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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau

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Route d Arles, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
+33 4 90 97 82 62
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“bird park” (14 reviews)
“pink flamingos” (20 reviews)
“entrance fee” (9 reviews)
Route d Arles, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
+33 4 90 97 82 62
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

To see dozens of pink flamingos standing in the marshy ponds and lakes of the Camargue country, dipping their long curved necks toward the water or the sky, spreading their wings or preening, is really a sight to see. Amazing natural beauty everywhere. On the...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Family came here serendipitously when we exhausted our options at Arles. We didn't have high expectations to see flamingos so close because we were told this was a wild life and bird observation point, so everything you see, except those in cages, were wild. I...More

Thank Melodie S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

You get really face to face (or bottom) of flamingos and they are marvellous! The walk is well maintained and all of it is a pleasure. The picnic ground was good to have lunch but I am not sure you can buy food here. My...More

Thank Zelikin
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Saintes Maries de la Mer since 2001 and each time have visited the Ornithological Park. This visit I saw more flamingoes than ever before along with Heron, Stork, Coypu and Egrets. It's a fantastic way to spend a morning or...More

1  Thank unhappy013
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you are in Camargue you HAVE to visit this beautiful place! My wife and me were already there some years ago, but this year we invited our friends with little children. We all enjoyed it! Such a nice place, with beautiful birds, plenty of...More

Thank Karel K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6 pm on a sunny clear day to watch the birds . Don't miss the feeding at 7 pm !!!! The flamingos are plentiful and you can you see them starting and landing with those amazing colours

Thank Red W
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The park has an entrance fee of 7,50€ for adults but also offers slightly cheaper group prices (15+ people). There are multiple different paths that you can walk, depending on how much time you want to spend in the park/how far you want to walk....More

Thank thismomentinmylife
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We visited by chance and found the park a great place to watch the flamingo s. The park has 2 main walks around the wetlands a 2km or a 4km both a certainly worth walking. Their is a nice little cafe on site selling drinks...More

1  Thank chrisjohncox
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Definitely worth a visit for the birds and plentiful Coypu. There are way marked walks around the park, suitable for walkers and push chairs

Thank yeti1966
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We drove 3 hours from French Riviera just to see the sight because it had such high review on Tripadvisor. But we totally regret this decision, and sorry we wasted almost a day on this. We love nature but neither an avid bird lover nor...More

1  Thank hayney
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8 August 2016|
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Response from 359fredericl | Property representative |
Hello the fee is 7,50€ / adult and 5€/ child from 4 to 12 years best regards
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Response from BertXL | Reviewed this property |
The ornithology parc is a lot easier and you are sure to see flamingoes, herons and other wildlife. You can also visit the nature reserve but that does not guarantee anything. We were lucky and saw flamingoes, a red kite and... More