Things to do at Knowsley Safari Park review
Knowsley Safari Park is a large zoo in the Knowsley area of Merseyside. The wildlife park is home to the UK’s longest safari drive. Their 550 acre/5 mile drive is home to many animals from around the world. The drive is broken up into different zones where you will see the animals in as close to natural conditions as they can achieve. The lion enclosure is particularly impressive and there is a car-friendly and non-car friendly drive through to see their baboons.
You can also explore part of the zoo on foot. Their foot safari offers everything from sea lion displays, play areas, meerkats, giraffes and a new tiger trail. They also have amusement rides, a train and a boating lake (additional cost for the rides) plus a woodland walk through the Wild Trail.
Rides in the amusement area include a carousel, dodgems, pirate ship, swing chairs, bumblebees and more. Some of the rides have height restrictions. Ride tickets are £2 each, unlimited wristbands are £10 per person.
They can also host your child’s birthday party. Animal experiences are also available for a wide range of animals. Some of the experiences have a minimum age and some are especially for families. Experiences include lions, giraffes, tigers, sea lions, birds of prey and zookeeper.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Knowsley Safari Park
Is there food and drink available?
There is number of options for hot and cold food and drinks, including sit down meals. Picnics are NOT permitted.
What are the main things to do?
Wildlife park with the biggest drive-through safari in the UK, foot safari, play areas, sea lion shows, woodland trail. There are toilets and places to purchase food and drinks.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Expensive. An adult standard ticket purchased online in advance costs £18 per person, children 3-15 £14, children under 3 are free.
Is there parking?
There is a large free car park.
When are they open?
Knowsley Safari Park is open almost all year round. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Only assistance dogs are permitted.