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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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Nice Saturday

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Filippo A
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank mverschaeve
Halifax, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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209 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 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 

Thank Mario A
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 

Thank Miranda P
Stockport, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 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 

2 Thank DRTMcFarlane
Roeselare, Belgium
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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.

Thank Wesley V
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

2 Thank jhste
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank Karen N

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