Sunset Safari

22 Jun 2019 18:00

Slow down, step back and see things differently at Sunset Safari!

Our feel-good evening is back for one night only at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, giving you the chance to enjoy the Zoo after hours! Join us on Saturday 22 June 2019 from 6pm to 10pm.

See our animals in a different light; chill with the penguins, visit our majestic lion pride and spot our playful tiger cubs in the half light.

Take in the unique atmosphere, watch animal feeds and spend quality time with friends and family against a backdrop of music and street artists. 

Sunset Safari must dos

  • Enjoy animal feeds & talks
  • Feast on street food*
  • Soak up live music
  • Behind the Scenes tour of the Centre for Elephant Care*
  • Discover our Birds of the World
  • Ride the Jumbo Express steam train*
  • Take in live entertainment
  • Get your face painted* 
  • See what our animals get up to after hours

*Extra charges apply


  • Adult - £16.00 
  • Child - £12.00

(Adult: 16+, child: 3-15 years, children under 3 years are free). 

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Please note, day entry to the Zoo will close at the earlier time of 5pm to allow time to set up for Sunset Safari. 

Behind the Scenes tour of the Centre for Elephant Care

Join our keepers as they take you behind the scenes of our Centre for Elephant Care! Learn about the husbandry and cheeky personality traits of our enormous elephants during this 30-minute tour. 

Limited ticket availability!

Tour starts from the Meeting Point at the Centre for Elephant Care; please arrive 10 minutes before your tour begins. Please note buggies cannot be taken on the tour, a buggy park area will be provided at the Centre for Elephant Care. 

  • Tour length: 30 mins
  • Price: Adult - £15 / Child - £10, Member Adult - £13.50 / Member Child - £9 (under 3’s free – no ticket required)
  • Capacity: 30 people per tour

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The ultimate VIP experience…

A once in a lifetime chance to stay next door to our rhinos! Our VIP experience has sold out for 2019PDF icon VIP Sunset Safari Guest Information Pack 2019 (482.9 KB) 

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