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Africa Alive!

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Whites Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF, England
+44 1502 740291
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Lovely day out

Nice slow walk around the park, plenty of animals to see, enclosures big clean informative, food... read more

Reviewed yesterday
david d
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Africa Alive

Lovely zoo in lovely grounds, wonderful meerkats and small creatures. Exceptionally clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sjc147
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, rhinos, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent. The spectacular centrepiece of Africa Alive!, our "Plains of Africa" paddock, is the perfect place to spot 5 species of African savannah animals, including our graceful giraffe and heavyweight rhinos. Enjoy a bird's eye view of our magnificent lions from "Lookout Lodge", and visit "Lemur Encounters", which gives you the chance to get incredibly close to our ring-tailed lemurs as you walk through their enclosure! Bird lovers can also enjoy spotting native species from our new "Wader's Lake Boardwalk". Discover some amazing facts about our animals during our exciting feeding talks and seasonal Bird of Prey displays. Climb aboard the free Safari Roadtrain for an entertaining journey around the Park. Look, learn and play in our fun-packed Discovery Centre and meet some of our smaller residents at the animal encounter sessions. The park offers a great outdoor adventure play area, as well as restaurants, free car parking, disabled facilities and a gift shop where you can find souvenirs and gifts for everyone - including yourself! Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For admission prices and closing times please check our website
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Whites Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF, England
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+44 1502 740291
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice slow walk around the park, plenty of animals to see, enclosures big clean informative, food good in the cafe, and cheap good size portions

Thank david d
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely zoo in lovely grounds, wonderful meerkats and small creatures. Exceptionally clean and animals in pleasant surroundings. Activity room for kids. Pleasant walks. Very good.

Thank sjc147
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had great day here plenty to do and see took food with us but lots of places to eat and food looks good, lots of activity at different times to see animals get feed and find out information about them ect. Fun was had by...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remember coming here when it had virtually first opened and there wasnt a lot there.. it has greatly improved! A bigger range of animals than expected and was really impressed with the lion enclosure and how many lions there are! A little let down...More

Thank Jess O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting the amazona zoo which we loved in Cromer we thought we would give this a go. And boy was we glad we did. Very tidy well laid out park. Lots of animals to see and very good exhibits with great viewing points. Has...More

Thank the3lions1966
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 11 year old son thoroughly enjoyed himself. The cost to start with seemed quite expensive, however after the event was worth every penny, my son wants to save and do it again. The staff that looked after him were nothing short of amazing. We...More

Thank lovefood634
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Reviewed 1 week ago

quite enjoyed this animal park all of the animals were out to see and the Africa section was easy to see all the animals from,even if you had to wait for them to come to you where you were waiting to see them lions place...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time going here nice set out place lots of room for the animals some that we had not seen before.good feeding talk but there was a lot that wasn't on no road train when we went on the day. Did not eat here had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic day out price is about right for what it is included donation loads of animals and can get close to them all went to all the animal talks and feeds loads of information and interesting loads of space very good layout there is a...More

Thank mous20587
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my animal mad daughters to see all the animals whilst on holiday in Kessingland. Africa Alive is well set out you can get quite close to all the animals all most within touching them which was really nice. All the animals looked well...More

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Lesley F
June 16, 2018|
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Response from sethsarmy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no dogs are not allowed due to the comfort of the animals there.
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andrewandmelinda
April 8, 2018|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Any guest of an annual pass holder can visit Africa Alive! or Banham Zoo at our published group rate. The annual pass holder must be present for the visit.
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Emma K
February 16, 2018|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi. Our admission prices online are exactly the same as those on the gate. Regretfully Trip Advisor doesnt like having links which take you away from their site so I cannot direct you with a single click however when... More
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