- Animal park/zoo/aquarium
Pairi Daiza is the only Belgian zoo featuring 2 giant pandas from China: Hao Hao and Xing Hui. This animal park, set on the former estate of the Cambron Cistercian Abbey, guarantees a memorable travel around the world for the whole family.
The park is situated in Brugelette, between Mons and Ath, a 45 minutes's drive from Valenciennes and Maubeuge and an hour from Lille.
Pairi Daiza will take you on an extraordinary journey through nature. 5,000 animals live here: white tigers, panthers, giraffes, hippopotamus, zebras, elephants, sea lions, penguins, meercats, squirrel monkeys, giant otters, colourful birds...
There are many opportunities to meet them. You can also see falconry demonstrations and watch birds of prey fly or get a glimpse of the latest baby animals born in the zoo.
Pairi Daiza is also a world garden
Discover the Nautilus and its giant aquariums. Visit the rose garden and fall under the charm of the queen of flowers. Or try the Andalusian garden to find the warm fragrances of the South of Spain…
You can also take a stroll through " Han Wu Di's dream", the largest Chinese garden in the world. Ganesha's Kingdom, an authentic Indonesian garden, almost 4 hectares wide, also is not to be missed.
Continue with the Land of the big 5, 8 hectares of savanna featuring the five most symbolic animals of Africa: the lion, the elephant, the Cape buffalo, the rhino and the leopard.
- Indoor catering
- Educational service
- Guide available/groups
- Wheelchair/disabled access
- Car parking
- Common bathroom