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Seaview Wildlife Encounter

Oakhill Road, Seaview PO34 5AP, England
+44 1983 612261
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Seaview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos & Aquariums
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Owner description: 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a great place to take small children, on entering you are mobbed by an array of different water birds all keen for you to feed them. Buy plenty of feed at the shop as you will need it. Visit Dippy the penguin, great fun trying to spot him amongst his friends. Tropical house is great but watch out for... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visited twice - once on the Friday of October half term, very busy but lots of opportunities to interact with the animals at feeding time, and once on the Saturday morning - think we were first through the gates and had a great time feeding the very hungry ducks and enjoying a more quiet, leisurely experience. We went as... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was a great day out. The ducks and geese flapped and quacked enthusiastically when we arrived, clamouring for food from our hands. The paths were well laid-out and my young son loved running along them, then over the little bridge and past the bushes. Feeding the penguins was a treat and everyone had the opportunity to feed a fish... More

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manchester
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11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a lovely few hours at Seaview, the venue is exceptionally clean throughout, all the enclosures are well maintained and there is a genuine feeling of care and love for the occupants of Seaview Wildlife. We arrived just after opening time and the ducks were very happy to eat the food we'd bought for them, which was the highlight... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went to Seaview Wildlife Encounter during the October half-term and had a wonderful day. We were one of the first through the gates and were welcomed by an army of fowl ready to liberate us of our duck food (I'd recommend buying multiple bag and saving it for later in the day as well). The whole experience was excellent,... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We visited on a really wet Wednesday during half term and park was not at all busy we had a family ticket which was £32 and we had 2 bags of seed to feed the ducks which were 75p each. They have a good selection of animals here for a relatively small park but the highlight for my partner and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We read the reviews and thought we'd check it out not really expecting too much but how wrong could we be. It was fabulous, the park itself is very pretty and well kept and a really good layout. The interaction between the birds and animals is something unique and my children adored feeding the ducks by hand, brushing and feeding... More

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Fantastic hands on experience at this wonderful park with lots of animals. The staff were great, the park clean and all the animals were brilliant we all enjoyed our afternoon there and would definitely visit again.

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Pevensey, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Went as 4 adults on a short island trip. Good value for a great little park which, as the name suggests, has super sea views. Lots of care put into the park for a relatively small size area. Lots put together. Talks very good and an excellent opportunity to get so close to the animals. Great interactive talks. The penguins... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is a fabulous park perfect for children and adults the penguins and pelicans were a favourite of ours. We were welcomed by loads ( and I mean loads) of ducks so buying the duck food is definitely recommended to help get through the croud.

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