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Good day out with plenty to do

I visited here with my two daughters 11 and 16, there is plenty to fill a day with, zoo is a decent... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
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Day out

Amazing little gem. Been to Disney most years. It was a pleasure to NOT que for rides even in July... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Saint Pourcain sur Besbre, 03290 Dompierre-sur-Besbre, France
+33 4 70 42 68 10
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 4, 2012

I fell upon this park by accident while housesitting my friends house in Saint Pourcain. And what a cracking day out we had here, and the price was unreal!! I thought they had made a mistake, we were there in 2008 (despite the date above...More

9  Thank Steve T
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Reviewed September 8, 2015

Okay if you're nearby and the kids are bored, but not worth going out of your way. There are a few animals, a few rides, but nothing really memorable.

2  Thank jonberridge
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my two daughters 11 and 16, there is plenty to fill a day with, zoo is a decent size and there are lots of fun rides, most are not massive but that means queues are not too long,We arrived at 11...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing little gem. Been to Disney most years. It was a pleasure to NOT que for rides even in July! Kids ages 11, 14 and 16. Plenty to do. Found zoo part boring but as I’m not very adventurous I loved the rides here. Very...More

1  Thank J K
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here en route to our holiday destination. Plenty to do, a pleasant park and queues not excessive except at the rafting ride.

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Great rides, no queues- best attraction was alligator baie - you're on boats with water cannon and attack all the other boats - we did this for hours!! - suited all ages - real belly laughs - top tips, if not a sunny day, bring...More

2  Thank ssssssssssam
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We had a great day with friends and all our kids (aged 3 to 7) and ourselves loved it ! Many attractions for all ages. Lots of space. We have been lucky because we didn't queue at all. The restaurant la Coupole was not the...More

1  Thank Claire-Alan
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We visited in August and it was very busy. The lines for many rides were 45 minutes to 1 hour. So we mainly rode the smaller rides (for smaller kids) and did the shows and saw some of the zoo animals. I don't know if...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This was a day well spent! A variety of animals are displayed and all had a vast space at their disposal. In general, the parc is very green as well. Nice! Because of the rain, we did not try the adventure/action part, but it looked...More

1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed July 13, 2016

this place is fantastic value and highly recommended for a 2 day visit as there is so much to do.The water rides are fantastic on hot summers days and the zoo is great. This is my favourite french theme park and we return every year

1  Thank Stephen L
Reviewed June 28, 2016

We spent two days (two-dayin a row tickets are a good deal) as there is so much to do between the rides and the large zoo. Concerns about the well being of the animals in the zoo were dismissed when talking to many of the...More

1  Thank Danya P
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the Morvan with our 11 month old and hoping to spend time at our rented house with a pool. However the weather was not playing along so we needed to find alternative entertainment. This park was fantastic for all of us....More

2  Thank SimonCrofts
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June 10, 2018|
Response from Arnaud B | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your message. The closest hotel is "Hôtel de l'Olive" at Dompierre-sur-Besbre. It's 5 minutes from the parc and the phone number is +33 4 70 34 51 87. It will be a pleasure to have you at Le PAL:)
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July 23, 2015|
Response from Alexandre C |
Both of them will find what they want ! Quite all the rides are adapted for 12 years children, (The most important is to be more than 1m40 tall to do all the rides alone !)
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