The best amusement parks in Germany – ranking for 2022

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There are far more than 1,000 exciting attractions in Germany’s theme parks – all for different age groups, at different prices and with different online ratings.

In order for visitors to keep track of things, the booking platform “Travelcircus” has divided the most popular facilities into categories and rated them. For example, value for money for a family of four, the fun potential for children of different ages (4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 years old) and the number of mentions on Instagram and Facebook (hashtags in relation to the number of followers).

Which park visit do travel experts think is worth the most? We show an overview of the 25 best fun temples and present the top 5 in more detail.

5th place: Movie Park Germany

In Movie Park Germany near Bottrop-Kirchhellen (North Rhine-Westphalia), visitors can experience famous cinema films and TV series in an adventurous way.

The movie park’s huge gate is reminiscent of the movie studios in Los Angeles.

In seven themed areas, the design of more than 30 slides, carousels and water rides tells stories, for example from the spooky horror show “The Walking Dead”, the science fiction saga “Star Trek” and the fun children’s series “Spongebob” Square Pants “. visitors to the “movie sets” will also meet one or two movie stars like Marilyn Monroe.

The show “Crazy Cops” offers visitors to Movie Park action-packed entertainment.

The rides are divided into fast slides for adrenaline junkies, moderate carousels for the less brave and relaxed rides for smaller children and those who love peace and quiet. The most popular coasters: “Star Trek: Operation Enterprise”, “MP-Express”, “The High Fall”, “Van Helsings Factory” and “The Walking Dead Breakout”.

In terms of awareness (number of Google searches) and the number of postings in social networks, Movie Park is almost the frontrunner. However, the entrance fee is deductible. Overall, Movie Park ranks fifth on the rankings.

  • Attractions and rides: more than 30
  • Total area: 45 hectares
  • Opening hours: late March to early November
  • Admission ticket: Persons aged 12 and over EUR 54.90, children (four to eleven years) EUR 49.90
  • Address: Warner-Allee 1, 46244 Bottrop-Kirchhellen
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4th place: Adventure Park Tripsdrill

The Tripsdrill theme park opened in 1929 near Cleebronn (Baden-Württemberg), making it the first theme park in Germany. Visitors are offered about 100 attractions and a zoo where live e.g. brown bears, wolves and bald eagles. The whole park is designed according to the theme “Swabia in 1880”.

Up and down at 80 km / h: 1,000 cubic meters of wood, two million nails and one million screws are used in the roller coaster “Mammut” in the amusement park Tripsdrill.

The most popular rides include “Head Over heels”, “Karacho”, “G’senkte Sau”, “Waschtub Rafting”, “Mühlbach-Fahrt” and the wooden roller coaster “Mammut”.

In the amusement park test, Tripsdrill took fourth place. The park is doing particularly well in terms of the variety of rides for different age groups and positive reviews on the internet. There are clear deductions when it comes to popularity on social media.

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  • Attractions and rides: about 100
  • Total area: 77 acres
  • Opening hours: early April to early November
  • Entrance at the ticket office (including “Wildparadies”): Persons aged 12 and over 38 euros, children (four to eleven years) 33 euros
  • Address: Adventure Park Tripsdrill-Strasse 1, 74389 Cleebronn
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3rd place: Heide Park Resort

A total area of ​​85 hectares with about 40 attractions in four themed worlds makes the Heide-Park-Resort near Soltau (Lower Saxony) the second largest amusement park in Germany and the largest in northern Germany.

A classic: “Big Loop” is one of the first slides in Heide-Park in Soltau.

The park is especially known for the attractions “Colossos” (spectacular wooden slide), “Flight of the Demons” (the only wing coaster in Germany) and for “Krake” – a diving coaster where daring people fall through the belly of an underwater monster .

Fun for the little ones: In the theme world “Peppa Pig” in Heide-Park, children can go on a boat trip, ride the “Schorschs” dinosaur and take the train with “Grandpa Pigs”.

Young visitors prefer to have fun in the cheerful “Peppa Pig Land”, in the theme world “Taming the roof – the island” and for the exciting pirate show.