Port Lympne Zoo: Tickets, Vouchers & Hotel Deals [2019]

Round up the family and head out on safari at Port Lympne Reserve where over 700 rare and endangered animals roam.

In this guide we’ll show you how to save big on tickets and if you need a place to stay, the best hotels near Port Lympne wild animal park.

Port Lympne Tickets and Prices

We recommend Picniq for your tickets – they have up to 20% off and a Family ticket price guarantee.

It includes:

  • 1 day admission to Port Lympne Reserve
  • Head out on safari to see over 700 wild and exotic animals from around the world
  • Explore the Jurassic world in the Dinosaur Forest
  • Tickets include animal talks and 600-acres of grounds to explore with play parks, maze and more!

Hotels Near Port Lympne

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Set in the beautiful Port Lympne Wild Animal Reserve, home to gorillas, black rhino, giraffes, lions and more. Guests can explore the Howletts Wild Animal Park, which is also within the grounds. There is a kids playground. Hotel has a restaurant, bar, free parking, free WiFi and family rooms.

Lympne Castle Cottages 

Cottages set in the beautiful Kent countryside, which sleep up to 6, so great for larger families. On the edge of the grounds of stunning Lympne Castle, these cottages offer modern accommodation. All have stylish living areas with a TV and DVD player, fully equipped kitchens and free parking.

School House Cottage (Holiday Home)

Sleeps up to 6. Only 2.2 miles from Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. Fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge, a living room with a seating area and a dining area, 3 bedrooms, and 1 bathroom with a shower and a bath. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is featured. A sun terrace is available for guests. There’s free WiFi and private parking available on site.

Caravan to Hire Dymchurch 

On a budget? This caravan sleeps up to 6. Located in Dymchurch each caravan is equipped with a patio, kitchen with a microwave, a fireplace, a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. A fridge, an oven and stovetop are also provided, as well as a kettle. There is also free parking.

Beachborough Park B&B

Set a 5-minute drive from the Eurotunnel and around 12.4 miles of the Port of Dover, this B&B features accommodation with a flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is offered. A continental breakfast is served every morning. There is also a garden.

Like saving money? We search up to 200 hotel sites to help you save up to 30% – show hotels near Port Lympne.

Rothschild's giraffe
Rothschild’s giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) is a subspecies of the giraffe. It is one of the most endangered distinct populations of giraffe

About Port Lympne Reserve

Port Lympne is one of the largest wild animal parks in the UK and is home to bears, rhino, giraffes, gorillas, lions and tigers, and a dinosaur forest with the largest collection of life-sized dinosaurs in Europe.

Set in over 600 acres of stunning Kent countryside, conservation is key at award-winning Port Lympne, which works with The Aspinall Foundation on amazing international conservation work.

The Eurasian wolf
The Eurasian wolf

The Park is  home to the UK’s most authentic safari experience. You board the safari truck at the Basecamp Café and begin your journey in South America to see Kent’s only pair of spectacled bears – Oberon and Rina – along with capybara, coatimundi and grazing vicugna.

The spectacled bear
The spectacled bear, also known as the Andean bear, Andean short-faced bear, or mountain bear and locally as jukumari, ukumari or ukuku, is the last remaining short-faced bear.

Port Lympne Opening Times

Open 364 days of the year only closed on Christmas Day.

Summer Hours (1st April to 27th October): 9.30am – 6.30pm (Last entry 3.30pm) 
Winter Hours (28th October to 31st March): 9.30am – 5pm (Last entry 2.30pm) 
Christmas Eve 9.30am – 2pm (last entry 12.30pm)

Where is Port Lympne Zoo?

Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve, Aldington Rd, Lympne, Hythe CT21 4LR

By Car 
Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve is located on the B2067, just past Ashford and just 5 minutes from junction 11 of the M20. It is also a short distance from Folkestone and Canterbury.

If you are travelling via car and prefer to use a Sat Nav please use Post code CT21 4LR.

The Malayan tapir



Black Rhino called Zuri
Black Rhino called Zuri