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Africa Alive!

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

My daughter had a season ticket so we visited regularly. Each visit there was always something new... read more

Reviewed yesterday
suewills630
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Great day even if it was freeeeezing

Well I've been to alot of Zoo's and I must say this is by far up amongst the top 3. Not only are u... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sam g
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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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Whites Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My daughter had a season ticket so we visited regularly. Each visit there was always something new to see. Bird flying and African dancers in high season where a highlight. Well worth a visit.

Thank suewills630
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well I've been to alot of Zoo's and I must say this is by far up amongst the top 3. Not only are u up close to most of the animals but it's so well kept and sign posted. We walked the whole route which...More

Thank sam g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't eat here - take your own food. We're season ticket holders and love the zoo and go all the time, but the food is truly awful. Each time we eat there we say never again, with 4 children we end up eating there quite...More

Thank V_Wynd
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear your comments regarding the quality of the food you have experienced at Africa Alive! and, being candid, has come as a great surprise given the excellent feedback I usually hear, indeed, given the changes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place So close to Kessingland Beach and have a range of lovingly kept animals. Great for all ages and groups (couples, families, friends etc) Well situated and not far from nice eateries if you do not wish to eat here (however, food...More

Thank Trinaandgarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo, kids loved it. The zoo is clean, well laid out and great for a family day out. Entry price is responsible. All in all a good day had by all.

Thank Darren E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely day out for young children, plenty of animals to see and in addition a super indoor play area, road train and crazy golf. There is a large car park near by and the place is open throughout the year; well worth a visit...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Another great day, something to do in all weather's. The animals always clean and seem content. Places to eat at a good price or the option to picnic. Well worth the entrance fee.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We came here for my daughter's 3rd Birthday in October. It was a very cold day so wasn't very busy. On arrival we were given a booklet of different stamps to collect which my daughter enjoyed. Once they were all collected we went to collect...More

Thank lilmounte35
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry if you felt that we fell short of what you expected of your day out. This seems to be centered on the lack of an opportunity for guests to feed the animals. We do offer feeding...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with my boyfriend in low season. Tickets seemed pricey at first but after we left it was well worth the money! Lots to see and our highlights were the feeding times of the animals and the Lemur enclosure! Perfect to fill the time and...More

Thank abcdefgkateyrr
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The advantage to arriving in the colder months, is that it was incredibly quiet - we only saw a handful of other visitors despite it being a Saturday (though also a bit of a dull and occasionally wet day too), which suits me as I'm...More

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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.
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Donna7177
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
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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.
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