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Africa Alive!

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:00
Open today: 09:30 - 16:00
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Had a great day, even better as we only paid for us adults to get in with the half term... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louise C
via mobile
Something for everyone!

A good day out for the whole family - grandparents too. Lots of indoor and outdoor activities. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JmH1906
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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...more
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Whites Lane | Kessingland, Lowestoft NR33 7TF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The animals are all highly visible and appear to be well cared for, with many species breeding. They are building a new enclosure which will hopefully be ready for its inhabitants this Summer. We have the annual pass which makes this an affordable outing anytime...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DollonHol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great day, even better as we only paid for us adults to get in with the half term offer..changed alot since we last went, all the animals were and there were some great photo opportunities. Thanks for a cheap great day out with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Louise C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good day out for the whole family - grandparents too. Lots of indoor and outdoor activities. A suitable tea room for all ages.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JmH1906
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love it here very well kept and all close to hand. All the animals look well cared for, only thing wrong is good do with some more enclosures maybe elephants

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adamgriz
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review ..... Keep an eye out for a new species arriving for Easter :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited along with friends and family on Wed 6 February. Weather was very good and we enjoyed the day however visit was tinged by female assistant on morning duty as she charged all of us on top of entrance fee a "voluntary donation" which,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rusti T
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Rusti. Thank you for posting your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your day with us. That said, I was saddened to hear that this was spoiled with your experience when arriving. We advertise two admission prices. One with a voluntary donation and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here in January as part of a trip to Suffolk for my birthday. It was very cold but other than that it was a super day out. The park was not crowded, the little train around was fab, there was informative commentary and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SamD593
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day out with husband 3 Grandchildren nephew and family sister and brother in law and so much to see and do for all ages, we had our lunch such a selction of food, Animals all beautiful keep and grounds will be returning this year...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank marionG1578OZ
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Marion. Thanks for posting your review. What looks to be a good review confiming your plans to revisit and nothing negative identified has been reflected with just two stars for which I am disappointed to see. I welcome the opportunity to hear where you...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019

Very easy to locate with ample car parking spot. Navigating through the zoo was easy and the kids were kept busy with a stamp competition to locate 8 animals in the zoo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kenny_Millennium
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Very quiet in the winter. Still great view of animals, and staff very helpful. Roadtrain still runs, but stops early. Amazing day out, and season pass is great value! I visit very often, and I am never disappointed!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pranker797
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Really enjoyed our day at Africa Alive. The zoo itself is huge with lots of different animals to see. All the animals seemed happy and the animal talks/feeds were really interesting. The free train ride was great, at least a 20 minute journey round the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gfd90
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Africa Alive!, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Thank you for posting your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your day with us. That said, please allow me to apologise for the service you received in our restaurant. I can assure you that your experience is far from the norm. We...More

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cowleypaula
6 January 2019|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your question. We do. We also offer 2-Year passes. The benefits are fantastic where, not only to you get unlimited visits to Banham Zoo and our sister park Africa Alive!, special membership events and... More
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Cathy C
2 September 2018|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Cathy. It shouldnt be. They are on our website. Trip Advisor doesnt permit links to other sites so I cannot poibnt you there. Just go to our website and either click 'Essential Information' at the top of the page or... More
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Cathy C
2 September 2018|
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Response from hazelzantini2018 | Reviewed this property |
£18.10 cc £16.30 this time of year but I paid in August £21.40 &£17.40 for one child
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