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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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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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This was an excellent place to visit. Good cafeteria with good food. The ducks used to waddle up to you to be fed and would eat out of your hands. All the animals were lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Celestina M
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This was an excellent place to visit. Good cafeteria with good food. The ducks used to waddle up to you to be fed and would eat out of your hands. All the animals were lovely. It's such a shame that it has now closed.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We have been going to this wildlife park every year for the past 6 years and are very sorry to hear that it has closed down. It was a fantastic day out as it had everything you needed for a family trip to a wildlife park. It was great value for money and a great hands on experience as we... More 

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Thank CharlotteCain2014
Wigan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This place is fantastic you can get so close to the animals that it's unbelievable. Great value for money and I recommend you go to all of the informative keeper talks. Thanks so much :-)

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Thank Jenny M
Cowes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This place is by far the best place on the island. it is such a sad loss to the island that it has now close its door. sad sad times x x x x thank you for the memories

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Thank orianna1970
Dagenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Like imgraham below have only given this a 1 star rating to draw attention to the sad news of this brilliant attractions closure. During my regular visits to the IoW I never missed a chance to go to Seaview, and would like to take this chance to thank all the staff who were always very helpful, and really cared about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

This attraction closed on 31st October 2015 - it was 5 star but since it's now closed I gave it 1 star to draw attention to the fact. It was really good and we visited it twice earlier this year. This is just to let people know not to try and visit.

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2 Thank imgraham
Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

we visited this place on a whim last week and were so glad we did as its beautiful and so full of wildlife, it was busy with families as well as others, the wildlife there was lovely to look at and you can learn a lot from them.

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Thank vikkiet2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Just heard that this attraction has now closed due to being a seasonal experience.It' sad that after 44 years of its existence that this has been allowed too happen.As a regular visitor to the Island and this attraction it will be sorely missed,as this was possibly the best attraction on the Island.

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Thank Ian R
Horley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

so many birds and ducks to walk through its hard to not trip up.great for little ones to get up close

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Thank dean043
Farningham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I recently visited the Seaview Wildlife centre on the IOW. What a great day it was!! I was surrounded by beautiful ducks, geese and other wildfowl; fed wallabies and pigs and experienced the meerkat encounter. How special was that! A day I will never forget. Get you families there as soon as the season starts again, you won't be disappointed.

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