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Africa Alive!

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Whites Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF, England
+44 1502 740291
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This is an African Animal Adventure walking "safari" set in 100 acres. I thought the entrance fee... read more

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Bubbles73uk
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Weedon Bec, United Kingdom
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We visited with famiky for a whole day out. Our visit was mid week on a Tuesday. It was quiet which... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave H
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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

This is an African Animal Adventure walking "safari" set in 100 acres. I thought the entrance fee was really high - you are paying approx. £18/per adult, fortunately car parking is free & there is plenty of it right by the entrance. The park itself...More

Thank Bubbles73uk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited with famiky for a whole day out. Our visit was mid week on a Tuesday. It was quiet which was to be expected. But that was a good thing. Seversl feeding evdnts are carried out during different times of the day. We first...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took my 4yr old grandson to Africa Alive today. Price includes a 10% charity donation, this is explained at the till and you can decline. The park extends over some 60 acres and is made up of a mixture of open and closed enclosures, the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a fantastic experience. All the animals are well looked after and seem really happy. The paths were totally accessible and everything was signposted clearly along with descriptions of the animal that you were viewing. Lots of animal information given out during the day...More

1  Thank jacalynfrancis
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We felt it important to bring our youngest to see endangered animals before they disappear or zoos are banned. Made us feel sad, just a tourist attraction. Everything is done to make visitors happy not the animals, such as daily feeding and castration of lions...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic zoo with great animal's. Easy to walk around and see everything. Great animal talks given out throughout the day. Friendly staff and good shop

Thank Merle R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here as a group of 11 including kids, everyone really enjoyed their day and the park is very easily navigate around, with plenty of animals on display, it’s was a great way to spend and afternoon.

Thank Kkbckk
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whilst the price wasn't cheap (nor expensive) you can see where the money is spent. The animals were in lovely condition and so were their homes. The keepers we saw around the place were happy to answer questions, this was nice as we asked them...More

Thank Tyso_kitten
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Africa Alive 10.5.18 . and had a wonderful day. We booked to feed the giraffes and enjoyed the experience immensely. You are taken in to a large enclosure that has rhinos, zebras, antelope and giraffes. Escorted by a very knowledgeable keeper, who will answer...More

Thank Keith and Gill P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible day! I'd booked for myself and one other to feed the lions, and although the price is high, it really is worth every penny! No other experience comes close for the price, and you feel that the money is going towards the...More

Thank Sam B
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andrewandmelinda
8 April 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
16 February 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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Janet D
13 October 2017|
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Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
online is cheaper but not by much we had vouchers too so price wasn't too bad.
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