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Seaview Wildlife Encounter

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Address: Oakhill Road, Seaview PO34 5AP, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 612261
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Description: THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO A WILDLIFE PARK LESS ORDINARY! Seaview...
THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO A WILDLIFE PARK LESS ORDINARY! Seaview Wildlife really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on the N.E. Coast of the Island, situated on the outskirts of the pretty yachting village of Seaview, you will discover this hidden gem, the Isle of Wight's leader in hands-on wildlife experiences and ranked Number 1 out of 98 Isle of Wight Attractions on Trip Advisor! Getting mobbed by Wallabies and Meerkats might send some people running but animal enthusiasts will be in seventh heaven - in absolute style - at this multi-award winning attraction that is set in stunning open parklands with a backdrop of fabulous sea views. The main focus is on involvement where guests are encouraged to join in with the nine daily wildlife events that are led by a dynamic animal care team who deliver fun hands-on presentations and will introduce you to the most amazing characters and a vast array of unbelievably tame feathered and furry friends! Our licensed ' Seaview Bay ' cafe serves locally sourced ingredients such as fresh Bembridge crab sandwiches accompanied with a chilled glass of wine or relax on our outdoor patio areas with stunning views. Home made light lunches and delicious strawberry cream teas feature on the menu together with an extensively stocked gift shop with a ' new refurbished look ' for 2014! Personal, bespoke V.I.P. Packages include one-on-one encounters with penguins where meeting ' Dippy' the famous Isle of Wight penguin has to be top of your bucket list! Have a private meeting with the 'maddest mischievous meerkat mob' or book a behind the scenes Keeper For A Day or Junior Wildlife Experience - the ultimate wildlife treat! You can never be too spoilt! Offering excellent value for money this is a magical day out for all the family and a wildlife extravaganza not to be missed so, don't leave the best until last and definitely don't leave the Island without visiting this exclusive Wildlife Getaway!
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My 6 year old daughter and I spent a wonderful day here. The penguin talk was great and all the children got a chance to throw a couple of fish to the Penguins. My daughters... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

My 6 year old daughter and I spent a wonderful day here. The penguin talk was great and all the children got a chance to throw a couple of fish to the Penguins. My daughters favourite was the wallabies, they were so cute and friendly she was in her element being able to stroke them and we spent a lot... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Had a nice afternoon here helped by the lovely weather. An attractive park with friendly staff. More of an afternoon visit than all day and really more for young children, older children and teenagers would struggle to find enough to do I think. Lovely cafe where we were glad to take a break for cold drinks and ices out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I did the Penguin Encounter here which was absolutely fantastic. The staff were incredibly informative and friendly (and took great pictures). The centre was very easily walkable and the food was decent quality and price. I really enjoyed my day which was made even better by the lovely weather.

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This is a small animal park but has everything the young and old could wish for. I went there with my boyfriend and we had a great day feeding the animals and interacting with them all. There is usually a promotion which makes it an affordable place to visit on the Island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The penguin show was great. we loved the tropical house the fish were huge so lovely to see the bird flying around freely.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have visited Seaview on a number of occasions, usually on the last day of our holiday en route to the ferry. We have always enjoyed the interactive elements of the park, we love feeding the birds (many packets of feed bought each time!). This year we noticed a number of improvements to enclosures and in general. The lower lake... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This attraction is number 1 on the Isle of Wight. Maybe it us in comparison to others on the isle but I wasn't impressed. Yes you get to help feed the animals at the interactive talks and you can feed the ducks but I've been to far better. Half the animals weren't out or you couldn't see them. The gravel... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We visited the centre by chance on a day trip to the IOW. Using the online voucher adults paid child's prices, just had to show the voucher on my iPhone. Even without the discount the centre is good value. We spent a good few hours walking round, watching some of the interactions between the staff and the animals and feeding... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Nice clean environment for the animals and visitors. Plenty of picnic areas and good refreshments on site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely, well kept park with lots of interesting animals and great gardens/landscaping. We found a voucher on an IOW tourist website; which made it a superb value visit. Only minor gripe is that the busses are fairly infrequent between Ryde and here (hourly), we ended up getting a taxi as we'd just missed one on arrival. The... More 

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