The Domaine de la Dombes, a little paradise for our friends the animals. On more than 30 hectares, we meet more than 250 animals living freely around the pond or in really big parks.

The Domaine counts 8 animal parks:

  • The small farm
  • The aviary
  • The deers park
  • The bisons park
  • The wallabys park
  • The mouflons park
  • The donkeys park
  • The boars park
The animals of the Domaine

Sleep in the middle of the animals

To live an exceptional experience, many eco-lodges are directly implanted in the different animal parks. Perched cabins, cabins in trees, tipi on stilts, trolls in the woods… To live an original night in Rhône Alpes!

Discover our 15 unusual lodges to sleep in the middle of different animals: bisons, deers, mouflons or even boars and their babies.

Lodges in the middle of the animals (Bisons – Deers – Fawns – Mouflons – Boars)

Residents exclusivity

You booked an unusual stay in a lodge or a nature week-end in camping, you can access freely to the different animal parks. Moreover, RDV at 11.15am in front of the small farm for the commented animal feeding (free).

Book an activity around the animals

For a family excursion

You can’t spend a night at the Domaine, but you are looking for an original activity for a day?

For a group excursion

You are a school group, a summer camp, a nursery, a preschool assistant… and you are looking for a ludic and original excursion for childrens? We recommend you a visit of our animal parks, accompanied by an animal carer.

  • 3,5€ per child
  • 2€ per adult accompanist
  • 1,5€ the educational booklet per child

The minimum service is 60€, it will be entirely redistributed to our association Ain’stinct Animal. Possibility of combining other activities during the day.

Discover our association

Ain’stinct Animal

You love animals? We do too…! In order to contribute to their well being, and to sensibilize consumers, the Domaine de la Dombes created its association Ain’stinct Animal in 2019.

You want to help us? You have a crush on an animal? You are sensitive to wild fauna protection? You can commit yourself with us! 

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