Rosy cheeks, cool air and a little goose bumps just belong to. For here is not only the animal but also the man in the middle in the polar worlds. Whether nose to nose with a diving polar bears, walrus or distance from the nose to the middle of a colony of penguins - in the new Arctic Ocean in the Hagenbeck Zoo is every visitor to polar explorer! These 21 million-euro world novelty enables not only a unique visitor experience, but an advanced, natural animal husbandry. Also, the energy concept with rainwater and greywater use, geothermal heat exchanger and solar-generated electricity to none. A 750-meter-long visitors' lead in about 1 ½ hours through the Arctic Ocean. Panoramic windows inside the walk-in facility allow diverse, some quite unusual, but always extremely exciting underwater insights. Fantastic observations of diving polar bears, fur seals, walruses and penguins are also included.