Animals, shows, the equatorial dome… There are 1,000 things to see in Beauval!
Plan your visit with our interactive map. Find our shows, restaurants, educational talks, and all your favourite animals! Plan out a truly memorable day discovering the ZooParc’s 40 hectares.
Map and routes
Organise a 2-day visit to fully enjoy the ZooParc and all its treasures!
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The Koala Greenhouse fishtank
Our aquarium is modeled after the environment of the Great Barrier Reef! Fascinating to observe, a great number of animals live here including corals, clownfish… Our host will explain everything about this rich aquatic environment.
At the “rendez-vous” of Hippopotamus
At the “rendez-vous” of cheetahs
African elephants live in Beauval in the largest elephant place in France. How do they differentiate them from their Asian cousins? How much does an elephant weigh? What is the use of their trunk? To get to know them better, come and meet our animator…
Gorillas and orangutans
Attend one of the 7 feedings per day for our gorillas in our educational talk about gorillas and orangutans!
Nursery - Recorded animation
At the nursery, zookeepers take care of the nestlings and daily monitor their health. Discover the nursery during our recorded presentations!
The Malayan tapir’s afternoon snack
What is the use of the Malayan tapir’s little trunk ? Is a baby Malayan tapir black and white like its parents ? What are differencies between white rhinoceros and indian rhinoceros ? Why are they taking mud baths ?
Animals and water
Ask all your questions about aquatic animals to our animator and come to discover a little bit more thanks to pedagogical material put at your disposition.
Rodrigues flying foxes
Do they feed on blood? Are they blind? Can they transmit diseases to us?
How are big cats meal? What are the differents jobs inside the park ? How much employees work in the park? How much food is distributed each day?
The curiosities of carnivores
How do carnivores get back to their shelters? How are carnivores fed? Why do some of them are fast? All of your questions will be answered during this presentation!
Tasmanian devils - Recorded animation
Where does the name “devil” come from? Why this species is threatened? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
What do they eat? How does a group of gorillas work? What are the main threats for these great apes?
What are the adaptations which allow this animal to hit speed records? Is it lonely or living in group? Why has the cheetah black tears under it eyes? Is it only living in Africa?
Cheetah - Recorded animation
What is allow the cheetah to hit speed records? Is it solitary or living in group? Why has the cheetah black tears under it eyes? Is it living only in Africa? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
Enter the heart of The Hippopotamus Reserve … and, guided by the voice of our animator, contemplate a hundred animals in an exceptional installation. The hippos will have no more secrets for you!
Hippopotamus - Recorded animation
What is this red substance secreted by their skin pores and what is it used for? Are they really able to swim? What are the threats for this species? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
Why are wetlands essential to them? How much time do they spend eating each day? What are the differences and similarities to common hippos? Find out during our educational talks.
Beauval is the only place in France we you can catch a glimpse of koalas! Find out more information about those marsupials in this presentation. By the way… what is a marsupial?
Can they breathe underwater? What is medical training and how is it done? How much food do they eat each day? What is the nickname of the manatee?
What is the lion’s mane for? If the male doesn’t hunt often, what roles does he have within the harem? Do lion males really kill lion cubs?
Lions - Recorded animation
On The Land of the Lions, you can see our lion family and their vast area… It’s a good time to answer those questions: What is the lion’s mane for? If the male doesn’t hunt often, what roles does he have within the harem? Do lion males really kill lion cubs?
Arctic wolves - Recorded animation
Who are the arctic wolves? Can they survive under -50°C? How do they communicate? Are they really the “big bad wolves”? Who were the “lupariis”? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
Bears are told to you
What’s the bear’s food? Does he sleep all winter? How much there are bears in France?
How do they move so easily in water? What is the peculiarity of their coat? Why are they considered one of South America’s biggest predators?
Wild dogs - Recorded animation
What are their big ears for? What’s the common point they have with wolves? Are they good at hunting? How much babies there are by litter? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
During your visit, don’t miss the colony of Humboldt penguins on their beach or in the water… Where does their name come from? Why do they molt? … Find out the answer of all your questions during this presentation.
What is the okapi, this mysterious mammal? When was it discovered?
Okapi - Recorded animation
What is this mysterious mammal discovered on XXth century? Is it a giraffe or a zebra? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
Climb to The Heights of China and discover Huan Huan and Yuan Zi, our amazing pandas and their baby Yuan Meng! Why does our couple live separately? How many kilos of bamboo does they eat?… Find out the answers to all your questions and enjoy their incredible story!
Giant pandas - Recorded animation
Why is the giant panda in the Carnivora Order? Why do they have six fingers at their front paws? Why are male and female in separate enclosures? Discover it during our recorded presentations!
