Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo returns for 2016!

Get set for a host of spooky goings on at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this Halloween half term.

Enjoy a spook-tacular range of Halloween-themed activities, animal demonstrations and hands-on crafts. Visitors can also enjoy special Halloween versions of the zoo's popular animal talks, feeds and demonstrations.


SPECIAL OFFER: Free pumpkin carving with every child ticket bought online*.

Simply add the free pumpkin offer to your basket before check out – maximum one per child ticket.

All other Boo at the Zoo activities are included in your ZSL Whipsnade Zoo ticket.

*Price on the day £3, or £5 for two pumpkins. Offer only valid in conjunction with a paid for child ticket booked at or with ZSL by phone. One pumpkin per paid-for child ticket. Not available with free Under 3s tickets. Please note that pumpkin carving takes place between 11am and 3.30pm. See full T&Cs here.

Spooktacular activities and talks

There's so much to enjoy this Halloween at the Zoo, with a special Jumbo Express ghost hunt where children can discover creatures of the past, creepy crafts, pumpkin parties, spooky stories and a ghoul school where you can dress up as your favoruite Halloween character or learn how to concoct a spell.

In addition, some of our animal talks have been given a Halloween makeover with Spooky Sloth Bears, Otter Trick or Treat, Ghosts of Madagascar, Monster Mythbusters, and the Creepy Kitchen to choose from!

Show your wicked side with Halloween face painting

For children and adults alike, indulge in some devilish fun with our amazing face painting at Hullabazoo. There's a whole range of designs to choose, from pumpkins to spiders!

Please note additional charges apply.

Drop in throughout the day and meet some of the animals famous for haunting Halloween. There's enough to make everyone scream with delight!


More Events