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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 young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We loved the place , the penguins, flamingo's and the birds flying around you in the large greenhouse was great. But walking and feeding the wallabies was the highlight closely followed by feeding the ducks at 15.00 hours, never seen so many ducks in one place in my life. The meerkats are realy charming at feeding time. The cafe was very good and shop was also good. Not to be missed !!!!

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Reviewed 7 October 2012

Probably the best value attraction on the Isle of Wight. Really helpful staff, and all of the animals seem really happy and well cared for. For my Finance and me the best part was being able to walk with the Wallabies and actually stroke them! The whole place is exciting for ALL ages. The diversity of animals is amazing, and the staff are really friendly and helpful. Altogether a GREAT day out.

2  Thank Bill1950Bournemouth
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

Enjoyed the mix of sea life and animals. They are so well looked after and reside in such well thought out enclosures. Plenty of friendly and helpful staff throughout. Lots of feeding and hands on in some cases. Feeding the wallabies was really fun, even at my age! They are so cute. They have a really good collection of parrots and other birds, and the penguins are fun. I don't think I have ever seen so many ducks in one place. They are really noisy! Add meercats and otters and you have a whole bunch of cute creatures. Also, the tropical house is very well laid out with lots of small birds flying around and beautiful fish. Seaview Wildlife Encounter is not huge but it makes for a great day out.

2  Thank brum1982
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

Enjoyed the mix of sea life and animals. They are so well looked after and reside in such well thought out enclosures. Plenty of friendly and helpful staff throughout. Lots of feeding and hands on in some cases. Feeding the wallabies was really fun, even at my age! They are so cute. They have a really good collection of parrots and other birds, and the penguins are fun. I don't think I have ever seen so many ducks in one place. They are really noisy! Add meercats and otters and you have a whole bunch of cute creatures. Also, the tropical house is very well laid out with lots of small birds flying around and beautiful fish. Seaview Wildlife Encounter is not huge but it makes for a great day out.

Thank dave9337
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Reviewed 3 October 2012 via mobile

I love love love this place, 2nd year me & my partner have been & it's so much fun as well as being really interesting. Being able to get up close with the Wallabys was a highlight for me, I didn't want to leave! Also fed the parrots which was funny, this is while you have cheeky ducks walking around you trying to pinch some food. Really is an amazing place, couldn't recommend it more!

Thank MrsPayne13
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