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Discovery Centre

Plenty of fun and learning discoveries for the whole family to enjoy!

Discovery-centre-webThe Discovery Centre is open daily from 9.30am and can be found to the left of Jungle Tumble, at the top of the park. (Except for dates listed above)

Find out more and have the opportunity to hold some of our friendly bugs from Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches, Giant African Land Snail and Giant Spiny Stick Insects!

Take a look around our touch tables and experience the feel of different textures of Facepaintingcrocodile skin, a swordfish snout, seal fur and spiders skin amongst many others!

See what different species you can spot and discover in the many vivariums inside, including snakes, spiders and invertebrates!

Get your face painted and transform yourself into your favourite animal! There are a number of different animals to choose from leopards to monkeys!!

 

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OPENING TIMES

Opening times: 

9.30am – 5.00pm or dusk if earlier*

*Last admission 4.00pm

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