Waddle on down to Safari Zoo for a pawesome day out!
Safari Zoo is home to over 1,000 of the most rare and endangered animals in unique natural environments, which enable you to get as close as physically possible to experience the amazing species with which we share our planet. Many of our residents play a key role in Endangered Species Breeding Programmes so join one of our daily talks to find out more about how you can help to conserve species in the wild.With enriched environments recreating natural habitats, watch big cats hunt for their lunch. Wander alongside free-roaming Wallabies, Grey and Red Kangaroos, Four species of Endangered Lemurs, Capybara (the largest rodent in the world), Muntjacs, Mara, Marmots, Emus, Greater Rhea, Ducks, Geese, Swans and more in the World Wide Safari area. Take a trip to Africa to observe as White Rhino, Zebra, Wildebeest and Kordofan Giraffes roam the Savannah. Be amazed as Spoonbills and Macaws soar overhead. Get involved with hand feedings, book a close encounter of the furry kind or even be a zookeeper for the day! Venture into Illescas where Condors and Vultures fly free! Home to 4 big cat species, Safari Zoo is the purrrrfect place for cat lovers to get close to Lions, Snow Leopards, Tigers and Jaguars.
Daily Hand Feedings! Hand feed penguins, giraffes, lemurs or even one of the resident Big Cats each and every day in our daily feeding and talk programme.
You can find an animal encounter for every animal lover here at Safari Zoo. Join one of our knowledgeable and friendly keepers who have the “koalafications” to make sure you have a “whale” of a time for a close encounter of the furry kind allows you to get close to your chosen animal, from joining helping with care routines, helping with feeding or helping with enrichment. Hang with Two-Toed Sloth Stanley in the Two-Toed Sloth Encounter, Experience Severe Eyelash Envy meeting our Critically Endangered Kordofan Giraffe tower in the Kordofan Giraffe Experience,
Our extensive Gift Shop offers a range of unique gifts, souvenirs and momentos of your trip to Safari Zoo. We are constantly adding to ranges, including Sarah Miller, Sophie Allport, Sophie La Giraffe, Rainbow Creations, Emily Smith, Ulster Weavers, Sass & Belle, Fizz Creations and many, many more!
We are just 20 minutes from Lake Windermere – From Junction 36 of the M6 follow the signs for Barrow-In-Furness on the A590 and look for the Brown Elephant Signs. Guaranteed to be a day you will never fur-get!