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Address: Meenseweg 497, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 57 46 86 86
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Enjoy the fun together!

Bellewaerde is a great day out for the whole family,...

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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Great day in Bellewaerde!

We had an amazing day in the attraction Park Bellewaerde, great atractions that give you gitters in your belly :-) kids enjoyed the beetle course and River Splash. We have seen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 11, 2016
Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We had an amazing day in the attraction Park Bellewaerde, great atractions that give you gitters in your belly :-) kids enjoyed the beetle course and River Splash. We have seen elephants, giraffe, tigers and leopards. Just a wonderfull day out!

Thank MuisjeMie
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273 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Our 4th year in a row for father-son visit to the park. Usually I take a weekday off work on a hot day in August. Not possible this year, so had to go with a Saturday in September. Weather was good enough to handle the water rides w/o incident. Crowds & wait times were excellent! Probably 1/2 the people there... More 

Thank NATOPatsFan
Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The park is excellent from all the point of views, very well administered and combining in a very innovative and good way a zoo with an amusement park. The range of attractions is quite wide and variate and the staff is extremely friendly and forthcoming. This will definitely be an experience we will want to repeat! It can be easily... More 

Thank Cezar N
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Bellewaerde Park is ideal for a day trip! There are attractions for both young and old and the staff was very friendly; wide variety, fun attractions. Fun for all ages! The whole park is very clean and tidy and decorated extremely well. My kids really liked it mainly because the variety of animals and attractions. On a Saturday it was... More 

Thank Filippo A
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Lots of French teenagers. And quite a few of them don't like queues. But there's no staff to tell off the culprits (or even better, kick them out). When you tell those teenagers off, be prepared for verbal abuse. The rides are getting a bit dated... investments would not be misplaced. Same for the upkeep of some of the animal... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Much better than i expected. Didn't think the park would be big enough to fill a day, but we did. The rides are a good mix to satisfy most types of visitor. We found the park fairly quite so we didn't que much more than 30 minutes for any of the rides. Most queues were around 15 minutes

Thank David D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

My family and I went to Bellewaerde and the state in which they keep the animals is appalling. The attraction 'Bengal Express' is horrible. A train passes passive lions every ten minutes. The lions barely have place to move. They look miserable. Imagine having a rackety train pass you by every ten minutes and barely having any place to move....... More 

Thank F N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

An old theme park but very well kept, its ideal for children under 10 and adults who don't like trill rides but then its disappointing for the ones who loves trill and speedy rides. Its in nice settings, the animals around makes your day easier especially if it is too busy with Queue for the rides. not really my type... More 

Thank Mario A
Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

It rained almost all day, we have two young kids and yet had a great day out!!! Very nice attractions, all close together, lovely for young kids. Animals everywhere, so always something exciting to watch for the kids. Exceptional attentive and kind staff, sweet towards kids, ensuring the rain would have a minimum impact. To recommend for young kids day... More 

Thank Miranda P
Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Visited Bellewaerde as we opted last year for a Golden Pass whilst at Walibi, Wavre. Had intended to visit it last year, but only got around to it now. It was a worth while visit. The Park is very well maintained, and my Son and I really like it. The rides are not are 'scary' as in either Walibi parks... More 

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