Fun for toddlers at Whipsnade Zoo

Perfect for Under 5s

Whipsnade Zoo is made for exploring and adventure. With 600 acres of wide-open space, a brand new play zone and more than 9,500 animals, it’s a great day out for the whole family.

Christmas at Whipsnade Zoo

The festive season is almost upon us and we’ve got all you need for a fun-filled, family-friendly Christmas day out. Join one of our new animal talks, visit Santa's reindeer near Lookout Lodge, enjoy a delicious festive treat and enjoy interactive storytime at the farm! 
Christmas activities (excluding Meet Santa) are FREE. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required. 



Hullabazoo outdoor play: open all year

Brand new (opened spring 2021), kids will love the 7,800 square metres of themed play area, including bridges, swings, climbing frames, sit-on crocodiles, tunnels, boats, mini safari jeeps and more!
FREE. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required.


Hullabazoo indoor soft play

Watch your little ones climb like a bug and slide like a penguin in our soft play with zones for children from 0-10. Grown-ups can grab a drink and snack from the kiosk, sit and recharge, while the kids burn off some energy.
FREE. Book online the day before you visit. Subject to availability. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required. 


Welly Walks: Tuesdays in November and December at 10.30am

Join one of our Presenters to sing, dance and march through the Zoo to one of our favourite animals each week and find out some fascinating facts about them. The meeting point is advertised at the entrance of the Zoo each week.
FREE but pre-booking essential. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required. 


Tiny Tots Sing & Play: Thursdays in November and December at 10.45am. 

Join us at Hullabazoo farmyard for an all-singing, all-dancing session of music and play based on our farmyard favourites, before meeting the animal of the day in the farmyard.
Pre-booking essential. ZSL membership or zoo ticket required. 
Book tickets 

And remember, Under 3s enter the Zoo for free!


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