La Boissière du Doré Zoo

In the heart of Nantes vineyards ... discover the Zoo de la Boissière du Doré.

The 20 hectare zoo is home to over 800 rare & endangered animals representing species from different Regions base on geographical locations. Some belonging to species in danger of extinction such as the Asiatic lion, the clouded leopard, the gorilla, the white rhinos or the orangutan. Animal welfare is top priority.

Cross the African plains from large wooden walkways & admire giraffes, zebras and antelopes freely.

Explore the Amazon rainforest ... and hang out with uncommon species: sloths, armadillos, reptiles and many others.

Enjoy breathtaking moments face felines & marvel yourself face agile primates...

The young residents of the mini-farm will surely delight your children. They can even give popcorn!! There are several play areas, each designed for different age ranges which allow children to have fun & burn off some energy in safety environment (slides, scramble nets…)

Not to miss ... the amazing bird show! An extraordinary show with more than 200 free-flying birds. Throughout the show falconers give you explanations of their natural habitat and see evolve as raptors, but also birds that do not usually fly in representations such storks & flamingos.

As well as getting to see animals from different angles, you’ll have the chance to learn more about them thanks to the passionate zoo experts. They are on hand to give you daily animal’s talks around the zoo. The feedings tour worth a visit. Discover also the nursery situated opposite the enclosure of the wolves and the amphitheater of the Birds.

Living close to some animals is now possible with the creation of a village (Lodges) perched above the plain of giraffes and an immersion cave near the wolves!


La Chataîgneraie
44430, La Boissière-du-Doré,
Loire Atlantique, Pays de la Loire

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Openings Times

Ticket counters close 2hours before final closing
Services – Equipment – Activities

Picnic area & Playground (Picnic tables and Slide)
Bar – Food Kiosk - restaurant

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