Day tip for families

Adventurous Wuhlheide - best by bike

Digging in the heath or what? Long planned and completed approx. 100 years handed over to the population, with sports field, large forest meadow, toboggan run, hedge garden, sand playground, paddling pool and a flower meadow, bathing establishment and an adjoining meadow, which was also used as an ice skating rink in winter. Today, large old trees, enchanted paths, the FEZ family and recreation center, and other attractive experiences characterize the area. Convince yourselves!

Starting point

S-Bahn Wuhlheide or Karlshorst by bike (from Wuhlheide 1.5 km, Karlshorst approx. 3.5 km)

Experience 1: Kletterwald Wuhlheide

Climbing in airy heights is the order of the day in a real Berlin forest park. The Kletterwald Wuhlheide is Berlin’s first climbing forest. It is located directly at the FEZ. Children and adults climb together here.

Visit duration approx. 2 hrs.

Experience 2: House for Nature and Environment (HNU)

Afterwards you cycle to the House for Nature and Environment (approx. 1km), a green oasis. There, a 17,000-square-foot outdoor area awaits you with ponds, outdoor terrarium, animal enclosures, petting zoo and horse paddock. 300 animals can be observed here. There you will fortify yourselves with a delicious lunch.

Visit duration approx. 1.5 hrs.

Experience 3: Park railroad

From the HNU it is not far to the station of the park railroad (500m). Children from the age of 9 and teenagers operate this real (small) railroad themselves under the guidance of volunteer adults. From the steam locomotive built in 1918 to the most modern diesel locomotive built in 2012, with historic and modernized cars, the development of the railroad can be shown as well as many technical installations,

Visit duration: about 30 minutes

Experience 4: Model Park

After the train ride you cycle to the model park (about 2km). Just a few steps from the Peacock Island to the world-famous Rheinsberg Castle? See the dome of the Reichstag from above? Or grasp the scale of the Spandau Citadel at a glance? The Berlin-Brandenburg Model Park offers its visitors over 80 models of architectural highlights of Berlin and Brandenburg sights,

Visit duration: about 45 minutes

At the end of the eventful day you can cycle to the Karlshorst S-Bahn station (approx. 2 km) or along the R1 along the Spree.

More info

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