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Address: 74389 Cleebronn, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 7135 9999
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Germany's first theme park, is in the countryside just outside Stuttgart....

Germany's first theme park, is in the countryside just outside Stuttgart. Erlebnispark Tripsdrill opened back in 1929. Today, there are 100 attractions for all ages, includingthe new catapult roller coaster "Karacho" which accelerates its vehicles to 100 km/h in a mere 1.6 second. Over time, the park was extended to link up more and more with nature, for this is the major appeal of Tripsdrill. Thus today, more than 100 original attractions are laid out over 77 hectares - including the roller coaster "Mammut", one of the few in Germany of wooden construction, with a height of 30 metres, and the new catapult roller coaster "Karacho" which accelerates its vehicles to 100 km/h in a mere 1.6 seconds. Yet little ones also obtain good value for money in Tripsdrill, as many of the attractions are specially conceived with the younger visitor in mind, for example the new indoor playground "Gaudi-Viertel" in the Village Street. The theme park's slogan is "Schwaben [Swabia] anno 1880". All the attractions are centred on this theme and evoke Swabia's tradition and history. In this respect, Tripsdrill's approach is generally tongue-in-cheek rather than serious - but not without valuable snippets of information for anyone interested: about wine-making - "from the vine to the glass", the Swabian housewife - "1850 wash-house", handicraft and many other curiosities. And, since Tripsdrill's origins lie in gastronomy, a great deal of attention is paid to the quality of the meals. The "Gasthaus zur Altweibermühle" waiter-service restaurant on site is reputed for its excellent regional cuisine and game specialties - entirely home-made to grand-mother's original recipe. In the neighbouring wildlife park (Wildparadies), Arctic wolves, bears and numerous wild animals native to Europe await visitors. It is possible to see them up close on a feeding tour with the game warden. Bald eagles, vultures and owls also feature among the residents of the wildlife park. The falconry proposes a walking tour or a flight demonstration in the afternoon. In open-air enclosures, visitors can approach several species of deer and even feed them. For those seeking to experience nature with all their senses, there are the forest adventure path (Walderlebnis-Pfad), barefoot path (Barfuß-Pfad) and adventure playground (Abenteuerspielplatz) to have a good romp. With its original accommodation facilities, Tripsdrill enables to extend this adventure amidst pure nature. In the nature resort, located in front of the wildlife park, there are comfortable shepherds' wagons, and tree houses hidden in the forest. The shepherds' wagons can accommodate up to five people. Each one offers a small sitting area with flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, washing facilities and heating. Showers and WCs are available in a modern central sanitation block. The tree-houses for 2-4 and 5-6 people are comfortably equipped, each with its own sanitation, a sink, a refrigerator and a coffee machine, as well as a living room with TV. From the veranda, it is possible to hear the wolves howling in the evening - an exhilarating experience!

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The charme of a not too huge amusement park

I grew up in southern Germany and Tripsdrill was my favourite 45 years ago and still is - now with my own kids. Very family oriented, fair priced, top maintained and very clean... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Heide, Germany
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Heide, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in southern Germany and Tripsdrill was my favourite 45 years ago and still is - now with my own kids. Very family oriented, fair priced, top maintained and very clean facilities. Rides for every age and thrill level. It will be a day well spend with the family. Do NOT miss the Tierpark (on day 2 maybe?)... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful park where you can go especially children aged 5-10. We were there yesterday. We had great time and enjoyed all the rides. Although it was a Sunday, it wasn't over crowded. Wr didn't have to wait at all for most of the rides but just some of them which was never over 15 min. You better bring... More 

Thank Altug71
Easley, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect, but we were very impressed. Very clean. Food and drinks were priced reasonably. Went on a sunny Saturday and lines were minimal. So many rides for younger children that adults can enjoy too! The park is beautiful! I appreciated that it was not gimmicky and l displayed German heritage. Your ticket price includes a... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This place is around an hour from Stuttgart airport. We stayed next door in the nature resort as a young couple with no children. Parking is free. Entrance without staying in the nature resort is around 30E. The park is immaculately clean and the food is reasonably priced. The rides are mostly for kids however, Karacho and Mammut are good... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We stayed at the Nature Resort and walked to the Theme Park. You get a nice discount if you stay there. The park was perfect with great gardens and rides.

Thank WorldTravelers2002
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

A mix of high class rollercoasters, gentler children's rides and a nature park - all in the beautiful setting of the German countryside. Make sure to visit the onsite wine museum - there is wine tasting available down in the basement!

Thank James S
Carrum Downs, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited Tripsdrill while visiting friends on Stuttgart. As we are from Australia we found it fascinating, like nothing we had seen before. It truely was a unique experience .

Thank Phil R
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

If you are heading to Tripsdrill, and you need somewhere nearby to stay over, then book into one of the treehouses at the neighbouring Paradies Park. Although not technically in the trees, the houses are full of charm and character. They are built on stilts, nestling in a pine forest, and are an excellent choice for families. Everything is made... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Last weekend we decided to visit Tripsdrill for our first time and we really loved it. Great atmosphere and a nicely arranged park. You have a big variety of different rides and you can also take the small ones on rides, which are normally not allowed in other parks. The park itself offers a full day family entertainment. You also... More 

Thank Thomas S
Qingdao, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

What a great adventure park. There are so many rides compared to the amount of visitors. We went there on a sunday in the summer holidays and still did not have to wait for more than 5 minutes at the rollercoaster or more than 20 minutes at the log flume. The waiting times are beautifully filled with funny and/or learning... More 

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