Entry costs

Our ticket prices vary throughout the year. Please check our interactive calendar to find out more:

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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo offers flexible pricing options that are date-based.

Ticket prices vary based on the time of year and how busy the Zoo is expected to be on any given day.

Our flexible ticket prices make it easier for you to plan your visit as you can browse through different ticket prices across the year and choose the perfect time to visit based on your budget. It also helps us spread out attendance more evenly throughout the year and improve the guest experience at our Zoos.

Tip: Book in advance online directly with us and get a 10% discount on your tickets!

When you are ready to purchase your tickets, click here to use our online calendar which displays different prices based on the date you choose to visit.

To book online you will need to know when you will be visiting us, but if you don’t, we offer a flexi-ticket option for an additional charge. The flexi-ticket will enable you to use your Zoo ticket any day within 12 months from the date of purchase. To buy flexi-tickets click here.

If you are planning to buy tickets at the gate, please note that the gate prices are 10% more expensive than buying online. 
The date-based pricing applies to all ticket types including online and at the gate.


Car entry 

Car entry from 15 February 2020 - 1 November 2020 inclusive

Car entry - non-member (Free external parking is available opposite entrance) £25.00
Car entry -  ZSL Member (Free external parking is available opposite entrance) £12.50


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Terms of entry

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Further information

*Online discount

Book online at zsl.org to receive 10% off standard gate ticket prices.

Children's prices 

A child is aged 3 - 15 years. Children under three are free to visit the Zoo. 

Concessions at the gate

The following concessions are available on the day when you arrive at the main gate:

  • Discounted rate for student, seniors and disabled visitors. Relevant supporting documents must be brought on the day of your visit.
  • One free adult ticket with every 10 paying children.
  • Free entry for one essential carer or free car entry into the Zoo is available per paying disabled visitor.

Trike hire

Trikes are available for hire on a first come, first served, basis. They are suitable for children aged 18 months up to a maximum weight of 20kg. A trike is £10 to hire, plus a refundable deposit of £15. 

We recommend that all children using these use a helmet - we have a limited number available, please ask.