ZooParc de Beauval
ZooParc de Beauval
4.5
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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  • Julian_Carroll
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Expensive but worth it
    The tickets are pricey, but it is an incredible zoo in a different league to most. The bird show was one of the most spectacular wildlife displays I've ever seen. Facilities are very good and you're never too far from a toilet, café, or restaurant.
    Hello, We are grateful to you for highlighting the beauty of our Maitres des Airs show! 🦅 Did you know? Over 600 birds gracefully evolve above your heads during the show! Thank you for your visit, and see you soon!
    Written 17 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 July 2023
  • Helen W
    Poole, United Kingdom216 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A brilliant wildlife park in superb setting
    We're not really zoo people and the last one we visited was many years ago and not a great experience. We came here because I wanted to see the pandas and it was an ideal stopover on our way further south. The park is well signposted and on arrival there are plenty of staff directing you to the parking places. We bought tickets online and after a short walk from the carpark we were in. Immediately we noticed the trees growing everywhere, it made a welcoming, green and cool start to the day. We headed straight for the pandas so we could see them active before it became too hot, and this was a good strategy. They were either sitting together chomping on bamboo or strolling around, we saw them very close which made for excellent photo opportunities. We then gradually worked our way around the park during the day, taking advantage of the cablecar and paths. We really liked that each section was designed appropriately to each animal, and wherever possible there were no visible bars or cages. Even the gorilla, which seemed only to have a small stream between us! I'm not a fan of animal 'shows' but if you get the chance to attend the bird show (Les Maitres des Airs) you should. Without giving too much away, the ending is so colourful you feel like you are in the middle of a Disney film set, it's beautiful! All the staff we met were friendly and we saw many animal keepers working around the site. The animals looked well cared for and the enclosures have plenty of separate areas for them, such as caves, trees for shade, trees etc. to climb and activities to prevent boredom. Our favourite animals to see were the pandas, elephants, white tiger and rhinos, in fact those that would be most difficult to see in the wild. A huge amount of thought has gone into designing this animal park and they are doing a lot towards education and conservation. We had a brilliant day!
    Hi, Thanks for giving us your impressions about your visit at ZooParc de Beauval. We are so delighted to read that you enjoyed your day ! You're right animal's well-being is our main priority ! Thanks for inderlined it ! Your satisfaction is a great reward for all the ZooParc's teams, who works everydays for animal's weel-being and visitors comfort. The sea lion and bird shows allow us to make our visitors, young and old, aware of the preservation of biodiversity, through educational messages. Hope to see you again soon !
    Written 27 July 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 July 2023
  • iro999
    Lytchett Minster, United Kingdom59 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent 2 days
    Amazing zoo, incredibly well maintained. Our daughter is obsessed with pandas and all she’s wanted for years is it see real life pandas. We stopped at ZooParc Beauval for 2 days and were not disappointed. It is enormous and even 2 days wasn’t enough to see everything and do everything! We did go in August, and it was very busy and extremely hot. Day 1 was raining to begin with, but when the sun came out, it quickly got to 30°C. It’s very hilly and there is a lot of walking up and down steep hills, it would be a struggle with pushchairs or wheelchairs There is a cable car from one end of the park to the other. The bird show is something else and worth the admission price alone! The toilets are clean and can be found all over the place the food and drink is reasonably priced but the outlets get extremely busy at lunchtime, we queued for 45 minutes to buy some lunch Anyone going in an electric car, there is EV charging in both the north and south car parks, we arrived at 9am both days and staff were actually directing traffic into the overflow carparks first where there isn’t any EV charging, so I just drove around them into the main car parks which were all empty and was able to get plugged in.
    Dear iro999, Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback regarding your visit to ZooParc de Beauval. We do appreciate any feedback though in terms of how we can look into improving the overall experience. We hope to see you again in ZooParc de Beauval. Best regards, Emma P. Guest relation
    Written 23 August 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Written 18 August 2023
  • niktina
    Elland, United Kingdom23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing place to visit
    Normally we are not 'zoo people' but what a wonderful zoo to visit. So pleased we took two days in order to fully enjoy every part of the zoo. We loved the pandas but our highlight was the bird show. Outstanding and breathtaking. We saw two shows in one day, it was so good. All of the staff at the zoo were very friendly and helpful. The two days were fantastic.
    Dear niktina, Our team is happy to read that you spent 2 fantastic days at ZooParc de Beauval ! 🙂🐾 Thank you for your visit. We hope to see you again ! Emma P. Guest relation
    Written 25 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 August 2023
  • Helen P
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing zoo, well worth a visit.
    Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the zoo. The layout of the Parc is easy to follow, so many animals to see and enclosures and facilities were clean and maintained. Really liked the cable car to get an overview of the park, however not many animals can actually be seen from the ride. We all appreciated the water mists located around the parc, very relieving for such a warm day. We chose to eat in one of the eateries on site which was the most disappointing part of the day. We queued for a long time in the sun, service was very slow and the food options were minimal. When we got to be served, staff were polite but the wraps we got served were given quickly, so why it took so long for others in front of us. We manged to locate seats, although noted that others were saving tables for their party whilst others queued. Food and drinks were expensive for what they are. Further round the parc and as the day went on, other eateries were closing before the end of the parc so we're unable to get any snacks or drinks. Perhaps vending machines could be utilised to allow for availability right up until closing time. There was a good range of products in the shop we went to, but of course heavily over priced for what it is. Overall, we would definitely recommend a visit (but take a picnic).
    Dear Helen P, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval ! Emma P. Guest relation
    Written 25 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 August 2023
  • sarataylor11582
    The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A place full of awe & wonder!
    What an amazing place to visit. Our children were in awe of the animals & their enclosures. The animals looked happy & well looked after. Everywhere was clean, spacious & inviting. Plenty of shade during the hottest parts of the day. Misting areas were amazing & much needed to cool down. A great selection of places to get food & drink. The facilities were well equipped & clean. We’ve had the best 2 days! Wished we could have stayed longer.
    Dear sarataylor11582, It is such a pleasur to read that you have had the best 2 days at ZooParc de Beauval ! Looking forward to welcoming you again ! Emma P. Guest relation
    Written 25 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 August 2023
  • chithracb
    Bengaluru, India950 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent Zoo
    We had booked online for 2 days tickets. The area is vast, can't be covered in a day. There is wheelchair facility on payment. A caution Deposit of 200 euros they collect for wheelchair facility which will be refunded. An entry fee of 12 euros per day for this facility; if you want for 2 days the charge is 18 euros. Reg..Zoo...extensive area covering wide range of animals. There is free cable car facility to commute from north to south inside. All animals seem to enjoy their habitat...Many restaurants and toilet facilities inside the zoo. All.. adults and children will surely enjoy visiting this Zoo. Drinking water facility is there. Carry your water bottle. Excellent trip.
    Hello, Your satisfaction is a wonderful reward for all the teams at ZooParc de Beauval who work daily for the well-being of the animals and the comfort of the visitors. We are delighted that you enjoyed one of our latest major innovations: the Beauval Cloud! The Beauval Cloud provides you with a breathtaking panoramic view of the park's animals. From the glass-floored cabins, you can observe elephants, okapis, or lions from over 40m high, directly beneath your feet. Thank you for your visit and see you soon!
    Written 30 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 August 2023
  • Rossendale Red
    250 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Go to the ZOO!!!
    Our friends had visited the zoo for a day and were extremely impressed, showing us photographs and videos which inspired us to go. We will be forever indebted to them for sharing their experience because we would not have been aware of the place without them. They suggested to us that we should go for two days for which we were again thankful when we got there because it needs two days to take in everything and absorb the whole experience. I can say nothing more than, "If you have the opportunity to visit Beauval Zoo, DO IT!" This uis my gift to every reader
    Hello, Your satisfaction is a beautiful reward for all the teams at ZooParc de Beauval who daily work for animal's well-being and visitor's comfort. You're right, two days are recommended to fully enjoy the 45 hectares of ZooParc de Beauval. Thank you for your visit, and see you soon!
    Written 3 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Written 30 September 2023
  • mariedesjardins
    Prince George, Canada6,909 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent zoo with friendly staff
    I had an excellent day at the zoo. You can buy your ticket online and add it to your wallet. I took the train from La Rochelle to the station near the zoo, but had to catch a taxi to the zoo itself. The staff was very helpful in keeping my luggage. The zoo featured many creatures you may never see at other zoos. The aviary featured aquatic creatures, fish, and others. The sky tram was excellent since it was 30+ degrees on a September day. There were lots of eateries and misters to keep guests cool. There is a bus that for 3 euros takes you to the local train station and to the one in Blois.
    Hello, Thank you very much! 🙂 Your satisfaction is a wonderful reward for our teams! We look forward to welcoming you again at ZooParc de Beauval.
