Duisburg Zoo

General information and highlights

The Duisburg Zoo was founded in May 1934 and is one of the largest zoological gardens in Germany.

ZooSome highlights of the park are the dolphinarium, the Koala House, the Rio Negro which is a tropical house with animals from South America, the Fossa Enclosure, the China Garden with cranes and pandas.


Mülheimer Str. 273
47058 Duisburg

It is around 1 kilometre from the university away and you can reach it within 10 minutes walking.

Opening times

March to October:

9.00 – 17.30

November to February

9.00 – 16.00

Animal houses are open:

March to October

9.00 – 18.30

November to February

9.00 – 16.00

Dolphin show at:

March to October

11.30, 14.30 and 16.00

November to February

11.30 and 15.00


Adults (>18 years) have to pay 16.90€. With your student ID you get a discount of 2€ (14.90€).

The dolphin show is included in the price.


Written by Dmitri Kulikow



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