Tropical Islands Berlin is the biggest water park Germany has to offer. Awarded with the status of “park with best swimming paradise”, according to our guests at HolidayParkSpecials, once you have read this blog you will find it hard to resist the temptation of booking a holiday immediately. Located in the popular nature and recreation area of Spreewald, Germany, it is an appealing destination not just for lovers of water parks, but also for lovers of nature and culture enthusiasts.
GET WET & WILD IN TROPICAL ISLANDS BERLIN
Tropical Islands Berlin isn’t known as the biggest water park in Germany for nothing. It has four different water slides, ranging from the highest waterslide in the country at a colossal 88ft high to a high-speed turbo slide which has a record speed of 43mph!
If you are looking for a spot to relax, the Tropical Sea at Tropical Islands Berlin is the perfect place to enjoy the sandy beach or take a dip in the water. The Sea is the size of three Olympic swimming pools and always a warm temperature.
Experience a Balinese atmosphere in the Magical Lagoon. Float through the jungle surrounded by palm trees, Monkey Rock and a waterfall and discover the flow channels, water slides and whirlpools. When the sun sets, indirect lighting creates a calming and romantic atmosphere.
The biggest water park in Germany doesn’t just stay inside. Tropical Islands AMAZONIA is the 35,000m² outdoor area of Tropical Island Berlin. There are numerous water attractions, as well as wellness and sports facilities that can be used all year round. It also includes Germany’s longest white-water river, a 4100ft long wild water channel.
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HOW TO STAY DRY IN THE BIGGEST WATER PARK IN GERMANY
Tropical Islands Berlin is not just defined by its unique water features, with a children’s club, shopping street, and mini golf it is also the optimal place to enjoy a bit of everything. The Shopping Boulevard is a convenient mixture of shopping, leisure and entertainment with the backdrop of a tropical island, whilst the Tropino Club is a real paradise for children where it is assured that they will be entertained for hours. Here they can climb, experiment, race, dive, compete to their heart’s content, guaranteed to be a highlight of their holiday.
View this tropical paradise in Berlin from above by flying through the dome in a tethered or free-floating balloon. The traditional free-floating balloon reaches a height of approximately 50ft.
As soon as the sun goes down Tropical Island Berlin presents an inspiring interplay of musical elements and colourful illuminations. Light effects and an exclusive musical composition combine to create a mystical, spherical spectacle that will leave you spellbound.
Embark on a culinary voyage at the five restaurants offering a variety of culinary specialities, including Indo-Asian, buffets and international street food.
IF YOU WERE TOLD THAT THERE IS A RAINFOREST IN BERLIN, WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT?
Perhaps the most unique feature of the whole tropical island resort is the absolute miracle of nature that is the Tropical Islands Rainforest. In an area covering 10,000m², this rainforest is home to around 50,000 plants of 600 different varieties, right here in Europe! Go on an expedition and follow the 0.6mile trail into the heart of the rainforest where you should stumble across the Kupu Kupu Butterfly House.
EUROPE’S BIGGEST TROPICAL SAUNA & SPA COMPLEX
Not only did Tropical Islands Berlin show off and create the biggest water park in Germany and then add a magnificent indoor rainforest, they went and topped that by developing the biggest tropical sauna and spa complex in Europe! Also spreading over a 10,000m² area the Tropical Sauna and Spa has seven different areas offering a truly unique spa experience. The complex has been inspired by the sights and sounds of the rainforest and many facilities are above the ground in buildings on stilts creating an insanely realistic wooden Jungle Village. Equipped with numerous unique saunas (stone, herb and tree) and steam baths (healing clay and crystal), not to mention all the massages and beauty treatments on offer too, you will find it hard to not stop by here. This holiday is the perfect opportunity to spoil yourself.
