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Ark Wildlife Park

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The Meerkat experience was amazing!

Me and my partner visited here predominantly for the Meerkat experience, and we simply cannot... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Great visit

Came for the fox experience. Staff knowledgeable and friendly. All animals in clean environments... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Retford, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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The Ark is a wildlife park with a difference. It is home to over 180 animals, almost all of whom have been rescued. Among them are some of the world's most exotic creatures, including. Eurasian lynx, a caiman crocodile and an Arctic fox - as well as...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
West Fen Lane | Stickney, Boston PE22 8BD, England
+44 7546 295977
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my partner visited here predominantly for the Meerkat experience, and we simply cannot describe how wonderful it was! The place is quite small, but I think there are a lot of lovely, varied animals to see, and the price reflects that. The experience...More

Thank rosie577
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the fox experience. Staff knowledgeable and friendly. All animals in clean environments. Good selection of animals. Great food at good prices in the cafe.

Thank zeniajones5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I visited the Ark today and used the child free voucher from the Primary Times magazine. Staff were really friendly and knowledgable, food was scrummy (choccy cake to die for and was so large we had to have a doggy bag!) and...More

Thank Zoe L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with our 3 children, 10, 8 and 6 a couple of days ago. All of the animals are in good sized enclosures, the lemurs (my 3's favourite) have their own island, we stood and watched these for ages. They loved the foxes and...More

Thank nicolalloyd12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an experience day meeting some foxes.the man was very informative and told me lots of interesting information.i also sponsored a camilian .it's the best day

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My new husband and I were bought a meerkat experience at ARK wildlife park as a wedding gift and we had an amazing time. There is a great variety of animals to see and you get to be quite up close to most of them....More

1  Thank zoejane1984
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be confused with a zoo , this little hidden gem has a warm friendly feel. The enclosures are wild kept rather than caged looking. Take time to wander , feed the goats and meerkats. Staff are friendly knowledgable and seem to have a...More

1  Thank 73piper
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I called and booked a fox experience with Marie and she was friendly, informative and very helpful. My sister has been in love with foxes since she was young but she has never seen one in person before. When we arrived at the centre, staff...More

1  Thank Stacey B
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited the place today, couldn’t fault the place at all. We visited for something to do on our way past and I’m so glad we did, the price is so worth it, the lady on the till/cafe was brilliant, her service...More

1  Thank Connector812050
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The park has so much potential but we felt that it was lacking a certain something to make it worth the money. The size of the park is small and can be walked around very quickly. As people often say: it’s not the size the...More

Thank Andrea R
Jamie M, Owner at Ark Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Many thanks for your review and for visiting and supporting our rescue work at the Ark. We do have many people who spend all day with us and as you can imagine being a rescue centre our outgoings are huge. We have daily encounters at...More

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November 9, 2018|
Response from Jamie M | Property representative |
Yes, you can take as many photos as you like and people often do. Thanks
Carole K
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Jamie M | Property representative |
Thank you Carole, we have a sneaking suspicion the reviewer hasn't actually been to the park, and has over motives for posting his review
Tessa K
October 10, 2017|
Response from Jamie M | Property representative |
Hi. I am afraid we don't allow dogs into the park itself, they are welcome in the cafe though. Many Thanks