Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve | Day Out With The Kids

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Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

  • Hythe
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks, Safari Parks

Attraction Information

Step into your own luxury safari experience at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve.

The UK’s original and authentic safari experience gives you an animal adventure unlike any zoo. Over 90 species and 766 animals roam within the 600 acres. You’ll be taken to the plains of Africa and Asia to watch the big cats; gorillas and primates roam free and discover the land that time forgot in Dinosaur Forest!

The luxury doesn’t end when you step out of the safari, the African themed restaurant features a log burning stove and will cook up your delicious four-course meal on an open fire pit. There’s the opportunity to feed the animals, guided tours and lots to see and learn for the whole family, as well as extra special animal encounters bookable at an additional cost.

Have a roaring good time on this awesome family safari!

  • Short breaks available
  • Seasonal events
  • Adopt an animal
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Opening hours

25th March - 24th October
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 18:30

25th October - 28th March
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:00
Christmas Eve 09:30 - 14:30

Last Entry

2.5 hours before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults (16+): £26.00
Kids (3-15): £22.00
Under 3s: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £86.00

Travel & Contact Information


Aldington Road, Lympne, Hythe, Kent, CT21 4PD, England

Phone number

01303 264647



Click here to visit Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Babydoll's Wood Fired Pizza
Monday to Sunday 12:00 - 22:00

Yes, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

The park is a combination of hilly and flat terrain that can sometimes be steep and uneven.

Yes, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve have stated they are pushchair friendly.

No dogs allowed

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