Twilight opening for adults only

Limited availability adults-only Twilight Tickets

This July at London Zoo we’re staying open later – for adults only (18+) – so you can discover wonderful wildlife in a relaxed, child-free environment.

From 6-10pm on Thursdays and Fridays in July, London Zoo will be transformed so you can satisfy your travel bug without leaving London. Along with 19,000 amazing animals*, you’ll celebrate world cultures with pop-up activities and experiences across the zoo, explore different habitats from rainforest to savannah to jungle, and when you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy an array of street food vendors offering exciting flavours from around the globe.

And because it’s adults only, you can grab some refreshment from the bar before kicking back in the Latin American themed chillout zone in the heart of the Zoo.


With a limited number of tickets available you’ll need to be quick…snap up your London Zoo Twilight Ticket today!


* The majority of our animal exhibits will close at 9pm. The Blackburn Pavilion will close at the earlier time of 8.30pm. Tiny Giants, Penguin Beach and the Reptile House will close at 9.30pm. 

Make your evening extra special

Looking for something extra, treating yourself after a tough year, or celebrating a special occasion? We’ve got you covered.

Alongside standard tickets we’re offering two guided tours to choose from, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to relax with a glass of champagne by the unique Grade 1 listed Lubetkin penguin pool (no fishy smells here – all our black and white flippered friends are over at Penguin Beach), or go all out and spend the night at the Zoo within roaring distance of our lions!

Birds & The Bees tour - £10pp (+£19.95 Zoo entry price)

Ever wondered how bees ‘get busy’ or which animals pair for life? Find out what animals really get up to after dark as our expert guides help you unravel the mysteries of sex in the animal kingdom.



Travel the World in 30 Minutes tour - £10pp (+£19.95 Zoo entry price)

Join a member of London Zoo crew on a round-the world tour with a difference, and without the jet lag! Our experts will take you to exotic destinations – and back in time – to discover when animals you can see at London Zoo were first encountered by science. Find out what experts at the time thought they were, and hear tales of the epic voyages needed to reach them.



Champagne at the Penguin Pool - £12pp (+£19.95 Zoo entry price)

Treat yourself to bubbles at the all new VIP-P-P-Penguin Pool. There are few architetural gems more iconic than London Zoos’ old penguin pool, and we’re offering a lucky few the chance to enjoy 30 minutes of indulgence, relaxing to the sounds of our live musicians.

Tickets must be booked in pairs.



Stay overnight at London Zoo lodges – from £435 (two adults, includes Zoo entry)

The ultimate experience for animal lovers! Two days’ access to London Zoo, including our adults-only evening (inc voucher to spend at the world food stalls), overnight stay in an ensuite twin or double lodge on the egde of Land of the Lions, breakfast, and private morning tour with the chance to help feed some of our animals their breakfast. Find out more about this very special experience and book today!



Admission terms and conditions apply.
Last entry with a Twilight ticket: 9pm.

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