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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£16.00 per ticket
Children (3-15 years)£12.00 per ticket
Children under 3Free
Family 2+2£59.00 per ticket
Family 2+3£72.50 per ticket

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About

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, 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!

Get up close and personal at the Giraffe Tower and the Elephant Platform, watch the sea lions splash about in the 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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1259
  • Very Good
    599
  • Average
    152
  • Poor
    52
  • Terrible
    35

Recent Reviews:

  • Carolyn F
    lovely day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th January 2018
    had a great day out the the children highly recomended for families great value for money. Visited the cafe for lunch it was extra busy but you must expect this when visiting at peak times. Read full review
  • devilcake
    Trip type:
    Family
    Never again
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 7th January 2018
    Took advantage of the £15 per car off this weekend and spent over an hour getting out of the car park, despite leaving an hour before the park closed. Absolute joke, why they don't have people... Read full review
  • lee r
    Widnes, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Knowsley safari “car” park
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 6th January 2018
    Very busy today but it is a Saturday and tickets slashed to £15 per car so we knew what to expect, 4 hrs to do 2 trips through park as the first trip baboons where grid locked with cars, we had 14... Read full review

Awards

  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015 - WINNER Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015 - WINNER 2015
  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 2017

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Winter Season Nov-14th Feb (1 November 2017 - 14 February 2018)
DayTimes
15th Feb - Easter (15 February 2018 - 19 April 2018)
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 April 2018 - 31 August 2018)
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 on Knowsley Safari website under 'opening times'

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

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