Card payment only!
Our recommendation: In order to avoid waiting times during holidays, we recommend that you arrive before 10:30am or after 1:30pm.
Which Corona rules apply?
From 3rd April you van visit us without being tested, vaccinated or recovered.
Tickets: You can buy tickets at the cash desk (card payment only!).
Can I feed the monkeys?
No, feeding the monkeys is not allowed. The Barbary macaques stay close to the visitor paths. The forest is the perfect setting to observe the natural behavior of these special animals. By the way, you can feed the fallow deer yourself at the feeding at 1pm, 3pm and 4pm.
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are not allowed in the park! Shepherds are one of the natural predators of Barbary macaques, the monkeys would respond highly aggressive to the presence of a dog. This is why, even small dogs cannot be taken into the park, even if they are carried in a bag.
In front of the entrance, there is a beergarden. Usually dog owners wait here with their furry friend, as long as the rest of the family enters the park.
Will I see monkeys if it rains?
Yes, Affenberg Salem is open in all weathers. On rainy days, we recommend weatherproof clothing (umbrella, rain jacket and waterproof shoes). The animals are as active on rainy days, as they are when the sun shines. Well worth a visit even in rainy weather!
Is the park open on all holidays?
Yes, during the season we are open 7 days a week, even on ALL Sundays and holidays!
Is Affenberg suitable for wheelchairs?
The park is fully accessible by wheelchair. However, there is a steep slope, which is why a strong accompanying person is needed to push the wheelchair. Wheelchair accessible toilets and parking facilities are available.
What should be considered when visiting with children or prams?
Behavioural rules are given to each visitor before entering the monkey enclosure. Everyone must keep at least two-meter safety distance to monkeys. In the monkey enclosure children under the age of six must walk with an adult, holding hands if possible. Bins of strollers must not contain any loose items. Therefore, before entering the monkey enclosure everything must be stowed in bags and rucksacks.
Which street do I have to enter in my navigation system?
88682 Salem “Mendlishausen” or “Mendlishauser Hof”. New devices also find “Affenberg Salem”.
Is there a restaurant?
Yes. Affenberg-Schenke is a self-service restaurant with a large beer garden and adventure playground.
How long is the circuit?
The entire trail is between 1.2km and 1.5km. The way from the cash desk to the monkey enclosure is 300m. The circuit in the monkey enclosure is 600m. You can walk the circuit as often as you want. In the park, there are many benches, where you can rest.
How long will it take?
Usually visitors spend about 2 hours in the park, before visiting the exhibition, playground, restaurant and shop.
Are there enough parking spaces?
Yes, there is a large free parking area available.
Can I barbecue in the park?
No, barbecuing is not allowed on our premises! There are plenty of picnic areas onsite and several benches in the park, as well as grassy areas nearby to the Adventure Playground. The beer garden of our self-service restaurant offers a selection of simple dishes, drinks, ice cream, coffee and cake.