Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Home to some of the world's most endangered animals, including Kent's only gorillas and black rhino, elephants at Howletts, and many more!  Visitors can enjoy a wild day out and see real conservation in action!  

Port Lympne is set over 600 acres and is home to the UK's most authentic safari experience.  The African Experience - 100 acres alive with animals.

Throughout the year visitors can take advantage of special themed events all included in the price of the ticket at no extra cost!  Visitors can also book additional activities for an extra special day, including bespoke safaris, guided tours, team building activites, keeper experiences and many more.

Restaurants and kiosks are located around the park providing a variety of hot and cold snacks.

The Reserve also offers a variety of short breaks, each one offering a unique experience, from an inside view to the lives of tigers or a glamping experience you’ll never forget. Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve can offer it all. Find out more at



Opening Times

Open everyday except Christmas Day

Port Lympne
March - October 9.30am - 6.30pm (last entry 3.30pm)
October - March 9.30 - 5.30pm (last entry 2.30pm)

March - October 9.30am - 6pm (last entry 4pm)
October - March 9.30am - 5pm (last entry 3.30pm)


Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
Aldington Road
CT21 4PD

Entry Price

Adults: £20.95
Child (3-15yrs): £17.95
Family (2+2): £70.00
Under 3: FREE

Port Lympne
Adult: £25.00
Child (3-15yrs): £21.00
Family (2+2): £82.00
Under 3: FREE