Activities

Rub shoulders with Asian elephants

Himmapan Lodge

Children's birthdays

An unforgettable experience – your birthday party at Knie’s Kinderzoo!

What do we offer?

  • Our team warmly welcomes you and your guests – we offer a personal service from start to finish
  • A choice of special menus and birthday cakes
  • The specially decorated pirate ship or the elephant bar is reserved exclusively for you for an entire hour
  • Free entrance for the child celebrating a birthday
  • Personal visit with a sea lion
  • Guided pony ride through the children's zoo

What else do you need to know?

    How can you reserve?
    Your parents can find out more by calling 055 220 67 60.

    Photography and video recording is of course permitted.

    Knies Kinderzoo events, Rapperswil

    Breakfast with the monkeys

    Get personal with our ring-tailed lemurs and squirrel monkeys.

    At Knie’s Kinderzoo, we offer you the opportunity to get to know our ring-tailed lemurs and squirrel monkeys personally.

    Spend quality time with these fascinating animals on the ring-tailed lemurs' island or in the squirrel monkeys' outdoor area at feeding time, and learn plenty of interesting facts about them too.

    • Monday to Friday from 10 am to 11 am
    • From 5 people to a maximum of 12 people
    • For groups of more than 12 people, the activity can be planned for two groups at the same time
    • CHF 15 per person, zoo entrance not included
    • Minimum age: 6 years
    • Schools, school holiday passes: CHF 5 per child
      Chaperones/adults pay 
    • Only available in combination with a zoo visit
    • For information and reservations call 055 220 67 60
    • Subject to change

      Animals up close and personal – so cute!

      only at Knie’s Kinderzoo, Rapperswil

      Accompany our animal keepers

      Exclusive adventure in the wild

      Personally accompany our animal keepers and get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes. Actively participate in the keepers' work and learn more in an exciting educational programme.

      • Monday to Friday, time upon request
      • Exclusively for a single individual
      • CHF 220, zoo entrance not included
      • Minimum age: 16 years
      • Only available in combination with a zoo visit
      • For information and reservations call 055 220 67 60
      • Subject to change

      407 animals just waiting to be discovered.

      Knies Kinderzoo Rapperswil

      Your introduction to the zoo

      Zoo tours

      Take a tour with one of our expert guides and learn fascinating facts about our animals, our philosophy, our concept and the history of Knie’s Kinderzoo.

      • Monday to Friday from 10am to 11am
      • From 10 people to a maximum of 40 people
      • CHF 15 per person, zoo entrance not included
      • Minimum age: 6 years
      • Schools, school holiday passes: CHF 5 per child
        Chaperones/adults pay
      • Only available in combination with a zoo visit
      • For information and reservations call 055 220 67 60
      • Subject to change

      Three generations

      Claudy, Sandry and KALAYA

      Elephant special

      9 Asian elephants

      We  proudly present you the new elephant park 'Himmapan' and the Asian elephants.

       

      • Dates upon request
      • bookings possible for singles and groups
      • CHF 1,000 all incl. with our education team
      • CHF 2,000 all incl. exclusively with Franco Knie
      • Minimum age: 6 years
      • For information and reservations call 055 220 67 60
      • Subject to change


      Asian elephant conservation breeding

      Knies Kinderzoo

      Evening stroll including aperitif

      A romantic walk on the wild side

      Take an evening stroll that gives you a glimpse behind the scenes and includes an exclusive animal feeding experience.

      • On the following Mondays: 25 April, 30 May, 27 June, 25 July and 26 September 2016
      • From 15 people to a maximum of 40 people
      • Adults CHF 60, children CHF 25
      • Minimum age: 6 years
      • Welcome, aperitif, guided walk
      • From 6 pm to around 8:30 pm
      • Reservations at the Rapperswil-Jona tourist information office, tel. 055 220 57 57
      • For additional dates please contact our office directly on 055 220 67 60
      • Subject to change

      Himmapan Lodge

      Asian delicacies

      The new elephant park's popular eatery is the Asian-themed Himmapan Lodge at Knie’s Kinderzoo. Here visitors of the children's zoo as well as the general public can enjoy authentic culinary delights from Thailand right on the lakefront.

      The restaurant also offers stunning views, from the Himmapan elephant park and the camel area, to the foothills of the Alps and the idyllic Obersee lake. The Himmapan Lodge seats up to 150 guests with room for another 200 guests on the spacious terraces, in the bar and in the Thisiam Lounge. Featuring an exclusive Asian atmosphere, the Lodge also boasts more than 300 hand-picked original decorations from Thailand. This extraordinary new Thai restaurant and meeting place is open all year Long.

      For group events please contact info@himmapan.ch or 055 220 67 50

       

      Opening times

      Zoo visitors:
      Mon - Sun   10 bis 16 (self service)

      External guests:
      Mon- Fri    11:30 bis 13:30 (self service)
      Tue - Sat     18:30 bis 24:00 (A la carte)

      Thisiam Lounge:
      Tue - Sat    from 17:00

      An essential component of the new restaurant's mission is to provide first-class event dining for groups and associations. Our experienced and skilled team of Thai food service professionals ensure your event at the Lodge will be a memory to cherish.

      www.himmapan.ch

       

       

       

      Himmapan Lodge

      The Himmapan fantasy forest