FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and answers all around your visit in the Hochwildpark Rheinland.
From March to October, from 9:00 to 18:00 each day. From November to February, from 10:00 to 17:00.
The term “hochwild” (large game) has historical roots and denotes all game animals that were especially popular quarry in medieval society and were reserved for hunting by the nobility. Thus, the red deer was considered large game whereas the roe deer was designated small game and could be hunted by those of lower social standing.
Yes, we have ample free parking for cars, busses, motorbikes and bicycles. Disabled parking spaces are located to the right of the park entrance.
Absolutely! We recommend booking in good time by contacting Étienne Cousin on +49 (0)178-4436977. Unfortunately, all tours are offered in German and French.
Yes. There are two barbecue areas available by the adventure playground that can be booked for a fee with the ticket desk on +49 (0)2443/6532.
You can purchase game meat from our own stock for grilling or to take home. We ask that you pre-order during the period before Christmas on +49 (0)2443 /6532.
Part of the park is navigable by wheelchair – it should be noted, however, that not all of the designated paths are paved. There are disabled toilets and motorised and standard wheelchairs are available for hire.
It is possible to do a work placement in the field of animal husbandry and landscape conservation in order to gain practical experience in the respective occupation. You can get more information from Étienne Cousin on +49 (0)178-4436977.
Yes, dogs on leashes are welcome at the Hochwildpark Rheinland – with the exception of the wild boar enclosure.
Yes, reservations can be made by calling +49 (0)2443/6532. The reservation is confirmed following payment of a 50 euro deposit, that is applied against the admission fee.
You can bring your own grillables and drinks. Our hand carts make transporting everything easier! If you book in good time, you can purchase game meat from us too.
The entrance fee is 45 euros per hour for a maximum of 15 children, and an extra 5 euros for each additional child. Admission is free for the birthday boy or girl.
The Waldhaus Grill is open on wednesday, weekends, public and school holidays: From March to October, from 11.:00 to 18:00 and from November to February from 11:00 to 17:00.
A large part of the park as well as the restaurant are navigable by wheelchair. Many of the paths, however, are not paved with asphalt (gravel paths).
We also open the park outside regular opening times by prior arrangement and for special events, such as the night-time walk.
Yes, everywhere, at all times and without exception.
Moose and Hungarian Grey cattle may not be fed. Wild boar may only be fed from the platform and with special food.
For safety reasons, it has been forbidden to feed animals in zoos or wildlife parks with your own food since 1994. If you or your children have collected large amounts of stale bread, acorns or chestnuts, please inform the ticket desk. We would be happy to reward your efforts with a bag of animal feed.
In addition to the admission fees, an additional charge of €2.00 per person or a minimum of € 20.00 per barbecue area for smaller groups is due.