This December, children are invited to meet Father Christmas among some of the best company the animal kingdom has to offer.
Throughout weekends and the week leading up to Christmas, visitors can book to Meet Santa at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo as an extra wintery treat.
For £12*, each child will meet Santa, receive an early Christmas gift, enjoy Christmas crafts and have the opportunity to pose for a yuletide photograph with the man himself.
Limited dates remaining! Book now:
There are additional dates available exclusively to members and patrons, who have been emailed a direct link to book these tickets.
*All children aged 3 and over will require a Zoo admission ticket or valid ZSL Membership in addition to a Meet Santa ticket, children under 3 years old will require a Meet Santa ticket only. All accompanying adults will require a Zoo admission ticket or valid ZSL Membership.
VIP Meet Santa
For an extra special treat this Christmas, book our VIP Meet Santa experience! The elves will sneak you into the Zoo before opening, you'll eat a tasty breakfast with Mrs Claus and enjoy an exclusive tour including a reindeer talk before visiting Santa's grotto where each child will receive a gift. Tickets cost £40* per child (0-15 years) and £19.50* per adult.
VIP Meet Santa schedule:
- 8am - Arrive and park inside the Zoo
- 8.15am - Delicious cooked breakfast in Base Camp Restaurant with Mrs Claus
- 8.45am - Group is divided into two
- 9am - First group Meet Santa whilst second group embark on their animal tour including an exclusive reindeer talk
- 9.30am - Second group Meet Santa whilst first group embark on their animal tour including exclusive reindeer talk
- 10am - VIP Meet Santa experience ends and you are free to enjoy the Zoo for the rest of the day until 4pm
*All adults and children aged 3 and over will require a Zoo admission ticket or valid ZSL Membership in addition to a VIP Meet Santa ticket, children under 3 years old will require a VIP Meet Santa ticket only.