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Address: Lower Seaview Road, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
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Lion Park

Not too brilliant. Not many animals. Lions are good though. Expensive for what you see. Lions well looked after and you can drive into where some of them are.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 November 2013
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

Its a zoo, no one explain why the animals are there, what are the goal of the place.. terrible. you can take pictures with baby animals, but each one has different price, I felt like buying clothes... The only good things is there you can see a lot of giraffes near the parking area.

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6 Thank Natalia P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

We went there for a family day, basically there is nothing todo, the braai and picnic facilities are not up to scratch, and its appalling to see how small the cages were that these animals were in, disgusted!!!!

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10 Thank Schimi31
Port Elizabeth
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Not too brilliant. Not many animals. Lions are good though. Expensive for what you see. Lions well looked after and you can drive into where some of them are.

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2 Thank PortElizabethMidge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 weeks and volunteered there with the animals. It was an amazing experience which I recommend anyone to try it.

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2 Thank Ron D
Bari, Puglia, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

Seaview is a beautiful place to visit if you love lions like I do. I was able to take some great photos of lions. I'd heard you can go in with the lions and interact with them and cuddle the babies. It was one of the greatest disappointments of my life when I found there were no babies at the... More 

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1 Thank CatrionaMacPas
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

High entrance fee with all roads closed off for entrance. No animals except a few antelope. Few fat lions. Agree animals sold off for hunting. Where have all last year's cubs gone? Two Tiger missing also. Cat walk unsafe. Cages all empty. Very unpleasant experience. African Dawn was execptional value for money, lovely people, cared for birds and animals.

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8 Thank Rosalay L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

nothing special, but fighting a great cause. The cuddleable baby animals were to big for our 10 year old. Only animals the be touched were the caracals for roughly 75 rand for 5 minutes.

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2 Thank MIZAWD
Grahamstown, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

As a sanctuary for animals from zoos etc, you will always be sure to see a variety of different animals here. Our fav was the interactive time with a white lion cub and white Bengal tiger cub.. Only 7 to 9 months old, they are still quite frightening.

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1 Thank DibzS
Bottineau, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

I personally volunteered here for a few weeks back in June, and would love to go again if not for the cost of flights there from the US. Being able to be behind the scenes is such a different experience than just walking along the boardwalk or driving through the park. I think that people who are only here for... More 

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3 Thank Marissa P
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

This so called game park is in fact more like a zoo. Animals are kept in fenced camps with virtually no natural habitat. They also have Tigers which are not indemic to South Africa and must surely suffer with our climate.

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1 Thank Derek T

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