Can you walk around Howletts?

Can you walk around Howletts?

Howlett’s is a great place to walk around the enclosures. Port Lympne is definitely worth visiting for the safari (included in your Gold card price now.)

What animals Can I see at Howletts?

Meet Our Animals

  • African Elephant. Howletts is home to the only herd of African elephants in Kent and the herd is the largest in the UK, comprising 14 individuals.
  • Western Lowland Gorilla.
  • Eastern Black Rhino.
  • Brazilian Tapir.
  • Honey Badger.
  • White Naped Mangabey.
  • Eastern Bongo.
  • Sumatran Tiger.

Are there giraffes at Howletts Zoo?

Whilst Howletts is not home to giraffes, marine animals, penguins or reptiles it is home to over 54 different species including western lowland gorillas, giant anteaters, black rhino, Siberian tigers, Barbary lions and the largest herd of African elephants in Europe to name but a few.

Is Howletts Zoo hilly?

The park is generally flat with even pathways. There are some gentle slopes. There is one hill on a medium gradient. If you use a mobility scooter, please contact us in advance on 01227 721286 for advice and assistance.

Do you have to book to go to Howletts Zoo?

Booking your tickets online in advance is the fastest and simplest way to begin your visit. Please note: Carer tickets can be purchased at the Gatehouse. All other tickets must be pre-booked in advance.

Do you have to wear a mask at Howletts zoo?

Wearing a facemask will not be required but visitors are free to take additional precautions if they see fit.

Do you have to book to go to Howletts zoo?

Do you have to wear a mask at the zoo UK?

We’ll still be asking you to wear masks in some areas To keep the animals in our walkthrough exhibits as safe as possible (the areas where visitors share the same space as our animals) we will be asking all visitors aged over 11yrs without exemptions to wear facemasks.

Which zoo is better Port Lympne or Howletts?

Howletts is the smaller and flatter of the parks at 90 acres and is therefore more accessible. Port Lympne lies in 600 acres of hilly terrain and as a result is quite steep in places. There are, however, selected routes suitable for wheelchair users.

Is Howletts disabled friendly?

We welcome everyone. At Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park we welcome everyone and we make sure that everyone can enjoy our parks in the same way. Our aim is to deliver an inclusive environment so that the experience can be used by everyone, regardless of age, gender or disability.

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