ZSL Whipsnade Zoo daily activities

There is always so much to do at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. To help you make the most of your day here's a list of our daily events, feeds and demonstrations.

Also, this May half term, make sure you don't miss Vets LIVE! where kids can become part of the action as they help our experts conduct toy examinations at the ‘animal hospital’. 

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Ring-tailed lemur at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
10:30

What does a lemur eat for breakfast? Find out as you get closer to our beautiful ring-tailed...

Chimpanzee at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
11:00

Discover more about our closest living relatives

Blue-and-yellow Macaw at ZSL Whipsande Zoo
Starts 
11:15

Duck and dive as hawks, owls and macaws swoop above your head in this amazing free - flying bird...

Asian rhino, from rhinos of Nepal
Starts 
11:45

Join us at the home our swamp loving armour plated giants and learn why our youngest rhino has a...

Sealion Splash demonstration
Starts 
12:00

Join us for this fun-packed acrobatic demonstration at Midday,2.30pm and 4pm

Male African lion at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
12:30

Learn how to hunt like a lioness and find out why Spike’s mane is so important at the home of...

Dwarf crocodile
Starts 
13:00

Fearsome reptiles or dedicated parents? Find out how our dwarf crocodiles got their reputation...

parrot enjoying advent
Starts 
13:30

Duck and dive as hawks, owls and macaws swoop above your head in this amazing free-flying bird...

Butterfly on flowers in the Butterfly House exhibit.
Starts 
14:00

Get a closer look at the amazing world of our beautiful butterflies as our experts guide you...

Penguin at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
14:30

A whole fish in one gulp? Not a problem! Don’t miss our peckish penguins enjoying their tasty...

Dom the sealion with a festive treat at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
14:30

Join us for this fun-packed acrobatic demonstration filled with aquatic fun and frolics!

Piglets at Hullabazoo farm
Starts 
15:15

Get face to face with some of our farmyard favourites at this interactive demonstration – just...

Green-winged Macaws flying at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
15:30

(Weekends & Bank Holidays) Duck and dive as hawks, owls and macaws swoop above your head in...

Baby hippo waits for her mum
Starts 
16:00

Learn all about our resident river giants and find out how they’re adapted to life out in Africa...

Californian sealion at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
16:00

Join us for this fun-packed acrobatic demonstration (weekends and bank holidays only).

Giraffe heights at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
16:30

Visit the tallest residents of the zoo and see how you measure up to our youngsters.

White rhinos at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Starts 
16:30

Come and meet some of the zoo’s largest residents and find out why their horn is so valuable....

Grevy's Zebra
Starts 
16:30

Black and white or white and black? Find out exactly why zebras are so stripy!

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Red panda at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

 

Explore acres and acres of epic adventure at the UK’s biggest zoo.

Home to more than 2,500 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild, the Zoo’s impressive 600 acre (2.4 km2) site can be found on the Chiltern Hills, near Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

 

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