landscapes and exotic animals can be viewed and experienced.

Read more: "Tropical House Bansin"
© Tiererlebnispark Müritz

Animal Adventure Park Müritz

  • Tarpstraße, 17194 Grabowhöfe

Wide fields with loosely scattered lakes, here and there a village and in the middle of it a zoo - the animal experience park Müritz in Grabowhöfe .

Read more: "Animal Adventure Park Müritz"
A herd of wild boars can be seen in the outdoor enclosure., © Gabriele Skorupski

Historic forestry farm Kaliß

  • Karl-Marx-Straße, 19294 Kaliß

At the historic Forsthof in Kaliß, visitors can not only discover a lot, but also experience a lot. Concerts and exhibitions take place here, an erratic boulder garden shows stone witnesses of the ice age and whoever wants can watch a herd of wild boars.

Read more: "Historic forestry farm Kaliß"
© Landesforst MV

Wisentreservat Damerower Werder

  • Open today
  • Zum Werder, 17194 Jabel OT Damerow

The colossi of Europe up close...

Read more: "Wisentreservat Damerower Werder"
© Weichbrodt

Wisentpark Usedom

  • Open today
  • Heideweg, 17419 Prätenow

Wisentpark Island of Usedom

Read more: "Wisentpark Usedom"
© K.-G. Haustein / Amt Crivitz

North German children farm Zietlitz

  • Zietlitzer Straße, 19079 Zietlitz

In Zietlitz, a district of the municipality of Sukow, the first North German children's farm shows life in the countryside as it used to be. Many typical regional domestic animals can be experienced in their stables and enclosures.

Read more: "North German children farm Zietlitz"
© TMV/ Thomas Grundner

Ivenack Oaks National Natural Monument

  • Open today
  • Eichenallee, 17153 Ivenack

The 1,000-year-old Ivenacker oaks belong to the Ivenacker Tiergarten. They are cultural and natural historical highlight of the area.

Read more: "Ivenack Oaks National Natural Monument"
© Stiftung Tiernothilfe

Land of the animals

  • Am Lehmberg, 19260 Banzin

Open sanctuary for former farm animals with educational facility. In the summer half-year there are guided tours of the animals every Sunday. Encounter days "animal and man" incl. introduction to vegan cuisine, as well as environmental, animal and conservation days for youth groups are offered.

Read more: "Land of the animals"
© Vogelpark Marlow/Zöger

Bird Park Marlow

  • Open today
  • Kölzower Chaussee, 18337 Marlow

The 22 hectare park landscape shows animals from all continents in spacious, natural and walkable facilities for the visitor! Daily animal and flight shows take visitors on a short trip around the world. Several play worlds make the hearts of young and old adventurers beat faster.

Read more: "Bird Park Marlow"
Coburg Fox Sheep, © Peter Ramsch

Pet farm Rambow

  • Rambow Hof, 17194 Moltzow

Zoo with 250 animals in 60 breeds. Mainly old domestic animal breeds threatened with extinction.

Read more: "Pet farm Rambow"
© Tiergarten Neustrelitz

Zoo Neustrelitz

  • Open today
  • Am Tiergarten, 17235 Neustrelitz

One of the oldest zoos in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - rustic habitat for 450 animals!

Read more: "Zoo Neustrelitz"
© Heimattierhof

Home animal farm

  • Sandhufe, 18311 Ribnitz-Damgarten

in Ribnitz-Damgarten

Read more: "Home animal farm"
Penguins feeding time, © © Roeder

Schwerin Zoological Garden

  • Waldschulweg, 19061 Schwerin

A green oasis lies in the centre of Schwerin, which is characterised by a 3 ha large bird meadow as well as semi-natural animal enclosures, which are a second home to the 650 animals from 120 species. Schwerin zoo is one of the most beautiful in Germany.

Read more: "Schwerin Zoological Garden"
© Andrea Hauser

Our little Burderei

  • Gartenstraße, 19075 Mühlenbeck

"Unsere kleine Burderei" is a privately run farm and offers professionally based animal-assisted projects and donkey walks for individuals, small groups and families.

Read more: "Our little Burderei"
© Eselhof Schlage

Schlage donkey farm

  • Am Obstgarten, 18196 Schlage

Not far from the Hanseatic city of Rostock, an attractive, popular site for education, leisure and recreation of a high standard has been created in just a few years on a 3.3ha site of a former orchard. Constantly it is expanded and new things are created.

Read more: "Schlage donkey farm"
On the trail of rescued brown bears at the bear sanctuary, © Thomas Oppermann

BÄRENWALD Müritz

  • Open today
  • Am Bärenwald, 17209 Stuer

Brown bears – all of which came from improperly kept habitats – live in Western Europe’s largest bear sanctuary in the Mecklenburg Lakes. It is open all year round!

Read more: "BÄRENWALD Müritz"
© Fleesensee Alpakas

Fleesensee Alpacas

  • Lebbiner Str., 17213 Penkow

Small alpaca farm with farm store in Penkow that specializes in offering various recreational activities, health prevention and animal assisted therapy with alpacas.

Read more: "Fleesensee Alpacas"
© Tierpark Wismar

Wismar Zoo

  • Am Tierpark, 23966 Wismar

Southwest of the old town of Wismar, the zoo of the Hanseatic City extends over 13 hectares - an ideal family excursion destination

Read more: "Wismar Zoo"
© Gerald Pfaff, Erlebnis- & Tigerpark Dassow

Adventure & Tiger Park Dassow

  • Gewerbestraße, 23942 Dassow

Under the motto "Tiger Park - Experience Tigers Up Close!", Germany's only tiger park invites you to special experiences with the whole family. The constantly growing range of attractions offers visitors entertainment at the highest level.

Read more: "Adventure & Tiger Park Dassow"
© Archiv Zoo Stralsund

Stralsund Zoo

  • Open today
  • Grünhufer Bogen, 18437 Stralsund

The largest zoo in Vorpommern with 800 animals in 120 species and shapes offers a "journey through the fantastic world of animals!" - from chimpanzees to tarantulas, from farms to jungles.

Read more: "Stralsund Zoo"
© Sabrina Wittkopf-Schade

Wildtierland Gut Klepelshagen

  • Klepelshagen, 17335 Strasburg

At Wildtierland Klepelshagen, visitors can marvel at the wealth of species of native flora and fauna without any fences or enclosures.

Read more: "Wildtierland Gut Klepelshagen"
© Schmetterlingsfarm/Heike Schnelle

Butterfly farm Trassenheide

  • Open today
  • Wiesenweg, 17449 Trassenheide

Europe's largest butterfly farm is a tropical paradise on 5,000 square meters and about 2,500 free-flying exotic butterflies. Those who come to the farm already in the morning can experience how butterflies hatch in the so-called pupa house.

Read more: "Butterfly farm Trassenheide"
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