Discover over 750 amazing animal species and come face-to-face with some of the hairiest, scariest, tallest and smallest animals on the planet with the ultimate back-to-nature experience. Set in London’s leafy Regent’s Park, escape the city’s hustle and bustle and enter the historic oasis that is London Zoo. A perfect day for all, explore immersive exhibits indoors and out and learn about incredible animals with our live talks throughout the day.
Journey through an Indonesian habitat at Tiger Territory getting up close to beautiful Sumatran tigers via floor-to-ceiling glass windows, bringing you closer than ever to the environment of one of nature’s most fascinating predators.
Marvel at London’s largest colony of Humboldt penguins as they dive, swim, frolic, and feed. And don't forget an awesome selfie at the iconic underwater bubble for a penguin-eye view of their watery home. Move through lush, leafy pathways and come face to face with the majestic Western lowland gorillas in the large Gorilla Kingdom.
Before you leave, don't forget to visit Land of the Lions. Home to a pride of endangered Asiatic lions, the Land of the Lions exhibit features an awe-inspiring look at these big cats as they explore an amphitheatre-style enclosure made to resemble a crumbling ruin.
By pre-purchasing your ticket, you can avoid the pay lines outside and head straight in to enjoy your day at the Zoo.
London Zoo On-Site Activities 2019
The Secret Life of the Zoo
Dates: 24 July - 1 September
Journey on a fun family trail and discover the secret life of London Zoo with a peek into what goes on behind the scenes.
Animal Adventure at ZSL London Zoo
Discover eagle owls and porcupines, mongooses and meerkats - and plenty more at ZSL London Zoo’s all new Animal Adventure. Journey through the immersive exhibit with specially designed low barriers for young animal fans to feel like they’re right in the heart of the action! There’s also a new play area and water splash zone making it the ultimate zoo experience for young pups.
Zoo It Yourself
Give the kids a taste of life behind the scenes of London Zoo in a fun-packed, role-playing experience over the summer holidays.
Animal Talks, Feeds and Demonstrations
Plan a fantastic day around the amazing animal chats, feeds and demonstrations happening throughout the day! Meet our playful Otter duo as they enjoy snack time, discover the amazing skills at Tiger Time and witness Animals in Action.
Opening Hours (last admission one hour before closing):
31 March 2019 - 1 September 2019* 10:00am - 6:00pm
2 September 2019 - 26 October 2019 10:00am - 5.00pm
27 October 2019 - 14 February 2020 10:00am - 4:00pm
* Please note, the Zoo will close at 5:00pm for Zoo Nights on the following Fridays: 7 June, 14 June, 21 June, 28 June, 5 July, 12 July, 19 July and 26 July 2019.
Disabled Access: Wheelchair access is available throughout the park however as the Zoo contains a lot of listed buildings some have minor restrictions.
Parking space subject to availability. Only valid in conjunction with a paid for Zoo entry ticket.
In order to gain entry you must present a printed copy of your voucher.
Last admission is one hour before closing time.
Some animal exhibits may close up to 30 minutes before closing time.
Please take your voucher/confirmation to the prepaid ticket office along with photo ID to collect your entrance tickets to London Zoo.