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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
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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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ok for a day out especially with kids

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
Mario A
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Valletta,Malta
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Valletta,Malta
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207 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Roeselare, Belgium
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very nice to go with children... We lived in Ypres and went many times. In the summer you have the great show.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

This Theme Park has been built on the site of one of the fiercest battles at the beginning of the war and should never have been built there. Only a memorial monument shows where this site was. Shocking.

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2 Thank jhste
France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

A great day out for the kids, a variety of attractions, and animals. We took a picnic which saved us money and parked on the road, down the hill as parking was not free. I have an 8 year old and an 11 year old, and they had a great time. They had been before with the school but wanted... More 

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1 Thank Karen N
Ghent, Belgium
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

The park itself it's OK, with a wide variety of attractions for all ages, but without any magic spirit or story. Food it's typical fast - junk, some of the attractions are new but most of them seem tired. Parking it's 8 eur and seems a rip off as the parking facility is extremely basic. Overall, we visited it once,... More 

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Belgium
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156 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

One could easily be blinded by all the plants and smiling faces in paint; however, there is something very spooky about Bellewaerde, nowadays and ever, I never liked it very much, but that might have been to do with me (perhaps it has been on an old Indian cemetary and I feel its unhappy spirits on those grounds). The best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice theme park with a number of rides and zoo animals including elephants, giraffe, zebra, bison, parrots, etc. OK its not competition for Disney but worth a visit if you are in the area and looking for something to do. The park is well looked after and toilet facilities were spotless across the park. If you do plan to visit... More 

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LONDON
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168 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Visited here with the family on the last sunday in august, a warm day and needless to say the park was busy. First off, the park has a reasonable selection of attractions for all the family, a couple of extreme rides, some thrill type rides and others aimed at younger visitors. It also has a number of different animals, however... More 

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