Toddler activities at London Zoo

1 Apr - 30 Sep 2021

Aimed at the Under 5s │ Running throughout 2021

Let London Zoo spark the imagination of your little ones with 20,000 animals and a range of activities specifically designed to help inspire a love of wildlife.

We've got everything you need for keeping your young pups entertained. Read our ‘insider tips’ for visiting with small children.


Bing and Flop - From 20 September!

Explore the Zoo with our brand-new Bing trail, helping Bing and his friends complete the Zookeepers’ daily checklist. Plus enjoy an interactive storytime session, including an opportunity to meet Bing and Flop!
FREE but pre-booking essential for storytime sessions. ZSL membership or Zoo ticket required.


Giants of the Galápagos exhibit - opening 9 October!

Our three Galápagos giant tortoises Polly, Dolly and Priscilla have moved house! From 9 October, step inside their brand-new home in the heart of the Zoo to enjoy unobstructed views of these gentle giants.
Opens 9 October. FREE. ZSL membership or Zoo ticket required.


Winnie walks

From tigers to owls to loving honey, children will learn the real story of Winnie the bear. Children will be able to sing their way around site with one of our lovely presenters introducing them to Winnie’s friends.
FREE. Subject to availability. Starts at 11:30 on occasional Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Follow onsite signage on these days to join a session. ZSL membership or Zoo ticket required.


Sensory Stories at the Zoo

10:30 – 11:15am at the coral exhibit in Tiny Giants.
Our youngest guests (0-8 months) can venture under the sea, meeting colourful creatures and experiencing the sights, sounds and textures of the underwater world.
Pre-booking essential │ £10 per child (accompanying adult goes free). Price excludes Zoo admission.


Animal Adventure: open all year. Splash zone April - September

Specially designed low barriers mean young animal fans feel like they’re right in the heart of the action, discovering animals including llamas, porcupines, meerkats and mongooses. With a play area including water splash zone, Animal Adventure is the ultimate zoo experience for young pups.
FREE. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required.

And remember, Under 3s enter the Zoo for free!


Get even better value with ZSL membership: a whole year of wonder-full days out.

Become a Zoo member for great days out with free entry to both ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos all year round!

Sunny days, adventurous days, unforgettable days... experience amazing wildlife for a whole year and help protect animals too! By becoming a member at ZSL you’re supporting our global conservation work and helping us to create a world where wildlife thrives. Thank you.

We now offer a childminder membership!

The childminder membership is for registered childminders as a 1 Adult and up to 6 Children package. It costs £218.75 for one year and grants access to all Gold member benefits. Childminder members will also have the opportunity to change the children on their membership during the course of their membership year in person at the membership desk or kiosk in the Zoo. Please contact our friendly team at 0344 225 1826 or with your up-to-date Ofsted registration to sign up for a childminder membership.

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