|Theme Park:||Bellewaerde (since 2014)|
|Bellewaerde Park (1972 - 2013)|
|Safari Bellewaerde (1969 - 1971)|
|Toeristisch Centrum Bellewaerde (1954-1968)|
|Operated by:||Compagnie des Alpes|
Bellewaerde in Ypern nearby the French Border by Kortrijk is one of the biggest theme- and animal parks in Belgium. The park was founded in 1954 and is currently being operated by the French group Compagnie des Alpes. The park offers a wide range of family rides, among them you can take a ride on the only HUSS Topple Tower left in operation.
Fun Fact #1: The roller coaster Boomerang is the first of its kind in operation, but it is actually the second one ever build.
Fun Fact #2: The rapid river Bengal Rapid River is one of just two Vekoma Raft Rides. It is the only one still featuring the original boats, which guarantee a splashing adventure through the ride.