New bus service launching this summer, with access to WWT Slimbridge. Find out more.

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Wild Safaris

Wild Safaris are now open for the 2024 season.

Wild Safari with Slimbridge Reserve Warden, looking onto the Severn Estuary

Adventure into the wild with our Reserve Wardens and Volunteers, splash through ditches and trundle along the sea wall. Discover UK wildlife at its best and to go behind-the-scenes for access to the Reserve that you wouldn’t normally get to see!

When: Wild Safaris run every weekend until September, and daily during summer holidays, weather dependent.

Time: 11.30am and 2pm, Safaris last around 90 minutes.

Cost: £5 per adult & £3.50 per child, this is an additional charge to admission to WWT Slimbridge.

How do I book? Please book at admissions on arrival, places are limited.

Important information:

  • Please note that the Wild Safaris are weather dependent and therefore cannot be pre-booked.
  • It is advisable to wear sturdy footwear and warm protective clothing especially during cold and or wet days.
  • Accessibility - We have a lift installed in the trailer so that wheelchair users can enjoy this experience. Please let us know and give at least two hours’ notice if you would like to take a wheelchair on the trailer as a few further adaptions with seats do need to be made in advance.

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Discover rare plants, birds and even snakes at stop-offs along the way.