Our African Village houses two species of lemur and a mob of meerkats!

African Village closes one hour before the Park’s closing time.


There are two species of lemur in the walk-through Lemur Woods. Keep an eye out for our playful ring-tailed lemurs & fluffy red-bellied lemurs – they may be high above your head! 


Watch our cheeky and playful meerkats as they socialise, play and forage. You’ll see them exploring their impressive home and you can even feed them in our daily talk. 


On the way to the Village, make sure you look out for our pod of wallowing hippos. We have the largest pod in the UK and there is a chance to learn all about their different personalities at the daily Hippo Talks.

When a hippo ‘yawns’, it is not a sign of tiredness, but is in fact an aggressive gesture; a warning or start of a fight!

Please note, the Goat Walk is currently closed and animals in this area are off-show. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.