South Lakes Safari Zoo
Lindal in Furness, Cumbria
Average visit time – 3-4+ hours.
Things to do at South Lakes Safari Zoo review
South Lakes Safari Zoo near Lindal in Furness, Cumbria is home to over 1,000 of the rarest and most endangered animals in unique natural environments. You can get as close as possible to many of their animals.
The big animals at the zoo include lions, tigers, giraffes, rhino, hippos and camels. You can walk amongst free-roaming kangaroos, wallabies and emus. Plus lemurs, squirrel monkeys and tamarins. They have a walk-in aviary where vultures, parrots, macaws and other birds fly free.
The zoo has a big outdoor adventure playground with zip wires, plenty to climb, swing and slide on. They also offer animal experiences for an additional charge at the zoo. For just £5 you can join the zookeepers in hand-feeding penguins, giraffes and lemurs every day. There are also daily talks. They have many other animal experiences on their website which you can book. These include red pandas, sloths, lemur, big cat feeding, white rhino, racoon and more. Prices vary but most are around £20-30. They can also host your party.
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Important Information South Lakes Safari Zoo
Eating – There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
Facilities in brief – Large zoo with around 1,000 animals including big cats, rhino, giraffes, monkeys and so much more. Great hands on experiences, play area and walk in enclosures. There are toilets and a cafe.
Entry price – *Higher-priced
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher-priced. An adult ticket costs £18.99, children 3-15 are £13.99. Under 3s are free of charge. Parking is free.
Opening: They are open for most of the year. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Dog friendly? No dogs are permitted due to free roaming animals.
Address: Melton Terrace, Lindal in Furness, Ulverston LA12 0LU, Cumbria, England. Phone: 01229 466086
Category – Zoo – Mostly Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
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