Entry costs

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Ticket prices from 29 October 2018 - 15 February 2019 inclusive

  Online advance ticket price  Online same-day ticket price Ticket price at the gate*
ZSL Members N/A N/A Free
Adults £19.65 £21.82 £24
Children (3-15 years) £15.40 £17.14 £18.85
Children under 3 years FREE FREE FREE
Concession - 60+, student & adult visitor with a disability (free entry for essential carer) £17.70 £19.64 £21.60
Family offer (online only)

£63.60 (2 Adults + 2 Children)


*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.  

Book online at zsl.org up to 23:59 the day before your visit to receive 10% off standard gate ticket prices. Tickets bought online on the day of visit will be charged at the standard rate (same price as on the gate).

The discounted family ticket is also available online only up to 23:59 GMT the day before your visit.

Car entry 

Car entry from 29 October 2018 - 15 February 2019 inclusive

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


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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 or free car entry into the Zoo is available per paying disabled adult.

Trike hire

  • Trikes for children (18 months+ up to a maximum of 20kg) are available to hire for just £5 from the retail tills at our Visitor Centre.
  • We recommend that children using trikes wear a helmet (we have a limited supply available, please ask).
  • A refundable deposit of £20 is required.