WILDLIFE: Knowsley Safari Park

My body left Kenya 6 years ago but my soul is still there.

My heart literally aches for it.

My mission at the moment is to save enough money for a super dooper zoom lens and be able to return.

In the meantime Wild ArenaWild Arena and Knowsley Safari Park are fulfilling my wildlife needs perfectly!

 

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I don’t know if you remember but i did a photo course through Wild Arena with my Uncle Stephen a few years ago and when dates came up again i didn’t hesitate to book on again.

 

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This time with Elaine and Alana, both new to photography, our guide David was fantastic for them and for me if i am honest, lots of tips he gave them i had gotten out of the habit of doing myself so it was great to start again and learn the best ways to capture the animals.

 

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The tour started at 9.30 so we got a full hour with the big cats before the park opened to the public, then off-roading around the park with David helping us get the best angles and also fascinating facts about the park and the animals themselves.

 

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I highly recommend using Wild Arena as a way to see the park, even if you are not a pro photographer just a wildlife lover, it is THE best experience i have been on in the UK and will definitely be doing more of their experiences in the future.

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Knowsley Safari park itself is my favourite in the UK, i think i have seen most parks now and i feel that Knowsley has the edge over the others, maybe because of the layout? i feel like i have had more opportunities to get closer / see the animals through the park when i have been through (just on a normal trip – not as part of the experience) i love it so much i now have an annual membership pass (thanks to the middle earth girlies for my birthday present!) and cannot wait to return.

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