schlossORTH Nationalpark-Zentrum

Castle, Model garden

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  • TOP excursion destination
  • Natur im Garten
  • Niederösterreich-CARD


The Donau-Auen National Park, founded in 1996, preserves the last great floodplain landscape in Central Europe on an area of more than 9,600 hectares. With its foundation in 1996, this nature jewel was placed under international protection sustainably. Since then, nature has been able to develop here free from economic constraints.

schlossORTH National Park Centre, located in Orth on the Danube, beckons as "Gateway to the Wetlands" - the starting place for getting to know the fascinating world of the Danube wetlands. Everything conveniently under one roof: the multimedia exhibition “DonAUräume”, lookout tower with annual exhibitions, castle courtyard, National Park Lounge, souvenir shop, information service and ticket office.

Experience the flora and fauna of the Danube wetlands up close on the grounds of the Schlossinsel area. Here you can discover characteristic habitats, animals and plants of the river landscape on a tour. The heart of the grounds is formed by our walk-in underwater observatory, the only of its kind in all of Austria.

Embark on a very special exploratory journey with one of our National Park rangers. Only 15 km outside the Vienna city limits!


  • Groups:
    Combined tour for groups Get to know our higlights! Several multimedia presentations are waiting for your visit - National Park Lounge, exhibition DonAURäume as well as changing themes in the lookout tower. You will be accompanied by National Park Rangers. Afterwards you explore the Schlossinsel area with its specific flora and fauna. € 15.50 per person

Facility features

  • Baby-care room
  • Tours
  • Outdoor kid's playground
  • Regional products available
  • Shop
  • Toilet facility
  • Offers for children


  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • Suitable for strollers
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet facility
  • Suitable for bad weather
  • suitable for children
We speak ...
  • English
  • Slovakian
  • German

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