Activities for adults

    Animal encounters

    Are you in love with sharks, one of the ocean’s most impressive inhabitants? At Aquarium Berlin, you can have a close encounter with these fascinating creatures. Aquarium staff will introduce you personally and share their expert knowledge – as well as one or two amusing anecdotes.

     

    All at a glance!

    • No. of participants

      max. 3

      Please note: All participants must be at least 16 years old.

      To avoid any possible health risks, pregnant women are not able to participate in our animal encounters.

      Unfortunately, our animal encounters are not disabled-accessible. You can request more information about this in your booking request.

    • Duration

      approx. 20 min.

    • Language

      German or English

    • Price

      €80 per visit (plus admission)

    • Booking

      Our shark encounters are held every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Advance booking is required.

      Please note: Due to internal reasons, changes may occur at short notice.

    • Any questions?

      Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

      Prefer to explore on dry land? You can find all the information on animal encounters at Zoo Berlin here.

    • Give the gift of an animal experience

      Looking for a special gift for an animal lover? Vouchers for tickets, tours and exclusive animal experiences can be purchased online or are available from the on-site annual pass booth by the Zoo's Löwentor entrance – and they make a great last-minute gift! The voucher will be sent to you by email immediately after you complete your purchase.

      BUY A VOUCHER NOW

    • Please note

      All vouchers are valid for three years. Refunds of the value of the voucher are not possible.

    Tours

    Embark on a special tour of discovery through Aquarium Berlin with one of our experienced guides. Get ready to learn fascinating animal facts and gain exclusive insight into daily life at the Aquarium – complete with the odd surprise or two!

     

    All at a glance!

    • No. of participants

      max. 5

    • Language

      German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

    • Duration

      approx. 90 min.

    • Price

      incl. exclusive animal experience:* €150 (plus admission)

      not including exclusive animal experience:* €120 (plus admission)

      *Have a close encounter with one of our Aquarium inhabitants!

    • Booking

      To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance or even earlier for weekend bookings. The following info is needed to book an appointment:

      • name, address and phone number
      • expected number of persons
      • desired date and alternative date
      • Desired tour
    • Any questions?

      Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

      Torchlight tours

      With each step along the darkened corridors, torchlight illuminates fascinating creatures to the left and right. Grab your torches and follow an experienced guide on an exciting night-time tour of Aquarium Berlin!

      All at a glance!

      • Aqua nights

        For individuals

      • Dates
        • 18.11.21
        • 16.12.21
        • 27.01.22
        • 17.02.22
        • 03.03.22
      • Duration

        approx. 90 min.

      • Meeting point

        Aquarium entrance on Budapester Str.

      • Language

        This tour takes place in German sign language only.

      • Price

        €19.50 per person (incl. admission)

        Please note: This tour is aimed at adults. For families and children, we offer the children’s night-time tours. You can find more information here.

      • Booking

        Tickets are strictly limited and only available online. Click here to buy.

        Please note: Don’t forget to bring your own torch! (Head torches are not permitted.)

      • Exclusive torchlight tours

        A special shared experience for groups

      • Price

        €220 per group plus half-price admission for each participant

        A minimum of two groups must be booked for each exclusive tour.

      • Time, etc.

        The tour sets off at 6:15 p.m. from the Aquarium entrance on Budapester Str. Everything else can be decided according to your individual requirements. In general, a tour lasts around 90 minutes.

      • Booking

        Our exclusive torchlight tours can be booked from October to mid-March.

        To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance or even earlier for weekend bookings.

      • Any questions?

        Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

      Foto-Workshop

      We organise regular photography workshops at Aquarium Berlin. Naturally, the focus of these workshops is animal photography. After a theory session, which teaches various camera settings and techniques, participants can immediately apply their newly acquired knowledge at the Aquarium.

      For upcoming dates, further information and booking details, visit:

      https://www.fotoschule-des-sehens.de/berlinzoo.php

      https://www.fotokurse.berlin/de/fotokurse/tierfotografie-zootiere-k3267

      https://www.fotograf-aus-leidenschaft.de/fotoworkshops/fotowalks/tierfotografie

      Can’t find exactly what you’re looking for?

      We will be happy to put together your own personal tour according to your requirements.

      To give us enough time to prepare and to ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance or even earlier for weekend bookings.

      We look forward to hearing from you!

      Any more questions?

      Don’t hesitate to get in touch!

      * Required

      Please select these 2 Animals: Chameleon Lemon Pufferfish

    Opening hours

    Today, 25. October
    9:00 - 18:00
    Last admission: 17:00
    All opening hours

    Feedings & Trainings

    • No public Animal feeding & training sessions are taking place at this time.

    Map

    Arrival

    Budapester Straße 32, 10787 Berlin

    Route (Google)