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Address: Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
Phone Number: +44 1582 872171
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Enjoy an epic day out at the UK's largest Zoo. Set in 600 acres of...
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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Amazing time - overnight stay in the lodges

the weather was wet and windy, but the experience was amazing. The Zoo team who look after us just made us feel so welcome and gave a great evening and early morning tour when the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

the weather was wet and windy, but the experience was amazing. The Zoo team who look after us just made us feel so welcome and gave a great evening and early morning tour when the zoo is closed. If you love animals and want to explore, this is an awesome experience. The lodges are warm and cozy and great to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We went here on a deal for entrance with a local hotel. Although the weather wasn't perfect we managed to get around most of zoo and stay fairly dry. Of all the zoos I have ever been to the animals here seemed the most active and interesting, we joked they must have had Red Bull! We got really close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have the yearly membership which is great as we can go anytime for any time. It also covers you for London zoo. If your just visiting for the day can seem very pricey so choose a good day and stay all day. The shows and variety of animals are great, children and adults will all enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Brilliant day out! 6 of us went, ideally to walk around in the fresh air and shake off our hangover from Saturday night! It was just brilliant, the Bears were terrific. We watched the Penguins get fed which was great to see. They took the elephants out of their exhibit and just for a walk, it was like they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very well spaced out zoo , and the animals have nice big areas. it is so big i would recommend that you visit over two days, we did it in one and didn't get to see everything

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Wrap up warm and you can still have a great day out here even in Winter, We saw lots of animals not previously seen, had a great meal in the cafe and was delighted wth the play area

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Excellent day out. Something for everyone. Animals, Train, play areas, food, cafe's, lots to see and do. Wear good walking shoes, we were at Whipsnade all day but still didn't manage to see it all, so we joined for the year! A bargain really when you get the price of your initial visit off your annual fee.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I took my son to the zoo for his birthday and was disappointed at the lack of animals and the train not working during the week. The best bit was watching the elephants going for a walk on Dunstable downs in the afternoon. We were upset about the visit but I have contacted the park and they have very generously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We love Whipsnade Zoo and having become members we are able to make a quick visit without feeling guilty about the cost. We especially like going when it is cold and wet as often the animals such as the lions are able to be seen at very close quarters.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit to Whipsnade zoo! I did find it a little strange that there was a payable option to drive your car around the zoo, park it up and then walk to the exhibits, I just found myself thinking it was a waste of space that could surely be used to expand certain enclosures (not that enclosures... More 

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