Howletts Wild Animal Park

Howletts Wild Animal Park

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Book tickets to Howletts Wildlife Park Kent

  • All day entry ticket to Howletts
  • Children 0-2yrs are free of charge and do not require pre-booking
  • Entry to the daily big cat, gorilla, rhino and elephant talks taking place between 10.30am and 1.30pm. Check out the info boards on the day and make sure you don't miss your favourite animal talk!
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Welcome to Howletts, a breeding sanctuary for rare and endangered species in Kent

With over 300 animals and around 50 species, you'll witness real conservation in action at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent.

Experience the thrill of being up close to western lowland gorillas and the largest herd of African elephants in the UK. Marvel at Amur tigers, leopards, lions, and wolves in their glass-fronted enclosures. Walk alongside lemurs as they explore the branches above. Be sure to keep an eye out for sabre-tooth cats and woolly mammoths on the Animals of The Ice Age on the woodland walk!

Explore 90 acres of historic parkland, with wooded walkways and pathways. Engage in fun animal talks held throughout the year. There's something for all ages to discover and enjoy at Howletts, and by visiting, you support their mission of conservation.

Book your tickets today and get ready be captivated by the remarkable animals that call Howletts Wild Animal Park their home!

The Aspinall Zoo's are two of Kent's best days out

Kent has two wonderful wildlife parks, both offering locals and visitors to the area fantastic days out in Kent:

  • Howletts Wild Animal Park - info on this page

  • Port Lympne Safari Park - Hop in the safari truck and get ready for an adventure into nature, where you'll meet extraordinary animals from around the world

Howletts Day Ticket

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Available to 31 December 2024
1 Howletts Farmhouse Bekesbourne Lane,

How to find us

Howletts is in Bekesbourne and is signposted off the A2, three miles south of Canterbury. The site is just 90 minutes from London.

  • Free parking and 20 accessible parking space
  • Café and Restaurant
  • Toilets, accessible toilets & baby-changing
  • Gift shop
  • Picnic area

Howletts is home to over 390 animals and over 52 species of Wild Animal!

Species of animal that live at Howletts include African elephants, western lowland gorillas, east black rhino, Sumatran tiger, snow leopard, clouded leopard, giant anteater, European grey wolf, gelada baboons, black and white ruffed lemur, capybara, siamang gibbon, African wild dog, ring-tailed lemur and more!

To fully enjoy the park, it is recommended that you allow 3 hours for Howletts

No, your car is left at the car park and you walk through the parks

Howletts a flat site and at 90 acres wide, it is very wheelchair-accessible

For the safety of the animals, dogs and visiting pets are not permitted at Howletts Wild Animal Park, except for registered assistance dogs

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