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Rostock Zoo

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Good and well organized zoo!

Rostock Zoo, Aug -19 Really great Zoo close to central Rostock. Mammals (well, all animals TBH... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jockesvensson
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Almhult, Sweden
Beautiful Zoo

We visited the Zoo last week while on a cruise around the Baltic and this place was definitely a... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2019
Paul R
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UK
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Barnstorfer Ring 1, 18059, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rostock Zoo, Aug -19 Really great Zoo close to central Rostock. Mammals (well, all animals TBH) have big, well kept areas to move around at and all enclosures are spacious. Especially intressant was the "Darwineum" that shows how life began from one cell organism to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank jockesvensson
Reviewed July 29, 2019

We visited the Zoo last week while on a cruise around the Baltic and this place was definitely a highlight. Very east to get to from the cruise terminal in Warmunde about 30 minutes on the train and tram. The zoo is set in a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Paul R
Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much, for the warm words and the recommendation!

Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Prior to coming on our cruise ship we decided to visit based on TA reviews. Arrival was simple by tram from the Hauptbahnhof. Day pass including the train from Warnemunde was a very reasonable €6 - if we had such an excellent well priced integrated...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank theflyingdoctor
Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you very much! We are glad you spent a nice day at our zoo and hope, you will visit us again in the future, to see what has changed until then.

Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

Unplanned visit, we were staying just down the road. Excellent zoo. Visited the penguin enclosure followed by the polar bears. Both clean and well maintained. Bears were having fun in the water with various balls. The aqua zone was very interesting with various jelly fish....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you very much. We are glad to hear, that you had a good time at our zoo!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to get to the zoo. The tram takes you right to the zoo entrance. Entry to zoo 17€ per person. It is billed as the best zoo in Europe and I have to say that it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you very much!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Really a surprise for such a small city, but this one of the best zoos I have ever seen. Very clean, excellent presentation and large enclosures. Interesting choice of animals. The "Darwineum" (large apes and some special animals related to evolution) is world-class. Its kind...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ben M
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I never expected a place like Rostock to have a zoo as amazing as this one! It’s huge and there are soooo many animals to look at. My favourites are the Marabou Storks, the one-winged eagle and the monkey. The restaurants are overpriced (and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank milenaschmidt222
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Clean, animals look well cared for, beautiful grounds to explore....really just lovely. We spent over an hour just at the gorilla enclosure.....I’ve never had the pleasure of just watching a teenager( gorilla) play and tease I’m assuming his parent....PURE JOY.... My only difficulty with the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank K5496JHsuzanneb
Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your great feedback and the compliments! We are very sorry that you did not get an answer to your request - usually we answer every request, the language doesn't matter. Maybe you sent it at the wrong adress. For requests...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Have many animals from big to tiny many we don’t see in Australia . From Hippo to hedgehog. Snow leopard . Gorillas The polar bear enclosure will still under construction. Wear comfortable shoes. The Charles Darwin exhibition is a must seeMore

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hereisjodie
Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you very much for your great feedback! We apologise for the building work but it is the only possibility to make it better for our animals and visitors to create a compound that is appropriate for the species. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place! Everything is so beautiful. The employers are very lovely and kind and the animals have a good care. I loved the restaurants, the souvenir's store and everything!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Deborah K
Zoo R, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Rostock Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you very much for your great feedback. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards from Rostock Zoo

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lorrie2007
May 16, 2019|
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Response from BabarK49 |
Hi, You can take the metro and change in Rostock main station to the tram line to zoo.
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Dave_bullock3
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Renata1210 |
it is only 12 kilometers from Warnemunde by car . It's Worth !!!
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