Over 1500 animals live in an exceptional natural setting in the only troglodyte zoo in the world!
In a true mineral and vegetal labyrinth, our tunnels dug into the rock will lead you from one environment to the next.
The animals live here at their own pace in XXL spaces: take time to explore their territories, you will be rewarded.
During our activities, admire their natural behavior: there is no training, long live the spectacle of nature!
In 2022, the park is open from February 5th to November 13th, and during Christmas vacations.
|February – march||10 am to 6 pm|
|April – may – june||9 am to 7 pm|
|Juily – agust||9 am to 7:30 pm|
|September||9 am to 7 pm|
|October – november||10 am to 6:30 pm (5:30 pm in winter time)|
|Christmas holidays||11 am to 4 pm (closed 12/25 and 01/01)|
Duration of the visit: from 4 hours to a day.
Last adviced access 2h before closure.
The Bioparc is located in Anjou, next to Angers and Saumur.
Zoo admission 2022
All-day entry ticket (valid until 11/13/2022)
11+ years old 24.40 €
3 to 10 years old 18.65 €
Less than 3 years old free
Zoo Pass (1 year, payed for itself from the 2nd visit)
11+ years old 45.75 €
3 to 10 years old 35.45 €
Less than 3 years old free
A large and shady free car park with more than 500 spaces is available just opposite the park entrance. Bike rests are also located near the main entrance.
Welcoming our foreign visitors
As a foreign visitor you will be given a zoo map in English at our entrance desk. Most informative panels have been translated into English.
Pets are not permitted inside the park for health and safety reasons.
Guide or assistance dogs are most welcome to the Bioparc.
During your visit, we will take care of your assistance dog at the admission desk. We can offer you a chaperone if you are by yourself (pre booking requested).
We offer a range of services for families with young children including:
– Cane-stroller renting (2€) but subject to availability (no advance booking).
– Toilets with baby changing area.
– Baby bottles can be warmed up in the microwaves at our various catering outlets.
Guests with a disability
We have made most of our attractions accessible to our guests with a disability. The only 5 non accessible promontories or observation huts are signposted.
Other facilities are available to make are attractions as accessible as possible:
– Parking area closer to park entrance.
– Lift to park upper level.
– The number of wheelchairs we hold is limited and we cannot guarantee their availability (no advance booking).
– Footprint tables, with Braille writing, to allow visually impaired visitors to discover the animal footprints.
Every day, you can have an unusual lunch on the outdoor terrace of our restaurant “Le Camp des Girafes” overlooking the giraffe canyon or inside our African themed lodge restaurant. You can enjoy a « Self-service » formula on the terrace with a range of tasty dishes and grilled specialities, mostly prepared on-site with local fresh produce, some of them organic.
Depending on the season, our snack bars also offer a choice of cold and hot salads, sandwiches, chips, hot bites, afternoon snacks, ice creams and drinks which must be consumed on the terrace!
Picnicking is not allowed in the park. However there is a large shaded outdoor picnic area with 300 places just opposite the park entrance with tables and benches. Remember to get a hand stamp as you leave the park so that we will let you back in to carry on with your visit.
Choose from a wide selection of exclusive souvenirs to take home in our exotic gift shop!
Wanting to promote eco-friendly gifts, we have had strong supportive partnerships with artisans from all over the world. By paying them a fair price in exchange for their know-how, we contribute to improving their living conditions and enhancing their work. Each item is also assessed for it environmental and societal impact. As such our team can better advise you during your purchases!
The Bioparc gift shop is open every day at the same opening times as the ticket office (free access).