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Bialowieza Forest

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Bialowieza, Poland
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Nice tour

This is a nice and peaceful place. If you want to visit the protected area of the forest, you will... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Yann R
Get the guide

I was lucky to go in a quiet time, rocked up to the bureau near the bridge and booked an... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Canberra, Australia
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“national park” (8 reviews)
“nature lovers” (6 reviews)
“bison” (31 reviews)
Bialowieza, Poland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice and peaceful place. If you want to visit the protected area of the forest, you will need to take a guided tour (we were there with PTTK and enjoyed it very much). We were able to see some animals (frogs, birds,...More

Thank Yann R
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I was lucky to go in a quiet time, rocked up to the bureau near the bridge and booked an english-speaking guide for four hours for myself. The guide who was more comfortable speaking german - which i could understand - was highly informative. I...More

Thank Madshus
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I went with my family (3 kids) and friends and we were somewhat disappointed with the forest. It is beautiful, but not different to any other forests I have been to. We did not see any bisons (didn´t expect to) and the guide (mandatory) was...More

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

You cannot enter without a guide. The guides are really knowledgable. The trees and plants are stunning. They do not do anyhing to manage the forest or remove trees tha have fallen unless they block on of the designated paths. The horse cart ride is...More

4  Thank TMS44
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We travelled very far with plane and bus to get to the Bialowieza natural park. We knew we would have to go in a group with a guide to be allowed in the strictly protected area, and was prepared to pay the price for that....More

6  Thank Maria E
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Is a place that is full of peace and quiet. We left Warsaw, and after three and a half hours we arrived. The air is pure, there are many birds and you can easily see small animals. Seeing the living and unmanned nature of humans,...More

Thank Nelva G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

First load the application Bialowieski Park Narodowy (Amistat Spólka z OO). It is free application, and consists of detailed map of Białowieża National Park and GPS locator, so you could see where you are, how to get on the trial, and/or how far you have...More

3  Thank tzd60820
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Can give a very positive review about a horse carriage ride that I went with my family in which we also made a couple of stops at the bison refuge and Royal oaks trail. The driver as with many others in Poland could only speak...More

Thank geomang
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visit To Bialowieza Park was unplaned and totaly spontanious.Whole day of wandering about and tour on a mini train look a like vehicle.Kids loved the adventure.Lots of beautyful nature and architecture very specific to this part of Poland Restaurant right in a center of a...More

Thank d0tty1976
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful forest in Europe. The last primeval forest on our continent - with gallant and perspicacious wolves :) - with aurochs - a large wild Eurasian ox that was the ancestor of domestic cattle. It was probably exterminated in Britain in the Bronze...More

Thank Venimus_vidimus_
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Curtis R
4 December 2016|
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Response from Shelly R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Curtis. We hired a guide and he took us in his car to the entrance of the restricted area of the forest and from there on foot of course. We were staying at a Hotel Zubrowka and he net us there.
13 November 2016|
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Response from Astroblood | Reviewed this property |
The best way is to get to Bialystok and get a bus to Bialowieza from there. Accommodation prices there are not very big. the guided tour is the best way to know more about forest. 3h tour is about 200zl and there is max 10... More