Animals and nature
There are a lot of opportunities to get close to animals and nature in and around Aarhus. Visit the Deer Park, Randers Rainforest, Ree Park Safari or take a walk along the beach or in the forest.
Tropical Houses at the Botanical Garden
The Tropical Houses (in Danish "Væksthusene") in the Botanical Garden in Aarhus are a place where numerous plant collections are presented and preserved in four different climate zones.
The Deer Park
South of the Aarhus city, in the Thors woods which are part of the larger Marselisborg-Moesgaard forest, lies the Deer Park. The area houses a wonderful population of sika and fallow deer which you ca...
Take a walk round the Årslev Engsø lake and enjoy how the frogs are leaping and hear them croake. You may catch toads in the lake, or climb one of the bird-watching towers and watch the many birds nes...
Playgrounds in Aarhus
In Aarhus there are so many playgrounds which are fun, challenging and a bit wild.
Canoeing on the Aarhus river
Do you want to see Aarhus from the sea side? Then book a canoe ot cajak with Aarhus Kanoudlejning.