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“Fantastic for all the family”
Review of Africa Alive!

Africa Alive!
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Lowestoft
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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
Suffolk UK
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic for all the family”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

We had an annual pass for the Banham zoo which gave us half price admission to this park.
Lots of walking but well worth it.
One of the best zoo's I have been to in quite a while.

Visited April 2012
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English first
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Animal Park”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Visited in October half term and we had a lovely day. The park isn't that big but there are plenty of different animals to see -,got so close to the lions. Saw a lot of animals that you wouldn't usually see like Hyenas and different types of Foxes and there's a lovely train that goes around the park. Things to do for the kids like outdoor park, indoor play area and if they stamp the animal card they get a medal at the end. Restaurant prices not too bad, think the entrance fee is a bit expensive but you can get money off vouchers. Would definitely recommend.

Visited October 2012
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Day Out For A Family”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

A real fun filled day out for all the family, I grew up close to this wildlife park and have always enjoyed visiting there when I return home, the animals are well looked after and you can learn so much from the staff who look after the animals with pride.

Visited September 2012
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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“day out for the family”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Africa alive is a great place for all the family,went there with my five grown up children and their partners,and eight grandchildren,
everybody had a great day seeing the animals close up,there was an indoor and outdoor play area for the kids which they loved and a cafe where we cauld get drinks and something to eat,plenty to do and see for many hours. highly recommend this as aday out.

Visited October 2012
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“expensive for what it is”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

IT is very expensive for the amount of time it takes to go round .Seeing the animals was nice although there was not that many .The variety of animals was limited

Visited October 2012
Thank Andrew H
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