When the Groß-Gerau Safari Park closed its doors in 1984, Peter Schweikhard was raising two tiger babies with a bottle.
After the park went bankrupt, they simply stayed in Ingelheim. The non-profit association was founded in 2006. The first came in 2007
Tiger offspring into the world. There are now seven Bengal tigers living in the Waldeck Tiger Garden. During the opening times, the animals can be admired from 4 meters away from Wednesday to Sunday from 12 noon to 6 p.m. free of charge.
Guided tours are also offered:
- Groups : by appointment only - € 4.00 per person
- Public tours : Saturdays at 3 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. - € 4.00 per person (in dry weather, at least 7 total participants)
- personal tiger tour: ONLY by appointment, fee of 28 € for up to 7 people, each additional one costs 4 €
In summer (March to October): Wednesday to Sunday & public holidays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and by appointment
Please book the tours directly with "Tiger-Garten Waldeck eV". You can find the contact details under "Contact" at the bottom of this page.