Online Tickets

In our online ticket shop you can buy your admission ticket quickly and conveniently from home. Or surprise dear friends or relatives with a gift voucher for a guided tour through BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach.
For further questions about booking your tickets please contact us at

RENOVATION WORK Season 2024 - There may be restrictions

There may be restrictions during the 2024 season due to renovation work. Thank you for your understanding.

The current opening hours can be found here.
If you would like to book a guided tour between the end of March and 19 April 2024, please contact us at or +43-2813-7604.

How do I get my ticket after I have bought it at the online shop?

After you have selected your tickets and completed the credit card payment, you will get a seperate e-Mail with a pdf-file. Please take your smartphone with the pdf-file or a printout of the ticket with you when you visit the BEAR SANCTUARY. 

Can I get contact-free entrance with my online ticket?

Unfortunately, we do not have the means for a contact-free entrance at the moment. You have to show your printed ticket or the ticket on your smartphone app to our staff at the ticket office. They will validate it for you. Please have your ticket ready when you enter the ticket office in order for the validation process to be carried out as fast as possible.

Is there a fast lane for visitors with an online ticket?

Unfortunately, we do not have a fast lane for visitors with online tickets. Waiting times in front of the ticket office are usually short. Our staff will do their best to enable a quick entry.

Do I need a day pass, if I want to book a guided tour?

Yes, you will need to book a day pass ticket separately (per person) in our online shop or at the ticket office on site, if you want to book a guided tour.

Do I have to book in advance for a visit at the sanctuary?

At the moment, it is not necessary to book in advance, if you want to visit our sanctuary without a guided tour (no timeslot-booking). 

Are there guided tours at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach?

Guided tours can be booked at least 4 days in advance. Find out more.

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