Dinosaurs are coming!

24 Jul - 5 Sep 2021

This summer, take your family on an adventure back in time to experience over twenty life-like dinosaurs at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

A dinosaur-packed day out with the kids this summer holiday.


Can you feel that? Did the ground just shake? Why have the birds all gone silent? That’s right, be prepared, the dinosaurs are back! 

Whipsnade Zoo this summer will be hosting an immersive exhibition of life-size animatronic dinosaurs sure to thrill any dino-mad kids (and grown-ups). Time travel back more than 66 million years and come face-to-face with your favourite dinosaurs, from the iconic Triceratops and gigantic Brachiosaurus, to the terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex.

Experience first-hand how these giant creatures moved and behaved as you track down fifteen different species of dinosaur. You’ll learn why dinosaurs went extinct and how to save their modern-day equivalents from a similar fate. 

You’ll enjoy summer holiday fun for children of all ages, including our fossil dig pit and safari car track*. Don’t forget to capture the memory with a special green screen photo opportunity*!

A great value day out for the summer holidays, entry to the Dinosaurs experience is free with Zoo entry:

  • Get up close and personal with our life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs
  • Fifteen different species on display
  • Learn prehistoric facts
  • Dig to find fossils
  • Hop onboard one of our safari cars*
  • Take your memories home with our dinosaur photo opportunity*
  • It’s a roaring good day out!
  • Plus explore Whipsnade’s 600 acres and discover over 3,500 animals!

Join a Snorassic Sleepover*
If seeing the dinosaurs during the day isn’t enough for the dino-lover in your family, why not book a Snorassic Sleepover? Pitch your tent opposite our new dinosaur exhibit and experience the zoo after dark.

Under 3s and ZSL members, Patrons and Fellows go free.

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ZSL Supporter?
ZSL Gold Members, Patrons and Fellows will get special priority access to our Dinosaurs event on 22 and 23 July, ahead of the general public. Further details are coming shortly so keep an eye on your inbox for more information. 

*Additional charges may apply.

Whipsnade Zoo’s dinosaur exhibition is being produced by Dino Don, Inc.