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Amazon World Zoo Park

Sandown

Type:Animal Collection / Zoo

Watery Lane, NEWCHURCH, Isle of Wight, PO36 0LX

Tel: +44 01983 867122

Walk amongst the lemurs in our Madagascar

About

Amazon World Zoo Park is the Isle of Wight's largest exotic animal attraction and is a great day out whatever your age! Walk through jungle rainforests with colourful rare birds flying above you and crocodiles watching you from the pond! See unusual and rare animals like the Tamandua an Anteater that lives in the trees, Toucans, Marmosets, Penguins, Flamingos, Otters, Ocelot, Monkeys, Lemurs and manor many more!

Learn about the conservation of these fantastic animals and their rainforest home, ‘Secrets of Xenathra’ with Sloth just wandering past you in the trees. Visitors enter ‘Madagascar’ where you will walk amongst the lemurs, The lost temple lies forgotten, half buried in desert sand. here animals have made their homes within the ruins to escape the harsh desert sun. Visitors will be able to travel across a raised walkway to observe the animals in their homes! Animals you will find here include: Armadillos, Giant Tortoise, Fennec Foxes, and the mischievous Meerkats! All areas within Amazon World Zoo Park are wheelchair friendly and we have wheelchairs you can borrow if you haven't brought your own! We have Jurassic Adventure play area, Falconry Displays and Keeper Talks daily and we also have a massive Special Events programme too!

We also have a fabulous gift shop, the adventurer's cafe and a large picnic area. For more detailed information please visit our website at www.amazonworld.co.uk

Winners of the IOW Tourism Attraction Award 2002.

Winners of IW Tourism 'Top Family Attraction' award & Good Britain Guide.

Open all year daily from 10:00am.

DRIVE LESS SEE MORE EXPERIENCES:
* By Bus - Route 8 or Downs Breezer. More info - http://www.islandbuses.info/

Schools information:

The attraction can supply:
§ Worksheet for teachers
§ Worksheet for children
§ Classroom
§ Catering
§ Toilets
§ Picnic area
§ Interpretation
§ Coach parking
§ PreVisits

Suitable ages:
Five to Eight year olds
Eight To Twelve year olds
Twelve to Sixteen year olds
Sixteen plus
Related Curriculum Subjects:
Maths
English
Science
Geography
History
Art
This establishment has both Public Liability Insurance and has been risk assessed.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Take away food
  • Vending Facilities

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Open all year round
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Areas Available

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown onto the A3056 to Sandown and at Fighting Cocks Cross Roads turn left to Newchurch.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Ryde (Esplanade), straight along the Esplanade to the boating lake, follow the road round to the right onto A3055 to Sandown, A3056 and at Fighting Cocks Cross Roads turn right to Newchurch.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown onto the A3056 to Sandown and at Fighting Cocks Cross Roads turn left to Newchurch.

Public Transport Directions

From West Cowes ferry: No. 1 to Newport,change to No. 8
From Ryde: No. 3 to Sandown,change to No. 8
From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 to Newport,change to No. 8
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

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