Family Adventure: Exploring Pairi Daiza with Kids
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Imagine a magical world teeming with exotic animals, lush botanical gardens, and tons of engaging activities designed to delight both children and adults alike. This enchanting realm exists, and it’s called Pairi Daiza.
Located in Belgium, this award-winning zoological park spans over 75 acres. It has been voted Europe’s best zoo in the past.
You’re in for a real treat as you wander through some truly stunning habitats. And guess what? There’s a huge playground for the little ones to burn off some energy, plus a charming little train that’ll take you on a ride around the park.
So grab your explorer hats, lace up your walking shoes, and join us as we dive into the wonders of Pairi Daiza!
The park is 75 hectares and hosts 7,000 animals, so most probably you will not see everything in one day. You can either prioritize what you visit or take the little train to drive around the park.
There are so many different sections and animals! This is an enormous zoo
If you’re looking for a petting zoo where you can have direct contact with the animals, the little goat section near the entrance is exactly that
There are several restaurants throughout the park. Picnic is also allowed, there are many picnic tables and benches around the park
There is a vast playground that can keep kids happy for hours
*You can get a free map at the entrance, check the last pic as always or download a map here:
*Cost: kids < 3 years old free, kids 3-11 years old EUR 32, 12+ years old EUR 37
*Season pass: kids <2 years old free, kids 3-11 years old EUR 88, 12+ years old EUR 98
*You can convert your day ticket to a season pass on the day you visit
*Online booking is mandatory. You can buy your tickets here:
*Parking costs EUR 9
*You can also stay overnight at the lodges in the park
*Stroller friendly, wheelchair friendly
*You can rent a wagon for the kids for EUR 5
*You can also borrow a wheelchair for free
*Dogs are not allowed
*Toilets are available at several points throughout the park
A bit less than 1 hour drive SW of Schuman, Brussels
Domaine de Cambron, 7940 Brugelette
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Have fun at the treetop courses at Dock 79 and then head to the inflatable water park to cool off. Enjoy a nice meal by the lake while the kids are at the small playground
Have fun at the treetop courses and then head to the inflatable water park to cool off. Enjoy a nice meal by the lake while the kids are at the small playground
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