• TTDA - Africa Alive! - Plains animals
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Africa Alive Zoological Reserve

Explore the sights and sounds of Africa!

Make your day out an adventure with a visit to Africa Alive Zoological Reserve.

Explore the sights and sounds of Africa discovering lions, giraffe, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent!

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the magnificent lions from the viewing point ‘Lookout Lodge’ and visit ‘Lemur Encounters’, which offers you the chance to get right in with the action – as you walk-through the lemurs’ enclosure!  The zoo is also home some other amazing primates including colobus monkeys and the endangered drill.

The spectacular centrepiece of Africa Alive!, the ‘Plains of Africa’, is the perfect place to spot five species of African savannah animals, including the graceful giraffe and heavyweight rhinos. During the summer months there is even the chance to get up close to these magnificent creatures with the awe-inspiring ‘Plains of Africa’ experience! You could choose to get even closer to giraffes, ring-tailed lemurs, aardvarks or meerkats in one of the other amazing on the day experiences available.

The zoo is set in 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside and also offers the chance to spot a wide range of British wildlife. Bird lovers can enjoy spotting native nature from the ‘Wader’s Lake’ boardwalk or seeing some African feathered friends on the Woodland Walk!

Learn some amazing facts about the animals during exciting feeding talks or climb aboard the free Safari Roadtrain for an entertaining journey around the zoo. Look, learn and play in the fun-packed “Discovery Centre” and meet some of the park's smaller residents at the animal encounter sessions.

The zoo offers a great outdoor adventure play area, as well as restaurants, free car parking, disabled facilities and a gift shop, where you can find presents and gifts for everyone.

With many events taking place throughout the year, check out the website or follow Africa Alive on social media to ensure you don’t miss out!

Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For admission prices and closing times please check the website www.zsea.org/reserve/ or telephone 01502 740291. 

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Attraction name:
Africa Alive Zoological Reserve
Various entry prices - see website for details
Email: info@zsea.org, phone: 01502 740291
Opening Hours:
Open from 9.30am every day throughout the year - except Christmas Day and Boxing Day - see website for details of closing times