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Blackpool Zoo

#2 of 81 things to do in Blackpool Features Animals
East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 8PP, England
+44 1253 830830
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We absolutely love Blackpool zoo. The animals all look well kept and the fact that you can closer... read more

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a_riley1984
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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went with my family and lots walking around took us 4 hours. lovely foods & drinks. weather not too... read more

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education for all ages. Situated only 2 miles inland the Promenade, the park is easily accessible from the M55 motorway. Over 1000 animals, birds and reptiles reside in a scenic 32 acre park amidst mature trees, lakes and spacious lawns where the kids can burn off their excess energy. All your favourites are here including big cats, elephants, giraffes, sealions, gorillas, orangutans, camels, zebras and many, many more. Opened in 2014, the new Orangutan Outlook allows visitors to get up close and personal with these charismatic apes. Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 10 am, the park's closing times vary seasonally.
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  • Average7%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 8PP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We absolutely love Blackpool zoo. The animals all look well kept and the fact that you can closer to them than at Chester zoo is a big hit for us. It's also cheaper. We always book online to bring it down that little bit more....More

Thank a_riley1984
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

went with my family and lots walking around took us 4 hours. lovely foods & drinks. weather not too bad light rain then sunny. would go back again someday.

Thank tonirachelxo
Reviewed 2 days ago

only found 15 marked disabled parking space out of 100s. lake side cafe outside tables need a good clean up and general clean up a round the z0o

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came to Blackpool for a long weekend with 2 children aged 2+4. We were wanting something that could be a day out for all the family. The zoo was very enjoyable. The animals looked happy. We saw the sea lion show which was very...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't actually plan to come here at all. A very long walk from our hotel to Stanley park led us to discovering the zoo and we decided to pay a visit. Glad we did! There were no queues which is always a bonus and...More

Thank Truth-and-Delusion
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a hot day, which may account for the lack of mobility of many animals. The zoo was packed with school visits, both older and younger children. There appeared to be a distinct lack of supervision of the older children, where their teachers or...More

Thank barryshaw103c
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great zoo with well cared for animals. The sea lion show is good but it can get very busy so id recommend turning up early to get a seat. A fun day out for all the family. Avoid parks cafe as the food is...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great day out to spend precious quality time with little ones! My kids love it, the Lemar walk through, monkeys and sea lion display is a great short but sweet show! Great play Park for a picnic or ice-cream pit stop! Dinosaur walk through...More

Thank Jemma G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Blackpool zoo is an incredibly fun day out and really affordable! The site itself is only small but everywhere you turn there is a different animal! Fab shows (sea lions are amazing) and excellent walk through areas where you can be up close and personal...More

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took our granddaughter ,had a lovely day ,,nice food in the restaurant gardens are nice and animals all in good condition

Thank mazzawestmidlands
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Charlene M
3 July 2017|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
hi yes its wheelchair freindly yes 99% just find 2enclosures bit faff wolfs and giraffes as go up ramps but faff when people there but all fine watch for segulls
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amy f
11 May 2017|
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Response from Louiseandcarl | Reviewed this property |
I would say take your own food and have a good picnic as loads of green spaces to have it. the cafe is ok priced but the burger/hot dog stall is not at £4.50 each.
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iaincam
1 April 2017|
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Response from janet r | Reviewed this property |
gate price is adult 17.99 child 13.99 but if you book online 13.99 adult 10.99 child ,also have family tickets that work out cheaper.
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