Zoo d'Asson

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am - 07:00 pm

Opens at 10:00 am

Opening hours subject to change depending on the health context

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Useful information

  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Tourisme & Handicap

Location : Mountain

Province : The Pyrenean Valleys

Services

  • Children playground
  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Disable access
  • English spoken
  • Entertainment
  • Garden
  • Groceries shop/ Food
  • Groups
  • Mountain view
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • Spanish spoken
  • open 7/7
  • English
    • The Asson Zoo , located between Pau and Lourdes, is a very original space for a family day out to discover exotic animals and their habitat. Panthers, small primates of different species, multicolored birds, felines from all continents, zebras, antelopes, turtles and giant bats, dwarf otters, red panda, kangaroos... If the primary vocation of the Zoo d'Asson was botany (you will enjoy contemplating the multitude of plant species present), the animals are today the stars (like Rajah the white tiger) and are sheltered by plants in adequacy with their environment of origin.

      On a human scale , the Asson Zoo is ideal for little legs, who can enjoy themselves without tiring, while having fun. The zoo and its landscaped environment are organized into 6 areas, with animals and themes around geography. Animals from Asia, America, Africa and Australia await you in welcoming spaces that promote the animals' privacy while they sleep and their observation when they are active. Curious, the animals are perfectly adapted to their environment, which is 100% oriented towards their well-being. You will also come across dinosaurs, which are presented in 2 high quality dioramas to learn more about their period of appearance, extinction and their lifestyles.


      Open since 1964 , the Asson Zoo evolves every year to offer new things to visitors, improve animal habitats and offer new educational content. Because we learn a lot of things by visiting the park! First of all with the caretakers, who are the privileged players between the animals and the visitors. They are there to answer questions, ensure the good physical and psychological health of the animals while ensuring a pleasant environment for all. Then thanks to the animations , activities and informative supports present in the park (panels, signs, brochure).


      The Asson Zoo offers a multitude of highlights to make the visit unique ! Open all year round, it is a great family outing, to familiarize children with these animals which are very difficult, if not impossible to observe in their natural environment. The vocation of the zoo is as much educational and fun as it is geared towards safeguarding the invaluable genetic heritage that these species represent.


      Click to find out more about the unusual and unique tour formats offered by the zoo!

      Find it on the Guide Béarn Pyrénées's Blog...

      Asson Zoo: a family day out in a human-sized zoo
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Traveller Reviews Zoo d'Asson

4.3 sur 5 2000 reviews

  • Ivan Tarter

    2 sur 5 Reviews posted by Ivan Tarter on 16/04/2022

    The kids liked it. Staff generally not friendly or smiling. Some animals seem to live in enclosures too small for them. Bigger animals inactive during our visit. Layout tricky for a stroller. Few seating options throughout the park. Wonderful big open area with wallabies, kangaroos, llamas... best part of the zoo.

  • h

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by h on 17/07/2021

    Animals are healthy and have plenty of space to roam, the zoo is very interactive and well built, it's a great experience just walking around and seeing what you'll stumble upon next. The whole zoo is very clean and well maintained, this earns it a 5 stars from me, thoroughly enjoyed my time there. I recommend it to anyone who wants an atypical and special zoo experience. The natural setting of the area is very beautiful and refreshing, with striking lofty mountains visible from the surroundings. Additionally, the long opening hours allow for comprehensive exploration, making the whole experience very pleasant and relaxing.

  • Nang Htay Yin

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Nang Htay Yin on 03/08/2020

    Lovely time to pass..plenty animlas for the tiny zoo... downside is you can bring your own food and eat there...no picnic allowed..only option if you wanna sit tjere and eat is buying at one restaurant there

Traveller Reviews Zoo d'Asson

4.5 sur 5 337 reviews

  • "very bad"

    1 / 5 Reviews posted by Hervé P (Bordeaux, France) on 27/05/2018

    it's a very bad zoo. I do not recommend it at all. we do not see animals and it is very poorly maintained.

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  • "Fantastic zoo!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by blakeseven1 (London, United Kingdom) on 25/07/2017

    That's place is a gem. Reasonably priced, lush greenery all around and very healthy looking lively animals. There's lots of interaction with the smaller animals (why doesn't this happen in the UK...

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  • "Well kept and creatures. Excellent information."

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by charlieo313 on 03/08/2016

    A good morning for small children.whole family enjoyed the cleanliness and the helpful staff. Second visit did not dissapoint.

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Zoo d'Asson

Address

6 chemin de Brouquet
64800 Asson

Contacts

Phone : 05 59 71 03 34

GPS coordinates

43° 7'43.55"N, 0° 16'6.51"W

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