Gifhorn is a town in Lower Saxony situated between Celle and Brunswick in noethern Germany.
Gifhorn is well sign posted from the Autobahn or from Celle.
Own car is essential
Hankensbüttel Otter Centre (Otter-Zentrum Hankensbüttel), Sudendorfallee 1 (North of Gifhorn on the B 244 federal road), . Open: 1 Feb - last Sun in Mar, 9.30am - 5pm, last Sun in Mar - last Sun in Oct, 9.30am - 6pm, last Sun in Oct - 30 Nov, 9.30am - 5pm. A great place to relax and enjoy wildlife. As well as otters, there are polecats, minks, otter hounds, badgers and much more besides. Very educational and child-friendly with a good self-service restaurant on site. Well worth a detour.Adults €8.50, children 4-17yrs €5, family tickets and student etc. reductions available. (52° 43´55´´,10° 37´12´´)