About Le Parc Australien Tickets

Avail the Le Parc Australien Tickets, and enjoy a visit to this Australian-themed park near the city of Carcassonne in southern France. Get a chance to meet adorable native Australian animals when you use your Le Parc Australien Tickets, from kangaroos to wallabies, and also spend some time learning about their different habits and lifestyles. Meet other native animals in the park-cum-zoo, including red kangaroos, ostriches, parakeets as well as dromedaries. Meet the keepers of the zoo and gain insights into the life of marsupials, whilst also finding out how emus and ostriches, which are some of the largest birds in the world, live. Don’t forget to head over to the nursery here, where you can see the hatching of an ostrich egg, or feed a baby kangaroo all by yourself. Learn all there is to know about the ancient Aborigine culture, blow into a didgeridoo, whirl a bullroarer and learn how a boomerang works, among other things when you visit Le Parc Australien.

Animals and Activities at Le Parc Australien

The Le Parc Australien Tickets let you explore this Australian-themed wildlife park in Carcassonne, whilst also giving you a chance to see the native animals from the other side of the world. The park offers a lot of activities to visitors, including gold and boomerang lessons, in addition to several games. Furthermore, it is also home to a variety of native Australian animals, from wallabies and kangaroos to ostriches, emus and more.

Baby Roo
Baby Roo

One of the best attractions that you can see with your Le Parc Australien Tickets, is the enclosure of Baby Roo, which is a baby kangaroo. Being an Australian-themed wildlife park, Le Parc Australien is home to several red kangaroos, and it is here where you can get a chance to meet baby kangaroos, some of which are as young as two weeks. In addition to seeing and petting these baby roos, you can also get a chance to see them get fed by their mothers, or even feed them all by yourself, for an even more memorable experience.

Big Feet
Big Feet

With your Le Parc Australien Tickets, you can learn a lot about this private park which was set up in the year 2001 by an Australian biologist. One of the best things that you can do during your visit to the park is learn about Big Feet, or kangaroos, which are some of the most famous native Australian animals. In addition to seeing them from up close, just bouncing around in their enclosures; you can also learn about the different species of kangaroos in the park. You can also find out how these animals are called “big feet” in the Aboriginal language, or that a baby kangaroo is just a bit bigger than a jellybean in size when it is born and develops in its mother’s pouch.

Feeding Time
Feeding Time

Feeding time is one of the most popular activities that are included in the Le Parc Australien Tickets. The park is home to a variety of animal as well as bird species, including kangaroos, wallabies as well as vibrant budgerigars or budgies. And when you visit the park, you can get the experience of a lifetime as you feed these birds and animals by hand, albeit in the presence of a professional. You can enjoy seeing the birds fly up and sit on your heads, shoulders or even your hands as they eat their seeds, or use a cup to feed the ostriches as well.

Gold Prospecting
Gold Prospecting

The Le Parc Australien Tickets can also be used to indulge in gold prospecting in the park, which, in simple terms, means going on a treasure hunt. A lot of workshops are organised in the park, especially during the summer season, where children, as well as adults, can take part in the different activities, learn about the animals and how to take care of them, as well as numerous other things.

Places to Visit near Le Parc Australien

The Cavayère lake
The Cavayère lake

One of the best places to visit near Le Parc Australien is Cavayère lake, also known as the lac de la Cavayère. It is a picturesque natural lake, tucked between rolling hills, meadows and pine forests of Carcassonne. Spread across 40 hectares of area, Cavayère lake is a great place to indulge in a variety of activities, both relaxing as well as adventurous. In addition to swimming in the cool waters of the lake, you can also enjoy walking and hiking in the forests around the lake, or enjoy board sports here with the water-ski ropeway. You can also find several picnic spots, restaurants, snack bars and food trucks near the lake.

The Medieval City of Carcassonne
The Medieval City of Carcassonne

Amongst the most popular attractions near Le Parc Australien is the medieval city of Carcassonne, located a mere short kilometre from the park. The old city is also a recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site and lies along the shores of the Canal du Midi. Known to be one of the most visited tourist destinations in the entire country, the medieval city of Carcassonne is also home to a myriad of age-old monuments and attractions, and is perfect for those who wish to learn about the history, heritage and culture of southern France.

The Cathar Castles
The Cathar Castles

Dating back to the 11th and 12th centuries are the Cathar Castles, located in the Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées regions, and known as the most magnificent attractions near Le Parc Australien. The castles are associated with the religious group of the Cathars, and played a significant role in the protection of the country’s border with Spain from the 13th to the 17th centuries. The ruins of the castles that stand today were structures that were built by the French after the Cathar Crusade, as a means of defending the country’s border with Aragon. Over time, especially after the Treaty of the Pyrenees, the Cathar Castles were abandoned.

Plan Your Visit to Le Parc Australien

Timings & Location
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Timings & Location

Timings- From April 9th to May 8th: 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. - From May 8th to July 9th: 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Monday to Saturday); 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Sunday)- From July 10th onwards: 10:30 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. - From September 1st to September 15th: 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Monday to Saturday); 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Sunday)- From September 15th to October 21st: 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Wednesdays and Saturdays); 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Sunday)- From October 22nd to November 6th (during the Toussaint Holidays): 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

LocationLe Parc Australien is located at: Direction Montlegun/Lac de la Cavayère, 1 Chemin des Bartavelles, 11000 Carcassonne, France

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What are the timings for Le Parc Australien?

    The timings for Le Parc Australien are:- From April 9th to May 8th: 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. - From May 8th to July 9th: 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Monday to Saturday); 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Sunday)- From July 10th onwards: 10:30 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. - From September 1st to September 15th: 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Monday to Saturday); 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Sunday)- From September 15th to October 21st: 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Wednesdays and Saturdays); 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (Sunday)- From October 22nd to November 6th (during the Toussaint Holidays): 10:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

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