Summer fun in the great outdoors!
The summer holidays are here and what better way to spend the long hot days than getting closer to nature in the great outdoors! Visit Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve to enjoy super summer adventures every day from Wednesday 24th July to Sunday 2nd September 2019.
Jump on board a safari truck, included in the entry price, and journey through the Reserve’s South American, Asian and African Experiences to see amazing wild animals, roaming freely in the sunshine. There are also plenty of walking trails to explore, where you'll be able to watch the antics of the adorable lion cubs, see the gorilla family and baby Louango as he plays with his siblings and spot primates, small cats, black rhino, cheetah and other animals.Book now - save 20%
Port Lympne is home to the UK’s original and authentic safari experiences. Journey through South America, Asia and Africa in one day!
Kent's only giraffes!
Will you spot young Kianga when you head out on the UK's original safari experience?
Come face to face with prehistoric life sized creatures in the UK’s largest dinosaur forest and make them come to life with our virtual reality app!
Daily animal talks
Don't miss our free wild animal talks and feeds taking place at various locations and times around the 600 acre reserve every day, plus a daily ‘Conservation in Action’ talk where you'll learn more about The Aspinall Foundation’s Back To The Wild initiative.
Walk amongst red necked wallabies, as they explore and forage around you!
Eat & drink
Enjoy delicious food and snacks at a variety of restaurants, cafes and seasonal kiosks. Alternatively you can enjoy your own home made feast at one of the many picnic areas marked on your park map.
Dusk Safari01 May - 30 Aug
Journey through our South American, Asian and African Experiences spotting amazing animals, whilst taking in the stunning sunset views, before enjoying a delicious three course meal at Port Lympne Hotel.
Dino Days28 Jul - 25 Aug
This Summer, at Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve, enjoy prehistoric adventures with exciting dinosaur shows featuring a moving T- Rex, alongside the chance to take part in fossil digging, excavation digs and other activities - all included in your day entry ticket!
Gorilla Weekend24 Aug - 25 Aug
Go ape for gorillas at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve! Enjoy fact packed talks and activities and WIN amazing prizes!
August Bank Holiday BBQ26 Aug
We’re inviting all visitors and guests to join us at Port Lympne Hotel for a delicious barbeque this August Bank Holiday Monday.
Meet the T Rex!26 Aug
Keep your eyes peeled, as our T- Rex stomps around the Reserve on bank holiday Monday looking for visitors to meet! Between 11:30am - 1:30pm you could spot the prehistoric predator stomping around Dinosaur Forest and Carnivore Territory. Buy your single visit tickets online up until midnight the day before your visit to save up to 20%.
Small Carnivore September31 Aug - 29 Sep
Join us at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve this September as we go crazy for small carnivores every weekend throughout the month! Take part in activities, guided tours and competition to WIN fantastic prizes!
Tigers like ice lollies too!
You might be lucky enough on your summer day out to see some of our animals enjoying some hot weather enrichment. Our dedicated keepers and volunteers prepare frozen treats with fruit, veg, herbs and juices for the herbivores and even blood lollies for the carnivores!
Glamping at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve in Kent
Make your adventure last even longer with a stay at one of our award winning short breaks. Spend your days exploring the 600 acre reserve before relaxing with a drink on your balcony and fall asleep in your luxury accommodation to the sounds of wildlife - right on your doorstep!Book Now
Your next adventure awaits
Book a stay at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve for your next short break and you could find yourselves looking for pirates, setting sail for faraway places, saying hello to all the animals or even discovering lost tribes!