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We were gifted tickets in exchange for coverage. We are HUGE fans of Paradise Wildlife Park, having visited 3-4 times in the last six months alone. We love that it is conveniently located just 20 minutes from our home and there is so much for little ones to do that Daisy has a great time when we visit. We’ve recently been invited to the World of Dinosaurs attraction, which opened in late March 2018. Daisy is a little young for loving dinosaurs yet but Thomas is a fan so we were really excited to see what this new attraction had to offer.
We were invited to be guests at the opening of World of Dinosaurs and it was an absolutely fantastic day. Firstly we found out more about the Paradise Wildlife Park, and how they have been the Zoological Society of Hertfordshire for one whole year now. I love that the PWP is run by a charity and they are spending the money they raise on animal conservation projects and much more. The HUGE doors were opened by Emma Bunton, Emma Willis & Tom Fletcher and then we were able to make our way around the one-way system of World of Dinosaurs.
The World of Dinosaurs is home to 17 species of dinosaur, including the Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, and Brachiosaurus. There were many varieties of dinosaur that I had never heard of before and there were really handy plaques by each dinosaur to teach you more about them.
All of the dinosaurs in the World of Dinosaurs are life-sized animatronics. This means that not only are some of them jaw-droppingly large but they have realistic sounds and one cheeky one near the exit even sprays you with water!
As you make your way around the World of Dinosaurs there are lots of photo opportunities including a Jeep and dinosaur eggs to pose inside too.
The World of Dinosaurs is located in a beautiful woodland site and is one of the UK’s largest Dinosaur exhibitions. You can enjoy a guided tour of the World of Dinosaurs, with lots of staff on hand to answer any questions you may have, and there is even a train safari through the park with lots of prehistoric scenes and surprises. Great fun!
World of Dinsoaurs is fantastic for big and little kids and best of all the entrance fee for World of Dinsoaurs is included in the cost of your Paradise Wildlife Park ticket. This means that once you’ve finished visiting the World of Dinosaurs you’re free to explore all that the Paradise Wildlife Park has to offer.
At the end of the World of Dinsoaurs there is a gift shop with a cafe. There is also lots of seating just outside as well as multiple places to buy food throughout the park itself. There is also an area for little ones to have a go at digging up a dinosaur which looked like great fun!
Take a video tour around the World of Dinosaurs
Once we had finished in the World of Dinosaurs we explored the rest of the park, as we always do, and have a great time!
I love the vast array of different animals that they have, more than 800 individual animals. In particular we are HUGE fans of the new Amazon area, which is home to the UK’s largest anaconda.
Everyday at Paradise Wildlife Park there are 20 talks, feeds and shows for you to enjoy and there are also more than 30 different animal experiences each day too. This is a HUGE amount and means that you can make your day there jam packed, if you want to.
Personally we are BIG fans of the Paradise Wildlife Park and you can read about the time I had afternoon tea with the Tigers, or read our review of the park, to find out what have thought on previous visits. I love that the park is constantly evolving, changing and refurbishing areas. There is always something new to enjoy each time you visit, even if you only leave it a couple of months like us!
As well as 100s of animals there are HUGE play areas, including indoor soft play, outdoor playgrounds and lots of slides and fun for little ones. You can spend an entire day here and never do the same thing twice, despite the park not being HUGE. Personally, I love this as it means my chronic fatigue doesn’t flare up and we can enjoy a great, fun, family day out.
Paradise Wildlife Park is located 20 miles north of London, 7 miles from Junction 25 on the M25 and approximately 25 minutes from London Liverpool Street by rail. Best of all if you arrive by train they have a shuttle service that will pick you up from Broxbourne rail station, and take you back later, for just £3 return! This is fantastic value and the service is really reliable.
If you’re interested in visiting the World of Dinosaurs, or Paradise Wildlife Park, then be sure to book your tickets online to save! We’re already looking forward to visiting again later this year!
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