Africa Alive! (which used to be known as the Suffolk Wildlife Park) is an amazing safari park with lots to see and do, where everyone will have fun.
The park has 100 acres of enclosures and habitat to discover, so you’ll need to spend the whole day here if you want to see it all!
Here are some of the highlights:
Safari Roadtrain: A good way to look round is the Safari Roadtrain, which is absolutely free. This is always an exciting way for children to explore the park whilst saving tired legs!
Discovery Centre: An exciting room in which you can get hands-on with some of the smaller animals and reptiles, and look at the factual displays.
Kingdom of the Lion: An amazing way to see the lions, and take beautiful, unobstructed photos from Lookout Lodge.
Farmyard Corner: In Farmyard Corner you can get hands on with some of the small animals, like rabbits, or go to the Aardvark House, where a number of nocturnal species live.
Plains of Africa: A recreation of the real African Savannah, Plains of Africa is an amazing enclosure where lots of animals, such as giraffes and huge rhinos, roam together just as they would in the wild.
Lemur Encounters: Walk through the lemur enclosure and watch the captivating ring-tailed lemurs as they play.
The Wild Zone: The Wild Zone is an innovative indoor play area, with an interactive rope bridge, a volcanic river of foam balls and snake slides, and a dedicated area for under 5s (under 12s only)
Book-On-The-Day ExperiencesMeet the Meerkats: For 12-and overs, the Meerkat experience is an amazing way to get up close with the meerkats.
The particpants will go into the meerkat enclosure with a keeper.
Meet the Aardvarks: Like the Meerkat experience, Meet the Aardvarks entails entering their enclosure with a keeper, and assuming you are over 8 years old, you can interact with the Aardvarks.
Plains of Africa Safari: On the Plains of Africa Safari you can go around the Plains of Africa Enclosure where the animals live free, just like they would in the wild.
For 6 years and over.
Experiences That Must Be Pre-Booked
Meet The Lions: In this fascinating experience you can join a trained keeper to feed the lions and learn about them. You will also get framed certificates for participating and commemorative photos (For ages 14+)
Keeper Experience: For this experience you will work with one of the keepers for either a full day or a half day, and assist with many of the animals. You will receive a colour photo, certificate and experience tee-shirt.
Other Activities and Displays
Places to Eat at Africa Alive:
The Explorers Food Hall: Located near the park entrance, the Explorers Food Hall offers so many different foods, you will be quite spoiled for choice.
Limpopo Restaurant: A nice quiet place to eat and relax, with a load of different light meals and snacks such as paninis and pizza.
Snack Shacks: There are a few Snack Shacks around, where you can buy different foods, like ice cream, soft drinks, and other snacks.
Access for Disabled Visitors: The wheelchair access is excellent at Africa Alive.
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Twenty minutes south of Great Yarmouth off the A12.
Africa Alive! Postcode for SatNav: NR33 7TF