Activities at the Paris Zoo around biodiversity in Madagascar
Feedings, guided tours, backstage access, workshops

WE love
: observe animals closely with specialists
For who :  children and teenagers
When:  April 4 to May 3
Location:   at the Zoological Park of Paris (12th)
included in the price of entry to the Zoo (supplement for some entertainment)
The Rendez-Vous Sauvage is at the zoological park of Paris, a privileged moment of meeting between experts, animals and visitors of the ZooThese meetings take place every day during each school holiday in Zone C. The programme includes food, guided tours, backstage access, culinary workshops, mini exhibitions, etc., each with a different theme each time.
Rendez-vous sauvages au parc zoologique de Paris

noel des animaux au parc zoologique de Paris dans le bois de Vincennes

MADAGASCAR: the wild meeting place of the Christmas holidays


The zoo highlights the Madagascar biozone on the occasion of the Rendez-vous Sauvages during the Christmas holidays. Numerous animations are programmed to discover this area and its species. On the program, manual activities, creative workshops, meetings proposed to families with carers and mediators (within the limit of available places) and animal Christmas.

    • On the program for the Christmas holidays come and discover Madagascar and its tropical forest, its astonishing animal and plant diversity, with for the occasion the new reef aquarium which will welcome among its new species two bamboo sharks.
    • Stroll through the dry and humid forests of Madagascar, observe the coral reefs of the Indian Ocean and meet the unique diversity of animal and plant species found on this island.
    • A behind-the-scenes look at the tropical greenhouse Between handling and observation, the mediator will punctuate the visit with surprising anecdotes about the animals and plants presented.
    • Feeding : attend the feeding of many animals in the company of  healers and mediators. They present the species and allow you to observe them closely. Some may even participate in the distribution of meals ...
    • And also at Christmas time, you can participate in the preparation of gifts for the animals Madagascar's fauna will be in the spotlight, but animals from other parts of the world will not be forgotten either.


le crocodile de l'aquarium tropical de la porte dorée

The Rendez-Vous Sauvages of the year 2020:


  • The red coatis of Amazonia-Guyana from April 4 to May 3
  • The red coatis of Amazonia-Guyana from July 4 to August 30
  • The blob of Europe from 17 October to 1 November

rendez vous sauvage au zoo de Paris à Vincennes

serre de Madagascar au zoo de Vincennes

Practical information

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  • Every day, including public holidays from 21 December to 5 January: 10 am to 5 pm

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