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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Visits

NTAA MEMBER

Our lions enjoying enjoying the sunshine

Our lions enjoying enjoying the sunshine

Our lions enjoying enjoying the sunshine

Details

Award winning attraction. Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs, hyenas and hundreds more African animals and birds. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the fabulous lion enclosure 'Kingdom of the Lion and Lookout Lodge', the daily feeding talks and animal encounter sessions. be captivated by Lemur Encounters, Discovery Centre, the Wild Zone indoor play area and much more.

OPENING TIMES: Open daily from 9.30.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: Full day.

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES:
Minimum group size - 12, coach parking on site, organiser/driver incentives, driver facilities, toilets, shop, picnic area, cafe/restaurant, conference facilities, educational pack available on request, pre-booking required 14 days in advance.

AVAILABILITY:
Full facilities provided including access, toilets, parking and wheelchair hire. Sorry no guide dogs permitted.

Coach park: On site

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open daily from 9.30am except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Prices

GROUP RATES:
Please visit our website, or telephone the park reception for group rates.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 30 Nov - Sun 1 Dec Santa at Africa Alive!
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec Santa at Africa Alive!
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec Santa at Africa Alive!
Thu 19 - Tue 24 Dec Santa at Africa Alive!
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Dec The Snowman™ At Africa Alive!

Reviews

    Address

    Kessingland,
    Lowestoft,
    Suffolk,
    NR33 7TF

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

    Directions

    See location of Africa Alive! on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TM 521865  Lat: 52.41857 Long: 1.70681

    By road :
    Africa Alive! is signposted off the A146 and A12 – Follow the brown tourist signs

    Drive Times :
    Bury St Edmunds – 1hr 20 mins
    Ipswich – 1hr 2 mins
    Great Yarmouth – 30 mins
    Norwich – 50 mins

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Lowestoft station

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
      • Yesis gravel
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesTo the gift shop
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

    General

    • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
    • disruption to animals

    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
    • YesWheelchairs provided
      • YesFree
    • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

    Entrance

    • YesEntrance is well lit

    Food

    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
    • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesLow potassium
      • YesLow sodium
      • YesNut free
      • YesAdditive free
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
      • YesVegan
    • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
    • YesHigh chairs for children
    • YesChildren's menu