Africa Alive - Junior Keeper Experience

Africa Alive - Junior Keeper Experience

Africa Alive Zoo Reserve

Available to 30 December 2024
What else is on at Africa Alive Zoo Reserve?

Children with a passion for animals will love Africa Alive's fantastic Junior Keeper Experience

Discover what it is like to feed, clean and care for a variety of furry and feathered friends with this magical one-on-one experience!

With complimentary park entry, your day begins at 9:30 AM.

Meet several of our amazing animals, which may include our porcupine, mongoose, bat-eared fox, rabbits, and pygmy goats.

Help maintain some of their enclosures and learn all about how to look after different animals at the zoo.

You will receive a £5 refreshment voucher.

This experience includes zoo admission for the participating child and one supervising adult.

Experience Details

Time: 09:30

Maximum number of participants: 2

Price per person: £125

Age: 6-12 years

Duration: 2 Hours

See additional information and facilities for more information on accessibility etc.

Whites Ln,
Kessingland,
Lowestoft NR33 7TF NR33 7TF
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How to get there

How to find the reserve by car

Africa Alive Zoological Reserve is signposted off the A146 and A12. Follow the brown tourist signs to find us.

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

How to find the reserve by train

The nearest train stations to Africa Alive Zoological Reserve are Beccles and Lowestoft. Taxi/Bus transport will be required on arrival to these stations to reach the reserve.

How to find the reserve by bus

First Eastern Counties 99 service to Kessingland is available from Lowestoft. There is a 5 min walk from the bus station to the zoo entrance.

Anglian Bus' 7, 61 and 61a services visit Kessingland every 20 minutes on their routes to and from Southwold, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and Norwich. There is a 5 minute walk from the bus stop to the zoo entrance.

Border Bus' 146 service visits Kessingland from Lowestoft and Norwich. There is a 10 minute walk from the bus stop to the zoo entrance.

Wheelchair Loan

Free manual wheelchairs are available to guests.
These are in limited supply so are offered on a first come, first served basis.
We recommend reserving these in advance with our admissions team on 01502 740291 prior to your visit to ensure availability.

Mobility Scooters

Disabled visitors can hire a mobility scooter for £10 per day.
The reserve have a limited number of mobility scooters available for hire, so to avoid disappointment, we recommend our guests pre-book in advance.

Pushchair Hire

The Reserve is pushchair friendly.
Pushchairs are available to hire for children aged 1-6 at the main entrance. £10 for a single or double pushchair for the day.
It is recommended reserving these in advance with our admissions team on 01502 740291.

Baby Changing Facilities

There are facilities for baby changing and feeding – they are adjacent to Bongo Bites.
Baby changing facilities are also provided in Ladies and Gents toilets within the Reserve.
Baby bottle and food heating is available at restaurants and snack shacks.

Disabled Toilets

Toilet facilities are located adjacent to Bongo Bites and near the aardvark enclosure.
These are marked on the map given out on entry.
All toilet facilities have independent disabled toilets.

First Aid

First Aid trained staff are always present on site.
There is a designated first aid room fully equipped to deal with slips, trips and scrapes.
There is a defibrillator located on site.

You will receive a souvenir gift and a £5 refreshment voucher. This experience includes zoo admission for the participating child and one supervising adult.

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