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BEAR SANCTUARY ARBESBACH

The BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach offers brown bears from bad habits since 1998 a animal-friendly home. At present, seven brown bears live on a total of 14,000 square meters.

OPening Times

24.03.2018 - 02.11.2018


Daily 10 am - 6 pm

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Price

Adults: 8,00 €

Children (6-14): 5,00 €

Reduced fee: 6,00 €

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ADDRESS

BÄRENWALD Arbesbach

Schönfeld 18
3925 Arbesbach

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EXPERIENCE BEARS FIRST HAND

A day at the BEAR SANCTUARY is a very special experience.

Get an insight into the everyday life of the bears - about 500 m long circular route, an extensive exhibition area and a multimedial space are available for this. The smaller guests will find a playground and a low-ropes course on the site. A wide selection of plush bear and many regional products can be found in the souvenir shop.

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BÄRENHOF KOLM - EXCELLENT EATING

Casual and fine dining at the same place

Famed chef Michael Kolm conjures for his guests. You can enjoy the creative menu in the finest quality with regional products. Large and small excursion guests, who visit the nearby Bärenwald and the playground, are spoiled here in a cozy ambience culinary.

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BÄRENTRAIL WALDVIERTEL

Der Bärentrail verbindet die einzelnen Naturhighlights und führt Sie zu versteckten Mooren, urwaldähnlichen Waldstücken, mäandernden Bächen und beeindruckenden Flusstälern. Es stehen unterschiedliche Touren zur Verfügung. Der Große Bärentrail (69 km, 4 tägig), der Kleine Bärentrail (25 km, 1-2 tägig) oder auch kürzere Teilstrecken. Wanderkarten und Tourempfehlungen erhalten Sie im BÄRENWALD Shop.

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ANGEBOTE FÜR SCHULKLASSEN

To raise awareness of the situation of animals in captivity

Eight bears live in the BEAR SANCTUARY: Brumca, Vinzenz & Liese, Tom & Jerry and Miri, Emma and Erich have found a new home after a long time in captivity in the BEAR SANCTUARY. The interactive exhibition and the multimedial space will teach you how bears live, how to live a life of a kind, and how to work with these wonderful animals in the BEAR SANCTUARY.

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The BÄRENWALD Arbesbach is located in the Waldviertel near the Upper Austrian border.
From Arbesbach on the B 124 direction Linz, you reach the BEAR SANCTUARY 3 km after the village center Arbesbach.

Address:New Link
BÄRENWALD Arbesbach gGmbH
Schönfeld 18
A-3925 Arbesbach

Tel .: 02813/7604
Fax: 02813/760315
E-Mail: office@baerenwald.at

Link to public transport plan to the BEAR SANCTUARY

In addition to the convenient arrival, there is a 50% discount on your entrance ticket on presentation of the ticket!

From Vienna, St. Pölten, Krems and Zwettl you reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach Monday to Friday, when working day with train and bus at the following times:

From Vienna Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof by train REX2806 at 7:05 am or from St. Pölten Hbf by train R6215 at 7:05 am to Krems. From Krems take the WA1 bus at 8:20 to Zwettl Kampparkplatz and from there take the WA33 bus at 9:15 am to the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach (arrival at 9:59 am).

Returns are available at 13:26 and at 18:05. You can download all travel times in detail as well as further information on the public arrival and departure as a PDF file here:

Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Vienna / St.Pölten / Krems / Zwettl

From Gmünd, Schrems, Waidhofen / Thaya, Vitis as well as from Göpfritz and Allentsteig you can reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach on public transport from Monday to Friday. You can download the exact driving times as a PDF file here:

Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Gmünd / Schrems / Göpfritz / Eggenburg

From Linz you can reach the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach daily by bus 348 at 1:58 pm from the stop Linz Chemiepark (arrival at the BEAR SANCTUARY at 15:07).
The return takes place on all days at 7.29 pm. The detailed timetables in detail as well as further information on the public arrival and departure can be downloaded here as a PDF file:


Link to the BEAR SANCTUARY timetable Linz

Simandelmühle

Frau Johanna Auer
Rammelhof 36, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel.: +43-2813-581
email: simandlmuehle@gmx.at
www.urlaubambauernhof.at/simandlmuehle

Privatzimmer - Ferienwohnung Winkler

Schloßberg 132, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: +43-2813-248 oder 446
(Neben der Ruine Arbesbach)

Gästehaus Huber

Kamp 25, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: +43-2813-7290
www.gaestehaus-huber.at

Gasthaus Kerschbaummayr

Linzerstr. 6, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: +43-2813-230
www.kerschbaummayr.at

Frühstückspension Fam. Reichard

Linzerstr. 2, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: +43-2813-7007
www.reichard-gmbh.at

Kirchenwirt Lichtenwallner

Altmelon 2, 3925 Altmelon
Tel: +43-2813-302
www.gasthof-lichtenwallner.at

Gasthof Einfalt

Schloßberg 132, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: +43-2813-248 oder 446
(Neben der Ruine Arbesbach)

Ferien Hof Stanzl

BIO Bauernhof Grünbach 9, 3911 Rapottenstein
Tel: +43-2828-8319
www.stanzl.at

Gasthof & Pension Seidl

Pretrobruck 17, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel: +43-2813-410
www.gasthofseidl.at

In addition to its wonderful landscape, the Waldviertel has many impressive and interesting places to visit.

But see for yourself. We have listed some travel tips for you here:

Hiking in the footsteps of ancient times with Elfriede Gründstäudl

Altmelon 38, 3925 Arbesbach
Tel.: +43 2813 7423 oder +43 664 240 53 12
email: e.gruenstaeudl@gmx.at

Hammerschmiedekamp - Blacksmith Museum Arbesbach

Gemeinde Arbesbach
Tel.: +43 2813 7000
email: gemeinde@arbesbach.at
www.arbesbach.at

Castle Rappottenstein

Rappottenstein 85, 3911 Rappottenstein
Tel.: +43 2828 8250
email: burg@atf.at
www.burg-rappottenstein.at

Farm Museum

Familie Wagner - Wachtelhof
Schwarzau 25, 3925 Atlmelon
Tel.: +43 2813 257
www.wachtelhof.at

Waldviertler Paper Mill

Familie Mörzinger
Bad Großpertholz 76, 3972 Bad Großpertholz
Tel.: +43 2857 2240
email: papiermuehle@a1.net
www.papiermuehle.at

Amethyst Welt

Maissauer Amethyst Gesellschaft mbH
Horner Straße 36, 3712 Maissau
Tel.: +43 2958 84 840-0
email: office@amethystwelt.at
www.amethystwelt.at

Unterwasserreich Schrems

UnterWasserReich Naturpark Hochmoor Betriebs GmbH
Moorbadstraße 4, 3943 Schrems
Tel: +43 2853 76334
email: info@unterwasserreich.at
www.unterwasserreich.at

Sun World / Sonnenwelt Groß Schönau

Sonnenplatz 1, 3922 Großschönau
Tel.:+43 2815 77 270 50
email: office@sonnenwelt.at
www.sonnenwelt.at

OUR BEARS

Seven bears live in the BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach. Most have a sad prehistory.

THANK YOU TO HELP US

To offer our bears freedom and a home!

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IN GOOD HANDS

FOUR PAWS has received the donation seal again this year. FOUR PAWS is the only Austrian animal protection organization since its introduction in 2001.

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