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Zoo at the Sea with the North Sea Aquarium

An experience for young and old. Eye to eye with polar bears, seals, penguins, etc. On land with a view of the ocean or through huge underwater windows.

Aerial view of the zoo at the sea
The visitors of the Zoo at the Sea get an impression of the habitat of polar bears, polar foxes, common seals, fur seals and penguins: bizarre, barren deserts of ice, colourful tundra landscapes framed by water and more water. Views to the river Weser frequently provide an impression of the immense vastness of the landscapes represented. Underwater views open entirely different dimensions: flying penguins, diving polar bears and majestically gliding seals. As a contrast to this, there are also monkeys who, due to the tradition of seafaring in Bremerhaven – seamen brought them to the city from their foreign travels – also must have their place in the new zoo. Thus, chimpanzees roam the tropical jungle and savannah landscaped on the search for something to eat and poke an artificial termite hill for delicacies.

Children have the chance to playfully compete with the skills of the animals on parallel adventure trails or to explore the small adventure playground. To conclude a visit to the zoo, the visitor can relax on the terrace with a cup of coffee and enjoy the endless expanse of the ocean – not an everyday view! Additional highlights are the animal feedings and the seal training.

In the nine North Sea aquariums with a total water volume of about 200.000 liters you can see under-water life from various habitats of the North Sea. Fish from the brackish water from the Weser such as, pike, eel or sea trout are presented. In seagrass beds the young fish, pipefish and sea horses can be observed. The reconstruction of a harbor mole with its inhabitants as well as the thickets of seaweed in front of Helgioland are surely impressive. Dive into the underwater world of the new North Sea Aquarium in the Zoo at the Sea with us!

Opening hours:

- April – September from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- March/October from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- November – February from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The ticket desk closes 30 minutes earlier!

Entrance fees 2016:

- Adults € 8,50
- Children (aged 4-14) € 5,00
- Pupils/Students (student ID) € 6,00
- Dog (at short line) € 1,00
- Family day ticket € 21,00 €
Each Monday is family day:
- Adults € 6,50
- Children € 3,50
- Pupils/students € 4,50
Group prices: see Monday's fees
Guided tour up to 25 persons € 40,00 (circa 60 minutes)

Entrance fees 2017:

- Adults € 9,00
- Children (aged 4-14) € 5,50
- Pupils/Students (student ID) € 6,50
- Dog (at short line) € 1,00
- Family day ticket € 24,00 €
Each Monday is family day:
- Adults € 7,00
- Children € 4,00
- Pupils/students € 5,00
Group prices: see Monday's fees
Guided tour up to 25 persons € 40,00 (circa 60 minutes)

external link:  Entrance vouchers booking online

 60 minutes minimum length of stay
 90 minutes on average length of stay
120 minutes recommended length of stay

external link:  360° Panorama view

Disabled friendly facility  Qualified for groups  Qualified for teenager  Qualified for pupil  Qualified for children  Qualified for eldery  Qualified for families

Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven GmbH
H.-H.-Meier-Straße 7
27568 Bremerhaven
Germany
Tel: 0049 (0)471 3084141
Fax: 0049 (0)471 3084135
E-mail: info at zoo-am-meer-bremerhaven.de
external link:  http://www.zoo-am-meer-bremerhaven.de
external link:  City Map Extract

Tips, Tickets, Dates:
Erlebnis Bremerhaven GmbH
Bremerhaven Touristik & Tourist-Infos
H.-H.-Meier-Straße 6
27568 Bremerhaven
Germany
Opening hours:
May-September
Mon.-Sun. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
October-April
Mon.-Sun. 9.30 a.m. - 6 p. m.
TouristTel: 0049 (0)471 - 41 41 41
Fax: 0049 (0)471 - 809 36 190
touristik at erlebnis-bremerhaven.de

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