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Address: Lower Seaview Road, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
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+27 41 378 1702

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A great day trip.

The park starts with a game drive through giraffe and other bok. Then you can park and walk through the predator camp. Then into the restaurant area where you can walk a boardwalk... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2014
Hugo, Oklahoma
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

We recently holidayed in Port Elizabeth and after having debated what to do, we thought it may be nice to take the children to the park. We saw plenty of young giraffes and some buck and then parked our vehicles to the enclosure where the tiger is kept and where the lions are. Thereafter we thought we would have a... More 

4 Thank Mands007
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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67 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

I return to SA every 3 years and each time I bring my family back to good old Port Elizabeth (bod of my favourite cities). We visit the park every time we come back to PE. I was somewhat dismayed to see the astronomical increase in gate fees and then the one on one animal interaction fees! Outrageous- R50 suddenly... More 

7 Thank Sammjamm
Hugo, Oklahoma
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45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

The park starts with a game drive through giraffe and other bok. Then you can park and walk through the predator camp. Then into the restaurant area where you can walk a boardwalk through the interaction area. You can purchase different interactions with tiger cubs, lion cubs, and caracal. Many other reviews complain about small cage sizes. Cage sizes are... More 

2 Thank Nikki5555
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51 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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.

6 Thank Natalia P
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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!!!!

10 Thank Schimi31
Port Elizabeth
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank PortElizabethMidge
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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.

2 Thank Ron D
Bari, Puglia, Italy
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 

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.

8 Thank Rosalay L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank MIZAWD

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