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Knowsley Safari

Prescot
Knowsley
Merseyside
L34 4AN

Tel: 0151 430 9009

Fax: 0151 426 3677

Knowsley Safari

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£16.50 per ticket
Children (3-15 years)£12.50 per ticket
OAP’s (60 years and over)£12.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

Knowsley Safari is calling all adventurers!

Experience the Liverpool’s wildest day out with a trip to family-favourite, Knowsley Safari.

Kick off your day with a tour of the 550 acre Safari Drive and get acquainted with over 700 wild animals, from baboons to camels, wildebeest to tigers, all from the comfort of your own car.

The drive through lion enclosure is a real highlight of the safari drive while for many visitors the baboons are the stars of the show. Whether up close, on the Baboon Bus or by taking the car friendly route, you’ll get a great view of the monkey madness; the boisterous baboons that have become Knowsley’s trademark.
An all day destination, and the fun doesn’t end with the Safari Drive at Knowsley. On the Walkaround Area, you can take a walk on the dark side through the Bat Forest – a 5* home from home for 100 Egyptian fruit bats, or marvel at the birds of prey. The ‘beak to face’ Birds of Prey Experience includes vulture feeding, flying displays, bird handling and even the chance to see a baby bird hatch. Anything could happen as they swoop and dive just inches above your head!

What’s more you can get up close and personal at the Giraffe Tower and the Elephant Platform, watch the sea lions splash about in our sea lion show, get acquainted with the family of meerkats, or bravely venture into the Bug House.

As well as the exotic animals who make Knowsley their home, at the park you can also see an array of native British wildlife. Ten species of waterfowl nest around the park’s Mizzy Lake; kestrels and buzzards can be spotted in the woodland and with patience brown hares, stoats, weasels and squirrels can also be spotted.

As well as all the amazing animals we also have amusement rides and play areas to keep the little ones entertained all day long!
There is a long history of keeping animals on the Knowsley estate. In the 19th century Edward, the 13th Earl of Derby, kept one of the largest private menageries in the world with 90 species of mammals and 300 species of birds! As part of Knowsley’s commitment to conservation, today’s keepers are always on hand talks about the work undertaken to protect the many species at the Park, and the daily care that they give the animals. If you’ve got any questions; just ask.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly - child

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M62 Exit at jct 6, then take M57 exit at Juntion 2. At the roundabout, follow the brown Safari signs.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    960
  • Very Good
    473
  • Average
    115
  • Poor
    35
  • Terrible
    28

Recent Reviews:

  • SamSamAnu
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Great Day Out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 31st August 2016
    This was my first time visiting a Safari Park and I had a wonderful time! It was very exciting driving along and seeing all the different types of animals out in the open like that, and I felt quite... Read full review
  • 007andy007928
    Hitchin, United Kingdom
    fun with children
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 30th August 2016
    Nice place for a days outing with children driving through various zones in the safari. Baboon enclosure is fun driving through an enclosure containing hundreds of raucous baby, small and large... Read full review
  • Lfcfrank94
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 30th August 2016
    Visited a few times with friends and my girlfriend. Great value as got in for £10 for the whole car (not charged per person mid week). Safari was fun and good variety of animals, however don't drive... Read full review

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Winter Season Nov-14th Feb (1 Nov 2016 - 14 Feb 2017)
DayTimes
15th Feb - Easter (15 Feb 2017 - 19 Apr 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0015:30*
Tuesday10:0015:30*
Wednesday10:0015:30*
Thursday10:0015:30*
Friday10:0015:30*
Saturday10:0015:30*
Sunday10:0015:30*
Easter onwards to end of summer (20 Apr 2017 - 31 Aug 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00*
Tuesday10:0016:00*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*

* Please check times here http://www.knowsleysafariexperience.co.uk/openingtimes/

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015 - WINNER Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015 - WINNER 2015

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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