Opening times today: 10:30am - 4pm. No booking required. Under 3s get in free!

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Maasai village

Explore our authentic African Plains village and see how humans and animals coexist in the wilds of The Great Rift Valley.

The African Adventure was completed in 2010 after years of planning. It was conceived and developed to reflect how the Maasai people respect the land around them, and how they benefited from it. It’s not ‘themed’ – it’s rough around the edges like real Maasai villages are. The huts were originally built using traditional methods and materials: cow dung, mud and wicker for the walls and roofs. Inside each hut are displays of Maasai craft, clothing and history.

The village is right in the middle of our African enclosure where zebra, eland and ostrich roam, so don’t be surprised if you see them peeking their heads over the fences!

Please be aware that some of our animals are at their forever home at the Massai Village. This means we are unable to mix any younger animals with our elderly residents at this current time.

Google Reviews


Went there today for a short day trip. Overall the sanctuary is amazing with lots of animals and they all seem being taken good care of. Owl show was at 230pm and it was stunning. Children can also consider buying food to feed the animals too (but the goats are currently ill so they can’t be fed). Would love to come again x

- Janice Long Man Chu