Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo, Vienna

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Aquarium · Hidden Gem · Zoo
Watch out for free-flying birds and free-running monkeys at Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo. Housing over 10,000 aquatic beings, and home to the country's first saltwater aquarium, the zoo offers a panoramic view of the city from the terrace of the building. Made from German bunkers used during World War II, the zoo has animals like crocodiles and snakes in the terrarium section; sharks, sea turtles, and corals in the tropical seawater section; and anemones, shells, crabs, sea urchins, and starfish in the Mediterranean sea section. Enjoy light refreshments at the cafe on the terrace as you take in the views of the city. Be sure to check the zoo's website for feeding schedules and special events. Add Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo and other attractions to your Vienna trip itinerary using our Vienna online trip maker.
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  • Have seen quite many different sea life centers around the world but this is not worth to go. Paid for family with 3 small kids around 70 USD. On many floors less sea life and all mixed up. Seems...  more »
  • Incredibly sad how little space most of the animals have! Tiny cages!!!! Incredibly sad! The view of the terrace cafe is great, but it is hard to enjoy when you think of all the sad animals in all...  more »
  • Even though there was heavy construction the exhibitions were open and interesting. The staff were all extremely friendly, happy and knowledgeable. The war history section was manned by an actual historian who explained the old use of the massive structure with such genuine enthusiasm. Best 20 spent in Vienna
  • Had a great time. Payed 14 € of an hour of being there. The 25c a minute were really worth it. Don't get me wrong we just got there late so the price was ok. Gotta support them moneys, fish and birds.
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