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Africa Alive

Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 review)

  • A young girl holding a snake at Africa Alive
  • Two small fennec foxes relax at Africa Alive.
  • Two African painted dogs lie in the grass at Africa Alive.
  • The head of a Female Lion drinking water from the ground at Africa Live
  • A lake surrounded by plants and trees, with a viewing deck at Africa Alive

Attraction Information

  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks icon Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

At Africa Alive, explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent!

The spectacular centrepiece of Africa Alive is the “Plains of Africa” - a perfect place to spot 5 species of African savannah animals, including graceful giraffe and heavyweight rhinos. During the summer months, there is even the chance to get up close to these magnificent creatures on the “Plains of Africa” experience.

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 in with the action as you walk right through the lemurs' enclosure! The park is also home some other amazing primates including bushbabies and colobus monkeys.

The park 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 also enjoy spotting native nature from the new “Wader's Lake” boardwalk or see some African feathered friends on the Woodland Walk!

Discover some amazing facts about the animals during 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 the smaller residents at the animal encounter sessions.


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Whites Lane, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7TF, England


Click here to visit Africa Alive's website
01502 740291

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

30th October - 31st March: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 16:00

1st April - 21st July: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:00

22nd July - 10th September: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 18:00

11th September - 29th October: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:00


General Admission

Adults from £13.55

Kids (3-15) from £9.95

Seniors (65+) from £11.75

Persons with Disability from £6.75

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

No dogs allowed.

Guest suitability

The lower end of the park is, by its nature set in marshland and whilst there are paths these are erratic in levels. Assistance is advised in this area. There is a gradient to the park.


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5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by nikkileese22 . 06.12.17

A lovely day out exploring and learning about African animals. Great Lion enclosure And animal talks were fab. A great full day out. Birds of prey display well worth waiting for.

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Africa Alive


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