How your experience will be different
At Howletts Wild Animal Park, a fundamental part of our mission is to create incredible experiences for animal-lovers. We place the utmost importance on the safety and wellbeing of our guests, animals and teams.
We have completed a series of thorough risk assessments and introduced a range of new health and safety measures that seek to reduce the risk associated with the presence of COVID-19 that are in line with government advice and the requirements of local health authorities. We have also ensured that our teams are provided with the correct PPE, follow social distancing guidelines and carefully monitor their own health to minimise risk.
Gloves and a face mask will be provided and must be worn for the duration of all gorilla, primate and cat encounters, and we encourage masks to be worn for all other encounters and experiences. Please do not touch the animals unless directed to do so by the Keeper or Ranger. Hands must be washed before and after your animal experience.
Thank you for your consideration and cooperation to help ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit.
Your wild adventure starts here!
There’s so much to do at Howletts! Use this handy day planner to build your personal itinerary, so that you don’t miss a thing!
Gift vouchers are available for all of our exciting experiences. Animal experiences are also available at our sister park, Port Lympne Reserve, near Ashford.
Budding animal keepers can enjoy a guided VIP tour of the park with one of our animal specialists! Meet the keepers, learn about endangered species conservation, habitats and animal behaviours.Read More
Meet the animals and their keepers! Younger Rangers, aged 7-12yrs, will get an idea of what it takes to care for some of the world's most endangered animals when they take part in our Junior Ranger Short Course.Read More
This one day course is ideal for young people who want to get hands on and discover what it takes to care for some of the most iconic species on the planet.Read More
Our 30 minute encounters bring you face to face with some of the most endangered species on the planet.Read More
Your personal day planner
Below is a list of activities that you have added to your planner. Add the activities you would like to attend and print off the day's itinerary! If any of the activities have a cost, don't forget to book them before you visit!
Don't forget to purchase your park tickets before you visit.Buy your tickets
9:30am to 6:00pm
Last admission is 4.30pm
9:30am to 5pm
Last admission is 3:30pm
If you are travelling by car Howletts wild animal park is in the southeast corner of Kent and lies just off the A2 past Canterbury. It is also a short distance from Folkestone and the southern coast of England.