Sunset Safari - Enjoy A Saturday Evening At The Zoo

24 Jun 2017 18:00


Join us for a beautiful summers evening, explore the Zoo whilst the sun goes down, relax, join our animals and be entertained for an evening you’re sure to remember!

On Saturday 24 June from 6pm to 10pm learn something new at one of our animal talks and demonstrations, take a ride on our safari truck^ or Jumbo Express steam train^ or simply grab something tantalising from our range of food stalls.

Then, as the sun goes down, relax at Base Camp, with music and entertainment to bring an idyllic end to what promises to be an unforgettable evening.

Plus, book your Early Bird tickets online before midnight on Sunday 7 May and save 30% off the gate price! ZSL members will receive 35% off the gate price.*

Book tickets to Sunset Safari


Early Bird adult ticket (save 30%) £17.80
Early Bird child ticket (save 30%) £12.95
ZSL Member adult ticket (save 35%) £16.54
ZSL Member child ticket (save 35%) £12.03
Sunset Safari adult gate price  £25.45
Sunset Safari child gate price £18.50


Upgrade to VIP

Make you visit to Sunset Safari even more special by upgrading to be a VIP!

Enjoy Sunset Safari before staying over in the Zoo in your own cosy lodge. If you are lucky you will be woken by our lions roaring bright and early in the morning, before the team whisk you off for a full English breakfast and on to help feed some of our animals their breakfast!

What’s included in your VIP Sunset Safari Lookout Lodge package:

  • Entry to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo from 10am on 24 June
  • Free car entry to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
  • 1 night’s cosy accommodation for 2 people (and up to two children aged 5-13 years) in a twin or double lodge
  • Complimentary glass of bubbly
  • Full English breakfast
  • Entry to Sunset Safari
  • Receive food vouchers to redeem at various food stalls
  • Complimentary Jumbo Express and Safari Truck rides
  • A torchlight walk through the Zoo back to your lodge
  • Private morning tour with the chance to help feed some of our animals their breakfast
  • Spend the following day at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo or ZSL London Zoo

Book your VIP Sunset Safari package

*T&Cs apply. ^Extra charge applies



Terms & Conditions for Sunset Safari at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

  • Sunset Safari tickets are only valid for the date and Zoo detailed on the tickets.
  • Last entry to the event is 9pm, with the event closing at 10pm.
  • Car entry is not available for Sunset Safari, with the exception Sunset Safari VIP guests and Blue Badge holders who are entitled to one free car entry or one free carer ticket.
  • The car park will be accessible from 5pm and you are welcome to use the Visitor Centre at the main entrance from this time. Access to the Zoo and Sunset Safari event will be from 6pm.
  • ZSL reserve the right to change or amend the talk and entertainment schedule or close animal exhibits as needed.
  • Alcohol will only be sold to those over 18 years old with a valid proof of ID and ZSL reserve the right to refuse sales.
  • There are no luggage storage facilities with the exception of Sunset Safari VIP ticket holders who can store their luggage in their Lodge.
  • Payments for e-tickets are non-refundable.
  • Concessions and offers relating to standard Zoo day visits (e.g. Tesco vouchers) are not valid for Sunset Safari.
  • Random bag checks will be in operation as a condition of entry.
  • ZSL’s standard Terms & Conditions of entry apply.
  • ZSL reserves the right to amend pricing and exhibit access entirely at its discretion and without prior warning.
  • Early bird ticket prices are valid for a limit time, from Monday 24th April until 00.00 on Sunday 7th May. The early bird offer is 30% off the adult and child gate ticket prices, at the end of the offer Sunset Safari tickets will revert to the online ticket prices which is 15% discount on the adult and child gate prices. All standard event T&Cs apply on the early bird tickets. The early bird discount is already applied to the ticket in the online basket.
  • There are no group ticket offers available on early bird tickets or on the gate for sunset safari. Standard online sunset safari tickets will offer an extra 10% discount for groups of over 10. 
  • Member tickets are only valid for those members who have a valid membership card for the date of the event – 24 June 2017, and they will receive 35% discount on the walk-up gate price. Proof of membership will be required on the entrance to Sunset Safari. 
  • Please note tickets to Sunset Safari are complimentary with any lodge booking for 24 June 2017.

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