Virtual tour

European Elk

The European Elk is the biggest living representative of the deer family and can reach a shoulder height of 2.30 m (7'6"). In autumn and winter male animals have antlers, which are shed in January or February. Elks feed on sprouts, leaves, twigs, herbs and water plants. Rutting season: autumn. Gestation period: 8 months. Acute senses of smell and hearing. They can see movements very well and can reach a maximum speed of 60 km/h (38 mph). Weight: up to 650 kg (103 st): Maximum age: 20 years.

Ticket prices

Adults: 9,00 €
Reduced admission: € 6,50 €

Annual Pass Adults: 50,00 €
Annual Pass reduced admission: 30,00 €

Guided Tours: € 30.00
Group discount for 10 or more people
Children under 4 are admitted free



Wildpark Schorfheide
Prenzlauer Straße 16
16244 Schorfheide OT Groß Schönebeck

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Phone: 033393-65855

Opening Hours

  • Open daily from 9 am to 7 pm
  • The entrance gate closes at 5 pm


  • Mothers’ and babies’ room

  • Restrooms for people with disabilities

  • Handcart rental

  • Umbrellas and rain ponchos for sale