Become a Member

Leafcutter Ant carrying ZSL logo

Join online from as little as £63!

As if UNLIMITED annual entry to both ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo isn't enough, there are a host of other exclusive membership benefits in return for your generous support, including:

  • See your favourite animals whenever you like
  • Invitations to exclusive events at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
  • Make a valuable contribution to our conservation work, helping us protect animals and habitats around the world.

Applying online is quick and secure - becoming a ZSL member has never been easier!

Pay by Direct Debit and get 20% discount



Give a ZSL Gift Membership

ZSL Membership is the perfect way to give your friends and family a year on the wild side, with unlimited Zoo visits 364 days per year. 



Other ways to support ZSL

African lions at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Become a Fellow

Become a ZSL Fellow and help us study, understand and save endangered species and habitats worldwide.

ZSL Fellowship


Giraffes in Africa
Become a Patron

ZSL Patrons is an exciting way of helping ZSL in its mission to achieve and promote the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

ZSL Patrons






The natural world needs our help, so we need yours. Join us and support our mission to conserve wild animals and their habitats on a global scale.

Become a ZSL Member and enjoy unlimited annual visits to ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, make a direct contribution to our scientific and conservation work as a ZSL Fellow, support ZSL through our Patrons programme or volunteer at one of our Zoos.

Or why not give the gift of a year on the wild side - unlimited Zoo visits with ZSL Gift Membership?

Further information:

By joining online you will be sent a confirmation email. Please remember to bring a printed copy of this with you on your first visit and you will be able to collect your membership card and welcome pack. Please note it may take up to 24 hours for your membership to be active on our system. You may however still visit during this time and collect your membership card at a later date.

*When purchasing a ZSL membership Terms and Conditions Apply

Renewing your membership?

Contact our friendly membership team or on 0344 225 1826 and they will be able to help.

  • Unlimited visits to both ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
  • 10% off when you eat, drink and shop at both Zoos
  • Free external parking and discounted car entry at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
  • Free off-peak parking at ZSL London Zoo*
  • Fast track entry to both Zoos
  • Priority booking and discounts on events and experiences
  • Subscription to our award winning magazine, Wild About
  • Discount on Jumbo Express at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
  • Reference use of the ZSL Library at Regent's Park


ZSL membership prices

  Full price Direct Debit**
1 adult & up to 5 children
2 adults & up to 5 children


Joint adult £222.50 £178
Joint concession £202.50 £162
Adult £121.88 £97.50
Concession £105.63 £84.50
Child £81.25 £65
Under 3's Free Free


*Free car parking is not available on weekends, bank holidays and on the below peak dates. Car parking at these times will be charged at the applicable rate.

Christmas 2017/18: 16 December 2017 – 3 January 2018 

February half term: 10-18 February 2018 

Easter: 24 March - 15 April 2018 

May half term: 26 May - 3 June 2018 

Summer holidays 21 July - 2 Sept 2018 

October half term: 22-28 October 2018 

Christmas 2018/19: 22 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

**Direct Debit payments taken annually

Welcome pack and confirmation email                                                                   

ZSL members will receive a confirmation email followed by a welcome pack in the post. Your welcome pack is full of fun facts about the biggest characters at the Zoos.

Why Membership matters

ZSL is a charity dedicated to the conservation of animals and their habits. We have active projects in over 50 countries worldwide, from fighting forest exploitation in Cameroon to protecting the last remaining population of Asiatic lions in Western India. 

Our ZSL members are actively supporting and contributing to the vital conservation work ZSL carries out. 

Male lion Bhanu at ZSL London Zoo

Become a member

Enjoy unlimited annual visits to ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos plus a host of other benefits.

ZSL Fellowship card
By becoming a Fellow you can make a direct contribution to our scientific programmes and field projects - and enjoy a host of exclusive privileges in return.

Find out more about Fellowship benefits.

To become a Fellow you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have been a ZSL Member for more than three years consecutively.
  • Be currently studying conservation, zoology or a related subject.
  • Active interest or involvement in the fields of zoology, biology or a related area.

Adult/Over65/Overseas/Non-Visiting Fellowship - Application

Student And Graduate Fellowships - Application

Please note all applications are subject to receipt of supporting documentation and final approval by ZSL council. All applications need to provide supporting documentation.


Prices for 2016

Adult Fellow for one year £133
Over 65 Fellow for one year £66.50
Overseas Fellow for one year £66.50
Graduate Fellow for one year (Available up to 3 yrs after graduation) £66.50
Student Fellow for one year £39
Fellow Non-Visiting (Does not include ZSL London and Whipsnade entrance benefits) £39


Fellowship & Development
Zoological Society of London
Regent's Park
London NW1 4RY
Tel: 020 7449 6443