Get up close to Hampshire’s wildlife


It’s amazing the things you can find in nature and Hampshire and The Isle of Wight has a lot to offer with its selection of wildlife. Its unique set up and environment give a very unique view into the nature of the wildlife and the whole area is built around it.

Discover great family wildlife days out in Hampshire by reading the itinerary we have put together for you below….

Animals, animals, everywhere

Blue Reef Aquarium

A great start would be the New Forest Wildlife Park. They have a wide selection of animals from Otters and Wallabies to Osolots and Wolves. In this wildlife park you can get up close and personal with these animals watching them feed and learn all about their habitat. The New Forest Wildlife Park also have a range of different habitats from open ground, rocky rages and tropical water enclosures.

Want to see all of worlds creations? Then Marwell Zoo is the place for you. With huge enclosures, you can view some of the most exotic animals from all over the world and with interactive attractions, you will be able to see the animals like never before. They also offer extensive information about all the animals they house so you can really learn about all there is to see.

Up in the sky

Looking for something of the feathered variety? Why not visit Birdworld with their extensive collection of feathered friends from all over the world, in all the colours and sizes you can imagine. If it’s something a little different you looking for why not check out the Birds of Prey at the Hawk Conservancy Trust. With live demonstrations of the birds of prey in flight over and around you, it is a unique and exhilarating experience. They also offer the opportunity for you to meet their residents at the trust, allowing you to get up close and personal with these fascinating creatures.

Under the sea

Finally if its the creatures of the deep that interest you, pay a visit to the Blue Reef Aquarium. With wondrous exhibits of all the under water habitats you can really see what lies in the world oceans like you never could before. In the blue light of the water you will be amazed by the almost alien creatures that lurch in our planets oceans.