Set in over 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside, with thousands of animals from around the world, Africa Alive Zoological Reserve is the perfect place to connect with nature.
Africa Alive Zoological Reserve
Africa Alive!, formerly known as Suffolk Wildlife Park gives visitors the opportunity to explore the sights and sounds of Africa. Discover lions, giraffes, rhinos, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent.
Plains of Africa
The spectacular centrepiece of Africa Alive!, the “Plains of Africa” paddock, is the perfect place to spot 5 species of African savannah animals, including graceful giraffes and heavyweight rhinos. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the magnificent lions from “Lookout Lodge”, and visit “Lemur Encounters”, which gives you the chance to get incredibly close to the ring-tailed lemurs as you walk through their enclosure!
Wader’s Lake Boardwalk
Bird lovers can also enjoy spotting native species from the “Wader’s Lake Boardwalk”. Discover some amazing facts about the animals during the exciting feeding talks and seasonal Bird of Prey displays. Climb aboard the free Safari Roadtrain for an entertaining journey around the Park. Look, learn and play in the fun-packed Discovery Centre and meet some of our smaller residents at the animal encounter sessions.
Outdoor Adventure Play
The park offers a great outdoor adventure play area, as well as restaurants, free car parking, disabled facilities and a gift shop where you can find souvenirs and gifts for everyone.
Sister Attraction Banham Zoo
The Zoological Society of East Anglia (ZSEA) is the dynamic conservation and education charity that leads Africa Alive! and Banham Zoo. For over 50 years the zoos have sought to amaze and inspire guests who visit, providing wonderful, memorable days out and unique experiences for guests to share with their friends and families.
Food and Drink
Africa Alive! prides itself on offering good quality places to eat and drink, whatever your tastes, there is something to suit every palette. The Zoological Reserve offers a variety of food outlets for you to experience. With a wealth of food and drink locations throughout the park, you’re never too far away from somewhere to sit down and refuel.
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Travelling to Africa Alive!
Africa Alive! is conveniently situated off the A12, follow the brown tourist signs to the attraction.
Travelling by Train
The nearest train stations to Africa Alive! are Beccles and Lowestoft. Either a taxi or bus will be required on arrival to these stations to transport you to the attraction. Regular trains run from Norwich and London Liverpool Street to Lowestoft, See the Raileasy website for details.
There are lots of places to stay in Suffolk. If you only planning on visiting the park for one day and would like to explore some of the other attractions in the area then take a look at some of the wonderful self-catering cottages available from Snaptrip.
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