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Africa Alive!

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

Had an amazing time at Africa alive it was very informative lots to do for all ages The animals... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KTSawyer
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Just a brilliant day out

We visited here for my daughter's 11th birthday while we were on holiday in Suffolk. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ruth L
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Accrington, 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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“zulu dancers” (42 reviews)
“road train” (36 reviews)
“lion enclosure” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 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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"wildlife park"
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"collect stamps"
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"animal enclosures"
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"feeding talks"
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"feeding times"
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"birds of prey"
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"animals seem"
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"banham zoo"
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"free train"
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"indoor play area"
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"lots of space"
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"crazy golf"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had an amazing time at Africa alive it was very informative lots to do for all ages The animals looked well looked after and had very reasonable sized spaces to roam in. I would go back there for sure the train ride is great as...More

Thank KTSawyer
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here for my daughter's 11th birthday while we were on holiday in Suffolk. It was beautiful sunshine all day, the only problem were the wasps, but they would have been a problem wherever we went. We were very impressed by the cleanliness of...More

Thank Ruth L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Africa Alive for the very first time yesterday and we were certainly not disappointed. An absolutely fantastic day where we got to see so many different types of animal, a chance to watch the superb Zulu nation and the opportunity to speak to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A nice big zoo, lots to see and do, we spent ages at the African safari area watching the rhino, emu, zebra, giraffe and antelope all together in the big enclosure. There are lots of animals here and my children got a stamp at different...More

Thank mum123415
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The park itself is great. We went to the cafe at the centre of the park and were disgusted with both the quality of the food and the attitude of the staff there. I asked for children's cutlery and was informed they had none! It's...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit here regularly with my family ... youngest 5 months, oldest 65 . It’s a well laid out park with plenty to keep everyone happy . Even a train ride for young and old to see right around all the animals . Restaurant is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day out for all the family. It’s a lovely place to visit. It’s a fair price too. I love going there.

Thank Terry P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family on holiday. We stayed on the campsite attached meaning that we could go as often as we wanted. Every day was different, the Zulu dancing was great and the kids all joined in. Worth every penny.

Thank James U
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous day out, well worth the money, particularly the safari ride and African dancers show. Food in expensive and staff helpful and polite.

Thank mrsnorton2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place and the space most of the animals had - would have liked a little more room for the chimps but it was a fabulous day out and the bird of prey talk and African dancers made the day even more Special !!

Thank sjpwardy
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Lesley F
17 June 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
9 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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