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Bellewaerde

Meenseweg 497, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
+32 57 46 86 86
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Ranked #15 of 31 attractions in Ieper (Ypres)
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: -Enjoy the fun together!Bellewaerde is a great day out for the whole family, full of fun, adventure, and spectacular discoveries in an awesome natural... more » Owner description: -Enjoy the fun together!Bellewaerde is a great day out for the whole family, full of fun, adventure, and spectacular discoveries in an awesome natural setting. You won’t find such sublime family attractions anywhere else – you’ll be roaring with pleasure. And Bellewaerde is even more than this: you’ll meet hundreds of animals at close range in an authentic environment. Ready for a day that you’ll never forget? Welcome to Bellewaerde! « less
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English first
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Not a large site but very interesting for us as we were on a tour and got to know a lot about the area. I imagine if you go alone you'll not 'get it' and think it just afew trenches.

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BROMLEY
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105 reviews 105 reviews
31 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We have done Bellewaerde Park on numerous occasions as part of Group travel. It is not Alton Towers , but it is great for young people and very safe. A nice range of attractions to suit most tastes. Some good Catering outlets. I particularly like the Grilled Bratwursts. Well worth a visit.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A nice fun day with lots of entertainment for all ages. Easy to find your way around and return to favourite rides again and again. Well worth the money.

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Chonburi, Chon Buri, Thailand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Not the biggest parc, but still great for a good day out with family, friends or with kids. I wish they had more big attractions though. The food is expensive and not the best quality. Staff is okay but not the most friendly, and sometimes only french-speaking. The environment is great, they have elephants and giraffes, apes and goats, a... More

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Dorset
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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We arrived an hour before park opening in August, having seen the cars the previous day parked all along the main road outside. And we still joined a queue. Managed to get tickets and wait at the front gate for the park to open and headed straight for Huracan, which doesn't actually open until after half an hour after the... More

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Not as big as some of the famous theme parks but loads to keep all ages occupied. What I really liked was that unlike it's most famous French cousin, there is lots to do for the smaller kids so they don't feel left out by being too small to go on some of the rides. My favourite was standing on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
109 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I didn't have a huge amount of time here and to be honest went mainly for the animals. I must say that the animals are beautifully looked after and of very high quality, I look forward to seeing their collection grow further! The whole park is very clean and tidy and decorated extremely well. The theming is just as good... More

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Alberta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

My youngest son and I, plus relatives, visited Bellewaerde on August 10th, 2013. We were looking forward to the rides and enjoying time together. Almost immediately, it became obvious Bellewaerde doesn't have a 'no-smoking' policy within park bounderies. Everywhere we went, people were smoking. It was continuous; standing in line, at the picnic tables, around little kids, at the playgrounds.... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

worth every penny of the fee, plenty rides and attractions for all ages, food outlets all around the place and friendly staff

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Brockham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is out 2nd visit. If in Belgium this is a must. We got our tickets on line before we left. So no queing to enter. Plenty for all ages. Animals, Rides and even a 4d cinema. We had 2 kids with us, a 14 year old and a 19 year old. Even though it was busy it was not... More

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