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Address: Bekesbourne Road | Bekesbourne, Canterbury CT4 5EL, England
Phone Number: +44 844 842 4647
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Howletts Wild Animal Park is a 90 acre adventure in beautiful ancient...

Howletts Wild Animal Park is a 90 acre adventure in beautiful ancient parkland that is ideal for great days out in Kent with the entire family. With the Howletts Passport ticket you can come back time and time again for a whole 12 months. Check out our Passport Events for 12 fantastic reasons to come back and enjoy the adventure again...

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A great zoo with easy access

Love this zoo it has so much to offer. My 3 kids are all young 3-7 years and all 3 found it enjoyable. We also took my step-dad who has a battery powered scooter due to his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Zoe S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this zoo it has so much to offer. My 3 kids are all young 3-7 years and all 3 found it enjoyable. We also took my step-dad who has a battery powered scooter due to his disability. We found the whole place had easy access for him too so he could enjoy the day with the kids too. Staff... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I live locally and visit the park probably 4 times a year, I've been in all weathers, in the hight of summer it is packed, I personally have never seen much movement in the animals on such days. Every time I have been on bad weather days it has been relatively quiet visitor wise, but the animals seem to come... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food pricey but very nice (as others remark .... maybe bring a picnic) “Gift shop” extremely expensive. Oh well … all goes to a good cause. Other than that … excellent place to visit. Large but not SO large you get lost or you need to take two visits. We saw it all in one day. Perhaps not ideal in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What's not to love about going to the zoo. The kids just love it. It's very clean the staff are helpful the information is brilliant. The price is slightly high but if you have annual passes it works out to be rather reasonable. The food is very boring over priced and let's be honest do we expect anything other than... More 

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HowlettsPortLympne, Office Administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Howletts is an animal park with a difference. The animals are beautifully cared for and look well. Their habitats are designed to suit them and the entire park is comfortable to visit fir humans too

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HowlettsPortLympne, Office Administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I do hope you visit us again soon. More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is very well landscaped into the surroundings. It has gorillas, elephant, rhino, lion, tiger and loads of monkeys. There are several food outlets. the staff were really friendly. It's been a long time since we saw so much activity from zoo-animals in their enclosures. Will visit the sister park next time, too.

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HowlettsPortLympne, office administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, please visit us again soon. More 

Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great day out . Best take a pack lunch as the food offered in the outlets is pricey. And find the best time to go is in the afternoon as the park empties the keepers are about and the animals which are timid come out of their hiding places in their in closures

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HowlettsPortLympne, Office Administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our animals recognise the vehicles the keepers drive, so as soon as they hear that familiar sound they usually associated with food. I hope you visit again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have a special interest in animals but not tiny cramped conditions. Howletts has a special record in breeding wild endangered species which they return to the wild to recreate colonies. The enclosures are designed for the comfort and natural habitat of the particular creature not for profit from the viewing public. On the larger paddocks they... More 

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HowlettsPortLympne, Office Administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and pleased you enjoy your visit. Hope you visit again soon. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family for a day out. Great selection of animals and really tires the kids out walking around.

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HowlettsPortLympne, Office Administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

I was pleased to learn that you enjoyed your visit and you visit us again soon. More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the zoo Sunday. Howletts is a lovely zoo. Parking was quick and easy straight inn no queuing at all. All staff friendly and very helpful. Had a fun day favourite animal gotta be the wolfs.

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HowlettsPortLympne, Office Administrator at Howletts Wild Animal Park, responded to this review

I was pleased to learn that you enjoyed your visit to Howletts. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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