Changes as of October 15

Since October 15 the following documents are required to visit the aquarium sauna: submission of proof of vaccination (analog or digital) or proof of recovery and an official document (identity card or passport) to compare your data. Photos and copies will not be accepted.

The steam bath is now open again. Wearing a mouth/nose cover is obligatory. The swirling of the air during sauna infusions is not allowed.

Registration at the entrance is also required. We ask you to use the Luca app (iOS | Android) or Corona Warn app (iOS | Android). Written registration is only possible in exceptional cases for customers without a smartphone.

We will keep you up to date on changes here and on our Facebook Page.

Important notes

  • Admission only upon presentation of either a vaccination certificate (analog/digital) or a recovery certificate
  • Passport or identity card is required on check-in
  • Registration requirement at the entrance
  • The steam bath is open again
  • No swirling of the air during sauna infusions

About us

Entrance fee

  • Aquarium-Sauna Karlsruhe
    up to 26 years
    10,00 €
  • Aquarium-Sauna Karlsruhe
    from 27 years
    15,00 €
  • Aquarium-Sauna Karlsruhe
    10 visits card
    124,00 €


  • Mineral water
    1,70 / 3,50 €
    0,3 / 1,0 l
  • Cola, Fanta, Sprite
    2,00 / 5,00 €
    0,3 / 1,0 l
  • Fruit juices
    2,30 €
    Apple, orange, cherry, banana – 0,3 l
  • Juice spritzer
    2,00 €
    Apple, orange, cherry, banana – 0,3 l
  • Coffee
    2,00 €
  • Red Bull
    3,00 €
    0,25 l
  • Pilsner beer
    2,20 €
    0,33 l
  • Wheat beer
    2,60 €
    0,5 l
  • White wine
    3,00 €
    0,2 l
  • Red wine
    3,00 €
    0,2 l
  • Rosé
    3,00 €
    0,2 l
  • Wine spritzer
    2,50 / 4,50 €
    0,2 l / 0,4 l
  • Sparkling wine
    4,00 / 20,00 €
    Freixenet – 0,1 / 0,7 l
  • Jägermeister
    2,00 €
    2 cl
  • Jack Daniel’s
    3,20 €
    4 cl
  • Hennessy cognac V.S.
    3,20 €
    4 cl


  • Noodle soup
    3,50 €
  • Gulash soup
    3,50 €
  • Baguette Salami
    4,00 €
  • Toast with ham and cheese
    5,00 €


Frequently asked questions

All men are warmly welcome. Women are not allowed to enter. We are a sauna for gay and bisexual men. Heterosexual men may also enter as far as they feel comfortable.

No, unless you’re drunk or not yet 18 years old.

Stop Philippstr. is approx. 3 minutes away.

You can park in the surrounding streets free of charge.

You have to bring nothing, you get everything with us. A locker for your clothes and a towel. Shower gel is available at the showers, hair-dryer and brush in the lockerroom, condoms and glide are available free of charge at the bar. Additional towels and slippers can be borrowed for a fee.

Our sauna is mainly equipped with underfloor heating. Decide for yourself.

You can pay cash, with EC or credit card. At the entrance you get a key with a number on it for your locker. With this number you can order drinks and snacks at the bar. When you leave the sauna you will pay for your consumption according to your key number.

No, there are no extra costs for the cabins.

Admission is valid all day, so you can stay as long as you want until closing time. If you want to take a break and leave the sauna, you just have to show your ID when leaving and re-entering.

Guests of all ages visit the sauna. Minimum age to enter is 18.

Sunday is the busiest day. How many people visit the sauna also depends on the weather.

Yes, we offer a variety of snacks e.g. Baguettes, sandwiches, soups and salad.


Feel free to send us a message!

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Aquarium-Sauna Karlsruhe | Eingang


Bachstraße 46
76185 Karlsruhe

Phone +49 721 9553533


Bachstraße 46
76185 Karlsruhe
Phone +49 721 9553533

Opening hours

Mon – Thu: 15 – 22 h
Fri: 15 – 0 h
Sat & Sun: 14 – 0 h
Public holidays: 14 – 0 h

Access by PT

Tram lines
6, S2, S5 und S52
to stop Philippstraße,
then walk approx. 3 minutes