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ZOO Planckendael

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Great zoo

Very impressive zoo and great attention detail and lots of room for the animals. Only negative was... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Margaret K
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Addlestone, England, United Kingdom
Large, natural zoo.

This is my first zoo in Belgium and I had a great time. It's a very large, stretched out zoo so get... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
ZooGirl101
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Very impressive zoo and great attention detail and lots of room for the animals. Only negative was they were improving the Africa area so some animals were not available to see.

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is my first zoo in Belgium and I had a great time. It's a very large, stretched out zoo so get ready for lots of walking. There are lots of animals and most of the enclosures are large and natural for the animals. Some...More

Thank ZooGirl101
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The structure is incredible, the animals have a lot of space and you can observe them from several points.We had a blast looking at the penguins in their pool, chatting with the small parrots in their little forest and discovering a lot of animals from...More

Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Lot of space for the animals so kids do not see them in cages. Wide variety of animals. Wonderful park. We'll organized. Perfect for a day activity with kids.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Big zoo, lots of animals, done their best to make it attractive. But the result is an inefficient combination of a huge kids playground and a zoo. We walked long distances, but in vein in several cases, because the animals were nowhere to be seen....More

Thank Peter v
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Been to various zoos in the UK and none of them could beat this one. Very large zoo with great sights and animals to see. Various little adventures situated in each contend i.e. makeshift raft to go across and jungle tree exploring from above. I...More

Thank rouhalahmed1
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

A big zoo (which explains the cost of the entrance fee) that we spent the whole day exploring. The paths are dusty so it's best to wear good walking shoes. It is really hot during this season but you can find some shade to rest....More

Thank Shelanee
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

A nice zoo with many interesting animals in a nice setting. A short drive from brussels and great for an afternoon.

1  Thank Virrvarr
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Our last visit was at the beginning of july with friends and children. Planckendael zoo has now a free paper plan at the entrance to see the different area with looping one part. It is rather big, so may be heavy for small children. They...More

1  Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The restaurants sell plenty of meat. How can you be animal friendly then? Money is the only thing that counts over here.

2  Thank BartS762
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Hello. Yes, the park is accessible by wheel chair, not so sure if it offers a discount for disable visitors. If you visit Belgium, you might consider also Pairi Daiza, it is a better zoo than Plackendael, which is very... More
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