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Curraghs Wildlife Park

A rare opportunity to travel around the world, and see wildlife from across the globe, at this wildlife park located on the edge of the Ballaugh Curraghs.

Overview

The Curraghs Wildlife Park, located in Ballaugh in the north of the Island, is a haven for wetland animals and is home to around 100 species – many of which are endangered in the wild.

Animals are grouped together with other wildlife from the same county so you can travel the park continent by continent from America to Australia.

During your visit you’ll find monkeys, kangaroos, pelicans, pandas, lynx, storks, bats, penguins, otters, reptiles and meerkats!

Many of the enclosures are walk through to give visitors uninterrupted views of the animals.

With a range of family friendly activities, the Curraghs Wildlife Park provides a great day out for families – there’s a playground, indoor soft play area and a miniature railway. Also there are some new attractions for kids; jumping pillow, mini-digers and a pirate ship.

Wildlife enthusiasts are well catered for with feeding time talks and animal encounters which will allow you to get up close and personal to some of the park’s residents.

Opening Times and Prices

The park is open all year from 10am to 6pm between Easter and October and from 10am to 4pm at weekends in the winter season.

Admission costs £8.40 for adults, £5.20 for children and £5.80 for senior citizens and registered disabled. Children under three will be admitted free of charge. A family day ticket (two adults and two children) costs £22.

The park has good disabled access and operates a wheelchair hire service. Ample parking is also available.

Visitors can purchase refreshments from the onsite cafe or take their own and make use of the picnic areas.

Contact

Curraghs Wildlife Park, Ballaugh, IM7 5EA.

For more information telephone 01624 897323 or e-mail www.gov.im/wildlife.