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  • Pardoes
    Pardoes
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    Pardoes 1
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    Prinses Pardijn
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    Pardoes-The Mascot of De Efteling

    by adema29 Updated May 18, 2010

    Favorite thing: I was trying to find the history of this mascot but... nothing yet. I would appreciate if you'll share with me the information you have, if you have anything.
    But, what I can say is that "HE" is very well designed and coloured... Don't forget about his pair ... Pardijn

    Pardoes Pardoes 1 Prinses Pardijn
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    Visitor information

    by jo104 Updated Apr 26, 2007

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    Favorite thing: The park opens at 10am - 6pm everyday but during the summer busy period 9 July - 26 Aug it is open until midnight with illuminations for a special nightime visit

    Prices are as follows for 1 April - 28 Oct but increasing for busy period (9 July - 26 Aug)
    under 4 = free
    adults & children over 4 Euro 26 (Euro 28)
    Disabled & Senior citizens (60+) = Euro 24 (Euro 26)
    2 day ticket = Euro 47 (Euro 51)
    7 day league entrance after 4pm (not valid in busy period) Euro 23.50
    Groups of 20+ = Euro 21
    Car parking Euro 7

    De Efteling

    Fondest memory: This may seem a bit costly but when you compare it to short attractions like the Amsterdam dungeon which costs Euro 17 for 1hr you have a whole day out fairly reasonably.

    Be aware that there can be long queues for attractions & it is best to check the website for the busy periods. We were lucky that we went on a friday & the park was not so busy so our waiting time was minimal.

    Be prepared for loads of excitable children and adults!!

    The entrance

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    Map of the park

    by sammie Written Feb 24, 2005

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    Favorite thing: You can buy these maps in the park at several points.

    The park is divided in 4 themes (clock wise):
    Adventure realm
    Alternative realm
    Travel realm
    Fairy's realm

    Fondest memory: At least go to these rides:
    The train: just take a seat and see the whole park.
    The pirania: During the summer very refreshing ;)
    Python: If you dare
    Bird Rock: If you dare (in the dark)

    Ah what the hell! Just visit everything, even the maze ;-)

    a map of the park
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    Entering the park

    by sammie Updated Feb 24, 2005

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    Favorite thing: If you see this, than you are on the right way to park.

    Fondest memory: Waiting in line can be quite boring, be smart buy your ticket in advance. During the summer (July-Aug) it's so crowded, it's smart to avoid the park. But if youcan't do this, because your on a holiday. Buy your tickets in advance, so you don't have to wait for 2 hours just to buy a ticket.

    Enter the park
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    View of park (pagoda)

    by sammie Updated Feb 24, 2005

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    Favorite thing: The gondel which takes you very high in the sky is very boring, but advisable. 'Cause you see the whole park.

    Fondest memory: If you have the change to go in April/May, do it. You don't have to wait (long) and this way you can see everything of the park.

    view of only half of the park
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    Entrence fees

    by sammie Updated Feb 24, 2005

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    Favorite thing: From 25 March until 30 October 2005
    children under the age of 4 €0
    adults and children aged 4 and over € 24,00
    handicapped visitors* €22,00
    visitors over 60 €22,00
    groups of 20 persons or more €20,00 p.p
    two-day ticket €46,00

    Entrance fees Seven League Summer
    From 11 July until 28 August 2005.
    children under the age of 4 €0
    adults and children aged 4 and over €26,00
    handicapped visitors*/visitors over 60s €24,00
    two-day ticket €50,00
    groups of 20 persons or more €20,00 p.p
    Seven League Ticket ** €21,50

    * Handicapped means those whose condition is such that they are unable to visit the park without assistance.

    ** This offer enables you to visit Efteling from 4 p.m. and is not valid for the 7 Saturdays in July, August and September when the park is open until midnight.

    ** This offer enables you to visit Efteling from 4 p.m. and is not valid for the 7 Saturdays in July and August when the park is open until midnight.

    Parking with a private car is €6,00 per day

    Fondest memory: Please be be smart and buy your tickets in advance! If not, you'll be spending the first 2 hours of your summer day waiting in line to get a ticket.

    Tickets can be bought at these presale adresses in the Netherlands:

    * Albert Heijn (this is a supermarket chain)
    * Air Miles (2300 Air Miles per ticket)
    * ANWB-sales offices
    * Larger Post offices
    * GWK-station offices

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    Het Carnaval

    by kylian74 Updated Mar 13, 2004

    Favorite thing: My son loves the ride to the *Het Carnaval*, It's a monorail that goes to the dark covered place and there are theme's of carnaval from different countries/places, It looks like a puppet show. It can be funny for kids! I like the lights and sounds effect, but the rest is for kids.

    Fondest memory: The colorful theme's in the dark!.. it was in the *Het Carnaval*

    It's nice!
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    Vogel Rok attraction

    by kylian74 Written Mar 13, 2004

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    Favorite thing: I didnt entered there but my husband did. It's an attraction for genuine daredevils!!..It's in a covered place. Childrens minimal height 1,20m is allowed to enter.

    Fondest memory: I only stayed outside, hearing inside freaking sounds. Anyway, there was a group of young dancers as you can see from the picture performing outside, it makes my waiting there!

    Vogel Rok
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    Friendly Mascots

    by kylian74 Written Mar 13, 2004

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    Favorite thing: Go through these friendly mascots in flowers theme...They are not only a welcome ornament but they are ready to give you some info and directions of the park once you ask.

    Fondest memory: Being a mom,I feel more happy when I saw my son very excited entering the park..He looks to the mascot, he was started pointing out the rides and nearby attractions..It's a nice feeling!!

    Efteling welcoming mascots
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    De Efteling Pagode

    by kylian74 Written Mar 13, 2004

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    Favorite thing: Pagode is a family attractions, everybody can go in with this slow moving pagode to bring you a pause on top then down same mode turning round.

    Fondest memory: Taking pictures on top..look here and there...beautiful view and relaxing.

    Pagode
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    Campfire

    by filipdebont Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: On certain spots in the park there were big campfires .
    Near this campfires it was good to sit and enjoy the heat of the fire. There was also the possibility to drink some hot chocolate or a deliscious gluhwein.

    Campfire
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    Anton Pieck Square

    by filipdebont Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: This square is dedicated to a great man Anton Pieck. He is very well known for his beautiful drawings and paintings.

    He has made a great book which describes the daily life of the Gnomes. The drawings in this book are magnificent.

    Anton Pieck was one of the men who created the fairy-tale wood.

    Anton Pieck square
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    Madurodam

    by filipdebont Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: No, No, this is not a mistake.

    There was a piece of Madurodam in the Efteling park. Inside the skate tent you could see a little piece of this Miniture park.

    In fact Madurodam is a park where you can see Holland in miniature, they say that here you can see the smallest city of Holland. Madurodam is located in between Den Haag and Scheveningen.

    A piece of Madurodam
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    Skate tent

    by filipdebont Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: And of course there was a skate tent, In this big tent there was a big skate ring. It looked very beautiful and pleasant. Young and old were enjoying themselves on the Ice. I think that skating is the number one wintersport in Holland.

    skate tent
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    view on the Maze

    by filipdebont Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: For the Parents who decide not to join their children, they can follow their children from the outside.

    In fact this one big adventure for the children. They have to cross bridges with water shooting across them, there is a speaking statue, and there are water splashes.

    The Maze
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