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Oberhausen: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE Ticket

1. Oberhausen: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE Ticket

Enjoy double the fun with a combo entry ticket to 2 attractions in Oberhausen — LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE — located only 5 minutes away from each other by foot. Visit the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground and dive into the world of underwater creatures in Germany's biggest shark nursery. At LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, experience a colorful and action-packed journey through the LEGO world, where your imagination and creativity know no bounds. Visit the 4D cinema where special effects let you become part of an adventurous story. Tour the LEGO factory with Professor brick-on-brick, where you can find out how finished building blocks are made from colored granules. Make your own Duplo stone and take it home as a souvenir. Don't miss the 2 exciting indoor rides — Kingdom Quest and Merlins Apprentice. Please note: Adults have to be accompanied by a child to get access to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre! Experience the world of marine creatures at SEA LIFE Oberhausen. Discover Germany's largest shark breeding tank and see young blacktip reef sharks, catsharks, bluespotted ribbontail rays, and other sea creatures in a shallow 148-square-meter water tank. Through an underwater dome, see these magnificent creatures swim next to and above you. See multiple aquarium zones including Amazon, Rockpool, Seahorses, World of Otters, mangroves, and more.

Oberhausen: SEA LIFE Oberhausen Entry Ticket

2. Oberhausen: SEA LIFE Oberhausen Entry Ticket

Experience the magical world of sea creatures and plunge into an adventure at Sea Life Oberhausen. Discover Germany's largest shark breeding tank and experience having magnificent creatures swim next to and above you in an underwater dome. View the youngest offspring of black tip reef sharks, cat sharks, rays, and other sea creatures in the shallow 148 square meter water basin. Get to know the impressive biodiversity of the underwater world on a journey from the Rhine to the tropical waters. See more than 5,000 animals from all over the world in over 45 pools and aquariums. Majestic turtles can be discovered as well as rays, seahorses, jellyfish, and piranhas. Spot the lively pair of otters that sometimes juggle with their favorite pebbles. Don’t miss out on the daily feedings, where it can often get wild. Discover what the rays' favorite food is and what baby sharks eat. Ask aquarists all your questions about the diverse sea creatures and hear interesting facts and background information during the exciting feeding shows. There is even more fun during the seasonal events this year: Join Peppa on her Aquarium Adventure in February, become part of the Turtle Rescue Team in the summer, and experience Halloween underwater in October.

Oberhausen: HOUSE OF MAGIC - powered by Ehrlich Brothers

3. Oberhausen: HOUSE OF MAGIC - powered by Ehrlich Brothers

Over 100 different exhibits are waiting for you to discover and try out in the exhibition inspired by the Ehrlich Brothers. Here you become part of the magic yourself and discover your magical powers. The magic workshop is teeming with mysterious objects: a unicycle that turns into a no-wheel, a book that turns the pages by itself, a box that contains an infinite store. How is that possible? Teetering on a toothbrush, bouncing on a giant tablet to catch sweets and creating exciting light effects. You'll experience all this and much more in the House of Magic when you shrink to the size of a mouse and land in the Ehrlich Brothers' suitcase. Suddenly everything there is huge. In other rooms you can discover how many illusions are hidden in shadows and mirrors. Whimsical sculptures cast surprising images on the wall, shadows take on a life of their own, mirrors make visitors invisible. You can marvel at selected stage outfits of the Ehrlich Brothers and take a photo with original exhibits from the spectacular tour shows. Take a selfie in front of the giant monster truck or the golden Lamborghini! Are you brave? Then test your flying skills on a daring flight in the virtual reality ride! Until now, teleportation has only existed in science fiction films. In the House of Magic you can experience live what it feels like to be teleported from one place to another. Everywhere in the House of Magic you can take photos and videos to share your magical experiences with your friends on social media channels. There is even an extra room with particularly unusual motifs. Your head will be grilled and the Ehrlich Brothers will make you float! Of course, there's also magic at the House of Magic. Our guides have cool magic tricks with them! If you want, you can even learn a few, including a trick from the Ehrlich Brothers' live show, which they explain to you on the screen in the 360-degree cinema.

Oberhausen: Topgolf Experience

4. Oberhausen: Topgolf Experience

Topgolf is the perfect place for anyone to have a great time, whether you're a beginner or an experienced golfer. Enjoy a range of game modes that are designed to be accessible for all skill levels. With automatic ball tracking technology, you'll receive feedback on your shots and make the game more interesting. Get equipped with clubs, get ready to compete, and choose from over 12 games to play. You can choose difficulty levels from "super easy" to "makes the pros cry". With unlimited balls, you can hit as many as you like. Indulge in a wide range of food and beverage options (cost not included), including classic dishes like burgers and fries, as well as healthier options like salads and wraps. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and draft beers while you play or relax in the lounge areas with friends and family. Topgolf is a unique and varied experience that you won't want to miss out on.

Oberhausen: Legoland Discovery Center Ticket

5. Oberhausen: Legoland Discovery Center Ticket

Oberhausen's most exciting indoor playground invites you to play and have fun, build and discover. With your admission ticket, you will experience a colorful and action-packed journey through Lego world, where your imagination and creativity knows no bounds. In Miniland, small explorers can marvel at the Ruhrgebiet in miniature form. Visit the 4D cinema, a world with many exciting surprises and fascinating special effects. At the Lego factory, anyone can make their own genuine Duplo stone and take it home as a souvenir. Also in the family attraction: the Lego Friends area, the Royal Adventure rides and the Merlin's Magic Student merry-go-round. On the 240-square-meter interactive pirate island, small explorers can go on a treasure hunt as pirates, conquering and capsizing ships. In the new City and Construction play area, huge skyscrapers meet cozy single-family houses and bring your dream city to life. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen is the perfect family fun! Everything is designed for children aged 3-10 years. Therefore adults must be accompanied by at least one child to get access.

