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De Zonnegloed Sanctuary

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A little gem! So pleased we happened to find this!

We happened to see signs for this sanctuary on the road as we were driving from Ypres to Dunkirk... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Incredible value, great 'zoo'

When we were staying in Belgium we were looking for a zoo to visit. There wasn't much choice and... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Jamie S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 days ago
“A little gem! So pleased we happened to find this!”
3 Feb 2018
“Incredible value, great 'zoo'”
Kasteelweg 22, Vleteren 8640, Belgium
+32 57 40 18 56
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We happened to see signs for this sanctuary on the road as we were driving from Ypres to Dunkirk for a day trip to see the operation dynamo museum. Knowing we’d be passing it again on the way back we looked at them website information...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

When we were staying in Belgium we were looking for a zoo to visit. There wasn't much choice and plumped for Dr Zonnegloed as we were interested by the 'sanctuary' element - all animals here have been rescued from private owners and other institutions, many...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Visited outside of the school holidays and we had the place almost to ourselves , but what a superb place it is. The place is well set out, easy access, lots of animals to see and the keepers were all really friendly. Would definitely recommend...More

1  Thank Braddersa
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were very surprised by this Well equiped small animal sanctuary. It took us 2,5 hours to get through the whole park at slow pace. Entrance tickets are 15 euro for adults. A little gem very well hidden! All animals were saved from horrible conditions,...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Most of the enclosures appear to have been recently renovated and the animals have good, clean environments. There is a good variety of animals and helpful, friendly staff. The cafe/eating area is limited so if you intend to eat then ensure you come prepared ;)

1  Thank lpriestland
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This zoo is implanted in the green, very relaxing to visit. Many animals, and friendly employees. The top attraction are the 2 bears running around in a very nice habitat. We walked around for 3 hours and I think we still missed a lot. Enjoyed...More

1  Thank DieterVDW
Reviewed 11 May 2016

it's nice to know that places like this exist. it's a beautiful park to walk around with lots of different animals.

2  Thank 00Matt004
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Yesterday we went to visit De Zonnegloed, its a rescue for mistreated and abused wild animals ! What a great and beautifull parc, a beautifull place to visit with your children, its unbelievebel what a great team is taking care of all those animals !...More

2  Thank Rosane J
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We've visited this animal park twice now and our opinion remains the same, such a lovely place! There is true love for every animal there, which are all rescued animals with some having abusive pasts. The two oldest bears for example have had a hellish...More

2  Thank 5000ml
Reviewed 2 March 2015

nice animal park to visit, they do great things for the animals here. almost every animal is a rescued one. they say they have a cafeteria but it's not lot of a cafeteria. they have some snacks, drinks and pasta or a hamburger you need...More

Thank Staessen
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