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Africa Alive!

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

We visited Africa Alive as part of my daughters 30th birthday weekend as we were camping in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
hayley b
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Excellent day out

My wife and I, along with our 8week old went to Africa Alive today and it’s was great! I thought at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sean P
Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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Whites Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF, England
+44 1502 740291
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Africa Alive as part of my daughters 30th birthday weekend as we were camping in the area. We used vouchers for free children's places which helped keep the cost down as it is a bit pricey. We had a lovely day the children...More

Thank hayley b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I, along with our 8week old went to Africa Alive today and it’s was great! I thought at first that £19pp was a bit steep (we’re northern) but once we got through the door we were pleasantly surprised, buggy accessibility was really...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much more than I expected (living, as I do, in a state with an amazing zoological park - the North Carolina Zoo). It has a wonderful animal collection, with generous and attractive enclosures. Bought a Junior Zoo Keeper day for my great-nephew, which he used...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I with our 5 & 7 year olds spent the greater part of the day here and really enjoyed it.

Thank northterracematt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with grandson, we both enjoyed the visit, fantastic setting, staff, lots of activities for kids, we will visit zoo again for sure

Thank Seastar8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an absolutely amazing place. This is one of the best zoo's we have ever visited, a great experience from the second we entered. Details of all the animals can be found on the website so I wont include them all here. Talks and feeding...More

Thank RichJCalder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family decided to visit this attraction as a day out whilst holidaying in the area. We got there at 11am and managed to get see all the animals in their open areas. After having our picnic and a cuppa we decided to go around...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really surprised at this place.. it's not massive but the variety of animals is good ... lions,cheetahs,rhino, monkeys etc. It's a fun day out

Thank Farmps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable price to get in. Food hall good price. Spent an amazing 3 hours wandering around looking at animals and listening to the talks. Can get quite close to the animals and wasnt busy so didnt have to hustle and bustle about. Great day all...More

Thank Marlene R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner brought me here for my birthday since I love animals and I'm so glad he did. Its a lovely place to go see animals and you can get fairly close to them too. It had mixed species enclosures so they got to be...More

Thank ahallam91ah
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Janet D
14 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.
6 September 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
The Plains of Africa is an awe-inspiring representation of the African savannah, where the animals roam freely together as they do in the wild. Limited placements available; participants must be 6 years or over.This... More
Colin W
10 June 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Karl. All of the prices are on our website. I am unable to provide a link on Trip Advisor however just put in Banham Zoo into the search bar and it will come up.