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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

#1 of 19 things to do in Dunstable Features Animals
Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
+44 344 225 1826
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Zsl whipsnade zoo is an amazing place 1st visit here and by contrast all zoo's should be like this... read more

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Trevor K
Stunning day out

Whipsnade Zoo is a fantastic place! We go often and never tire of it. If you are going for the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Keren B
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Enjoy an epic day out at the UK's largest Zoo. Set in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, and with over 2,741 unique animals and 193 different species ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure you will never forget! See the elephants on their daily walk around the Zoo, view the majestic rhino in their huge paddock, meet our lion pride, spot the cheetahs as they speed by and don't forget to look up our lofty giraffes too!
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“butterfly house” (131 reviews)
“whipsnade zoo” (239 reviews)
“lookout lodge” (120 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
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+44 344 225 1826
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Reviewed yesterday

Zsl whipsnade zoo is an amazing place 1st visit here and by contrast all zoo's should be like this open plan the enclosures are huge and it is more like a safari park than a zoo. The animals have plenty is space and some of...More

Thank Trevor K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whipsnade Zoo is a fantastic place! We go often and never tire of it. If you are going for the first time - get there 10 minutes before opening times. Bring a picnic lunch as the queues in the restaurant are very long and the...More

Thank Keren B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I actually like this place but today got hit with a 25% surcharge for buying an annual family pass at £243 and paying by credit card . That means the extra was another £60. This shouldn't be allowed. On top of that the train in...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here on saturday for a day trip and it really is a lovely zoo! They look after their animals well their enclosures are massive and the staff are happy to talk! Only downside is that the food is expensive and so are the drinks...More

Thank harrietsmi12
Reviewed 4 days ago

At a loose end last Saturday I thought I'd take me son to Whipsnade as he's nearly 11 and might be the last time he wants to go with his boring old dad. What a day! We were there over 7 hours, so although it...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love this zoo, we go regularly being members. Becoming a member is the best option. The are many different animals all spread out around the zoo. For young children the petting farm is good and the butterfly house is brilliant. The new play area...More

Thank Kirsty H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited on Sunday 16th July. Travelled from Cheshire It was amazing, at first when coming out through the entrance it was a little confusing in where to go as it felt like we wasn't really in a zoo, but once getting in to the flow...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a good zoo and I visit often. Yesterday there were 19 coaches full of school children. Mostly well behaved but the noise and resulting litter from them was off putting. The cafes were too busy and tables remained uncleared. This has put me...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day out at the zoo today, butterfly house was magical. Informative ranger talks were fan. Elephants and giraffes were a highlight. A picnic would be a good option. Beautiful views of the downs.

Thank June Y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great day out. Lots of walking. Lovely animals. Recommended. Really enjoyed our visit. Great day out

Thank zooropa41
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karentommo
28 May 2017|
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Hi Karen, We do not have lockers here at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. However, if you are staying at our lookout lodges we have areas to store your luggage.
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Tarn W
6 May 2017|
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Hi Tarn, When visiting ZSL Whipsnade the only thing you need to pay for once you have entered via the car gate or admissions entrance is our Train which is £4.50 per adult and £2.00 per child. As well as any snacks or... More
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Katy F
20 April 2017|
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Hi Katy, Here at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo we are based across 620 acres. Although large in size the majority of our guests choose to walk around the site using our free bus that stops around the site at different locations every... More
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