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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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mainly a duck encounter, than :wildlife: , ok to pass couple of hours with young children, young teens would be bored, used to be flamingoland, so change of name tricked us to go... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

mainly a duck encounter, than :wildlife: , ok to pass couple of hours with young children, young teens would be bored, used to be flamingoland, so change of name tricked us to go here, its just ok but you would not revisit for many years, or change of name ha ha

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

A lovely little wildlife farm with plenty of hands on options. Feeding the ducks and Wallabies, stroking the pets and watching the animals being fed. There is also an under 5 activity room. We took our 2 half year old and we all had a very enjoyable afternoon. The prices are reasonable too.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Have just spent an entire afternoon at Seaview and my partner had to literally drag me away, so much to do, and so much to see, if you like and animal experience, then this is the place for you, from the greeting of the ducks as you walk through the gate ( they know you have food ) to the... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Spent a good few hours here today with a family or two adults, myself (20) and my brother (18). We loved it. Great for all ages, fed the wallabys and stroked and get up close with them, sheep, alpacas, pigs. Even handled a cosckroach! There are plenty of meets and greets for animal feedings for penguins, otters, meerkats, wallabys... Loads... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

First day opening 2015. A nice afternoon out with 17yr old daughter. Fed the Wallabies, ducks, penguins, and geese. Stroked the wallabies and Alpacas. The cafe was a little expensive and disorganised with the wrong order coming to the table in fits and starts due, apparently, to new staff learning the ropes. Cafe had little selection and staff were a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visit regularly with our son who has learning difficulties. We love to feed all of the hungry ducks and geese from our hands. We also enjoy feeding the wallabies and sometimes the alpacas and the highlight is always feeding fish to the penguins, which is something you can't do in many places! Probably a half day visit is enough,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Really good memories from this place, not a zoo! At your arrival hundreds of ducks welcome you and follow you during your visit. Penguin's and other animals are the most attraction. Recommended 100%

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Organised our trip as part of our holiday to take my niece to feed the penguins as part of her birthday present. We were able to use our Tesco club card vouchers and had money left over to buy food for the animals. We were given a map to help guide us around the grounds. Wifi available in the cafe,... More 

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Naestved, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Whether it is feeding the wildfowl, penguins or wandering around the tropical gardens this place is well worth a few hours of your life and is a safe place for children to have fun and explore.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Of all the wildlife parks, that is. Well kept grounds, above all well looked after animals & birds. We've visited several times now, every one has been enjoyable. Even the refreshments are reasonably priced and of good quality - the tea is really good! Children will love it.

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