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Bellewaerde, Ieper (Ypres)
(4/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Visit a fairy tale-like castle turned amusement park at Bellewaerde. The attraction was once a nature and safari park, but in the 1980s it expanded to include themed rides geared towards families. The 54 hectare (130 acre) area juxtaposes landscaped gardens with rides like the Boomerang and the Screaming Eagle. If you want to try the water rides, such as the boat rides, wear clothing you don't mind getting a little wet. Visit some of the 300 animals that still live on the grounds and temper the thrills with the harmony of nature. Tickets are available at the ticket booth upon arrival, or you can purchase them in advance online for a small discount. The attraction is seasonal, so check times in advance. Use our Ieper (Ypres) itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Bellewaerde and other attractions in Ieper (Ypres).
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TripAdvisor
  • Fine day trip with children or friends! Good attractions, very fine. Food is a bit expensive but that part of the game.
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  • We are gone and in half a day, almost everything was already doing... The cage of the animal seems small and they seem to be unhappy
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  • Fun park for young and old. Provided with the many animals. Ample parking space and many food stands.
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Google
  • Nice place with animals and attractions. Great to chill out for a day.
  • Cheap for an amusement Park. Look for promotions on the Internet, often you can get your tickets cheaper on other websites. Good for the whole family.
  • Fun themepark. But more attractions for children than adults. Only 3 or 4 attractions for adults
  • Great place, but most scenery is showing it's age! Also, the 8 euro parking ticket is a total rip-off...
  • Great Park! Cosy and with wonderful animals.