The Experience - Lookout Lodge


Guests staying at the Lookout Lodge will enjoy three entertaining and educational  tours around the Zoo including a sunset tour, torch-lit night tour and a morning tour.

Led by our experienced hosts, our tours will give you an insider look at how we take care of our animals at the Zoo, and learn how we are working for wildlife around the world. 

The tours are only available for guests staying at Lookout Lodge, giving you unparalleled viewing of our animals when the Zoo is closed to the public.

4.30pm

Check in

Your Lookout Lodge experience begins at 4.30pm when you are welcomed by our friendly and experienced host team. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and take in the fantastic views while you settle you’re your lodge.

(Please note you can enter ZSL Whipsnade Zoo from 10am on the day of your stay)

6.00pm

Sunset Tour

Embark on your first tour of the evening through the continents of Asia and Africa, visiting rhinos, bongos, lions and more.

7.30pm

Dinner

Enjoy a delicious 2 course dinner with your hosts. (Beers, wines and soft drinks available to purchase.)

8.45pm

Torchlight Walk

Head out on a torchlight stroll to see who is still awake whilst searching the skies for bats.

9.45pm

Relax

Once back at your lodge relax and then enjoy a good night's sleep.

7.00am

Morning Wake Up

Be woken by the sound of lions roaring before checking out of your lodge at 7.45am and heading to breakfast.

8.00am

Breakfast

Enjoy a plentiful breakfast with fruit juices, teas and coffees to set you up for the day ahead.

8.45am

Morning Tour

Time for a tour around our European area, helping to feed some of the animals breakfast.

10.00am

The End

As the Zoo opens to the public, feel free to spend the rest of the day at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo or head to ZSL London Zoo.


Upgrade your stay:

Make you stay at Lookout Lodge even more memorable by taking part in one of our animal experiences!

Guests staying at Lookout Lodge get 15% off our entire Meet the Animals experiences. Find out which animals you can meet here

For the ultimate animal overnight experience, why not combine your stay with our Keeper for a Day experience. Lookout Lodge guests can enjoy this amazing experience for £199 per person (usual price £295).

Call our team on 0344 225 1826 to upgrade your stay with an animal experience.

 

Mum and son feeding the giraffes for Meet the Giraffes experience


Celebrating a special occasion?

Whether you're celebrating an anniversary, birthday or treating yourself to a once in a lifetime experience, Lookout Lodge is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion.

Add a Birthday cakeChampagne or Prosecco to your stay at checkout or give us call on 0344 225 1826 to add this on to your booking. 

 

2020 Dates and Prices

Dates

Lookout Lodge is open from March until October

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Price

Lodge for 2 people from £298 per night, with an additional child place £40 each

Call for reservations 0344 225 1826 or book online here
 

Any questions?

Please see our frequently asked questions