Bring your tribe on a wild adventure as we team up with Aardman, the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, and their new feature film Early Man!

6TH JAN - 25TH FEB, 2O18

Early Man tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home. In cinemas from 26 January 2018.

Take part in the interactive trail around the Park as you follow the clues to help Dug and Hognob locate the tribe!

There’s an exclusive Early Man prize to be won for all children who complete it*! 


Join in with our free Early Man Craft Club, running at selected times every day! 

The event will run over Winter Weekends from 6th January, then daily for Half Term from 10th-25th February.

*Trail prize suitable for over 3s. Subject to availability. 

To find out more about the movie go to

Watch the trailer – Click Here

Admission also includes:

  • Four-mile safari
  • Discovery Trail
  • Boj’s Giggly Park
  • Land of the Living Dinosaurs
  • Penguin Cove
  • Sea Lion Show
  • Twilight Cave
  • Creepy Crawlies
  • SeaQuarium
  • Friendly Animal Encounters
  • Mark O’Shea’s Reptile World
  • Hippo Lakes
  • African Village
  • Meerkat Mayhem
  • Lemur Woods

Weekends 6th Jan – 4th Feb 2018

Park Open: 10.00am

Last Entry: 3.00pm


Daily 10th – 25th Feb 2018

Park Open: 10.00am

Last Entry: 4.00pm

Rides Open: 11.00am

Rides Closed: 5.00pm 




To celebrate the film’s release on 26 January, we will be holding exclusive Early Man Model Making Workshops, hosted by an expert from the Aardman studios!

Dates: 3rd, 4th, 10th & 11th February. 

Participants will get the unique opportunity to:

  • Learn how to make their own Early Man character from scratch
  • Ask questions and get top tips from an Aardman Model Maker
  • Learn about the animation techniques used in Aardman’s award-winning titles
  • Take their models away with them to animate at home

Admission tickets to the Safari Park MUST be bought separately.

Watch the video: