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About safariuk

I am the Visitor Service Manager for UK tourist attraction Knowsley Safari Park. I have been in the post only for a few years and consider myself very fortunate to work in such a fantastic place. Not many people outside of Africa can take their lunch break while looking at elephants! This isn't the official blog for Knowsley Safari Park but my own views and opinions on things that may be happening at the park, in the leisure industry or anywhere else.

Easter


Easter is on it’s way with the first of the schools breaking up for the holidays this Friday.  The park is looking great and all the hard work getting ready for what is usually the busiest couple of weeks of … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch is Heading For Knowsley Safari


OLYMPIC TORCH WILL HELP KNOWSLEY SAFARI PARK TO CELEBRATE THE QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE Some of The Queen’s more unusual ‘subjects’ will be helping to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee this summer. Knowsley Safari Park is planning a special event over … Continue reading

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Wild Weekends at Knowsley Safari Park


Wild Weekends at Knowsley Safari Park have got off to a flying start with our first sessions on “Food Glorious Food” taking place Saturday and Sunday. An excited group of children arrived early at the safari school to get started … Continue reading

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Knowsley Safari Park Open For Half Term


The great news is the safari park and rides are all going to be open throughout the half term holiday from 11th to 19th February. The baboons have definately been missing all the cars going through their monkey jungle and … Continue reading

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Birds, Bats, Bug House & Sealions


The walk around area of the safari park is a busy place to be at the moment as even though the park is only open weekends at the moment there is still plenty of work going on. The main part … Continue reading

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Carnivore Conservation in South Africa: A Keepers Diary


Many thanks to Olly O’Malley for writing this guest blog about his trip to South Africa to visit a Wild Dog conservation project. As well as other in-country conservation projects, Knowsley Safari Park currently supports wild dog conservation carried out … Continue reading

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Safari Park Update


Well, that’s Christmas and New Year done gone and I hope you all had a good one. Work hasn’t stopped at the park during the winter closures and we still have a fair bit more to do for a couple … Continue reading

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