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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
01582 872 171
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Dunstable
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Enjoy and epic day out at the UK’s biggest ZooSet in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure... more » Owner description: Enjoy and epic day out at the UK’s biggest ZooSet in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure on an altogether different scale…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! « less
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We visited Whipsnade on a gorgeous sunny day we used £40.00 in tesco days out vouchers reedemed with our clubcard points and paid £29.00 on the gate for a child and 2 adults and a guidebook the zoo is fantastic as others have said you can take your car around I think its about £20.00 we chose to walk and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I really loved the zoo and my two year old loved the animals, the soft play area and the playgrounds and overall we had a good day. The only gripe was the train running times. There are pictures of the jumbo express everywhere - especially at the entrance - and my son was really looking forward to getting on board... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Quite pricey entrance fee, however, when you see the variety of animals, especially those which are rare or endangered, it is well worth it. Excellent to have the option to take the car in - which we did as my husband is a disabled blue badge holder and we could take the car in for free - it meant we... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Me and my family had a brilliant day, we are frequent zoo visitors as my brother loves taking wildlife photos and the zoo is the prime place for that! Whipsnade is my favourite because of the large and natural enclosures, the animals always look content. You can take your car around but we prefer to walk around on the nice... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

My husband, 2 yr old daughter and I had a wonderful day out, although we paid a small fortune. I would definitely recommend visiting the Zoo but take a picnic and be prepared to spend around £100. The animals and enclosures are varied, interesting and well kept and the Zoo's babies were definitely a huge bonus. The only big complaint... More

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

I went here with my daughter, her fiancee and future mum-in-law and we really enjoyed the day. So much to see and the bus was a great help to us older people! The only thing which cd be improved was the cafe which seemed somewhat disorganized. No ticket was given when we handed our sandwich in for heating and some... More

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was an expensive day out, over £100 to get in, 2 adults, 2 children. Then £5 for booklet, and £20 to get in with car which we thought was to drive around some of the park. The drive through bit was about 3 different animals so we were not HAPPY. The place has really bad signs and a one... More

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

A lovely zoo to visit in the spring / summer months. You have the option of taking the car in but there is a lovely train which goes round the zoo, which you can use to hop on and off. Some of the animals and peacocks roam around freely and the show with the sea lions is a treat. There... More

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Fantastic place for walks as well as wildlife. Good children's exhibits and play areas plus the train which is a favourite with all the family. Lovely to see the animals have large areas in which to roam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

My mum bought membership as a Christmas gift for our whole family... We go once a month or so as it is fairly local. This has been the case for the last 3 years. Our children are 2, 4 and 9. All of them love a visit to the zoo! There is something for everyone and no day has ever... More

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