Opening hours

Monday – Saturday from 10:00 to 20:00
Sunday 11:00 to 20:00


The Riesenrad Köln - directly at Zoo Cologne

The observation wheel is easy to find.
It is conveniently located right next to the Cologne Zoo.

How to get to us

The Wheel / Zoo Cologne are located in the middle of cologne. 

 Riehler Straße 173, 50735 Köln. 

Make your trip to the observation wheel a special experience – with the Zoo-Express or Rheinseilbahn.


Kölner Seilbahn

At the main station you can take the train U-18, at the Ebertplatz you can take the bus 140. The stop is Zoo/Flora.

Check for bus and trains at KVB


There is a minimum distance of 1.50 meters in the waiting area.

Please also refer to the current regulations of the City of Cologne.

Up to six people are allowed per gondola.

Tickets are available at our cash desk on site. 

Monday to Saturday 10:00 to 20:00

Sunday 11:00 to 20:00

We can store wheelchairs or assistants for the duration of the journey. Our staff will be happy to help you get on and off.

Small dogs that can be put on the lap are allowed to ride along.

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