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Africa Alive!

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Address: White's Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7SL, England
Phone Number: 441502740291
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes,...

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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Great day out

Visited here on Saturday. Prices have gone up but till worth it in my opinion. £60 for 3 of us plus we paid £45 for the 3 of us to do the 30 minute safari tour ( well worth it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gemma W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here on Saturday. Prices have gone up but till worth it in my opinion. £60 for 3 of us plus we paid £45 for the 3 of us to do the 30 minute safari tour ( well worth it). The Mighty Zulu Nation are back again for the summer and always do a great show. The bird of pray... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great interactive zoo for all the family. There was a stamp hunt for the kids which they get a medal at the end, indoor play area, outdoor play area, animal feeding, bird displays and also road train with no additional charges. Food and drinks not as overpriced as i'd expected. Plenty of seating throughout. Animal information clearly visible informative... More 

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London, Uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We made the use of Tesco vouchers to make this a cheaper day out. We had a good full day here - lots of talks and feeding makes this a very simple day to entertain the kids. The park is big enough to feel you've seen lots but not too big that you're exhausted walking from end to end. We... More 

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Thank Richard-StNeots
Daventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to Africa Alive with Tesco Vouchers, it was an very hot day, and a lot of animals were in the shade, but we saw the main ones, lions, rhino, giraffe and monkeys. We went when the Zulu dancers were there and they were fantastic, got the kids up dancing with them, brilliant. We caught the little safari train which... More 

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Thank Kaz C
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Africa Alive and had a brilliant day out! There was lots to do, animal feeding sessions, bird and dance shows. It's great for families and couple alike. We would go again! :)

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Thank MrsB8815
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this with 3 children under four and my partner. Spent the best part of 4 hours enjoying the surrounding and the animals that were there. Kids didn't get bored there was plenty for them see and take in. Abit pricey but the kids got in for free so steadies the prices really . Didn't eat there in the various... More 

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Thank Ashleymtfc
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this review

Hi, Ashley. Thanks for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased you all enjoyed your day. Hopefully you can come back and see us again soon More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely little place this where we spent most of the day. Got there when it opened about 10am and was still there about 3pm and could have stayed longer. The zoo itself was surprisingly quiet all day (perhaps the kids were still at school around these parts). There was plenty of animals to see and plenty of play areas and... More 

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MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this review

Hi, James. Thank you for posting your review and thanks also for your excellent recommendation. Hopefully a return trip is on the cards in the not too distant future More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very well kept park, animals are all well cared for. There were keepers around everywhere tending to the animals needs. Something to do or see all day. African dancers was a fabulous addition to the day. Land train was great way to see the park. Boys enjoyed the indoor soft play and outdoor play area. We bought... More 

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MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this review

Thanks Emma for your really kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your day and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic place to visit, kids really enjoyed it as well as my self. Seriously recommended. Animals look well cared for and lots of activities for the kids. Fantastic day out.

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Thank Gary J
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this review

Hi, Gary, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your day and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went along to the night event when they opened after hours Straight away the big cats were really active and I saw more animals than I had during regular day hours. The tickets were great value for money too with the additional entertainment. The zoo was clean and the animals in very good condition. Clearly well looked after. The... More 

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Thank Devonshiregirl
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the evening with us. We note the comments regarding the gift shop being extremely busy and apologise for any discomfort caused. Hopefully we will see you again really soon. More 

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