What is a primate ? How does it communicate ? What does these animals facial expressions mean ? What are the exotic pets?
Why is the naked mole-rat naked? What is the use of their differents rooms in galeries? Is the mole-rat really insensitive to the pain and resistant to diseases?
Where does it come from? How is the group organized? What is canopy? What adaptations have the animals that live there developed?
Secrets of the sea lions show
Presentation of our happy group of sea lions! How is the medical training? What relationship do they have with their keepers? Answers during this session!
Why are monitor lizards nicknamed “Komodo dragons”? How often are they fed? Why are their bites so dangerous? Why do they do parthenogenesis?
The Asiatic Plains
Discover in our Asiatic Plains of 3 ha, a mix of species from Asia! We will explain how Indian rhinoceros, Malay tapirs, cervids and other Asian mammals interact together as in the natural environment…
Ask all your questions to our facilitator, The Equatorial Dome will have no secrets for you!
Meal of the big cats
The favorite moment of carnivores: meal time! Follow keepers to observe the animals feeding.
Visit of the Australian greenhouse
Welcoming the koalas, the australian greenhouse offers you the possibility to admire some terrestrial, arboreal and marine species. Discover it thanks to our animator these animals with surprising characteristics.
Enter this mysterious vivarium hosting a numbers of rare reptiles : turtles, lizards, snakes, crocodiles…. amazing animals our facilitators will help you discover!
White rhinoceros, giraffes, Grevy’s zebras, springboks, black hippotragues… share the African Savannah of Beauval. In front of this incredible panorama, enjoy specificities on the various species that populate it.
Coati, otters and raccoons
Meet the coatis, otters and raccoons… This animation will allow you to learn more about these small carnivores, mainly thanks to your sense of observation…
What size can its talons reach? What is its favourite prey? Do eagles all have the same hunting technique?
Ask all your questions to our animator, the Beauval ZooParc won’t have any secrets for you!
Wolves are told to you
Do all wolves are white? What is their howls for? How is the hunt done in pack?
L’association Beauval Nature
Comment fonctionne l’association ? De quelle manière pouvez-vous y participer ? Quelles sont les missions des programmes de conservation ?
Poils, plumes, écailles…
La salle pédagogique vous ouvre ses portes. Venez y découvrir, accompagné d’un animateur, une partie de notre collection : squelettes, œufs, dents, poils, plumes, écailles, et plein d’autres choses encore !
Au rendez-vous des questions tigres blancs
Ask all your questions to our animator, the Beauval ZooParc won’t have any secrets for you!
At the “rendez-vous” of pandas
Les petits rangers : mission sauvons les panthères des neiges
Notre activité “les petits rangers” est faite pour vos enfants. Activité proposée à partir de 6 ans. Don : gratuit ou à votre bon cœur, intégralement reversé à Beauval Nature. Places limitées à 8 personnes. Réservation conseillée au 02 36 39 20 84.
Participez à notre activité “Nichoir” et repartez avec votre réalisation. Peut-être que celle-ci sera déposée sous le sapin pour gâter l’un de vos proches ! Activité payante proposée dès 8 ans. À partir de 8 €. Montant intégralement reversé à Beauval Nature. Places limitées à 6 personnes. Réservation conseillée au 02 36 39 20 84.
Contes de Noël
Faites une halte auprès de notre conteuse pour entendre de belles histoires de Noël. Elle vous emportera dans différents univers à la douce saveur de l’enfance… Contes lus de 16h à 17h au Chalet des Ouistitis. Gratuit.
Faites maquiller vos enfants en panda géant ou en guépard… ils seront plus vrais que nature. Maquillages de 10h30 à 11h45 et de 14h15 à 16h15 à la Maison Beauval Nature. Activité proposée à partir de 3 ans. Don : à partir de 3 €, intégralement reversé à Beauval Nature.
Vous pourrez rencontrer le Père Noël, ravi de faire une photo avec vous ou vos enfants ! Il n’attend que ça ! Rencontre avec le Père Noël : de 15h à 17h30 inclus les week-end de décembre, et les vacances scolaires jusqu’au 24 décembre 2022. Gratuit.
How is a group of meerkats organized? What is the role of the sentinel? Can they actually eat scorpions? How do they defend themselves against predators?
Animation Saint-Valentin - Les lamantins
On ne peut parler de vie de couple puisqu’une fois la saison de reproduction terminée chacun repart vivre sa vie ! La gestation est aussi longue que la reproduction est brève, puisque la femelle peut porter son petit pendant 12 à 14 mois.
