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Bellewaerde

Meenseweg 497, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
+32 57 46 86 86
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Ranked #17 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... 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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  • Polish first
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We've had tons of good moments in this park! Perfect day for our family among the animals and all the attractions you can do in the park for children from different age - from the little ones till 100 years old. :-)

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Ichtegem, Belgium
Top Contributor
267 reviews 267 reviews
84 attraction reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's been a few Years now since our last visit and the theme park is about the same as then. One new attraction 'The Hurricane', not bad but no real thrill ride, the beginning takes long and doesn't built up, had better rides. For a new ride in the Year 2013 You expect more of it. The boomerang is still... More

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Visited on last Sunday in August with two small children, five and two. We had already been to plopsaland and this compared very favourably. Similar amounts of rides/activities for kids of 90cm - but no large indoor play area as at plopsaland (which had been helpful as it rained!). But Bellewaerde had the addition of zoo animals, which went down... More

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Bedfordshire, England
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97 reviews 97 reviews
16 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Visited with children 10 & 7 and we all enjoyed the park. Whilst the rides are not particularly white knuckle, there are some here which are quite different to similar rides at different parks. The Bengal River Rapids was good and the Jungle mission very good. The Bengal express ride also allowed you to get closer to the lions and... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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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121 reviews 121 reviews
32 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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