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Address: Meenseweg 497, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 57 46 86 86
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Enjoy the fun together! Bellewaerde is a great day out for the whole...
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! New in 2015 This year Bellewaerde presents a new 4D film. The Little Prince tells the compelling beautiful story of Antoine de Saint-Exupery and carries you into his fantastic world. Furthermore, in 2015 you can enjoy the entire season of a brand new spectacular interactive show: GOLD RUSH.
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Typical amusement park

Having been to several parks like this, we knew what to expect. Bellewaerde is a nice well presented site. There are the usual long queues for rides of up to 45 mins unless you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We have visited here twice from the UK, both times to take in the fun of their Halloween events. The park has a good selection of rides from toddler upto adult. Watch out for the wet rides as you really do get wet! They do make a good effort during Halloween. Both occasions we ate in the park and it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Stupid attractions, annoying. Even the kids hated it (9 and 11). Not worth visiting... Too much money, long cues, no communication

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Belgian Westhoek, Belgium
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58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

For Years Bellewaerde is trying maintain a high standard in the combination of attractions and nature... Lot's of animals to see as well... Not that much thrill attractions though...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Slightly expensive for a theme park but lots of rides, we went on a saturday got there for 10am opening and managed most of the rides by 2pm. Good choice loved boomerang intact we went on twice. Parking BE WARNED THEY CHARGE TO PARK 20 EURO. PARK JUST OUTSIDE THE GATES ON THE ROAD THIS IS FREE.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great attractions, and the animals are a pleasure to see, even if the enclosures are very small. However, when you have to queue for an hour per ride, as we did, the park is not good value. We didn't even go on a particularly busy day. Although queuing times are displayed on electronic boards at various places, they are not... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Having been to several parks like this, we knew what to expect. Bellewaerde is a nice well presented site. There are the usual long queues for rides of up to 45 mins unless you purchased the gold pass which allows you to jump the lines. We even had to queue for 20 minutes in the Texas Grill for lunch, so... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Excellent choice for school parties because it was not overcrowded, Pupils had a super day in a zoo/theme park.

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worthing, west sussex,
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is an attractive, well-maintained Amusement Park, mainly suited for younger children. Apart from one or two rides such as the Huracan, not enough to excite teenagers or adults. Queues in late July were around 30 minutes. The park has a small zoo, with lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, etc. They all seemed well cared for in reasonably large pens. Plenty... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We took a school trip here and found this to be the perfect theme park for Kids aged 12/13. The rides vary from small to big but no massive rides like at Alton towers. The added touch of a zoo being mixed in was a welcome surprised!

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68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

love it... been going for 24 years and its still one of the best theme parks I know. The gardens and animals plus the rides just make this place a great day out for the family. Of course when the sun is shining its even better

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