Seven reasons why adults-only nights at London Zoo are what you need in your life right now

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This summer, London Zoo is offering special Twilight tickets for adults to get away from the kids and enjoy themselves surrounded by some of the world’s most incredible animals. And with a slap-up meal of delectable street food in hand, too.
 

Leave the kids at home
 Group of friends at Twilight

This is your sign to plan the perfect date night for just the two of you or grab your friends and see the Zoo in a whole new light, without the crowds and the kids. Get up close to our animals and explore the Zoo in a more laid-back atmosphere this summer.

 

Don your spots and stripes with seriously posh face paint
 Women getting her face painted

Be photo-ready with a trip to our face-painting tent for added festival feels and some serious eco-friendly sparkle! You’ll find perfect selfie spots all around the Zoo, including our illuminated ZSL sign, brand-new secret cocktail garden and iconic underwater penguin pool window, as you discover amazing animals from habitats right across the world.

 

Soak up the evening sun with a glass of bubbly

Penguin Beach

Our brand-new VIP champagne experience* makes for an evening like no other. Soak up the summer evening sun with a glass of champagne overlooking our black and white flippered friends at Penguin Beach - there's no better view at the Zoo.

 

Delicious fixes for hangriness

Greek pittas lined up on food stall counter

Let’s face it – feeding time is the most important time of the day and we’re not just talking about the animals. Our street food options are some of the finest on offer, from gourmet loaded fries to Greek Gyros. And why not go all-in for a two-course meal with our mouth-watering dessert options including churros, ice cream, and the festival-chic candy floss.

 

Discover London Zoo’s best-kept secrets

Keeper and group walking in the Zoo

Throughout the evening, we have a whole host of animal talks around the Zoo and Meet The Keeper sessions, giving you the chance to discover the secret life of London Zoo first-hand from our expert guides and zookeepers.

 

Animals from every corner of the globe

People looking at a London Zoo lion

If you’ve ever wondered what the lions get up to once the gates close or what the lemurs do before bedtime, this is your chance to find out what our animals get up to after-hours when the crowds have gone home. We’ve even got exclusive guided tours* to give you a cheeky sneak peek at what goes on behind-the-scenes.

 

Get outdoors – breathe and take in the twilight air

two girls posing for a selfie at ZSL London Zoo

Twilight at London Zoo is the perfect excuse to slow down and chillax as you peruse the incredible creatures around every corner of the Zoo. If unwinding is what you need right now (and let’s face it, we all do!), then it’s time to book for Twilight Tickets before the tickets sell out.

And all this, for just £21.50!*

Selected Thursdays and Fridays in June and July 2022 only. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Book Twilight tickets Now

*Additional tours and add-ons extra. Price applies to Twilight tickets only.
 

 

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