As you make your way through the park, you'll encounter an incredible variety of animals from around the world, all housed in spacious and carefully designed enclosures that mimic their natural habitats. Throughout the day, you have the opportunity to attend informative talks and demonstrations conducted by knowledgeable zookeepers in the inclusion of the full ticket price. These sessions provide fascinating insights into the lives, behaviors, and conservation efforts of the animals, adding depth to your understanding of the wildlife you encounter.
As you navigate, you'll come across displays that engage visitors of all ages and fascinate the kids. These interactive elements offer opportunities to learn more about the animal kingdom, conservation initiatives, and the importance of protecting endangered species. With 7,800 square meters of themed play spaces, kids can explore, climb, and interact with many animals allowing for a balance between education and entertainment. Throughout your visit, you can take leisurely strolls on the pathways, affording breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
When you've explored the zoo to your heart's content, you can make your way towards the exit, leaving with a deeper appreciation for the animal kingdom with incredible animal experiences. Before departing, consider visiting the gift shop, where you can find souvenirs, educational materials, and gifts to commemorate your visit or support the zoo's conservation efforts.
Food and Drinks
Whipsnade Zoo offers a variety of food and drink options for visitors to enjoy:
Base Camp Restaurant: Open from 10 am to 4 pm every day, you can conveniently order and pay for your meal using your phone with the provided QR code.
Base Camp BBQ: Available on weekends from 10 am to 3 pm, indulge in delicious barbecued treats.
Viewpoint Kitchen and Deli: Open every day from 10 am to 3 pm, and on weekends from 12 pm to 3 pm at Viewpoint Kitchen Restaurant. Enjoy Al Forno pasta dishes, freshly made pizzas, and a beautiful view of the white rhinos and Downs.
Visitor Centre Café: Situated at the zoo's entrance, the cafe serves deli sandwiches, hot savoury snacks (including breakfast baps), and a selection of hot and cold drinks from 10 am to 6 pm daily.
Station Store Picnic Shop: Open on weekends from 10 am to 4 pm, located next to The Great Whipsnade Railway, grab sandwiches, bakery items, and hot or cold drinks for a picnic.
Hullabazoo: Open from 10 am to 5 pm every day; get a drink and snack at Hullabazoo, conveniently located next to the indoor play area.
African Outpost: Open on weekends from 10 am to 4 pm; explore this outpost for additional food and drink options.
Afternoon Tea at Viewpoint Kitchen and Deli: Treat yourself to a delightful afternoon tea served at 2 pm, available on weekends and daily during the school summer holidays.