Youth Groups

Get youth groups closer to the wonder of wildlife at ZSL London Zoo. See the challenges animals face in the wild, learn about ZSLs conservation programmes and discover what you can do to help save the planet.

And if a whole day of discovery wasn’t enough, you can even sleep over too!

Meerkats at London

Special rates and fantastic benefits are available for the following groups:

  • Rainbows, Brownies and Guides
  • Beavers, Cubs and Scouts
  • St John's Ambulance
  • Boys or Girls Brigade
  • Air Cadets
  • Sea Cadets
  • Army Cadets
  • Young Farmers' Clubs
Season Base Price Full Price
(Including Donation)
Peak 2018 £10.50 £11.55
Off peak 2018/19 £9.50 £10.45

Peak 2018 prices apply from 10 February 2018
Off peak 2018/19 prices apply from 29 October 2018

  • Special rates are per child (3 - 15yrs) when booked as a Youth Group and can only be booked in advance.
  • Adult rates (16+) are as per group bookings (25% off standard gate admission price).
  • Free adult ticket with every 10 paying children
  • Free entry for one essential carer with paying disabled visitors
  • Free posters and leaflets to help promote your group visit
  • Free risk assessment

Terms & conditions apply.

To book your group visit or for more information, call our booking line:

  • ZSL London Zoo: 0344 225 1826 

Do you have any suggestions about our programme and resources? We would love to hear from you. Please send an email to


Zoo Trails

We have created special wildlife trails to make your group’s day extra special!

Developed to help children discover exciting facts about animals and how they behave and live in the wild, the trails will add structure and a fun, educational element to your zoo experience.

Trail downloads:

PDF icon ZSL London Zoo Youth Groups Trail (497.89 KB)

BedBugs experience at ZSL London ZooBedBUGS sleepovers

BedBUGS sleepovers give 7-11 the chance to spend the night at ZSL London Zoo. Perfect for adventure seeking groups.

As well as checking out the residents in BUGS! we'll make sure your group is kept busy right up until bedtime. There will be lots of activities which could include animal talks, tours, games or story-telling sessions - all animal themed of course!

They'll also be taken on a night time tour around the zoo, this is their chance to find out what really goes on once all of the visitors and keepers have gone home.

Join one of our prearranged sleepovers or book your own exclusive night.

Find out more about BedBUGS sleepovers

How to book

To book tickets at the discounted youth group rates call our booking team on 0344 225 1826