TROPICAL ISLAND BERLIN OPENING HOURS
The Tropical Islands Berlin opening hours are 24/7 (excluding certain Christmas dates). However, access to the Tropical Islands Berlin facilities varies depending upon whether you are an overnight guest or day visitor:
- Overnight guests: midnight to midnight
- Day visitors: 06:00-00:00
On 23rd December Tropical Islands Berlin closes its doors at 22:00 and opens again at 09:00 on 25th December (closed on 24th December). Staying overnight inside the dome is not possible from 23rd-25th December.
TROPICAL ISLANDS ENTRANCE FEE
Depending upon whether you are a day guest or a hotel guest, the Tropical Islands Berlin price varies. As a day guest there are two ticket types you can choose from: Pure Tropics and Sauna & Tropics. It is important to note that the Tropical Islands Berlin price does not differ between children and adults for children over the age of 5.
- Pure Tropics: €44.00
- Sauna & Tropics: €49.50
The Pure Tropics ticket gives admission to the Tropical World and AMAZONIA. The Sauna & Tropics ticket gives admission to the Tropical World, Tropical Sauna & Spa complex, Fitness Club and to AMAZONIA.
If you cross over from the Tropical World to the Tropical Spa & Sauna complex will charge you an extra fee of € 14.00 per day for adults and € 8.00. for children. Therefore, we recommend to purchase the Sauna & Tropics ticket and move freely between the two areas at no extra charge.
WHAT IS THE NEAREST AIRPORT TO TROPICAL ISLAND GERMANY?
You will find the biggest water park in Germany approximately 1 and a half hours from central Berlin.
From London (all airports) to Berlin Schönefeld Airport the average flight time is 1h 50m. Thus, there is no need to fly all the way to the tropics and be jetlagged when you can rather reach Germany in two hours and experience the epitome of a tropical paradise in Berlin! The nearest airport to Tropical Island Germany is Berlin Schönefeld Airport, from here you can reach the biggest water park in Germany in approximately 40minutes by car.
From Berlin to Tropical Islands, head south from Berlin-Schönefeld for around 31miles on the A 13 (Berlin-Dresden motorway). Come off the motorway at the Staakow exit and follow the signs to Tropical Islands for a further two miles and you will reach the park!
To reach Tropical Islands Resort Berlin by public transport, you must get a train to the Brand Tropical Islands train station and then a shuttle bus. From the Brand Tropical Islands train station, a free shuttle bus takes you to Tropical Islands. The schedule of the shuttle is adjusted to the trains.
Berlin Schönefeld Airport to Brand Tropical Islands train station
It is a 45minute train ride from Berlin Schönefeld Airport train station to the Brand Tropical Islands train station. There is one train at 40 past every hour.
- Adults: €6.90 per person
- Children (aged between 6-14): €5.20 per child
Berlin to Brand Tropical Islands train station
Trains run from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Brand Tropical Islands train station every hour and take around 43minutes.
ACCOMMODATION AT TROPICAL ISLANDS BERLIN
The best way to experience Tropical Islands Berlin is by staying there directly. Not only are you just a stone’s throw away from the attractions of the biggest water park in Germany, you also will have privileges that only long-stay guests receive, such as 24-hour access to the Tropical World! It is possible to choose from lodges, rooms, luxury tents, nature homes and mobile homes – this tropical paradise in Berlin has every option!
Make your stay unforgettable by means of “glamping” in a safari tent. Unlike any other camping experience, the tents are set up and furnished, all you need to do is arrive! If you are hesitant because of the volatile European weather, fear not as these tents are located inside the Dome of the Tropical Islands, really making it a tropical paradise in Berlin!
Where to Check-In
If you book one of the Nature Homes, Mobile Homes or Lodge Tents you need to check in at the reception of the Tropical Islands Campsite. If you decide to book a safari tent in the Tropical Islands Dome you need to check in at the reception of the Tropical Islands Dome.
A holiday at Tropical Islands Berlin is sheer joy. It is the perfect place for an unforgettable holiday providing an abundance of activities, endless pleasure and, of course, a splashtastic time.
It really is the best of the tropics – for kids, families and couples.