Entry costs

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Prices from 1 November 2017

  Online ticket price  Ticket price at the gate*
Adults £19.65 £24
Children (3-15 years) £15.40 £18.85
Children under 3 years FREE FREE
Concession - 60+, student & visitor with a disability (free entry for essential carer) £17.70 £21.60
Family offer (online only) £63.60 (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children) N/A

*Inclusive of a voluntary 10% donation to help fund our wildlife conservation work around the world.

Ticket prices at the gate excluding a voluntary 10% donation are: Adult £21.82; Child £17.14; Concession £19.64.    


Car entry

Car entry - non-member (Free external parking is available opposite entrance) £12
Car entry -  ZSL member (Free external parking is available opposite entrance) £6


Terms of entry

  • Permission must be obtained for all filming and photography for commercial purposes.
  • Children under 16 will not be admitted without an adult.
  • No dogs are allowed on the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo premises.
  • Bicycles and motor bikes are not allowed on Zoo premises.
  • BBQs not permitted.
  • Rollerskates, rollerblades, skateboards are not allowed on zoo premises. Children's scooters are permitted under the supervision of an adult.
  • Heelys roller shoes must not be used as skates, but may be worn as shoes.
  • Please note, there is no provision for left luggage.
  • See our full T&Cs

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Further information

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 (adult 16+) or free car entry into the Zoo is available per paying disabled adult.