Private hire is availble on selected days throughout the year. Times also vary based on zoo closing times:
For up to date availability please click below. If a date does not appear then this is already booked.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost?
Our Private Hire costs £250. This is for 2 hours exclusive access to Hullabazoo between 3-5pm (Off Peak) or 4-6pm (Peak). ZSL members get a 10% discount.
Can I spend the day in the zoo before my Private Hire Session?
Our private hire bookings do not include entry into ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. The host of the party can access the Zoo 30 minutes before the beginning of the session to allow time to set up in Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Party guests will be able to access the Zoo 15 minutes before the start of the session. If you wish to spend the day in the Zoo before your private hire session, tickets can be purchased online at http://www.zsl.org/tickets.
How many children can I bring and what are the age restrictions?
The maximum number of children that you can bring is 60, although the total number of people including adults must not exceed 150. Children must be aged 10 years or below to access the equipment in Hullabazoo Indoor Play.
Is there a first aider available?
They will be one first aid trained member of staff on hand throughout your party.
What do I need to bring with me?
Unlimited squash and plastic cups are provided for your group but you will need to provide any additional items such as cutlery.
How will it be set out?
There are three possible seating layouts available for you to choose from and staff will discuss this with you ahead of your party. If you would like something different, the tables will be available for you to set out as you wish when you arrive.
Will there be a host?
There will be members of the Hullabazoo team here to supervise the building, however please be aware that the supervisiton of children and tidying up following the party is the responsibility of the adults who have booked the private hire session. We do ask that you leave Hullabazoo in the same standard as you found it.
Are we allowed to bring a birthday cake?
You are more than welcome to bring a birthday cake with you.
Can I bring a guest who has additional needs?
Yes, we welcome all children in the Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Do let us know if you are planning on bringing along a child with additional needs by phoning 0344 225 1826 and we will do all we can to ensure that their needs are met wherever possible.
Where can we park?
All of those attending the party can drive into the Zoo and will be directed to our Hullabazoo car park.