Opening hours Summer
The Zoo is open the entire year.** 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
24.12 (Christmas Eve) and 31.12 (New Year's Eve)   8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
25.12 (Christmas Day)   closed

* Central European Summer Time (CEST) begins on the last Sunday in March. The winter (Central European Time, CET) begins on the last Sunday in October.


** Extended opening hours by good weather: Between Ascension Day in May and the end of the summer holidays the Zoo is open 30 minutes longer on Sundays and public holidays (until 6.30 p.m.).

Day ticket 2016
(over 17 years)
(4-17 years)
Day ticket € 14.50 € 7.00
Small groups I
(1 adult and up to 3 children)
€ 28.50  
Small groups II
(2 adults and up to 3 children)
€ 37.00  
reduced Day ticket 2016
(over 17 years)
(4-17 years)
Additional ticket for small groups
(for 4 or more children)
  € 6.00
Students, school pupils, Military service and alternative service personnel
(17 - 27 years)
€ 12.50  
of annual VRR ticket, "Wuppertal Pass" or similar identification; Groups (over 20 persons)
€ 12.50 € 6.00
School classes, kindergarten groups or other similar groups * 2016
Adults     Children            
(from 4 years
of age)
Pupils   € 5.00
* One accompanying adult per class free  
Additional adults € 12.50  
Annual ticket 2016
(over 17 years)
(4-17 years)
Annual ticket
(valid for 1 year from date of purchase)
€ 56.00  
Additional tickets (for partners) € 48.00  
Additional tickets (for 1 child)   € 32.00
Additional tickets (for more than 1 child)   € 17.50

Escorts for the severely handicapped

Escorts for the severely handicapped have free entry if they have a "B" or "H" on their severely handicapped identity card.

Gift vouchers in all price ranges are available at the Zoo checkout.

Mail shipments are only possible against cheque or cash with pre-stamped adressed envelope.

Methods of payment

Entrance may be either paid in cash or with an EC bank card. Guided tours are only possible upon cash payment.

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Your annual ticket now has increased value!

Present your valid Wuppertal Zoo annual ticket on entry to our partner zoos in NRW and get in at a reduced rate! Of course, this is also true if you visit us and have an annual ticket from one of our partner zoos. This applies for the following zoos in NRW:  


  •        Tierpark Aachen
  •        Tierpark-Fossilium Bochum
  •        Dortmund Zoo
  •        Aquazoo Löbbecke-Museum Düsseldorf
  •        Duisburg Zoo
  •        Ruhr Zoo Gelsenkirchen
  •        Tierpark Hamm
  •        Köln Zoo
  •        Krefeld Zoo
  •        Allwetterzoo Münster with delphinarium and Westphalian horse museum
  •        NaturZoo Rheine

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Please note that dogs are not allowed in the Zoo. Thank you for your understanding.

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