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Knowsley Safari

Prescot
Knowsley
Merseyside
L34 4AN

Tel: 0151 430 9009

Fax: 0151 426 3677

Knowsley Safari

Special Offers

  • Get ‘egg-cited’ this Easter with 20% OFF tickets when you book online!

    Spring is officially here, the sun is shining (sometimes) and we’re all starting to remember how it feels to leave the house without half your wardrobe on for warmth. So celebrate our beautiful British spring this Easter with a trip to the safari, a trip across the world (without stepping a foot out of Merseyside!).

    Don’t forget your binoculars because we’ve got an Easter egg trail to keep all you keen explorers on your toes. We’ve hidden 6 eggs around our foot safari ready for you to find. Some might be as high as the treetops our giraffe love to munch on, whereas others could be down as low as our meerkats’ tunnels. Can you find them all? Watch out for clues on our Facebook page

    Offer link: Attraction

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£17.50 per ticket
Children (3-15 years)£13.50 per ticket
Children under 3Free
Family 2+2£59.00 per ticket
Family 2+3£72.50 per ticket

Save 10% when booking online.

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 Foot Safari, 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 and bird handling. 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 with regular giraffe talks from the team, watch the sea lions splash about in our sea lion show, get acquainted with the family of meerkats, and keep an eye out for our cutest duo, the South American bushdogs.

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 seen 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 to talk 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
    1099
  • Very Good
    534
  • Average
    130
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    31

Recent Reviews:

  • brodie17714
    Warrington, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Not worth the money
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd April 2017
    Been here a few times but on our last visit at Easter it seems to have definitely gone down hill. We booked online and managed to save a bit of money it was £14 per adult instead of £17 and £10.80... Read full review
  • victoria m
    Blackburn, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Great wild animal park
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 20th April 2017
    Friendly staff. Huge grounds and habitat specific for animals. Animals in amazing condition well cared for. Staff are number one caring for animals and guests. Very polite welcoming and... Read full review
  • SusanC7722
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    Safari AMAZING, the Fair, not so much
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 20th April 2017
    The safari; well you get what you pay for, a real fun and proper safari. My children 16 and 10 both enjoyed it thoroughly! Was a lovely experience and you can't fault a safari really! However the... Read full review

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
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*
Winter Season Nov-14th Feb (1 Nov 2017 - 14 Feb 2018)
DayTimes
15th Feb - Easter (15 Feb 2018 - 19 Apr 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0015:30*
Tuesday10:0015:30*
Wednesday10:0015:30*
Thursday10:0015:30*
Friday10:0015:30*
Saturday10:0015:30*
Sunday10:0015:30*

* Please check times on Knowsley Safari website under 'opening times'

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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