A colourful array of animals line up to greet guests at Seaview Wildlife Encounter. Visitors (usually £9.50 per adult, £7.50 per child, £31.50 per family) can mosey around the park, meeting and feeding the friendly critters, while daily keeper presentations aim to bring folks closer to the animal action. Daily hands-on events include a chance to meet wallabies, feed the hungry penguins or cuddle furry friends in the pets’ corner.
Choose between the following options for entry to Seaview Wildlife Encounter:
- £8 for one adult and one child (50% off)
- £9 for two adults (47% off)
- £12.50 for a family of two adults and two children (60% off)
Snuggled on the North East coast of the Isle of Wight, Seaview Wildlife Encounter offers the opportunity for visitors to get up close and personal with the centre’s resident animals, including alpacas, meerkats and penguins. It also runs a compelling selection of animal experiences, allowing guests to work as a keeper for the day by helping out with the animals. Alternatively, those looking for a more relaxing activity can take part in the park’s annual photography competition, which looks for engaging snaps of the colourful animals in action.
The park has been rated a wild 4.5/5 stars on TripAdvisor. While some reviewers acknowledged there’s not a huge variety of animals, they agreed it was a superb place to keep the whole family amused for the whole day. The knowledgeable staff also met considerable praise, with the animal experiences providing enjoyment for both young children and adults alike. Meanwhile, Seaview Wildlife Encounter’s Facebook, run by resident penguin Dippy, has explored its way to over 3,000 Likes.
Details verified 13/09/2013.
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“A fabulous time was had by both children and adults with the animal interaction being fantastic.”
“The lady in the gift shop was very friendly and helpful and diner time talking to my son which made him feel special.”