Become a Member

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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 annual visits to ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
  • Annual subscription to Wild About – the award-winning, quarterly ZSL magazine
  • Invitation to events at ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos - What's On give you the opportunity to find out more about ZSL, gain exclusive after hours access to the zoos, meet our keepers and scientists and get to know our animals!
  • Free external car parking and half-price car entry at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
  • Free car parking at ZSL London Zoo. Free car parking is not available on weekends, bank holidays and on the following peak dates:

Easter: 1st April – 17th April 2017

May Half Term: 27th May – 4th June 2017

Summer Holidays: 22nd July – 3rd September 2017

Half Term: 21st – 29th October 2017

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

Car parking at these times and dates will be charged at the applicable rate. Free car parking when visiting ZSL London Zoo for members of ZSL applies to Adult and Concession memberships only

  • Visitors using the car park but not visiting ZSL London Zoo will be charged at the applicable rate.
  • Car park spaces cannot be reserved or guaranteed.
  • 10% discount on shop purchases (available on all shop items except stamps)
  • 10% discount in our cafes (this applies to Terrace Restaurant and the Animal Adventure Cafe at ZSL London Zoo, Wild Bite Cafe and the Lookout Cafe at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo)
  • Discount on the Jumbo Express
  • Reference use of the ZSL library at Regents Park


More information on the benefits of Fellowship

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Become a member

Enjoy unlimited annual visits to ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos plus a host of other benefits. From only £65.

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