Rub shoulders with Asian elephants
Photography and video recording is of course permitted.
Knies Kinderzoo events, Rapperswil
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.
Animals up close and personal – so cute!
only at Knie’s Kinderzoo, Rapperswil
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.
More than 350 animals just waiting to be discovered.
Knies Kinderzoo Rapperswil
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.
Mother and daughter
Sandry (16) and Kalaya (3)
We proudly present you the new elephant park 'Himmapan' and the Asian elephants.
Asian elephant conservation breeding
Take an evening stroll that gives you a glimpse behind the scenes and includes an exclusive animal feeding experience.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 055 220 67 50
Mon - Sun 10 bis 16 (self service)
Mon- Fri 11:30 bis 13:30 (self service)
Tue - Sat 18:30 bis 24:00 (A la carte)
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.
The Himmapan fantasy forest