Experience tours

Our experience tours are a fascinating way to learn all about the Tropenhaus while having lots of fun. A particular focal theme is also incorporated depending on which tour you book. Your tour will then conclude with an interactive workshop.

  • Ideal for families or groups.
  • All experience tours can be booked for one or more persons on request.
  • You can combine this with a booked Tropenhaus tour (additional 30 mins.) for a flat fee of CHF 75 plus material costs per person.
  • Languages: German, French, English

Banana liqueur

Explore the world of bananas with a specialist and find out all about this fascinating fruit. Did you know that over 30 varieties of dessert bananas are grown in Frutigen? Plus you can make your very own banana liqueur to take home. Not a drink you encounter every day!

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 20 people: CHF 120
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 8.60

Caviar salt

Following a brief introduction to the topic of caviar, you'll go and see the sturgeon. Afterwards you'll then make your own caviar salt to use at home. 

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 20 people: CHF 120
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 29.50

Chili oil

Have you heard of Carolina Reaper? With 2.2 million Scoville Heat Units, it's the world's hottest chilli. Discover all the different varieties of chilli and make your own chilli oil under the watchful eye of our expert. Unlock the secrets of this very hottest of spices.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 20 people: CHF 120
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 9.80

Coffee roasting

Our coffee trail plunges you into the world of coffee, from raw ingredients all the way to your cup, plus you get to roast your own coffee to take home with you. Can you smell the enticing aroma already?

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 10 people: CHF 120 (max. 10 people per group)
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 7.90

Produce tastings

Have you always wanted to know what our home-grown tropical fruits, fish or caviar taste like? You'll be surprised by the diversity of flavours.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 20 people: CHF 120
  • Cost of materials per person:
  • Produce from our tropical garden: CHF 6.50
  • Sturgeon & caviar: CHF 25
  • Produce from our tropical garden, sturgeon & caviar: CHF 31.50

Seasoned salt

Get to know the spices and herbs grown in our tropical garden and make your own seasoned salt to take home with you.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 20 people: CHF 120
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 8.50

Sturgeon leather accessories

Sturgeon not only produces valuable delicacies – it is also a special source of fish leather. Under expert guidance, you can use it to make your very own accessory from Frutigen sturgeon leather. An individual and exclusive gift or memento (keyring or bracelet) 

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 15 people: CHF 120 (max. 15 people per group)
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 18.50

Tropical tea blend

We introduce you to various exotic plants from our tropical garden and explain what they can do. Under expert guidance, you can then make your very own tea blend to take home with you. Not just for cold days!

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Basic cost per group of 20 people: CHF 120
  • Cost of materials per person: CHF 10.50