Status message

Locating you...

Africa Alive!

Make your day out an adventure with a visit to Africa Alive!.

Explore the sights and sounds of Africa discovering lions, giraffe, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent!

The spectacular centrepiece of Africa Alive!, the ‘Plains of Africa’, is the perfect place to spot five species of African savannah animals, including graceful giraffe and heavyweight rhinos. During the summer months there is even the chance to get up close to these magnificent creatures with an awe-inspiring ‘Plains of Africa’ experience! You could choose to get even closer to the giraffe, ring-tailed lemurs, aardvarks or meerkats in one of the other amazing on the day experiences available.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the magnificent lions from Africa Alive's viewing point ‘Lookout Lodge’ and visit ‘Lemur Encounters’, which offers you the chance to get right in with the action – as you walk-through the lemurs’ enclosure!  The zoo is also home some other amazing primates including bushbabies, colobus monkeys, and the endangered drill.

The zoo is set in 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside and also offers the chance to spot a wide range of British wildlife. Bird lovers can also enjoy spotting native nature from the ‘Wader’s Lake’ boardwalk or seeing some African feathered friends on a Woodland Walk!

Learn some amazing facts about the animals during an exciting feeding talks or climb aboard the free Safari Roadtrain for an entertaining journey around the zoo. Look, learn and play in the fun-packed “Discovery Centre” and meet some of the smaller residents at the animal encounter sessions.

The zoo offers a great outdoor adventure play area, as well as restaurants, free car parking, disabled facilities and a gift shop, where you can find presents and gifts for everyone.

With many events taking place throughout the year, check out the website or follow Africa Alive! on social media to ensure you don’t miss out!