Check out our ultimate Christmas gift guide for animal lovers!
We’ve seen the festive ads on the telly and some of us have already been tucking in to the mince pies, so that means it’s officially time to talk about Christmas!
If you’re struggling to buy the perfect present and are dreading the thought of hitting the high streets, we’ve got some ideal Christmas gifts available in our online shop and Gatehouses. We’ve even discounted up to 30% on selected products in our Gatehouses, where you’ll find brilliant stocking fillers, cuddly toys, jewellery and much much more!
1. Gift Membership
Treat your loved ones to a whole year of great days out at Kent’s most successful Wild Animal Parks. Membership allows unlimited visits to your favourite park, plus a whole host of benefits including catering discounts, special members days and 50% off selected Short Breaks at Port Lympne! For double the fun, choose the Dual Park Membership for access to both Howletts and Port Lympne!
Choose a full day experience such as our photography days, ideal for budding photographers keen to get that perfect wildlife shot, or Keeper For A Day, Junior Ranger or Keeper Academy for those who want to know what it’s like to look after rare and endangered animals. Alternatively, we offer a variety of safari experiences or animal encounters, offering the chance to get up close and personal to your favourite animal. For the adventurous there’s segway tours, zorbing and archery experiences too!
3. Short Breaks
Treat someone special to a dream safari adventure - right here in Kent! Relax in a stylish, natural retreat with all the little luxuries and explore the Reserve in your own private golf buggy at Tiger Lodge, Rhino Lodge, Hog Deer Creek and Treehouse Hotel, or experience a taste of Africa at Livingstone Cottage. Alternatively, get back to nature with a cosy glamping experience at Pinewood, Bear Lodge or our multi award winning Giraffe Lodge, with the opportunity to hand feed our beautiful giraffe!
Please call our short breaks team on 01303 234 112 to purchase gift vouchers.
4. Adopt an Animal
Imagine putting a tiger under your tree this Christmas…From just £2.50 per month or £30 for the year, you can give a special gift to your favourite person and support our vital conservation work at the same time! Every adoption pack includes a personalised certificate, fact sheet and image of your favourite animal, plus you can choose additional benefits including a lovely gift pack to really make your gift sparkle!
5. Amazon Wishlist
While you're shopping online for friends and family, why not grab an extra gift for the animals at Howletts Wild Animal Park or Port Lympne Reserve? Simply choose your items from our Amazon Wishlists and they'll be delivered to the animals in time for Christmas!
6. Gift vouchers
And if you still can't decide, our gift vouchers can be redeemed at any outlet within Howletts and Port Lympne, so you can let your friends and family decide!