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REOPENING OF THE SAFARI ON MAY 12, 2021 AND REOPENING OF THE ZOO ON MAY 19, 2021
An exceptional outing in a unique place

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Lz zoo of Thoiry is a unique space for see animals. It is not only a classic zoo, it is also a huge space where the animals are free and where you can observe them on safari, it is still an amusement park with spectacular playgrounds and finally a castle to discover. It is recommended to plan a full day if you want to make the most of Thoiry Zoo.

THOIRY ZOO

The visit of Thoiry Zoo lasts about 3 hours. Among the attractions, you will be able to:
  • do glass tunnels to observe hyenas, lions and Siberian tigers
  • discover Wild Forest (a space of 8000m2, new in 2019) with its gigantic aviary of 500m2 and 10 meters high (new in 2019) for the preservation of the fauna and flora of temperate forests, the deer foresta family of raccoons and arctic foxes
  • do the LemurTrek Bridges that connect the lemur islands (white-fronted lemurs, black lemurs, red-bellied lemurs, black and white varis, red varis)

FEEDING THE ANIMALS

You will be able to discuss and exchange with the caretakers and watch the animals being fed. Before leaving, consult the schedule of events with the caretakers. The schedules change according to the periods of the year

GAMES AND ATTRACTIONS

LA TYROLIENNE (from 8 years old)

  • 500m of zip line above the lions' enclosure and above the African plain
  • Tyroliennes at 20m height
  • Paying activity, not included in the price of the safari ticket: tickets are sold at the foot of the zip lines.

THE SAFARI AIR PARK (for young and old)

  • 1,500 m2 of rebounding net surface stretched between the trees, at a height of 9 meters
  • An incredible view of the African safari plain
  • Free activityincluded in the price of the safari ticket.

PLAY AREA (for children under 12 years old)

  • it's the mystery island, a place where children (under the supervision of parents) can have fun and slide
  • attention, there are several entries and exits
  • Free activityincluded in the price of the safari ticket.

THE LABYRINTHE

  • the "Great challenge of the labyrinth": a participative and playful game in the middle of nature with the resolution of enigmas to get out of this labyrinth "alive".
  • Strength in numbers, stay together! The adventure is more fun with several people and it's less anxiety-provoking than being alone
  • the game lasts between 30mn and 1h
  • There is a special course for baby adventurers in strollers accompanied by their parents, of course!
  • Free activityincluded in the price of the safari ticket.

THE CASTLE OF THOIRY AND THE GARDENS

  • The visit of the castle and of its gardens
  • It takes place weekends onlyin the afternoon from 2pm to 6pm (indicative schedules, subject to change by its occupants)
  • The castle is still inhabited by Count Edmond de Panouse, his wife Colomba and their children. It is the 13th generation of this family to be the occupants
  • Free Viisteincluded in the price of the safari ticket.

 

A COUPLE MORE THINGS

  • Plan the day if you want to take advantage of all the attractions (free or paid) and take the time to explore the entire domain of Thoiry Zoo
  • 3 restaurants or snacks (inside or with terrace) are waiting for you for lunch break: the Explorer's Canteen (every day during school vacations from 12:00 to 15:00), the Yurt Camp (every day Thoiry ZooSafari is open, from 12:00 to 15:00) and the Masoala (from 14:00 to 17:00, depending on the weather and closed in winter). We advise you to check the opening days and hours before coming
  • You can also picnic on site

If the weather is very nice

If it's raining or cold

THE WILD LIGHTS OF THOIRY IN WINTER

For the 3rd consecutive year, Thoiry presents the Wild Lights, a fantastic light show! These are illuminated animal sculptures placed in the gardens of the park's castle.
On a route of about 1.5 km through the gardens of the castle, you can admire fantastic works of light and thousands of lanterns representing animals, plants and illuminated characters.

Until March 7, 2021

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