Located in the beautiful southern end of the Lake District, South Lakes Safari Zoo is home to over 1,000 of the rarest and most endangered animals, all in authentic and unique natural environments.
View the Animals in Unique Natural Environments
Wander amongst kangaroos, wallabies, and emus. South Lakes Safari Zoo features unique natural environments which enable you to get as close as physically possible to experience the amazing creatures with which we share our planet.
Journey into the animal kingdom
From the Swahili word meaning journey or expedition Safari Zoo is a unique journey into the animal kingdom. Discover Rhinos, Lions, Tigers, Bears, Hippos, Snow leopards and much more at the UK’s most interactive animal park and Europe’s only Safari Zoo.
Enjoy a fantastic adventure immersed with some of the rarest wildest animals on the planet.
South Lakes Safari Zoo is home to over 1,000 of the rarest and most endangered animals in unique natural environments. Come face to face with rhinos, lions, tigers, bears, hippos, wolves, snow leopards, jaguars, giant otters, red pandas and much more at the UK’s most interactive animal park and Europe’s only Safari Zoo.
You’ll have a fantastic adventure immersed with some of the rarest wild animals on the planet. Wander amongst kangaroos, wallabies, and lemurs and take the opportunity to hand-feed the giraffes, penguins and kangaroos. Be amazed as free-flying macaws soar overhead and get as close as possible to the free-flying birds living wild in the park, including vultures and condors.
An Educational Day Out
South Lakes Safari Zoo opens up a fascinating world of wildlife and the efforts being made to preserve it both at home and overseas, making it a family day out that is both educational and tremendously enjoyable. The 14-acre family attraction features displays informing visitors about the numerous exotic and native animals to be seen, the facilities provided for their conservation, and South Lakes Safari Zoo ongoing world-renowned breeding programmes.
Food and Drink
South Lakes Safari Zoo has a wide range of eateries around the Park. All of the food is freshly made on-site each day by their dedicated team of caterers.
South Lakes Safari Zoo Offers
We regularly feature offers for South Lakes Safari Zoo and other Zoos and Wildlife Parks across the UK. Click Here to view current Zoo and Wildlife Park Offers and follow our Facebook Page to stay informed.
Travelling to South Lakes Safari Zoo
South Lakes Safari Zoo is situated just off the A590 on the outskirts of Dalton in Furness. Simply follow the brown and white tourist signs or use the postcode LA12 0LU in your sat-nav.
Travelling by Train
The nearest train station to South Lakes Safari Zoo is in Dalton in Furness. You will need to take a taxi from the station to the park which is only 5-minutes away. See the Raileasy website for details.
There are lots of places to stay in Cumbria. 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.
Attractions Near Me Offers
Sorry, no records were found. Please adjust your search criteria and try again.
Sorry, unable to load the Maps API.