    Written 3 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 2 October 2023
  • 17plage
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Most Excellent Zoo we have ever visited in the WORLD
    Zoo Beauval has been designed to put the visitor in close proximity to the animals (even the hippopotamus, rhinoceros, grizzly bears, etc). The Bird Show was outstanding !!! The Lunch at the Tropical was very good (like home-made). We appreciated the detailed information regarding the animals on the signs posted at each exhibit, including the date of the newborn animals.
    Hello, We are grateful to you for highlighting the beauty of our show, 'Masters of the Skies'! 🦅 Did you know? More than 600 birds gracefully soar above your heads during the performance! Your satisfaction is a wonderful reward for all the teams at the Beauval ZooParc who work tirelessly every day for the well-being of the animals and the comfort of the visitors. Thank you for your visit, and we hope to see you again soon!
    Written 18 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Written 16 October 2023
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Terry W
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
Incredible place, so much to see and so much space for the animals. The bird show is a must see, never seen anything like it. Definitely need the whole day or maybe even 2.
Written 10 July 2024
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Dear Terry W, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval! Emma P. Guest relation
Written 11 July 2024
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Daisyh14
France211 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
This was our second visit to Beauval and we love the place. The panda twins are special, we've followed them since they were born and the sealions are great fun whether they're performing or not. Underwater acrobats.

For us the most special thing was Les Maitres des Airs, the bird ballet like nothing we've ever seen. It's spellbinding.

We stayed on site for a night in Les Jardins de Beauval and got two-day tickets for the zoo included in the price.
Written 6 July 2024
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Dear Daisy, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval! Emma P. Guest relation
Written 9 July 2024
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alanjulie1981
Milton Keynes, UK33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024
Everything about Beauval was first class. To see the Pandas and the Koalas at such close proximity without bars, cages or screens was a real treat. The bird show we attended was simply fantastic. All the animals looked so well cared for.
Written 3 July 2024
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Dear AlanJulie1981, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval! Emma P. Guest relation
Written 5 July 2024
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Astrid C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We find it to be one of the best and most beautiful zoos we ever visited. we are today here for the second day and the nice thing about it is that you feel that most animals are outside who is no cages. it's very well done :)
Written 30 June 2024
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Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval! Emma P. Guest relation
Written 5 July 2024
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essexjac
essex24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Came on holiday from the uk after reading about Beauval Zoo.I love zoos but this zoo is on a different level.We came for my 60th birthday and took advantage of 2 consecutive day tickets
The bird show is out of this world.The Pandas are adorable and so many different animals who all look healthy.The park is clean with lots of places to eat.Parking is free.We are already planning a return visit next year.
Written 5 June 2024
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Hello ! Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review ! We're delighted to hear that you had an excellent time at ZooParc de Beauval for your 60th birthday. It's always a pleasure to receive positive feedback like yours ! Looking forward to welcoming you again next year. 😊 Emma P. Guest relation
Written 6 June 2024
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Pippa W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
The animals were all cute and well looked after. There were many opportunities to learn about the animals. I recommend going to see both shows as they showcase the many talents these animals have.
Written 1 June 2024
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Dear pippaw170, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval! Emma P. Guest relation
Written 5 June 2024
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toomanybeds
ME344 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Huge zoo park with many interesting animals, especially the pandas. Lots of refreshment stations and toilets. The equatorial dome is astonishing and far better than the Eden Project in the UK; worth the price of admission on its own. Be prepared for a long day and tired feet. Good parking, spotlessly clean and surprisingly allows dogs.
Written 24 May 2024
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Dear toomanybeds, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval ! 🐾 Emma P. Guest relation
Written 31 May 2024
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Matt
High Wycombe, UK194 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great zoo. First time here. Zoo was very clean and not too busy. Lots of animals to see. Really enjoyed our time here. Zoo is spread out so lots of walking. The cable car gave a great view of the park as well. Loved the pandas.
Written 18 May 2024
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Hello, Thank you for this pleasant recommendation. We are flattered. We look forward to welcoming you again to ZooParc de Beauval.
Written 19 May 2024
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mandr268
Westport, Ireland867 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024
we have been to see the pandas on many occasions, it has always been very interesting. i am sure we will return
Written 17 May 2024
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Thank you so much ! Looking forward to welcoming you again.
Written 19 May 2024
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amalchanaka
Paris, France1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024
It's a great place to visit because we can see lots of animals in one place and their is a unbelievable Bird show I'm highly recommend for children ♥️
Written 13 May 2024
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Dear Amalchanaka, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for rating your visit. We hope to see you again at ZooParc de Beauval! Emma P. Guest relation
Written 16 May 2024
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