The Cactus Park, a floral and animal park in Bessan, in the Hérault

How about an original activity to be with family during your stay at 5 star camping Les Mimosas in Herault? Between a petanque tournament and swimming laps in the pool area, take the time to visit a wildlife park set in a beautiful green area less than 20 minutes drive away: the Cactus Park in Bessan.

Go and meet the animals in an 8 hectare park

A theme park dedicated to animals and plants to educate children about the fragility of the fauna and flora in a playful world: this beautiful concept is that of Cactus Park. This animal park, a reference in the Hérault and in Occitan, was born goats and lambs. With your children, you can approach the animals safely come into direct contact with nature in an 8-hectare park. They will see how small are instinctively incubated by their mother, in suitable enclosures built with natural materials.

A shaded path dotted with cactuses

A Cactus Park, you will feel to walk in the tropics at the sight of thousands of cactus. You'll see all sizes and all shapes, and understand that these atypical plants are not condemned to live in deserts. Moreover, among the cactus forest, you will have the opportunity to see beautiful lotus and other plants operating in wetlands like water lilies. They gracefully lining ponds area, ducks favorite places.

Schedules, fares and practical information

Cactus Park is open from April 1 to September 15, 2019 every day from 10:00 to 19:00, including Sundays and holidays. The park will remain open in the afternoon from September 17 to November 4, 2019 from 12:00 to 18:00, but will close on certain days (check times before you get it by calling O4 67 77 16 16).

The price of admission is 5 € for adults, € 4 for children. Reduced rates are available for groups of over 12 people. Depending on availability, hard bread is provided free to visitors to the home to feed the ducks. You will find there a picnic area (beverage sales), ample free parking, games for children and a shop. You can select among the cacti on sale one of your choice and take with you a souvenir of your visit to Cactus Park that will brighten your patio or balcony. Dogs are welcome but must be constantly leashed. The site is accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Cactus Park bewitched your children? Take them to the aquarium of Cap d'Agde and the Sigean African Reserve!