The South American Pampas
Lowland tapirs, capybaras…
The Equatorial Dome
Manatees, pygmy hippopotamus, golden lion tamarins, Komodo dragons…
The Land of the Lions
Lions, meerkats, wild dogs, naked mole-rats…
The African Savannah
Giraffes, zebras, sable antelopes, giant tortoises, bat-eared foxes…
The Koala Greenhouse
Koalas, corals, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils, tree kangaroos…
The Big Cat Woodlands
Persian leopards, hyenas, jaguars, raccoons, coatis, Asian small-clawed otters…
The Asiatic Plains
Malayan tapirs, Indian rhinoceros, cranes, deers…
The Parrot Rotunda
Sulphur-crested cockatoos, palm cockatoos, hyacinth macaws, Amazon parrots, keas, lories…
The Hippopotamus Reserve
Hippopotamus, red river hogs, bongos, nyalas, pelicans…
The Elephant Plains
The North American Territory
Brown bears, arctic wolves…
The Heights of China
Giant pandas, snow leopards, red pandas, takins, Javan langurs, fishing cats…
The Cheetah Territory
The Monkey Pathways
Diana monkeys, spider monkeys, Barbary macaques…
The Gorilla Greenhouse
Gorillas, patas monkeys, rays…
Vivariums and Aquariums
Alligators, poison dart frogs, chameleons…
The Orangutan and Chimpanzee Greenhouse
Chimpanzees, orangutans, pygmy marmosets, tamarins…
The Bird Tropical Greenhouse
Rhinoceros hornbills, Java mouse-deers, Victoria crowned pigeons, sloths…
The Historic Alley
Ringed-tailed lemurs, Humboldt penguins, American flamingos, ruffed lemurs…
La Grande Volière Sud-Américaine
Flamants des Caraïbes, fourmiliers, singes hurleurs, ibis, canards, coatis…
Spring rolls, fried shrimp, sweet-and-sour chicken, jasmine tea, and desserts are available in the aptly named Heights of China, near the giant pandas.
This bar, located on the ground floor terrace of the main building of the dome, offers a wide range of hot and cold drinks throughout the day.
Have lunch on the terrace of L’Etosha, facing the imposing African elephants. Fried foods, snacks, and drinks are available here.
This shaded terrace, located between a playground and a carousel, is ready to serve you sandwiches, paninis, croque-monsieurs, salads, crepes and drinks.
Taste scrumptious galettes and crepes on the terrace! Sandwiches, salads, ice creams, and drinks are also available at La Roseraie.
Fancy having lunch in front of the giraffes? This restaurant, located at the edge of the African Savannah, offers sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, waffles, and drinks.
Near the bird show area, Le Kilimanjaro restaurant offers burgers, fish and chips, nuggets, salads, drinks, and desserts.
Let the roaring of lions guide you to this restaurant… Grilled food, drinks, and handmade ice cream can all be enjoyed in front of these majestic felines.
Located at the centre of the zoo, Le Tropical offers starters, hot dishes, cheese platters, desserts, drinks, and children’s menus.
On the second floor of the hippopotamus reserve, enjoy the view of the animals whilst savouring hot dogs, salads, waffles, and drinks!
Facing the orangutan island, this food outlet offers sandwiches, salads, pasta, and drinks.
Upstairs, on a terrace opening onto the interior of the dome, the Kalatungan offers a varied range of hot and cold drinks.
Located at the centre of the dome, La Canopée is ready to welcome you throughout the day with fresh fruit juices, natural granitas and handmade ice creams.
Open all year round, Le Yasuni offers a varied buffet for adults and children. Advance booking advised: 0254 711 740
Les Chats Pêcheurs
Bordering the Asiatic Plains, this fast food point offers sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, waffles, and drinks.
À l’étage du bâtiment principal du dôme, ce restaurant privatif propose une variété de buffets avec boissons, entrées, plats, fromages et desserts.
Elephant cable car station
Approach the Elephant Plains, located in the southern part of the ZooParc, and use Le Nuage de Beauval to travel to the lions’ territory, 800 metres away!
Lion cable car station
Approach the Equatorial Dome, located in the northern part of the ZooParc, and use Le Nuage de Beauval to travel to the Elephant Plains, 800 metres away!
“Autour du monde” shop
Find all the souvenirs bearing the effigy of Beauval animals!
“Au Royaume des Pandas” shop
A 100% pandas shop!
Soft toys, goodies from the animals in the dome … and even a bookstore! A drive-through service is available to collect purchases from the “Flamants et Roses” Shop, at the entrance to the ZooParc