Welcome to the oldest zoo in the world which is also the best zoo in Europe
Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna is the first choice for an excursion to the fascinating world of animals. As part of the UNESCO world heritage of the imperial summer residence Schönbrunn, the zoo offers a unique symbiosis of culture and nature the whole year round. Schönbrunn ist the oldest zoo worldwide and home to more than 700 animal species, some of them endangered. It received the best European Zoo award four times in a row.
- over 700 animal species: from A like anteater to Z like zebra
- daily live feeding and information on the various animals
- award for Best European Zoo four times in a row
- unique combination of historical charm and modern zoo keeping
A trip to Schönbrunn Zoo is a journey into a variety of animal habitats. Take a trip to the Amazon, experience the tropical rain forest and enjoy fascinating insights into the dazzling underwater world. Schönbrunn Zoo is also one of the very few zoos worldwide offering a home to the Giant Pandas and these endangered bamboo bears are among the visitor’s favourites. Latest attraction is the new polar bear world “Franz Josef Land”. You can watch the polar bears swimming under water through an enormous glass panel. An exciting exhibition explains why only a small number of polar bears can still be found in the Artic and how we can contribute to the protection of the environment and thus the polar bears.
You have the opportunity to witness feeding time for many of the animals and to learn new interesting facts about them. Let yourself be spoilt in the numerous gastronomic venues in their unique surroundings. Various guided tours and a trip on the panorama railway help make your visit to Schönbrunn Zoo an unforgettable experience.