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Enjoy A Wild Summer at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Howletts, Kent’s original wildlife park, houses some of the world’s most endangered and rare animals. With over 390 animals, including Kent’s only giant anteaters, the largest herd of African elephants in the UK and more gorillas than any other zoo in the country.

This summer holiday, Howletts Wild Animal Park in Canterbury, Kent, is introducing great value new Bundle Tickets and a brand-new spectacular ‘Wild Summer’, hosting six different themed weeks, showcasing key species living at the sanctuary.

Bring your family to meet their favourite species, whether it’s some monkey madness they want, carnivore capers, a rhino rampage, elephant extravaganza, some gorilla greatness or leaping lemurs, we have a themed week for each, launching on 20th July running through to 1st September.

Enjoy wild animal face painting, fun activities, expert animal talks and feeds, themed activity trails along with discovering a world lost in time in the Animals of The Ice Age. Let the children run wild in the play areas, bring a picnic to enjoy in one of our picnic areas or try out some of the on-site catering options, from family favourite dishes at the cafes to retro sweet treats from the new Sweet Hut, or a variety of delicious ice creams and desserts.

Howletts’ amazing value bundle tickets are new for 2024 and offer animal lovers more fun for even less! The new bundles allow guests to purchase a single ticket for their entire group and enjoy savings up to 35%, based on the cost of a five-person family bundle ticket charged at £80 vs the cost of purchasing five individual Howletts Adult Day Tickets charged at £24 each (total £125), a massive total saving of £45.


Ticket Bundles running from 1st July – 8th September:

Single child £20
Single adult £24.50
Two people (any mix of adult/child) £40
Three person (any mix) £50
Four person (any mix) £65
Five person (any mix) £80
Six person (any mix) £95

Wild Week Themes:

Monkey Week: 22nd July – 28th July
Carnivore Week: 29th July – 4th August
Rhino Week: 5th – 11th August
Elephant Week: 12th – 18th August
Gorilla Week: 19th – 25th August
Lemur Week: 26th August – 1st September

If you want to make your day extra special, book in for a close encounter with your favourite animal.
Visitors can choose unforgettable experiences including feeding the elephants, going behind the scenes with the gorillas, meeting black rhinos, scattering healthy snacks for red river hogs or even hand-feeding anteaters, prices starting at £15.

Tickets can be booked in advance online here:

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