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“A great family day out”
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Seaview Wildlife Encounter
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Owner description: THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO A WILDLIFE PARK LESS ORDINARY! Seaview Wildlife really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on the N.E. Coast of the Island, situated on the outskirts of the pretty yachting village of Seaview, you will discover this hidden gem, the Isle of Wight's leader in hands-on wildlife experiences and ranked Number 1 out of 98 Isle of Wight Attractions on Trip Advisor! Getting mobbed by Wallabies and Meerkats might send some people running but animal enthusiasts will be in seventh heaven - in absolute style - at this multi-award winning attraction that is set in stunning open parklands with a backdrop of fabulous sea views. The main focus is on involvement where guests are encouraged to join in with the nine daily wildlife events that are led by a dynamic animal care team who deliver fun hands-on presentations and will introduce you to the most amazing characters and a vast array of unbelievably tame feathered and furry friends! Our licensed ' Seaview Bay ' cafe serves locally sourced ingredients such as fresh Bembridge crab sandwiches accompanied with a chilled glass of wine or relax on our outdoor patio areas with stunning views. Home made light lunches and delicious strawberry cream teas feature on the menu together with an extensively stocked gift shop with a ' new refurbished look ' for 2014! Personal, bespoke V.I.P. Packages include one-on-one encounters with penguins where meeting ' Dippy' the famous Isle of Wight penguin has to be top of your bucket list! Have a private meeting with the 'maddest mischievous meerkat mob' or book a behind the scenes Keeper For A Day or Junior Wildlife Experience - the ultimate wildlife treat! You can never be too spoilt! Offering excellent value for money this is a magical day out for all the family and a wildlife extravaganza not to be missed so, don't leave the best until last and definitely don't leave the Island without visiting this exclusive Wildlife Getaway!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We had the fortune of spending a day out with our daughter's family at this attraction. From the word go it had a friendly family orientated feel and it got better and better. We spent the whole day there and at no time were we lost for something new and interesting. Our grandsons (9 years and nearly 2 years) were delighted with the experience and the ability to handle some of the animals, (especially the wallabies), added a different dimension to the day. The restaurant and ice cream parlour were very reasonably priced and other facilities were all to a high standard. All in all a very good day out.

Thank HappyCouple1209
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

this is a great place to come and relax !! we fed the duck, swans, geese, all day would recommend to anybody

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Reviewed 19 August 2012

Enjoyed this visit.. Strolled around feeding all the ducks, geese and swans, then watched some of the keeper led displays... Penguin feeding and parrot flight. Knowledgeable staff, enjoy their work and all the birds are in great condition and well cared for.
Cafe was nice and clean and food good quality and reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 19 August 2012

If you want to see lions and tigers, you definitely need to visit the zoo as this attraction is mainly ducks, penguins and wallabies, but if you want a day where your children can get close to the animals I'd highly recommend this centre. My children were able to feed swans, ducks and penguins, they hugged wallabies and played with guinea pigs and ferrets in the pets corner. The surroundings are beautiful, the animals all seem genuinely happy and relaxed and are extremely tame. The staff really make this place, though. They gave informative talks, interacted pleasantly and naturally with children of all ages and were able to answer all questions. The staff really seem to care about the visitors and seem to actually like children, unlike staff at some attractions. The gift shop and cafe are also nice and reasonably priced, too.

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Reviewed 16 August 2012

Lots of Birds, geese,ducks etc wandering about quite freely and only too happy to gobble up the food you can buy on the way in.However the stars of the show for me are the Wallabys and Penguins particularly at feeding time both very entertaining. Lots more to see from Meerkats to Otters , have spent several pleasent afternoons there with my family.

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