Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park

A top Merseyside attraction, Knowsley Safari Park is just 8 miles east of Liverpool city centre. Conservation programmes are extensive here and endangered species are constantly added. The welfare of animals at Knowsley is paramount, and animals live in as close to their near natural environment as possible.

The park contains one of the larges herds of Pere David’s Deer in the UK and the on-site education centre and safari school offers children an interactive educational experience on the natural world and the fragility of the planet’s ecosystems. Knowsley Safari Park is easily reached just off the M62, Junction 6, onto the M57, then off at Junction 2. Clear signposts are from the roundabout

A huge range of animals are within the park including bison, baboons, African elephants, buffalo, camels, tigers, lions, white rhino and smaller animals such as otters. The Californian sea lions are a particular favourite and an extensive choice of family attractions are on-site including amusement rides, bug and bee houses, a restaurant and safari shop and a woodland walk.

Things to Do & See at Knowsley Safari Park

There’s so much to see and do at Knowsley Safari Park, one of the UK’s biggest and best safari parks featuring a five mile safari drive through, Baboon Bus experience, amusement rides and a Birds of Prey Experience. The Sea Lion Show with performances by Californian seals is always a big hit and the safari park is packed with great activities including a High Ropes Adventure Course.

Meet the animals in interactive presenter talks or join one of the fantastic Big Kids Club workshops tailor-made for animal loving adults who are young at heart! The wide range of animal encounter experiences include VIP Safari guided tours, rhino, giraffe and junior meerkat encounters and the Bugs and Bats Encounter.

The Safari Park guarantees a fun day out and is easily reached from Liverpool. A choice of family eateries are on-site including a restaurant, Deli and Grab & Go area within the restaurant ideal for stocking up before heading off on the five mile safari drive. The wider Knowsley Estate covers a mammoth 2500 acres and features a range of on-site facilities alongside the Safari Park including Knowsley Hall and Gardens offering first class conference and wedding facilities. Find accommodation near Knowsley Safari Park now and book online.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.