Wildlife Reserve Moritzburg


The Wildlife Reserve Moritzburg belongs to the state-owned company „Sachsenforst“ (Forest of Saxony), district of Dresden. Its historic roots date back to 1693/94 when Elector Johann Georg IV. constructed the „Alten Thiergarten“ (zoo). The wildlife preserved in this area provided aristocrats for good hunting. Historic remains of walls are part of the facilities.

Nowadays the wildlife reserve consists of most natural preserves and over 30 species including red deer, fallow deer, wild boars, elks (moose), roe deer and wolves. Our goal is to combine the communication of knowledge, a near natural environment and an impressive experience of nature.

The newly established wolf enclosure as well as frequent falcon shows attract visitors yet more.  A visit to Moritzburg's wildlife reserve is worth a trip at any time of the year offering a special atmosphere midst of its historic remains to experience an authentic wildlife experience.


January - February Saturday and Sunday 9 am - 4 pm
(the 1st of January   and during the Saxon winter holidays 11 am - 4 pm)
Marc – October daily 10 am - 6 pm
show feeding 2.30 pm
November – December daily 9 am - 4 pm
(on the 24th and 31st 9 am - 1 pm)

Dine and Celebrate  - design your event with www.feiern-in-moritzburg.de.
High Ropes Courses Moritzburg - a special highlight
Jagdfalkenhof Schaaf – fascinating experience - flight show with majestic birds of prey and owls

Guided tours around Wildlife Reserve Moritzburg