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Port Lympne Reserve

Home to Kent’s only safari experience, Port Lympne Reserve, is a unique adventure.  Enjoy a walk through stunning grounds at Port Lympne Reserve to see some of the world’s most endangered animals, then, jump on board a safari vehicle to visit The African Experience, 100 acres of Kentish savannah, alive with African animals.  

2015 will see the completion of a brand new snow leopard enclosure at the reserve. Designed with a mountainous rocky outcrop and easy viewing access, the enclosure will be the new home for Port Lympne Reserve's breeding pair.

Perfect for groups looking for alternative activities Port Lympne Reserve offers bespoke team building courses and group safaris alongside guided tours including behind the scenes sneak peeks.

For a longer adventure, the reserve near Ashford, is the only visitor attraction in the UK offering a variety of short break accommodations, including luxury glamping at the multi award winning Livingstone Lodge, longer stays at Elephant Lodge and year round relaxation at Livingstone Cottage and the boutique Mansion Hotel.

New for 2015, Pinewood camping pods, will offer an affordable overnight stay, whilst the Treehouse Hotel will deliver the height of extravagance offering the ultimate treetop retreat. 

Gold Card

Your ticket to both Port Lympne Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park, allowing unlimited entry to both parks for a year.

Adults: (16 years and over) £47.95

Children: (3-15) £37.95

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



  • Guided tours
  • Groups welcome
  • Coaches welcome
  • Disabled toilets
  • Disabled parking
  • Conference / Meeting facilities
  • Free wi-fi
  • Gift shop
  • Baby facilities (e.g. baby changing)
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
  • Wedding Venue