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Leuvensesteenweg 582, Mechelen 2812, Belgium
+32 15 41 49 21
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Beautiful zoo

This is a division of the zoo of Antwerp and host alot of big animals. The park is devided in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evergem, Belgium
Lots of space

I like that the animals have lots of space here. I also like the concept of the different... read more

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Leuvensesteenweg 582, Mechelen 2812, Belgium
+32 15 41 49 21
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a division of the zoo of Antwerp and host alot of big animals. The park is devided in continents so its nice to see whoch animals live in which continent. Its a huge park and beautiful to have a walk there. Enough toilets,...More

Thank HugoColle
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like that the animals have lots of space here. I also like the concept of the different continents, it's cute. Some of the places are looking a little decrepit though, like the little huts near the monkeys. Maybe some renovations are in order. I...More

Thank MickeyBinOz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day in Planckendael with our little one. This zoo is very big, so you should consider going there as early as you can so you can visit ths whole park. It took us more than 4 hours just to cover Asia,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit and it was full of people if all ages. The animals were great. The Bonobo colony was impressive and my own favourite, Milton the wombat one of only 4 in Europe was impressive if sleepy. My only complaint was the...More

Thank lynnmasseydavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Planckendael on a sunny Sunday in September. There were a lot of visitors but it didn't feel too crowdy. There are lots of animals to spot and it is a nice place for walking around. I would like to visit it again in...More

Thank annv729
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I thought this was a really good zoo where the animals seemed to have plenty of room to roam around, not caged up like in so many other zoos. The sort of zoo that should be used as an example of how it can be...More

Thank How-did-I-get-here
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this zoo on a bankholiday in May. We had a wonderful time! It was extremely busy, but the wide walking trails did not make that too much of a hassle. There was a lot of interaction with the animals; watching feedings of penguins,...More

Thank Debby R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is an excellent zoo. Spacious and clean. Kids always have the time of their life. Not only animals to see but also enough for kids to play.

Thank XMRI
Reviewed 1 September 2017

If you are young at heart or a child then this is the place to spend a day exploring 4 continents. It is highly recommended to pack a picnic, though there are cafes present if you wish to purchase food (just be aware of the...More

Thank Ngaire73
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We have a season ticket and often go with the kids. There are lots of obstacle courses and playgrounds for them to enjoy. The zoo also has the feeding times at the entrance so you could go and watch. For the penguins children over 1m...More

Thank Guy V
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Leigh J
16 April 2016|
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Response from Simona M | Reviewed this property |
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