Tickets for ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

The UK’s largest zoo and one of the biggest European conservation parks

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 18:00
Friday:  10:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • Get up close to almost 4000 animals at the UK's biggest conservation park
  • Visit different zones like Cheetah Rock, Passage through Asia, Giraffe Heights and Lions of the Serengeti and learn about your favorite animals
  • With talks and feeding sessions throughout the day, there's plenty of opportunities to really get to know the inhabitants here!
Description

Mad about animals? Get up close to almost 4000 of them here at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, one of Europe's biggest wildlife conservation parks. Explore different zones like Cheetah Rock, Passage Through Asia, Giraffe Heights and Lions of the Serengeti, ride the steam train or explore on foot. It's an animal-tastic adventure!

There are 600 acres of animal kingdom awesomeness to explore here, and if you don't want to walk about, you can ride the Jumbo Express steam train!

See the homes of some 4000 animals from over 200 different species. Check out Cheetah Rock, Passage through Asia, Giraffe Heights and get ready to roar like the Lions of the Serengeti. Walk through the In with the Lemurs exhibit and wave at the rhinos and more in their paddocks from various viewing platforms.

What do cheetahs eat? How do giraffes sleep? Do elephants really never forget? Animal fans can get their answers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK’s largest zoo.

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What's included
Access to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Access to talks, feeding sessions and shows
Train ride
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2LF, London
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Most parts are accessible. Wheelchairs are available for hire, please call ahead to reserve
Additional info

Last admission:

  • 16:30

Getting There:

  • Centrebus: Lines 34 or 35 (doesn't run on Sundays)
  • Train to Luton or Hemel Hempstead stations + a 20-minute taxi ride
  • Car: Free and paid parking options are available

Summer holidays:

  • A direct bus service from Luton Station/Interchange to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (via Dunstable, West Street) will be available daily between 21 July and 2 September. The fares for the subsidised service will be £2.50 return & £2.00 single. The 30-minute journey on the 200 bus route will drop you at the zoo at either 10:28 or 11:28, and pick you up at 16:45 or 17:45. For further details, please contact 0844 351 1120, help@centrebus.com or visit the Centrebus website
Reviews
Jun 23, 2019
Was a good day but some animals weren’t available to be seen as weren’t in in closer
But good day out lot of walking so if you have young ones take pushchair
Jun 19, 2019
Whole day was amazing staff where helpful & really friendly
and even though we had rain the children enjoyed themselves lots of places to stop and rest or just to take in your surroundings
New baby seal was born as well which was amazing
Animals all looked healthy happy whole day start to end was amazing and most definitely would return
Jun 16, 2019
Took our 6 year old grandson he loved seeing
& learning about the different animals
Jun 13, 2019
A lot of fun with the kids.
Jun 12, 2019
Really easy to use
Jun 12, 2019
It was a very good day in the zoo
Jun 10, 2019
Fantastic Zoo! All the animals had plenty of room to run around in and i loved the fact they let some of the other more docile creatures run around the park at their own leisure.
Park was also quite quiet, even on a Sunday.
Jun 6, 2019
Awesome day out with family. Lots of beautiful and interesting animals. A lot to walk aswell.
Jun 4, 2019
Brilliant day loads to do and the kid loved it.
Jun 4, 2019
Yes will do

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