Africa Alive!

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Book your tickets online! Make your day out an adventure with a visit to Africa Alive! Explore the sights and sounds of Africa discovering lions, giraffe, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent! This summer enjoy our fantastic new “Meet the Meerkat Mob” walkthrough habitat and look out for special appearances from some children’s favourite characters such as; “Alice in Wonderland”; Paw Patrol; Paddington; Minions; Trolls; Peter Rabbit and Hey Duggee as well as the ever popular Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Troupe - check out our website for diary dates. The spectacular centrepiece of Africa Alive!, our ‘Plains of Africa’, is the perfect place to spot five species of African savannah animals, including our graceful giraffe and heavyweight rhinos. During the summer months there is even the chance to get up close to these magnificent creatures with our awe-inspiring ‘Plains of Africa’ experience! You could choose to get even closer to our giraffe, ring-tailed lemurs, aardvarks or meerkats in one of our other amazing on the day experiences available. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of our magnificent lions from our viewing point ‘Lookout Lodge’ and visit ‘Lemur Encounters’, which offers you the chance to get right in with the action – as you walk-through the lemurs’ enclosure! The zoo is also home some other amazing primates including bushbabies, colobus monkeys, and the endangered drill. The zoo is set in 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside and also offers the chance to spot a wide range of British wildlife. Bird lovers can also enjoy spotting native nature from our ‘Wader’s Lake’ boardwalk or seeing some African feathered friends on our Woodland Walk! Learn some amazing facts about our animals during our exciting feeding talks or climb aboard the free Safari Roadtrain for an entertaining journey around the zoo. Look, learn and play in our fun-packed “Discovery Centre” and meet some of our smaller residents at the animal encounter sessions. The zoo offers a great outdoor adventure play area, as well as restaurants, free car parking, disabled facilities and a gift shop, where you can find presents and gifts for everyone. With many events taking place throughout the year, check out our website or follow Africa Alive! on social media to ensure you don’t miss out!

Guide Prices

Advanced booking online only.
Adults £20.00,
Child (5-15yrs) £15.00,
Under 5yrs Free,
Concession (65+) £16.50,
Reg Disabled/Carer £10.00.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Pushchairs available

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By road :Africa Alive! is signposted off the A146 and A12 – Follow the brown tourist signsDrive Times :Bury St Edmunds – 1hr 20 minsIpswich – 1hr 2 minsGreat Yarmouth – 30 minsNorwich – 50 minsAccessible by Public Transport: Lowestoft station is 3 miles away.

Africa Alive!

Type:Wildlife Park

Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7TF

Tel: 01502 740291

Awards

  • East of England Awards Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member 2016

Opening Times

* Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Last admissions 4.30pm, park closes at 5.30pm.For admission prices and closing times please check our website www.africa-alive.co.uk or telephone (01502) 740291. Africa Alive!, Kessingland, Lowestoft, NR33 7TF