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Wildlife Park, £18.45-£23.95


Male Western Lowland Gorilla at Howletts

Male Western Lowland Gorilla at Howletts

Treetop Challenge at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Treetop Challenge at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Elephants at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Elephants at Howletts Wild Animal Park


Howletts Wild Animal Park

+44 (0)844 842 4647


Bekesbourne Road,

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A great day out for the whole family! Come and see the largest collection of western lowland gorillas in the world and the largest herd of African elephants in the UK plus lions, tigers, giant anteaters, monkeys and many more, all at our multi-award winning wild animal park just outside Canterbury.

Walk with lemurs and get up close and personal by coming face to face with some of our amazing animals in their glass fronted enclosures. Feeling adventurous? Try out the Treetop Challenge* or Animal Adventure Challenge*.

We're also world renowned for our successful breeding programmes and commitment to conservation. With an all new calendar of events for 2014, there will be lots to keep the whole family entertained, giving you more reasons to come back again and again!

For further details see

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking allowed

Please telephone in advance for pushchairs.

Opening details

Howletts Wild Animal Park is open everyday except Christmas Day.
Summer: 9.30am - 6pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Winter: 9.30am - 5pm (last admission 3.30pm)


Admission Rates for 2014:

Howletts Passport:

Adult (16 years and over) £23.95

Child (3-15, must be accompanied by an adult) £19.95

Children under 3 go free

Adult Concession £22.45

Child Concession £18.45

Single visit ticket is the same price as a Passport.

The new Howletts & Port Lympne Gold Card - Your passport to both parks - allows unlimited entry to both Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks for a year.

Priced at just £44.95 for adults and £34.95 for children.

Terms & conditions apply. Please always check for up to date prices.

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Map reference: TR 196567  Lat: 51.26741 Long: 1.14693

Howletts is located at Bekesbourne and is signposted 'Bridge exit' off the A2, three miles south of Canterbury in Kent. Free parking available.

Jump aboard the brand new bus service from Canterbury to Howletts. Operating on Saturdays and during school holidays until September 2014. Also get 2FOR1 single visit entry when you travel by bus.* To download a voucher and for bus info, visit;

*Terms and conditions apply

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bekesbourne station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

Please telephone in advance for pushchairs.

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