Airbus A320 Flightsimulator | 60 Minutes Flying Experience

6. Airbus A320 Flightsimulator | 60 Minutes Flying Experience

Experience the feeling of flying in our state-of-the-art flight simulator in Oberhausen Centro. Whether you are an aspiring pilot who wants to improve skills or you just want to enjoy the experience of flying, our Airbus A320 flight simulator is for everyone. Our flight simulator is equipped with the latest technologies to offer you a realistic flight experience. You can choose to start and land from different airports around the world. Our experienced team will guide you through the flight preparation and the flight itself. Realistic As soon as you sit in the cockpit, you will think to yourself “is the simulator really moving?”. Almost every customer asks this Question. highlight Experience the complex systems and functions of the Airbus A320 in a realistic environment. You have the feeling of being a real pilot and controlling the plane through different weather conditions and challenges. You can also perform various flight maneuvers and prepare for unforeseen situations that may arise in real flight operations let us take you up in the air! Ready? Take-Off!

Oberhausen: SEA LIFE Ticket and Behind the Scenes Tour

7. Oberhausen: SEA LIFE Ticket and Behind the Scenes Tour

Experience the world of sea creatures with this ticket to SEA LIFE in Oberhausen and discover Germany's largest shark breeding tank. Learn more on a guided tour and get the chance to grab a bowl of food and feed the aquarium's spectacular animals.   Show your ticket to staff and visit the aquarium at your own pace before the start of your behind the curtain tour. See the youngest offspring of blacktip reef sharks, catsharks, rays, and other sea creatures in the shallow 148 square meter water basin.    At the end of your visit, join up with a guide for an exclusive behind the scenes tour with aquarium staff. Explore the work area of the aquarists to uncover the feed kitchen and learn about the laboratory and its technology. Have a look through the microscope and help prepare the food for the sea creatures before feeding the marine life. 

Duisburg: Landscape Park Quest Smartphone App Game

8. Duisburg: Landscape Park Quest Smartphone App Game

Dive into the highlights of Duisburg's Landscape Park as you interact with pieces of the park with this smartphone game. Play minigames and finish puzzles with friends or on your own. Enjoy exploring this space at your own pace with a game that can be paused and resumed.  Download the app on your smartphone and head to the starting point of the game. Simply press 'start' to begin your adventure. Discover new insights into the landscapes that were designed by the architects Latz + Partner as a way to heal and understand the city's industrial past.  Use the clues to solve the puzzles and find answers to the questions sent to your phone. Complete all the tasks to get a summary of your game and a code to collect your award. Compete with Sir Peter Morgan's other contenders on the leaderboard.

Amsterdam: Day Trip to the Christmas Market in Oberhausen

9. Amsterdam: Day Trip to the Christmas Market in Oberhausen

Get into the Christmas spirit with a great day trip to the Christmas market in Oberhausen. We will take you to Centro, the gigantic shopping center on the outskirts of Oberhausen. It is Europe's largest shopping and leisure center! One of the largest Christmas markets takes place in Centro every year, but these are actually three Christmas markets! There are no fewer than 150 wooden huts with all kinds of Christmas items! Your day out already starts in the luxury coach. From your comfortable chair you can relax and check your e-mail (free wifi). At the end of the morning you will arrive in Oberhausen. You will be amazed, what an unprecedented shopping paradise and so cozy in the Christmas atmosphere. Customers are immersed in a special shopping experience where lights, glitter and fragrances put them in the Christmas spirit – an annual must for international customers. During November and December, the entrances to the shops are lit up with fairy lights, Advent decorations and Christmas tree ornaments. In the squares in front of the shopping center you can take six weeks – from middle of November to 23rd December 2022 – stroll through one of the biggest Christmas markets throughout the Ruhr Valley. Visitors can expect: spectacular and individual Christmas stalls, fascinating light and sound installations. They will take three separate authentic worlds: the cozy mountain Christmas Market, the colorful Santa’s Village and the magical gnomes market. Are you tired of the Christmas market? Be sure to visit the shopping center itself. In this beautiful indoor center you can shop to your heart's content and there is plenty to see and experience. Both for young and old! Centro is an experience. Not far from the border. Shop till you drop.

Oberhausen: Self-Guided City Centre Walking Tour

10. Oberhausen: Self-Guided City Centre Walking Tour

This tour is only available in German. The "Chicago of the Ruhr" was the nickname given to Oberhausen when it was founded. This industrial city amazes its visitors. On this tour you will discover how surprisingly diverse Oberhausen's inner city is: wonderfully green and with architecture worth seeing. Even Oberhausen residents can become explorers here. This tour takes you through several parks. You will also come across unexpected beauties such as the court house, town hall and a former department stores', see great cinemas and famous actors. And, of course, you'll keep coming across traces of industrialisation, without which the Ruhr would not be the Ruhr. There are fun tasks and tricky questions at the stops. Pay attention and look carefully, then you will know for example, why a school looks like a church. Starting at the main station, the tour takes you in a round trip through the pedestrian zone, to hidden details in supposedly familiar places and visit the funniest selfie spot in Oberhausen. Then it's back through the Marienviertel to the main station. It's like being shown Oberhausen's city centre by a good friend. The tour is a great way to get out and discover new things with family, friends or even on your own. The walk is about 3.5 km long and takes about 2 hours (depending on your pace). The tour can be started at any time, on site or from home, in the browser of a smartphone. Have fun in Oberhausen! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

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The transaction went very well. Again and again I will book Your Guide through drinks

It is worth to see, kids enjoy the whole afternoon at the Sea life Centro.

We really had a lot of fun! Just great for non-Lego fans.