Animals and Nature

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Here we hope to offer you the best places to go in Norfolk for Animals and Nature. This guide will ongoing so please feel free to contact us with your recommendations.

Amazonia offers a great adventure for your little ones at Norfolks Living Jungle Rainforest. You can have a close encounter with a Alligator, Crocodiles, Pythons, Turtle Colony, Iguanas, Bearded Dragon and over 50 other species of Lizards, Snakes and Insects thriving in a Tropical Jungle Environment.

Admission Prices:

Adults – £ 5.99pp – 16yrs +
Concessions – £4.99pp – Children, Sensiors Disabled & Carers
Family Tickets – £18.99pp – 2 Adults + 2 Kids
Under 3’s – Free
Cypress Marsh Conservation Donation – £1.00pp
Reptile “Close Encounters” start at £4.00pp.

Opening Times:

Daily from 10am – 5pm

Address:

Central Sea Front, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3AH

Telephone: 01493 842202 | Visit website

Amazona Zoo is set in secluded grounds on the north Norfolk Coast and us home to over 200 animals from Tropical South America including Jaguars, Monkeys, Snakes, Flamingos and Tapirs.

Admission prices:

Adults £11.50
Children (4 to 16 years) £8.50
Senior Citizens £10
Family ticket £35

Opening Times

Daily from 10am – 5pm

Address:

Hall Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9JG

Telephone: 01263 510 741 | Visit Website

Banham Zoo is packed with almost 1000 animals from around the world and is one of the most popular attractions in Norfolk.

Throughout the day there are plenty of activities to thrill and entertain families!

Admission Prices:

Adult £17.95 peak, £12.65 off peak
Children £12.95 peak, £8.80 off peak

Open

Open daily from 9.30am (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
2014 Closing times
1 January to march: 4pm (last admission 3pm)
29 March to July: 5pm (last admission 4pm)
19 July to 7 September: 6.30pm (last admission 5pm)
8 September to 24 October: 5pm (last admission 4pm)
25 October to December: 4pm (last admission 3pm).

Address:

Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE

Telephone: 01953 887771 | Visit website

Bishops Boats Seal Trips give you the chance to see seals in their natural habitat to watch the seals natural behaviour. Their experienced skipper’s will take you into sheltered waters to areas frequented by seals.

Opening Times:

Spring through to Autumn
8am to 7pm (Trip times vary with the tides – ring for details)

Address:

Westgate Street, Blakeney, Norfolk, NR25 7NQ

Telephone: 08000 740753 | Visit Website

Make friends with a wide variety of tame animals and experience all their young at close quarters throughout the season. They have an adventure playground, tea room and shop.

Admission Prices:

Adults £7.20
Children 3 or over £6.50
OAP’s £6.50
Child aged 2 £3.00
Children 1 or under FREE
Family £25.00

Opening Times:

10.00am – 5.00pm

Address:

Church Farm, Stow Bardolph, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE34 3HT

Telephone: 01366 382162 | Visit Website

A magical experience not to be missed. During the 45 minute round trip you will meet and be able to feed a spectacular herd of red deer with over 60 hinds and 2 stags. You can be sure to get an amazing close encounter with these beautiful Deer all of which are more than happy to feed from your hands.

Admission Prices:

Combined Ticket
Adult £12
Child £9
Family (2 and 2) £39
Under 2s go free!
Other lesser, partial access tickets also available.

Opening Times:

Open daily 10am to 5pm

Address:

Snettisham Park, Bircham Road, Snettisham, Norfolk, PE31 7NG

Telephone: 01485 542425 | Visit Website

Currently closed until further notice. Their website reads:

“In December of last year Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary fell victim to the tidal surge that spread across the East coast.

More than 3,000 fish and creatures were evacuated to other SEA LIFE Centre’s around the UK, with SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth housing a significant amount of these until the sanctuary can reopen again.”

You can find out more on the website.

Pensthorpe is set in the beautiful and tranquil Wensum Valley and is an award-winning mix of meandering nature trails and beguiling woodland walks, and a showcase for British wildlife and nature conservation.

Admission Prices:

Adult £11.25, Seniors £9.50
Child (3-16) £8.00

Group rates available on application for parties of 15 or more.

Opening Times:

1st March – 31st December
Open: 10 am Close: 5pm

1st January- End of Feb
Open: 10am Close: 4pm

Address:

Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN

Telephone: 01328 851465 | Visit Website

There are rides galore for young children, family entertainment, exotic and domestic animals and birds to see as well as animals to feed and pet.

Admission Prices:

Under 2s always Free
Children (2 to 15) £12.95
Adults £11.95
Senior Citizen, Disabled or Carer £9.95
Family ticket (for up to 4 people) £45
Additional Child (with Family ticket) £11.95

Opening Times:

Open from 10am until 5pm 7 days a week from Thursday 28 March to Sunday 3rd November.

Address:

Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk, NR13 3UA

Telephone: 01493 700094 | Visit Website

Located right on the Sea Front of Great Yarmouth, here you can discover a whole range of Sealife including Sharks, fish, penguins and much more!

Admission Prices:

Under 3s FREE
Everyone else £14.40
Family multiplier tickets and online discounts available.

Opening Times:

Everyday except Xmas Day
Mon to Sun 10am to 5pm

Address:

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3AH

Telephone: 01493 330631 | Visit Website

Thrigby Hall is set on 250-year-old landscaped gardens and offers attractions for all age groups include Snow Leopards, rare tigers, gibbons, deer otters, crocodiles in a swamp house, avaries, waterfowl, gift shop & cafe. Tropical & forest houses give good all-weather cover.

Admission Prices:

Adult £12.50
Child 4 to 14 £9.50
OAP £11

Opening Times:

Every Day from 10am.

Address:

Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3DR

Telephone: 01493 369477 | Visit Website

One of Norfolk’s most popular attractions – we’ll make your day! Great for children and grown ups.

They have a Junior Farm, children’s funfair rides, Piggy’s Play Sty indoor play barn and much more.

Admission Prices:

Admission to Junior Farm £5.75 per person, with under 2s free.
Wroxham Barns free admission; golf and funfair rides individually priced.

Opening Times:

Wroxham Barns is open all year.
Seasonal opening for funfair rides
Open: 10am Close: 5pm
Junior Farm is open everyday 10am to 5pm too except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. In winter, the farm closes at dusk.

Address:

Tunstead Road, near Norwich, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QU

Telephone: 01603 783762 | Visit Website

 

We would encourage you to call the venue/attraction to check opening times and prices before travelling.

 

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