Kids & Family

Family-friendly top destination

Together, adults and children can explore cool things about plants, go for a treasure hunt and discover the tremendous wonders of nature.

Treasure Hunt

Discover the secrets of the island of Mainau with your children. Get a free treasure map in the flower year at the island entrance on the mainland or at the Mainau harbor and let's go. Successful good noses get a surprise in the archway building!


Farm & Petting Zoo

Goats, ponies, donkeys, alpacas, rabbits and chickens - the Mainau farm animals are looking forward to your visit. At the petting zoo, petting is expressly allowed! 

Borrow a handcart for free

Kids grabbed and 'Bolli' packed: At the main entrance to Mainau Island and in the harbor, you can borrow our handcart 'Bolli' for free (only while stocks last). Have fun while exploring the island with your family.

Family-friendly Restaurants

Our restaurants are excellent as a particularly family-friendly restaurant. Child-friendly tables and chairs are waiting for the younger guests with coloring books, pens, paper and toys.

Find out more about our restaurants

Contact details for Mainau Island

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If your enquiry is about visiting Mainau Island, please call the Mainau Service Centre team on

+49 (0) 7531 303-0 or email


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