Foot safari walk through 

Winter Opening Hours: Woburn Safari Park is now open from Thursday to Sunday only. Click here for more opening hours.

Please note: The Great Woburn Railway is currently not operating due to essential maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Please note: Due to new Avian Influenza restrictions in place, from Thursday 2nd December there will be no free flying bird demonstrations. We will be offering Sea Lion Cove indoor demonstrations free of charge to replace these activities.  A full update on bird flu precautions can be read here.  

Continue your adventure on two feet through the Foot Safari, where you'll explore the walk-through habitats of a host of smaller mammals and birds

Catch a daily programme of keeper talks and demonstrations with many of the animals, including red pandas, birds of prey, otters and sea lions.

 

 

Take a walk on the wild side!

 

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Himalayan heights

This innovative enclosure has been specially designed to suit the adaptations of the park's adorable red pandas. Opened in 2017, when this beautiful russet-coated species became resident at Woburn Safari Park for the first time ever. 

The red pandas have a house with large viewing windows for visitors, with an overhead tunnel leading out into their spacious enclosure, filled with a rope ladders, nest boxes and bushes to hide in! 

Read more about the red panda

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Monkey Mayhem

Monkey Mayhem is home to a large breeding troop of Guianan squirrel monkeys.

Head on over to watch as the monkeys show off their climbing skills as they move along the ropes, trees, and vantage points in their new home, just as they would in the wild.

We recommend and respectfully ask that visitors wear a face-covering in the indoor viewing area of Monkey Mayhem.

 

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Humboldt Harbour

Humboldt Harbour is home to a large colony of Humboldt penguins.

The newly installed viewing windows will give visitors a unique insight into the complex system of burrows that the penguins make each year. While on the other side of the enclosure, visitors will be able to watch the penguins diving and playing below the surface of the water.

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birds of prey

The Birds of Prey is an impressive and memorable part of the Foot Safari.

Walk around the aviaries to visit the home of an African spotted eagle owl, red legged seriema, harris hawk, brown wood owl, common buzzard, great grey owl, Turkmenian eagle owl, burrowing owls, and a lanner falcon.

Please note: Due to new Avian Influenza restrictions in place, from Thursday 2nd December there will be no free flying bird demonstrations. We will be offering Sea Lion Cove indoor demonstrations free of charge to replace these activities.  A full update on bird flu precautions can be read here.  

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rainbow landing 

Home to rainbow lorikeets and dusky lories. These brightly feathered parrots are specially equipped for their diet of nectar, with a brush-like tongue. 

Find out more about the residents of Rainbow Landing - the dusky lories, and rainbow lorikeets.

Please note: Due to government guidelines, it is not currently possible to feed the lorikeets or dusky lories. 

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Sea Lion Beach

Sea Lion Beach is home to two female Californian sea lions; Kira and Leoni.

Watch the two female sea lions demonstrate their natural swimming talents, enjoy feeding and see them relaxing in and out of the water.

Sea lion talks and demonstrations will be taking place from 17th May, click here for the daily timetable of keeper talks

Tickets for the indoor show at Sea Lion Cove can be purchased using cash on the door ten minutes before the show is due to start, or using card from the Trading Post Kiosk. Tickets are £2 per person.

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land of lemurs

Enter into their woodland home and see if you can spot the lemurs as they forage, snooze, and climb through the trees above your head.

Land of Lemurs is home to three species of these endangered mammalsring-tailed lemursred-bellied lemurs, and black and white ruffed lemurs.

 
PLEASE NOTE: During the Covid pandemic, for the safety of the lemurs, all visitors entering the enclosure must:
  • Use hand sanitiser before entering the enclosure
  • Face-coverings are mandatory for everyone aged 3+ throughout the walk-through enclosure

These rules are based on vet advice. Thank you for helping us to keep the lemurs safe!

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Otter Falls

Otter Falls is home to a bachelor family group of Asian short-clawed otters. You can see them playing in and around their cascading waterfall in their purpose built enclosure.

 

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Birds in action

In the heart of the leisure area, the amphitheatre is overlooked by large open grassy areas and picnic benches. Please respect the 2m social distancing guidelines when picking somewhere to sit or stand.

Birds in Action is home to blue and gold macaw, military macawgreen-winged macaw, greater sulphur crested cockatoo, and the lesser cockatoo.

Please note: Due to new Avian Influenza restrictions in place, from Thursday 2nd December there will be no free flying bird demonstrations. We will be offering Sea Lion Cove indoor demonstrations free of charge to replace these activities.  A full update on bird flu precautions can be read here.  

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Australian walkabout

Wander with wallabies and meet the elegant rhea in the Australian Walkabout.  The entrance is opposite Elephant Meadow in the concrete car park and please note, a one way system is in place to ensure social distancing guidelines can be followed by all visitors. 

Each Spring you'll be able to spot the precious baby joeys, snugly protected in their mother's pouch. Did you know wallabies are only pregnant for one month and give birth to a joey the size of a bumble bee!

Australian Walkabout is home to greater rhea and red necked wallabies.

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Cachorro Range

Cachorro Range is home to a pack of six bush dogs. The pack consists of two females and four males; Pongo, Padfoot, Dante, Scrappy Dappy Doo, Perdy, and Shiloh, aged between seven and 10 years old.

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desert springs

Discover a troop of mischievious meerkats in their specially created habitat, designed to encourage natural foraging, burrowing and breeding behaviour. Spot the nocturnal porcupines, snoozing happily in their enclosure and meet a family of yellow mongooses.

The sandy sanctuary mimics the animals' natural desert environment, with rocky areas and artificial termite mounds.  Keepers will spread feeds around the area, encouraging the animals' natural curiosity to forage out food. Each species has their own special house, where they can retreat into a burrow or den, suited to their natural preferences for sleeping.

Desert Springs is home to yellow mongoosemeerkats and cape porcupines.

Please note: Due to essential maintenance work, the meerkats are currently not on show.

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chelonia pathways

Chelonia Pathways is an outdoor habitat, home to a group of Aldabra giant tortoises. Their enclosure enables visitors to see the tortoises' outdoor and indoor home, thanks to a specially designed bridge and viewing windows

Whether rain or shine, visitors can enjoy these majestic animals thanks to a viewing window into their home. 

 

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ELEPHANT MEADOW 

Elephant Meadow is a large paddock enclosure (located alongside the concrete car park, just as the entry to the repeat circuit route for the Road Safari), where visitors can view the elephants grazing in their specially designed paddock. 

The Asian elephants can enjoy wallowing, grazing, and browsing from the trees in this enclosure and this gives them a variety of spaces to explore, during their day.  

Keeper talks are taking place at 1.30pm Monday to Friday. We are unfortunately unable to hold these at the weekend, due to Government restrictions limiting crowd capacity.

If you can't see the elephants at Elephant Meadow, they may be in their main Road Safari paddock or out on a walk with their keepers in the private 500-acre woodland where they can enjoy grazing on a huge variety of trees and grasses, dust bathing, or swimming in the huge private lake.

Giraffe herd grazing