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Getting to us

Please Note: Admission to Safari Zoo is only available from our new entrance at Melton Terrace. You will no longer enter the village of Dalton-in-Furness but turn off prior. Should you find yourself at our old entrance directions to our new carpark are listed at the staff car park entrance and deliveries gate.


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SAFARI ZOO  is situated at the southern tip of the Lake District in the North West of England on the A590 trunk road.

Take  Junction 36 from the M6  and follow the signs towards Barrow-in-Furness.  After passing through Ulverston the brown “SAFARI ZOO ” Elephant Tourist Signs  take over, Follow these till you reach the turning for Marton at Melton Terrace.

 ts-awesome-map-marker DIRECTIONS FOR GPS: Use Postcode LA12 0LU

 ts-awesome-building-o Safari Zoo,
Melton Terrace,
LA12 0LU

Searching for South Lakes Safari Zoo / South Lakes Wild Animal Park may take you past our new entrance road. If your GPS doesn’t locate Melton Terrace please try our staff only entrance address taking note of the instructions beneath to turn off at the correct junction.
Safari Zoo – Staff Entrance, Dalton-in-Furness, LA15 8JR
Coming from the M6, Follow the brown zoo signs along the A590 & turn at the sign for Marton. Do not continue into Dalton-in-Furness.

Public Transport Information

Safari-Zoo-Bus-A4ts-awesome-bus Bus – Stagecoach – X6 / 6
Public transport from Barrow-in-Furness, Ulverston, Dalton-in-Furness Train Station or even Kendal. The X6 & 6 both stop at our new entrance bus stop “Melton Top – Lindal-in-Furness”  You’ll see a pedestrian path from the bus stop which takes you right to our park entrance. For return you will need “Bankers Corner – Dalton-in-Furness”. There are roughly 4 buses an hour. The full timetable is available HERE ts-awesome-arrow-circle-o-down

ts-awesome-subway Train – Northarn Rail
The nearest railway station is Dalton-in-Furness (DLT)” A bus or Taxi can be taken right to our entrance from here or you can walk the short 25min walk shown here

ts-awesome-taxi Local Taxi Firms
Discounted rates with the following local taxi firms are avaliable. Ring to reserve a driver to meet you from the train and arrange to take you back when it’s time to go home after a great day out.
ts-awesome-phone A1 Taxis – 01229 838383
ts-awesome-phone Acacia Cars – 01229 434343

Come On A Day Excursion

Throughout the year different coach companies put on day excursions up the the animal park, if you are interested in a day out to the park but with avoiding driving and queues on arrive please click here to find out dates, pick up points and prices.