Plan your Day

Buy Tickets Online

The fastest way to get into the Zoo is by buying your ticket online in advance.

Directions

Get directions to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo by bus, train and car.

Opening Times

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is open from 10am every day of the year (except Christmas Day) with seasonal closing times.

Find Us

Address

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Dunstable

Bedfordshire

LU6 2LF

 

General enquiries: 0844 225 1826

Elephant walk at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Entry costs

To give our visitors value for money ZSL Whipsnade Zoo operates a tiered ticket price system, including discounts...
Wild Bite cafe at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Food and Drink

The zoo has a variety of on-site catering outlets, perfect for anyone feeling peckish.

Terms of entry

  • Permission must be obtained for all filming and photography for commercial purposes.
  • Children under 16 will not be admitted without an adult.
  • We do not allow re-entry to the zoo .
  • No dogs are allowed on the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo premises.
  • Bicycles and motor bikes are not allowed on Zoo premises.
  • BBQs not permitted.
  • Rollerskates, rollerblades, skateboards are not allowed on zoo premises. Children's scooters are permitted as long as they are supervised by an adult.
  • Heelys roller shoes must not be used as skates, but may be worn as shoes.
  • Please note, there is no provision for left luggage.
  • See ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's smoking policy
Flying macaws at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Daily Animal Shows

Get the most out of your day by learning more about the animals at the daily demonstrations, talks and feeds!
Mara on the Chiltern downs at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Disabled access

Find out all about accessibility at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
Map of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 2014

Zoo map

Help plan your wild day out with the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo map.
School visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Group visits

Plan your group visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and get discounted entry for groups of ten people or more!
Hullabazoo

Hullabazoo

Let your little ones have a truly wild day out with Hullabazoo Adventure Play and Hullabazoo Indoor Play!
Whipsnade Zoo visitor guidebook

Souvenir guidebooks

Our guidebook to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo provides the ultimate companion for your day out.