View of a handful of flamingos on some grass in Leipzig Zoo, which is perfect for a day out with the family, animal park, recreational venue, sights, Gondwanaland
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Giraffes in a covered enclosure eating leaves from a branch in Leipzig Zoo, which is perfect for a day out with the family, animal park. Recreational venue, sights, experience
Giraffes, Elephants, and Penguins - Oh My! Much to see at the Leipzig Zoo © LTM
Two tapirs in the enclosure in the tropical hall of Gondwanaland in Leipzig zoo, animal park, recreational venue, experience, sights, family

A fitting travel offer

Leipzig and its animals

The Zoo of the Future

Leipzig Zoo was founded in 1878 and is one of the oldest in Germany. Today, its very special concept makes it one of the most modern and renowned worldwide. The Leipzig Zoo unites:

  • proper husbandry,
  • wildlife conservation,
  • education and
  • interesting discovery tours.

Convincing examples of this are the one-of-a-kind ape habitat Pongoland and the Gondwanaland - a fascinating tropical adventure world the size of two football fields. You can experience the tropical rainforest with all your senses, right in the middle of Leipzig. The Zoo of the future is a highlight for every visitor!

Unforgettable moments at the Leipzig Zoo

View of the jungle and the glass dome in the tropical enclosure, Gondwanaland, in Leipzig Zoo, which is perfect for a day out with the family, animal park, recreational venue, sights, experience
© Leipzig Zoo
View of the jungle and the glass dome in the tropical enclosure, Gondwanaland, in Leipzig Zoo, which is perfect for a day out with the family, animal park, recreational venue, sights, experience
© Seesüchtig
Three meercats in the sand in the Leipzig Zoo, animal park, recreational venue, Leipzig and its animals, sights, family
© Philipp Kirschner

Wildlife Park Leipzig

On the tracks of Leipzig's native wildlife

A mouflon, from the wild sheep family, is standing by a ditch in Leipzig's wildlife park, recreational venue, Leipzig and its animals, family
The wild sheep species: mouflon © LTM

You can experience local wildlife in their natural habitat by exploring the 42 hectares of Leipzig's Wildpark (wildlife park). In spacious outdoor enclosures you can marvel at red deer, fallow deer, mouflon, boars, bison, lynxes, red foxes and otters.

In addition, there are many more attractions that nature lovers of every age will love. Discover, for example:

  • wildlife trail and pet farm,
  • forest playground and fairytale castle, 
  • pony and carriage rides.